Nicole Economy Brown


Managing Partner

Brown & Crona LLC



Email Address: [email protected]

Work Phone: 303-339-3750

Cell Phone:  303-601-3784

Address: 7900 E. Union Avenue, Suite 1012, Denver, CO 80237




Nicole Economy Brown devotes her practice primarily to estate planning and estate and trust administration. In Ms. Brown’s estate planning practice, her clients range from young couples to retirees, from those with high net worth to those with more modest means. Ms. Brown is well-versed in basic estate planning techniques, including:

Revocable trusts
Financial and medical powers of attorney
Living wills

Ms. Brown is also experienced in more sophisticated wealth planning and wealth transfer techniques including:

Life insurance trusts
Grantor retained annuity trusts
Intentionally defective grantor trusts
Qualified personal residence trusts
Charitable remainder and lead trusts
Limited liability companies and partnerships

Ms. Brown has extensive experience in assisting families through the legal process when a loved one dies. She has handled hundreds of estate and trust administration matters during her career, from very simple administrations to very large and complex administrations. She is very experienced in the preparation of federal estate and gift tax returns.


B.S. in Business Management from Clemson University, cum laude
J.D. in Law, with honors from the University of Florida
LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida

Admission to Practice

Ms. Brown is admitted to practice in all Colorado State Courts. She is also an inactive member of the Florida Bar.


Member, Trust & Estate section of Colorado Bar Association; Council Member 2016-2017
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council

Teaching Experience

CBA-CLE, Faculty, Spring Update 2017
Sound Advice for Your Initial Meeting with Clients
CBA-CLE, Faculty, Estate Planning Retreat 2018 The Ethics of Multi-Generational/Multi-Client Representation
CBA-CLE, Faculty, Estate Planning Retreat 2020 The Basics of Planning with Retirement Assets