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After careful review of the COVID-19 environment, the law firm of Chayet & Danzo, LLC, will be conducting in-person appointments in our offices on a limited basis and with strict social distancing protocols.

During this time, our team will continue to diligently work remotely on all client matters and will maintain communication through email, telephone, and video conferencing. Our main office number, (303) 355-8500 will continue to be answered during our normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.

This decision to have limited appointments in-office while following strict social distancing protocols is in the best interest and health of our team, clients and community.

We will continue accepting new clients during this period as well as fully servicing our existing clients.

We wish you and your family continued health during these unique and challenging times.

Compassion, talent and dedication:
guiding colorado families and Their Trusted Advisors During Times of Need

Dawn R. Hewitt
  • Associate Attorney


Denver, CO





Dawn Hewitt joined the firm as a law clerk in the summer of 2004. She graduated from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida in July 2005. She completed her third year of law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was admitted to the Colorado bar in October 2005. Ms. Hewitt works in the areas of conservatorships, guardianships, probate, and public and private disability benefits and long-term care planning. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Douglas County Bar Association.

In law school, Ms. Hewitt served as brief writer on Moot Court Board teams that won both the best brief award at the 2004 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court southeast regional competition and the runner-up best brief at the 2003 Stetson International Environmental Law competition. She also received the highest grade in Research and Writing II.

Prior to entering law school, Ms. Hewitt earned her paralegal certificate from the Denver Paralegal Institute. Ms. Hewitt previously worked as a paralegal in the Denver area for five years, primarily in the area of elder law. She also has paralegal experience in the areas of civil litigation, anti-trust, and securities regulation.

Ms. Hewitt earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Ms. Hewitt is a member of the Denver-based Skyline Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International. She resides in Highlands Ranch with her husband Chris.

Elder Law 
Probate Litigation 
Guardianships & Conservatorships 
Disability, Personal Injury, & Long-term Care Planning

Areas of Practice

  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Probate
  • Public Disability Benefits
  • Private Disability Benefits
  • Long Term Care Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2005


  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 2005
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Political Science
  • Northeastern Junior College, Colorado
    • Associate of Arts

Honors and Awards

  • Best Brief Award, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court southeast regional competition
  • Runner-up, Stetson International Environmental Law competition
  • Highest Grade, Research and Writing II

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sweet Adelines International., Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Douglas County Bar Association, Member

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