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Michael LaVigne

Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Probate Litigation

Bar Admission

  • Colorado, 2014


Michael LaVigne joined Chayet & Danzo in early 2017 following a two-year term as law clerk to the Chief Probate Judge and Chief Domestic Judge in Colorado's 18th Judicial District. Mr. LaVigne graduated from the University of Colorado Law School in 2014 and was admitted to the Colorado Bar in the fall of that year.  In law school, Mr. LaVigne was a board member, production editor, and published author on the University of Colorado Law Review. He clerked for several organizations during school, including Hogan Lovells, Davis & Ceriani, and the FCC, where he gained experience in the areas of securities law, insurance defense, and communications law. Mr. LaVigne received his undergraduate degree from Columbia College in New York City. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and Arapahoe Bar Association.

Prior to law school, Mr. LaVigne enjoyed a successful career as a music publicist at the boutique PR firm Shore Fire Media in Brooklyn, NY, where he worked with artists including Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones, and Wynton Marsalis.

In his spare time Mr. LaVigne enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, cooking, and Denver's vibrant restaurant scene. He lives in downtown Denver with his wife Laura.


  • University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, Colorado
    • J.D. - 2014
  • Columbia College, New York City, New York
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Major: English and Comparative Literature

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Arapahoe Bar Association, Member


  • University of Colorado Law School Law Review 2013-2014
  • Board Member, Production Editor, Author