Truman State University, 1998 BA Accounting
University of Colorado Law School, 2006 JD
Aaron J. HuckstepJD, CPA
Attorney Aaron Huckstep, or 'Huck' as he is known as in and around Crested Butte, is a graduate of Truman State University and University of Colorado Law School. Prior to law school, Aaron honed his business acumen as a CPA with Ernst & Young, and later as an accounting software consultant for nonprofits and governmental entities with the family business from 2000-2003. To this day, Aaron maintains his CPA to help clients understand the economics of dispute resolution, as well as advising businesses on financial issues related to buy/sell transactions. Aaron began practicing law in 2006 in New Mexico. In May of 2008, Aaron moved to Crested Butte and began practicing law in Colorado. In January of 2011, Aaron opened Huckstep Law on Elk Avenue in Crested Butte. While practicing law in Western Colorado, Aaron also served as Mayor of Crested Butte (2011-2015), and as the Vice-President of the Colorado Association of Ski Towns (2015).
Personally and professionally, Aaron approaches everything with an open and creative mind, focused on resolving disputes and overcoming challenges. Aaron believes in helping clients by planning a strategy, adapting plans when necessary, and remaining focused on one objective – to make sure the client obtains the outcome they can reasonably expect while working in a cooperative way with all parties, all while protecting the client’s interests in a cost-effective manner.
As time allows, Aaron can be found skiing, riding bikes, or spending time with Christie, his wife, and their dog, Rampage and cat, Monkey.