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Paul Alan Prendergast

Paul Alan Prendergast

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense

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About Me

Prendergast & Associates P.C. is an experienced law firm in the heart of Littleton Colorado, with substantial experience in all family law matters, such as Child Custody, Allocation of Parental Responsibilities, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Alienation, Violation of Custody Orders, Child Support, Child Support Enforcement and Collection, Parenting Time or Visitation Disputes, Dissolutions, Divorce, Annulments, Contempt of Court, and Restraining Orders. They also have significant experience in dividing marital estates, business valuations, pension and retirement plan division and determining and enforcing maintenance and child support awards.They have offices in Parker and Castle Rock for client conferences.


The Attorneys at Prendergast & Associates P.C. also handle criminal matters from drunk driving or driving while ability is impaired (DUI/DWAI), all the way to First Degree Murder.  Paul Prendergast has successfully represented individuals charged with Sexual Assault, Burglary, Drug Trafficking, Murder, Robbery, Employee Theft, as well as Assaults, Wiretapping and basic assaults and domestic violence cases.


Paul Prendergast grew up learning about the law from his father who practiced family and criminal law in the Denver Metropolitan Area, with an emphasis in Arapahoe County, Denver County, Douglas County and Jefferson County.  


Representative clients come from all walks of life and have included deputy sheriffs, school teachers, court clerks and court personnel, pilots, presidents of local bar associations and their families, farmers, ranchers, business owners, court reporters,  judges and their family members, as well as people from all walks of life for over 25 years. 


Paul Prendergast has been an instructor in Law at Arapahoe Community College, and has been a  frequent lecturer and presenter to a number of legal organizations such as the Municipal Judges Conference, the Public Defenders Conference, Local Bar Associations, Chambers of Commerce, on matters related to DUI defense, Defending Domestic Violence Charges, Assessing and Collecting Child Support, and Handling the Complex case, and on the appointment and retention of judges.  In addition to other awards that Paul has recieved, he is recognized as a" preeeminent" attorney with very high ethical standards, (the highest available rating), by his peers through the Martindale Huble attorney rating service. 


Prendergast travels the state assisting clients in need of competent assistance. Please call for an appointment.



Areas of Practice:

Child Custody

Parenting Disputes

Divorce and Dissolution

Complex Asset Division and Business Evaluation

DUI \ DWI \ DWAI

Violent Crime

Domestic Violence

Sex Assault

Armed Robbery

Murder

Homicide

Restraining Orders

Protective Orders

Clergy Sexual Misconduct


Bar Admissions:

Colorado, 1983

U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1983

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1984


Education:

University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1983
J.D.
Honors: With Honors
Law Journal: University of Denver Law Journal, Associate Editor, 1982 - 1983



University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1980
B.S.
Major:  Finance





Representative Cases:


Wesp v. Everson, 33 P.3d 191 (Colo. 2001)


In Re Marriage of Jacobs, 859 P.2d 914 (Colo.App. 1993)


Professional Associations and Memberships:

Colorado Bar Association






Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association






Arapahoe County Bar Association






Douglas County Bar Association






Colorado Family Law Section

Member



Parker Chamber of Commerce







Past Employment Positions:

Hon. P. Smith, Colorado Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 1983 - 1984




Pro Bono Activities:

Chairman Colorado Sex Offender Management Board, S.O.M.B.  2007-2011 Past President

Chairman, Community Corrections Board for the 18th Judicial District

Colorado Commission for Judicial Performance and Evaluation 2006 - 2010

Past Chairman Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service, January 1, 1998 - June 30, 2006

Past President Arapahoe County Bar Association 2012


Ancillary Businesses:

Parker Family Law Center, Parker Colorado


Languages:

Danish


 

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Languages Spoken: Danish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Family: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Susan Morath Horner

    Paul is a first rate lawyer, whom I have known for many years. He handles very high caliber cases.

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    Susan Horner Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Prendergast & Associates, P.C.

1901 W. Littleton Blvd.
Littleton, CO, 80120-2087

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive198305/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPrendergast & Associates P.C.2004 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Colorado Criminal Defense BarMemberN/A
Arapahoe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Douglas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Wesp v. Everson, 33 P.3d 191 (Colo 2001)N/A

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of Colorado - BoulderFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1980