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John concentrates his practice in all aspects of family law.  While John seeks to resolve his client's matters cost-effectively through negotiation and mediation, he is a zealous trial advocate, when necessary, to ensure his client's needs are met.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 80%
    23 years
  2. Probate: 10%
    18 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    23 years

Payment

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • William Benjamin King

    John is a very knowledgable and experienced family law attorney. It is a pleasure to work with such a veteran trial attorney.

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    William King Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Genet Johnson

    John is a knowledgeable and approachable attorney. It was a pleasure to work with him!

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    Genet Johnson Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C.

1900 Grant Street, Suite 500
Denver, CO, 80203

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199401/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyer - Family LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Case of the Year Award - FinalistColorado Trial Lawyers Association2003
100 Hour ClubLegal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver1996
Member/EditorUniversity of Denver Law Review1992
Academic HonorsGolden Key National Honor Society1986
Academic/Civic HonorsOrder of Omega National Honor Society1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of-CounselLitvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C.2015 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorDenver University College Of Law1999 - 2000
PartnerPendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, P.C.1994 - 2015
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Family Law Section - CBAExecutive Council2014 - Present
Colorado Lawyers Committee, Hate/Violence Task ForceMember1999 - 2006
Family Law Section; Colorado Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - 2006
Denver Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember1994 - 2000
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Denver Law ReviewAdministrative Law in the Tenth Circuit: 19921993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of ColoradoFinance and MarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1986
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Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring UpdateSupreme Court Chief Justice Directives2015
Family Law InstituteSpoliation of Evidence2015
Family Law InstituteFundamentals of Client Representation - Pleadings2013
CastleRockRadio.comDealing with Divorce2011
Arapahoe Community CollegeLegal Guidelines to Small Business Marketing and Advertising1995