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In addition to the satisfaction I derive from helping my clients through my law practice, I am a telemark skier and enjoy skiing with my 8 year old daughter in the Colorado mountains.



Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 50%
    24 years, 100 cases
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 50%
    24 years, 100 cases



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  • Jody Harper Alderman

    I have known Paul personally and professionally for more than 20 years. He is intelligent and thorough in his approach to every issue. His courtroom successes speak for themselves!


    Jody Alderman Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Stephen E Csajaghy

    Paul is a knowledgeble, fair and well-prepared advocate who provides top-notch legal services for his clients.


    Stephen Csajaghy Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Vorndran Shilliday, PC

1888 Sherman Street
Suite 760
Denver, CO, 80203


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerVorndran Shilliday, P.C.2015 - Present
DirectorPendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PC2012 - 2015
Corporate CounselBuilding Services Group, LLC2008 - 2011
First Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General Of Colorado2002 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Denver Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Prestige Financial Solutions, Inc. and Amy Thompson v. Robert Kurhajian, Denver District CourtCourt granted summary judgment in my client's favor
Fred Joseph, Colorado Securities Commissioner v. XL Capital Partners, Inc. and Alan Byrd, et alI obtained a permanent injunction against the hedge fund and its principals and recovered approximately half of investors' funds
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCTenth Circuit Adopts Williamson Factors in Investment Contract Analysis2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennesy & Crow, PCThe Latest Threat to Investors: Private Offerings May Now Be Sold Directly to Investors2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCColorado Rejects Williamson "Presumption"2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCColorado Investment Adviser Revoked for Non-Securities Transactions2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCInvestment or Financial Professional Titles: Making Sense of it All2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCUncertainty Continues Among Marijuana Industry Participants2014
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCColorado Court of Appeals Rejects Williamson "Presumption"2014
Pendleton Wilson Hennessey & Crow, PCColorado Securities Commissioner Loses Important Case Interpreting Definition of Security2013
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCInvestor Choice Act of 2013: A Radical Transformatino for Investor Litigation2013
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCETF Recommendations Under Scrutiny2013
Pendleton, Wilson, Hennessey & Crow, PCPonzi Schemes Use All Investment Types2013
ColoradoSecuritiesLaw.netPonzi Schemer Perry Sawano: Investors May Be Able to Recover Some Losses2013
Colorado Securities LawColorado Securities Commissioner Warns of Common Investment Scams2012
ColoradoSecuritiesLaw.netInvestment Advisers Can Expect an Increase in Administrative Actions by Securities Regulators2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Purdue UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1989