James M. Cordes

James M. Cordes

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Denver, CO




No Misconduct



About Me

James M. Cordes has been an associate attorney at the Law Office of Laura E. Shapiro since 2011. James received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. While in law school, James distinguished himself as a quarter-finalist in the Hogan & Hartson CU/DU Cup Mock Trial competition and was honored to be...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Hard working valuable asset!

Posted by: Michael over 2 years ago.

James worked on my case, partnered with Laura. He is very professional and right to business. Opposing council for my case was very abrasive even...

Trustworthy and Knowledgeable

Posted by: a Divorce client over 2 years ago.

Being a client in a divorce case is never a fun experience. However, James made the experience as painless as possible. He was always willing to...
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Chad William Johnson
Chad Johnson

Denver, CO

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

James Cordes is a talented lawyer with extensive knowledge of family law. James has a great attitude, fights hard for his clients, and is committed...
Laura Emma Shapiro
Laura Shapiro

Denver, CO

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Supervised lawyer

I endorse this lawyer. James is intelligent, hard working and dedicated to obtaining the best outcome for clients. He is insightful and his legal...
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2010 License Status: Active for the state of Colorado.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

Shapiro Family Law


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2010 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Denver Sturm College of Law


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2011- present Member

Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section

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2012 Retroactive Child Support: Conflicting Decisions and Practical Advice

The Colorado Lawyer

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Child Support Essentials

at 2012 Annual Family Law Conference