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Tia M. Zavaras

Tia M. Zavaras

Practice areas:

Construction & Development

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About Me

Tia M. Zavaras is a Partner at Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson, where her practice is devoted to the representation of homeowners and homeowner associations in construction defect litigation. Since 2007, Tia has contributed in the recovery of over $20 million for her clients. Tia is a detail-oriented attorney known for her direct, no-nonsense approach when managing her cases.


Tia earned her law degree at the University of Denver, and her undergraduate degree in social work at Arizona State University where she worked primarily with at-risk juveniles. Prior to joining Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson, she represented civil plaintiffs in mass tort litigation, and criminal defendants. Tia’s practice includes a commitment to public service by regularly providing the Colorado community with pro-bono services as a victim advocate for sexual assault victims and victims of domestic violence. Tia also provides pro-bono services to homeowners and has appeared on the LawLine 9 panel. Tia lives in the South Denver area with her husband and kids.

Tia was named a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 and 2014.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Construction & Development: 100%



Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael J. Lowder

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    Michael Lowder Litigation Attorney
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  • Kristen Mclaughlin Tarrin

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    Kristen Tarrin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

110 N. Rubey Drive, Ste. 200
Golden, CO, 80403




Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBachus & Schanker, LLC2009 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Denver Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawN/ALaw2003
Arizona State UniversitySocial WorkBachelor of Science1997