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Posted by Brandy, a Divorce client,
I was faced with a divorce with two minor children and, unknown to me, a husband who was a drug addict and who became increasingly abusive. Todd’s approach is perfect: you get the carrot or the stick! He approached the case with the utmost concern for the children and immediately filed a TPO and then won the subsequent Permanent Protection Order hearing. It was as though within two weeks he changed my life and children’s lives like pulling a rabbit out of a hat!
He then valiantly tried to put together a reasonable, gradually increasing parenting plan with random UAs prior to unsupervised parenting time. My husband’s lawyer was a boisterous older lawyer who kept name-dropping and Todd just played it so cool and seriously knew what was going to happen in Court. He was a proponent of the children having their father in their lives, and was an advocate to that extreme, but on developmentally-appropriate terms. When my husband and lawyer refused and threatened to take it to trial he said, almost verbatim: “Gentlemen, I have lined this case up from day one to go to trial like every other case I have. I am trial-ready now and the amount of time you spend rushing to pull your case together, I will be spending perfecting my cross examination with your client’s multitude of inconsistent statements and behaviors. Or we can agree on the reasonable parenting time once he proves he has maintained sobriety, maintenance and child support.” Then, the best part, was: “And based on the disparity in income I will get the attorney fees for the additional time I spend developing my cross examination. So, the question is, do you want to pay me?”
Case settled 30 minutes later. Me and my children are protected and we have financial security for the foreseeable future. Todd Burnham is an amazing attorney and worth every dollar.
Posted by a client,
As a PRE for over 15 years I have been exposed to many attorney's in CO and I find Mr Burnham to be one of the most dedicated and outstanding attorney's in the area. Mr Burnham works hard for his clients and at the same time is dedicated to the best interest of the children. Mr Burnham is a great communicator in and outside of the courtroom. Mr Burnham cares and that is a quality that is so appreciated by evaluators who are also in this business to embrace the best interest of children.
Posted by LisaH, Therapist, a Divorce client,
I am a psychotherapist who specializes in marital crisis and divorce and have worked with Todd for about 6 years now. Todd is all in and most focused on what is best for the family as a whole, particularly the children. He is also an ally of parents, supporting their long term relationship with their children by having a divorce agreement and parenting plan that make sense. He understands complex dynamics that occur within families and he knows when his clients need more support than what he, as an attorney, can provide. This means a lot to clients with limited funds and limited time during a major life crisis. And, Todd is dedicated, he is available, and he is responsive to client's needs and communicating with them in a timely and transparent fashion. I have worked alongside many attorneys, and working with Todd is definitely a "team" approach. He is generous with his time with clients and colleagues alike, working for the best interests of his clients and their children. Todd is also sensible and no nonsense. What you see is what you get, no gimmicks or games, just the kind of help you need from your attorney during a very stressful time in your life.
Posted by Dave, a Divorce client,
Aggressive. This is how Todd works, and exactly what was needed here. I hired Todd at the last minute, he put together a very professional case in a matter of days. He is worth it.
Posted by Brian, a Child Custody client,
As a divorced father of two small children, my custody situation has been a very painful and difficult experience in my life, of which why it was very important to have the best attorney representing me. I chose Todd Burnham to represent me and I’m very thankful I did. He always looks first at the best interests of the children, and he utilizes his excellent judgment and experience to be an invaluable advocate, mentor and friend. His fees are reasonable and fair. Todd provided me with answers to my questions, was consistently accessible and available to me, and brought together an excellent ancillary of professionals that assisted me during this enduring process. His office staff as well as his associate attorney, Gavin Halligan, were welcoming and responsive to my calls and questions in a positive and supportive way. I felt that my situation was as important to Todd as it was to me, and for his attention to detail, professionalism, and dedication to me as the client, I am deeply appreciative of the work he has done (much of it under difficult circumstances to say the least), and I would highly recommend him and his office to anyone in the midst of a divorce or custody dispute. I am indeed grateful to have worked with The Burnham Law Firm.
Posted by Thomas, a Divorce client,
Divorce can be the trauma of a lifetime to a spouse& family members whether it is necessary ,wanted or devastating disappointing. A thoughtful,dependable attorney helps one survive the painful divorce process. My experience with Todd was that he possessed an expertise in business matters ,complicated relationship dynamics ,negotiations and a firm commitment to the desired reasonable outcome for his client . Compassion,empathy for your loss, & straight shooting advice are all part of his makeup .His style & approach made the difference in navigating through a painful grieving process. I will recommend him to colleagues & friends,g
Posted by Holly, a Divorce client,
From the first time I spoke with Todd about my situation, he was confident he could take care of it with no problem. I was concerned about the complications of ending a 17 year marriage with children involved. He continued to reassure me that he could make this happen in a way that worked out well for everyone involved.
My ex and I started out with very different ideas of the outcome we each wanted. He was able to negotiate and obtain compromises that I didn't think were possible. As a result, my ex felt like he was treated fairly, and I am confident that I will have the resources to take care of my children.
In addition to Todd's help, I worked with his associate, Andrew Price, with whom I was very impressed as well. While new to the game in comparison, he has passion for what he does and an eagerness to do it successfully, and I see him helping many more clients in the years to come. All in all, I would definitely recommend Todd, and Andrew as well. Hand down the best money I've ever spent.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Todd is a fantastic attorney! I interviewed several lawyers, and after speaking with Todd, I knew he was someone that truly cared. He was very professional every step of the way and helped guide me through one of the most difficult times in my life. Todd is very available and responsive, always responding to questions and concerns promptly. Todd gave great advice, and at times even played the role of therapist and friend! During times of great frustration with my ex, he helped me stay focused on my primary goal, to keep my daughters best interests in mind. Todd really cares about his clients and I felt like he went above & beyond but still charged a fair price. I would highly recommend this attorney to family and friends!!!
Posted by Jenny, a Divorce client,
Todd handled my family law case professionally and helped me handle it with grace also. This man helped get me out of my resentment and focus on the bigger picture..my children and our future. Not everyone can handle a divorce, and blames attorneys for their situation, but Todd treated me like I was his most important client, resolved the case efficiently, and worked hard for me and my family. Worth every penny.
Posted by Chris, a Divorce client,
After I was served with a divorce petition in June 2012, I had to find a lawyer fast. Luckily for me, there was a lawyer who grew up right around the corner from me in Upstate New York: Todd C. Burnham. I look for lawyers who have the mental toughness and "thick skin" to help settle acrimonious cases like mine. Usually, you can save time and look no further than the sports arena (Nick Buoniconti ring a bell (Steelers)? Todd played his best sports game at Hobart College, getting two NCAA personal titles in the process. Todd's "got game" in the legal arena, as well. From Day One, he patiently listened to my rants, gave me the best advice in a "long term" solution, and was blunt and to the point when he needed to be. Throughout the process, when the acrimony became too thick to send a lacrosse ball through, Todd was the calming, guiding hand that led me to an acceptable solution.
Usually, clients don't like their lawyers. Not Todd. He charged a fair price, was totally up-front and honest with me, and looked after my best interests when up against the other party's "shark." I consider him a friend. He is definitely a man of integrity that can be counted on to give you a solid "game plan" out of his legal "playbook," and will coach you to a (not necessarily painless, but fair) divorce settlement. This college "statesman" graduated in Geneva (New York); who better to successfully negotiate your settlement? Hire Todd Burnham!