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After working exclusively in family law for the past 5 years at the Denver-based firm of Litvak Litvak Mehrtens Epstein & Carlton, P.C., Stephanie moved to Aspen to join the firm of Oates Knezevich Gardenswartz Kelly & Morrow P.C., where she will expand her practice areas to include trust & estates, a goal of Stephanie's since she began pursuing an advanced legal degree in taxation a few years ago. 

Although primarily residing and working in Aspen, Stephanie will continue to practice family law in the Denver metro area.


While at Litvak Litvak Mehrtens Epstein & Carlton P.C.,  Ms. Holder and the others in the firm specialized in complex litigation, arbitration, mediation, and family law appeals. Ms. Holder gained a reputation for having "moxie" and became known for her tenacity, sharp wit, professionalism, and for having poise under pressure. At Litvak, Ms. Holder and seven of the firm's other attorneys were named Colorado's "Super Lawyers" in 2013 as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Ms. Holder was given the elite distinction of being named a "Rising Star," an honor that is limited to only 2.5% of the attorneys in the state.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
    7 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    7 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    1 year



Hourly ($350/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Oates Knezevich Gardenswartz Kelly & Morrow, P.C.

533 E. Hopkins Ave.
Aspen, CO, 81611


DCActive 200905/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
10 Best in ColoradoAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
10 Best Under 40American Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Award of MerNational Center for Missing & Exploited Children2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyOates Knezevich Gardenswartz Kelly & Morrow PC2014 - Present
AttorneyLitvak Litvak Mehrtens & Epstein, PC2008 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hague Convention Attorney NetworkAttorney Member2015 - Present
National Association of Professional WomenMember2014 - Present
The Aspen InstituteSociety of Fellows, member2014 - Present
Pitkin County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
United States Tax CourtLicensed Attorney2013 - Present
United States District CourtLicensed Attorney2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Net Results Junior TennisSecretary, Board of DirectorsN/A
Junior League of DenverN/AN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Marriage of Brandt, 268 P.3d 406 (Colo. 2012)Remand to trial court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law Week ColoradoEconomic Fault and Equitable Division in Divorce2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawGraduate Tax Program/ LLM TaxationDegree Candidate2016
Washington University in St. LouisLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Washington University in St. LouisEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National CLE ConferenceEvolution Of Economic Fault As A Factor In Division Of Property: National Trends on Depletion, Dissipation and Waste2013
Family Law WebinarEconomic Fault and the Impact on Division of Assets2013
University LeagueEmpowered Women: Take Charge of Your Future2011