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Angela Forss Schmit graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Entrepreneurship. Angela graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Nebraska and Colorado. 


Angela is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, and Denver Bar Association. Angela formerly served on the Governing Board of Metro Volunteer Lawyers in Denver. She was also a member of the Minoru Yasui Inn of Court and the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Colorado. Angela is a contributing author for the 2010 Colorado Domestic Violence Benchbook and the co-author of the Colorado Civil Union Act article published in the July 2013 edition of The Colorado Lawyer. 


Angela has prior legal experience in the areas of civil litigation, employment law, family law, appellate advocacy, estate planning and juvenile law. During law school, Angela clerked for a plaintiff’s employment law firm, interned for the Honorable Angela R. Arkin, District Court Judge in Douglas County, Colorado, served as Guardian ad litem in the Child Advocacy Clinic, assisted indigent clients in the Wills Lab, and volunteered for Metro Volunteer Lawyers. Following graduation, Angela completed a prestigious judicial fellowship for the Honorable F. Stephen Collins and the Honorable Robert H. Rusell, II, District Court Judges in Arapahoe County, Colorado.


Angela began her legal career as a family law attorney in Denver where she gained experience in high asset divorce cases. She also had the opportunity to work on several appellate briefs in emerging areas of law.Angela joined Adams & Sullivan in August 2013. Her practice focuses on representation of individuals and employers in multiple areas of civil litigation, including business transactions and disputes, labor relations and employment law as well as family law.   



Languages spoken: English, Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Employment: 25%
  4. Business: 25%



Hourly ($200/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jennifer Paulette Scott

    I endorse this lawyer. Angela has so many strengths as an attorney you will not be disappointed.


    Jennifer Scott Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Danae Dawn Woody

    Angela is a bright, hard working attorney. I endorse this lawyer.


    Danae Woody Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Adams & Sullivan, P.C., L.L.O.

1246 Golden Gate Drive
Suite #1
Papillion, NE, 68046


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Outstanding VolunteerismMetro Volunteer Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyAdams & Sullivan, P.C., L.L.O.2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyWilloughby & Associates2013 - 2013
AttorneyWilloughby & Eckelberry, LLC2012 - 2013
Judicial Law FellowArapahoe County District Court2011 - 2012
InternWilloughby & Eckelberry, LLC2011 - 2011
Student AttorneyUniversity Of Denver Will's Lab2011 - 2011
Law ClerkTruhlar and Truhlar, LLP2010 - 2011
Judicial InternDouglas County District Court2010 - 2010
Student Attorney/Guardian ad litemUniversity of Denver Child Advocacy Clinic2009 - 2010
InternMetro Volunteer Lawyers2009 - 2009
Co-founder and EditorFinalist Files, LLC2006 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Junior League of OmahaNew Member2014 - Present
Nebraska Women's Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Notre Dame Club of OmahaMember2013 - Present
Omaha Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Nebraska State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Domestic Violence and Legal Issues CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2012 - 2013
Denver Bar Association, Metro Volunteer LawyersBoard Member2012 - 2013
Rocky Mountain Children's Law CenterVolunteer Attorney2012 - 2013
Minoru Yasui American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2010 - 2013
Colorado Women's Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2013
Notre Dame Club of DenverMember2008 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re the Parental Responsibilities of T.D.L. 13CA0191Reversed and Remanded
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Colorado LawyerColorado Civil Union Act2013
Family Violence Program of the Colorado Bar AssociationDomestic Violence Bench Book2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of Notre DameManagement EntrepreneurshipOther - Bachelors2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Colorado Legal EducationRevocable Living Trusts: Design, Implementation & Other Issues2010