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Mr. Calder is among the top 5% of lawyers in America who have been honored

with the prestigious "AV" rating signifying superior legal skill.   He was first be-

stowed this honor over 17 years ago and has maintained it ever since.   He

is listed  in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers; is named among

Colorado's Top Lawyers by Denver Magazine; has been included among Denver's

Top Rated Lawyers for the past two years by the Wall Street Journal and Denver

and is named among the top 100 family lawyers in Colorado for the second

year in a row by the American Society of Legal Advocates. He is a recipient of the Better


Business Bureau Gold Star Award for the 2nd year in a row, signifying 0 complaints.  


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
  2. Divorce: 50%



Hourly ($220/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephen Joseph Plog

    Mr. Calder is a competent and ethical attorney who works hard for his clients, with the intent of resolving cases.


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  • Edra Jan Pollin

    Steve and I have been opposing counsel in several family law cases. In every instance, Steve has displayed the perfect combination of professionalism, competence and common sense. Steve works hard to provide a fair and cost-effective result for his clients.


    Edra Pollin Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Stephen Calder, P.C.

2851 S Parker Rd Ste 400
Aurora, CO, 80014-2725


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Gold Star AwardBBB2015
A+ RatingBBB2015
Top 3 Divorce Lawyers in Aurora, COThree Best Rated.com2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerStephen Calder, P.C.1977 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Aurora Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
A C & S vs SullivanFavorable to Stephen Calder's firm
People vs Lori Willis1st degree murder case, favorable plea agreement reached by Mr. Calder for his client
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Denver PostBlame Those Who Cause Injury1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of UtahPhilosphy/Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dedication of New Arapahoe CourthouseNew Courthouse1984