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Marc Christian Patoile

About me

For over 14 years, Marc Patoile has enjoyed a practice which focuses on negotiation and litigation, where he brings a law and business based education, which includes an M.B.A., and a great depth of courtroom experience.  As a named partner at the 8-attorney firm of Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C., in Douglas County, Mr. Patoile has developed a regional reputation as a trial lawyer handing family law, criminal and civil matters.  He has tried over 100 trials and contested hearings.  He has served as a mediator and court-appointed special master, in addition to having a background in collaborative law, which affords him a unique perspective in settling complex matters.  Mr. Patoile is the past President of the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association, where he also served as Vice-President and Treasurer.  He has served on to the Colorado Board of Governors and serves as an alternate Municipal Court Judge.  Mr. Patoile was the prosecuting attorney for several years in Monument, Colorado and has been a Special Prosecutor in Castle Rock and Greenwood Village, Colorado.  He has been previously appointed by federal and local courts to handle a wide variety of trial matters. 


Mr. Patoile has been chosen as the Best of the Best 2009 Attorney, by the readers of the Douglas County News-Press and the Castle Rock News Press.


Mr. Patoile has achieved the highest possible ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: AV-Preeminent Lawyer.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 45%
    21 years
  2. Divorce: 35%
    21 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    21 years
  4. Litigation: 5%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • William Laird Henry IV

    Marc is an excellent lawyer and I highly recommend him for all family law matters. I have had the opportunity to refer several matters to Marc, and I received excellent feedback from everyone I referred. Marc is a knowledgeable and highly experienced attorney.


    William Henry Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kevin Thomas Ellmann

    Marc is well respected as a professional and exceptional attorney. I frequently refer clients to Marc and his Firm and I am never disappointed that I have done so. I trust that when I send someone to Marc, they will receive exceptional legal service!


    Kevin Ellmann DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C.

18 South Wilcox Street, Suite 200
Castle Rock, CO, 80104-1968


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
“10 Best” Family Law Attorneys for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Nation’s Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Douglas County's Finest AttorneysDouglas County Living Magazine2015
Douglas County's Finest AttroneyDouglas County Living2015
Legal LeadersMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Lawyers of DenverThe Denver Post2014
Colorado 200 list of Colorado's largest law firmsLaw Week Colorado2013
AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best of the Best Law PracticeColorado Community Newspapers2012
Best of the Best AttorneyColorado Community Newspapers2009
American Jurisprudence Award, Alternative Dispute ResolutionUniversity of Denver1995
Phi Alpha DeltaUniversity of Denver1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at Law/DirectorFolkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C.1996 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyTown of Monument, Colorado1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Castle Rock Merchant's Association/DowntownBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
El Paso County Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Douglas-Elbert County Bar AssociationPast President2000 - 2001
Colorado Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2000 - 2002
Douglas-Elbert County Bar AssociationVice President1999 - 2000
Douglas-Elbert County Bar AssociationSecretary1998 - 1999
Denver Bar Association, Metro Volunteer LawyersBoard of Directors1998 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Horse Connection MagazineLegal Lead Columnist2013
The Chronicle of the HorseCorrespondent2013
In and Around Horse CountryContributor2013
Maverick PressContributorN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of DenverBusiness AdministrationMBA1995
University of DenverN/ABA1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Equine and Equestrian Law IssuesContinuing Legal Education presenter on Equine and Equestrian Law2001