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David has focused almost his entire career on helping families and children through the legal process. His professional background is a diverse combination of complex financial, criminal and family law, moving between the public and private sectors at various points in his career. David’s eight years a Senior Deputy District Attorney specializing in child-protection and domestic violence prosecution has given him a unique ability to maneuver through high-stakes and emotional litigation. David is equally comfortable in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, and often encourages mediation and arbitration to settle cases fairly and favorably without trial. David also maintains a successful criminal law practice. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Contact info

Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb P.C.

5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 430
Greenwood VIllage, CO, 80111-3321

Practice areas


  1. Family: 80%
  2. Domestic Violence: 10%
  3. Juvenile: 10%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Justin Steele Ross

    David Lamb is a top notch attorney. I have had the pleasure of having cases against David, and he is a tireless advocate for his clients. In addition, his experience in juvenile and criminal matters has, in in my opinion, made him a uniquely well-rounded attorney. I have no hesitation whatsoever endorsing David.


    Justin Ross Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Halleh Tabrizi Omidi

    I recently worked with David as opposing counsel on a post decree modification matter. David is professional, extremely knowledgeable about the law, and a wonderful advocate. His approach to resolving disputes is practical and as such, his clients receive top-notch representation.


    Halleh Omidi Divorce and separation Attorney
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ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice199605/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2017
Colorado Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Firm Awarded One of the Best Law FirmsUS News and Best Lawyers2016
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2016
Firm Awarded One of Best Law FirmsUS News and Best Lawyers2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2015
Firm Awarded One of Best Law FirmsU.S. News and Best Lawyers2014
Firm Awarded One of Best Law FirmsU.S. News and Best Lawyers2013
Denver's Best LawyersDenver Post2012
Firm Awarded One of Best Law FirmsU.S. News and Best Lawyers2012
Member - Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderSherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC2010 - Present
Senior AssociateGutterman Griffiths P.C.2008 - 2010
Senior Deputy District AttorneyDenver District Attorney's Office - Family Violence and Child Abuse2001 - 2008
AttorneyWheeler Trigg & Kennedy1999 - 2001
AttorneyDorsey & Whitney1998 - 1999
AttorneyWildman Harrold Allen & Dixon1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Colorado Judicial InstituteMemberN/A
Douglas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Arapahoe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawline 9Volunteer AttorneyN/A
Denver Center for Crime VictimsMember - Board of Directors2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People of the State of Colorado v. Jon PhillipsN/A
People of the State of Colorado v. Karen RodriguezN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law WeekSuper Lawyers/Firm Recognition2014
Law WeekSuper Lawyers/Firm Recognition2013
The Denver PostDenver's Best Lawyers2012
Law WeekSuper Lawyers/Firm Recognition2012
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationSummary Judgment1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of OklahomaPublic AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law InstituteEthics and Alternative Dispute Resolution2012
Investigative Report - Special GuestChild Abuse in Colorado2011
Colorado Family Law InstituteEthics in Mediation2011
National Institute for Trial Advocacy - Child Advocacy and Trial PracticeChild Advocacy in the Courtroom2010
Colorado Bar Association - Family Law Spring UpdateComplex Marital Property Division in a Down Economy2010
Denver Children's Advocacy Center - Child Forensic InterviewsTechniques for Conducting Child Forensic Interviews2009
Colorado Bar Association - Family Law ConferenceSexual Assaults 101 for Family Law Practitioners and Judges2009
Denver Police AcademyChild Abuse2007
Denver Police AcademyDomestic Violence, Law and Police Practice2007
Denver Police AcademyComplex Criminal Law - Inchoate Offenses2006