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Julia M. Purchase has dedicated her career to the practice of family law and helping families and children through the legal process. She has significant experience litigating domestic relations disputes in the Denver metro area, and collaborating in the resolution of all aspects of dissolution of marriage, including sensitive parenting disputes, complex financial disputes and appellate issues involving family law matters. Julia is a trained and experienced mediator, specializing in mediation of family law cases. She has successfully mediated over 75 cases. Julia also acts as a court-appointed Child & Family Investigator in Denver, Arapahoe, Douglas, Jefferson and Adams County. Julie’s experience, training and sincere concern for the long-term effects of the legal process allow her to provide thoughtful and efficient service to her clients.


Julie received an undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston. As an undergraduate, she focused her studies on psychology and business. Prior to studying law, Julie helped families and children of abuse and neglect at the Austin Children's Shelter and the Texas Council on Family Violence. Julie and has practiced before the Colorado District Court, Colorado Court of Appeals and Colorado Supreme Court and is an active member of the Family Law Bar.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Mediation: 20%



Hourly ($150-200/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • William E. Smith

    I endorse this lawyer. I have used Ms. Purchase for mediation. Her knowledge of domestic law and practical application of the law is outstanding. Ms. Purchase is both a pleasant and effective mediator.


    William Smith Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Hannah Sarah Jannicelli

    I endorse this lawyer. Julia is an excellent mediator. It is clear from using Julia as a mediator that Julia has a wealth of experience and knowledge in family law.


    Hannah Jannicelli Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Julia M. Purchase, LLC

5600 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.
Suite 255
Greenwood Village, CO, 80111


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/PresidentJulia M. Purchase, LLC2015 - Present
Of CounselKelley R. Southerland, LLC2012 - 2015
AssociateKaplan Law L.L.C.2005 - 2012
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Magistrate Judge Marcia Crone2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mediation Association of ColoradoMember2015 - Present
National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)N/A2012 - Present
American Professional Society on the Abuse of ChildrenN/A2012 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Metropolitan Interdisciplinary CouncilMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Marriage of Rozzi, 190 P.3d 815 (Colo.App. 2008)N/A
Schultz v. Boston Stanton, 198 P.3d 1253 (Colo.App. 2008)N/A
Stanton v. Schultz, 08 SC 636 (Colo. 2010)N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Texas System, AustinPsychology and BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts2002