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I am a shareholder at the firm of Senn Visciano Canges & Rosenstien, P.C.  I specialize in litigation.


In addition to a solid family law and civil practice, I have an extensive probate litigation and estate planning practice.


I believe that the law is a profession which requires a serious commitment.  To be successful, you must not only know the law, you must be able to communicate the law and the facts in every case, every time.


I strive to provide effective representation with every client, every time.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Probate: 20%

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Contact info

Senn Visciano Canges

1700 Lincoln Street
Suite 4500
Denver, CO, 80203


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Colorado SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2014
2013 Colorado SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2013
2012 Colorado SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2012
2011 Colorado SuperLawyerSuperLawyers2011
Award as ValedictorianMcGeorge School of LawN/A
Outstanding Graduating Senior AwardMcGeorge School of LawN/A
West Publishing Company Award (1990-91)West Publishing CompanyN/A
Amicus LexMcGeorge School of LawN/A
One-LMcGeorge School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderSenn Visciano Canges, P.C.2010 - Present
Managing PartnerCanges, Iwashko, Bethke & Bailey2007 - 2010
Associate/ShareholderCanges, Iwashko, Bethke & Bailey, P.C.1993 - 2007
Law Clerk, Hon. Chief Justice Luis D. RoviraColorado Supreme Court1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeMember2011 - Present
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyFaculty2009 - Present
Legislation Committee, Family Law Section, Colorado Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Probate Section, Colorado Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Faculty of Federal AdvocatesMember2007 - Present
Family Law Section, Colorado Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Sub-Committee, Uniform Marital and Premarital Agreement Act, Legislation Committee, Family Law Section, Colorado Bar AssociationMember2013 - 2013
University Club of DenverMember, Entertainment Committee2009 - 2010
Law ClubAsst. Secretary2009 - 2010
Revisions to the Uniform Probate Code, Legislation Committee, Family Law Section, Colorado Bar AssociationSub-Committee Chair2009 - 2010
Law ClubMembership Committee2008 - 2010
American Inns of Court, Arraj Inn of CourtCo-chair Membership Committee2008 - 2010
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2012
American Inns of Court, Arraj Inn of CourtMember2002 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Marriage of Yates, 148 P.3d 304 (Colo. App. 2006)N/A
Sooper Credit Union v. Sholar Group Architects, P.C., 113 P.3d 768 (Colo. 2005)N/A
In re C.G.G., 946 P.2d 603 (Colo. App. 1997)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Domestic Relations LawsThe Use of Experts in Domestic Cases2013
CPA JournalEvaluation and Investigation Issues Concerning Parental Abduction2010
Pacific Law JournalAllocation of Loss for Forged Checks Under Articles 3 and 4 of the Proposed Revisions Thereto1991
Pacific Law JournalComment SB-2638 Review of Selected California Legislation1991
Continuing Legal EducationMarital AgreementsN/A
Pacific Law ReviewLegislative Review WriterN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of ColoradoEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial AdvocacyInstructor, Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute2014
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyInstructor 2014 Rocky Mountain Regional Program2014
May 2014 MeetingClient Communications2014
FLS Legislation Review LuncheonTen Things You Need to Know about the Premarital and Marital Agreement Act (PMAA)2013
CBA Family Law InstituteThe Use of Receivers in Domestic Actions2013
2013 Rocky Mountain Regional ProgramInstructor, 2013 Rocky Mountain Regional Program2013
2013 Family Law Trial Advocacy InstituteInstructor, 2013 Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute2013
2012 Rocky Mountain Regional ProgramInstructor, 2012 Rocky Mountain Regional Program2012
2012 Family Law Trial Advocacy InstituteInstructor, 2012 Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute2012
2012 Annual Family Law InstituteUnintended Consequences: Interpretation and Enforcement Issues in Marital Agreements2012
LuncheonReprise: Client's Can be Dangerous2011
LuncheonUsing Private Investigators, Ethical and Legal Constraints2011
Family Law LuncheonEthical Pratfalls of a Domestic Practice2011
Boulder County Bar Association, Mentor ProgramBest Practices: Client Relations2011
2011 Family Law Trial Advocacy InstituteInstructor, 2011 Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute2011
Supervised Visitation Network Annual ConferenceSupervised Visitation and Abduction Risk2010
Supervised Visitation NetworkSupervision Risk Associated with Parental Abduction2010
Rocky Mountain Regional ProgramJury [De]selection2010
House Judicial Committee, Colorado General AssemblyPresentation to House Judicial Committee Concerning House Bill 10972010
House Judicial Committee, Colorado General AssemblyPresentation Concerning House Bill 11352010
Family Law Section, Colorado Bar AssociationLegislative Review 2010.2010
Family Law Section LuncheonRe: Disclosure under Rule 16.2: A Misguided New World2010
Colorado Springs Solo/Small FirmThe Ethics of Clients: Best Practices2010
Boulder Bar AssociationClients Can Be Dangerous: Practical Advice2010
April 2010 Regional ProgramTrial Advocacy2010
American Immigration Association,Ethics2010
Oct. 2009 National Institute for Trial Advocacy: Legal Service ProgramTrial Skills: Litigation Advocacy2009
Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC)An Attorney's Perspective: Deterring and Preventing Family Abductions2009
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legislative UpdateLegislative Update2009
Apr. 2009 Rocky Mountain Regional ProgramTrial Skills: Trial Advocacy2009