Experienced Divorce Attorney Guiding Clients With Honesty And Compassion.
Sara M. Cates is a partner with the law firm of Bloch & Chapleau, LLC. Ms. Cates’ practice is primarily dedicated to representing men in high conflict divorces and parenting time disputes. Consequently, a majority of Ms. Cates’ practice involves complex financial issues including business valuations, asset and debt division, spousal maintenance and child support, as well as defense of protection orders and parenting time restrictions. Ms. Cates also focuses on representing clients in same-sex relationships, and has published several articles in Out Front Magazine concerning Civil Unions, second parent versus same parent adoptions, and the changing landscape of same sex marriage in Colorado.
Ms. Cates is an active member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice before the State and County Courts in Colorado. For her undergraduate education, Ms. Cates received her B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 2005. Ms. Cates graduated cum laude and received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in May of 2008 and was admitted to the Colorado Bar in October 2008. Ms. Cates joined Bloch & Chapleau, L.L.C. in 2008 shortly after taking the bar exam and became a Member Attorney of Bloch & Chapleau, LLC in January of 2013.
As a parent herself, Ms. Cates is focused on guiding her clients through one of the most difficult times in their life with honesty and compassion while maintaining her role as an aggressive advocate.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Partner||Bloch & Chapleau, LLC||2008 - Present|
|Legal Intern||Denver District Attorney's Office||2007 - 2007|
|Law Clerk||Fleming & Associates||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee on Child Custody||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Out Front Magazine||Two Different Ways You and Your Partner Can Change Your Last Names||2014|
|Out Front Magazine||Does My Civil Union Allow Us to File Joint Tax Returns?||2014|
|Out Front Magazine||Two Options with Different Rights, Responsibilities to Unite Families||2013|
|Out Front Magazine||Four Things to Ask Yourself Before You Pop the Question||2013|
|South Texas College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Stephen F. Austin State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
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