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Paula A. Holt has a family law practice in Lakewood, appearing in Jefferson, Denver, Adams, and Arapahoe Counties. Paula is dedicated to personally handling the details of your case, taking time to listen to you and prepare you for the upcoming legal proceeding. She gives your case the time and personal attention it deserves, as she values her clients and provides prompt and responsive legal representation. 


Paula began practicing family law after graduating with a law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law, a Masters in Business Administration from Daniels College of Business and two Bachelors degrees in Finance and Marketing – summa cum laude – from the Arizona State University. Before becoming a full time litigator, Paula clerked for First Judicial District Court Judges, the Honorable Randall C. Arp. and Honorable Jack W. Berryhill. This valuable behind the scenes look into court process allows Paula to effectively represent a variety of domestic relations disputes.


Paula is first and foremost a trial lawyer.  However, Paula also teaches as a Lecturer of Business Ethics and Legal Studies in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Paula currently teaches the Foundations of Business Law in a department ranked by the Wall Street Journal in the top ten worldwide for producing students with high ethical standards, and Business Week ranked #2 in Ethics. Paula also teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution and Contracts. A Colorado native, Paula resides in Denver, Colorado, and works hard for her clients.



Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    6 years
  2. Family: 50%
    6 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Megan M. Bibliowicz

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    Megan Bibliowicz Family Attorney
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Contact info

550 S. Wadsworth Blvd., #260
Lakewood, CO, 80226


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
George Holley Outstanding Young LawyerFirst Judicial District Bar Association2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateThe Law Office Of James J. Keil Jr.2010 - Present
Lecturer of Business Law and EthicsUniversity of Denver, Daniels College of Business2010 - Present
Contract AttorneyGary B. Pulitzer, PC2010 - 2012
Law ClerkJefferson County District Court2010 - 2011
Guardian ad LitemRocky Mountain Children's Center2008 - 2009
Law ClerkLevel 3 Communications2008 - 2008
Legal InternMontana Department of Corrections2007 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Society of Descriptive PsychologistsMember2011 - Present
Rocky Mountain Alliance of Legal Studies in BusinessProceedings Editor2011 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Rocky Mountain Alliance of Legal Studies in BusinessMember2010 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DenverN/AMasters in Business Administration2010
University of Denver Sturm College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
Arizona State UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Arizona State UniversityMarketingBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ethics Boot CampEthics and Psychology2014
Ethics Boot CampEthics and Pscyhology2013
Ethics Boot CampEthics Tango2012
Society of Descriptive PsychologistsActing without Thinking: Ethics without Theories2011
Rocky Mountain Association of Legal Studies in BusinessYour Brain on Ethics2011
DU Ethics Boot CampEthics without Theories2011
Rocky Mountain Association of Legal Studies in BusinessInternational Intellectual Property Issues2010
DU Ethics Boot CampPsychology of Ethics2010