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Brenda L. Storey is one of the most prominent and well-respected family law practitioners in the state. She is recognized among the best custody and divorce lawyers in Colorado. Ms. Storey has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America, chosen as a Colorado Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and 5280 Magazine, and named a Top Lawyer by Denver Magazine. She is well respected by judges, attorneys and forensic experts. However, her greatest accolades, and primary source of referrals, are from her clients.

Ms. Storey has been specializing in family law for 19 years, and she knows this area of law from the inside out. She works directly with the sponsors, drafters, and lobbyists of family law-specific proposed legislation. She chaired the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, working closely with practitioners, judicial offers, and experts to improve the domestic relations practice and its impact on the families it is meant to protect and serve. Ms. Storey runs the Family Law Basic Skills seminar annually, teaching her colleagues new to this practice of law the substantive fundamentals. She has co-authored treatises and articles focused on family law practice, and she lectures regularly on numerous domestic relations specialized topics.


Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 40%
  2. Divorce: 35%
  3. Family: 25%



Hourly ($185-325/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Autumn Scardina Family Attorney
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  • Stephanie Ann Randall

    Brenda has an impeccable reputation for her work in family law and advocacy of clients in every case she handles. I had the opportunity to watch her in action early in my career and it has always stood out in my mind. Not only that, but Brenda is invested in improving the quality of the family law bar in general. It is without reservation that I endorse this lawyer.


    Stephanie Randall Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Offices of Brenda L. Storey, P.C.

4582 S. Ulster Street Parkway
Suite 1602
Denver, CO, 80237


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nominee of Icon AwardColorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Selected to Best Lawyers in AmericaUS News & World ReportsN/A
Selected as a Colorado Super Lawyer5280 MagazineN/A
Named a Top LawyerDenver MagazineN/A
Outstanding Woman Law GraduateNova Southeastern UniversityN/A
Debra Levy Neimark Public Interest Law Scholarship RecipientBroward County Women Lawyers’ AssociationN/A
Public Interest Fellowship RecipientArlene and Mark RohrN/A
Tribute RecipientColorado State SenateN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Lead counselThe Law Offices of Brenda L. Storey, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerMcGuane and Hogan. LLP1998 - 2012
AssociatePatterson & Maloney1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Nominating CommitteeChairN/A
Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary CommitteeMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legislative CommitteeMemberN/A
Douglas/Elbert Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionImmediate Past-Chair2012 - 2013
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2011 - 2012
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair Elect2010 - 2011
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecretary2009 - 2010
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionTreasurer2008 - 2009
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2004 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
West Publishing, Colorado Methods of PracticeDissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, Declaration of Invalidity and Child Custody2013
The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations LawDissolution of Marriage Chapter2013
ABA Family AdvocateEven During Divorce, the Tax Man Cometh2009
West PublishingColorado Family Law & Practice – Vol. 19 & 202009
The Colorado Lawyer,Defending Against a Common Law Marriage Claim2005
The Best Articles Published by the ABA,Surveying the Alimony Landscape,2004
ABA Family AdvocateSurveying the Alimony Landscape2003
Nova Law ReviewAchieving Consistent Disposition of Frozen Embryos in Marital Dissolution Under Florida Law1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Colorado State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Modern Families, Innovative Courts: The 2015 Domestic Relations Best Practice Court InstituteChallenges of Relocation Cases2015
Family Law Section of the Colorado BarLegislative Review2013
Family Law Basic Skills SeminarParental Responsibilities2013
Family Law InstituteDecision-Making Responsibility2012
Family Law Basic Skills SeminarParental Responsibilities2012
Family Law InstituteKick-Off to Family Law Institute,” with headliner Alec Baldwin,2011
Family Law Institute"Say Your Want a Revolution"2011
Child and Family Investigator TrainingChoosing and Using a Child and Family Investigator2010