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  1. Divorce: 50%
    30 years
  2. Mediation: 20%
    18 years
  3. Family: 20%
    30 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    30 years
  5. Arbitration: 5%
    18 years



Hourly ($350-400/hour), contingent (33%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Zachary Alexander Chapman

    I endorse this lawyer. Is an excellent mediator who was able to reach a settlement in a highly contested matter. No nonsense approach enabling both Parties to walk away feeling like they had won something. If truly desiring a settlement and want someone who will avoid wasteful back and forth, contact him and schedule.


    Zachary Chapman Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Leonard Ray Higdon

    I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Rotole as an opposing attorney, mediator, and as a specially appointed abitrator, wherein Mr. Rotole was tasked with entering orders regarding the division of a complex marital estate. Mr. Rotole is an extraordinarily knowledgeable and effective attorney in the area of family and domestic relations law. He is considered an authority in the area and is an asset to the profession and community.


    Leonard Higdon Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

19039 E. Plaza Drive
Parker, CO, 80134-9012



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer5280 Magazine2015
Top Law FirmUS News & World Report2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Lawyer of the Year - Family Law Mediation - DenverBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Colorado Super LawyerDenver Post2014
Top Law FirmUS News and World Report2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale Hubbell2013
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine/Denver Post2013
Top 100 Colorado Super Lawyers5280 Magazine/Denver Post2013
Lawyer of the Year Family Law -DenverBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 100 Trial Attorneys in ColoradoNational Trial Lawyers Association2012
Top 100 Attorneys in Colorado; Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2012
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in ColoradoNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2011
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2010
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2009
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2008
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating 1997-2015Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerRotole, Rotole & Blanchard, LLC1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legislative CommitteeCo-chair2000 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
First Judicial District Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Colorado Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1986 - Present
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Council1999 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the Interest of K.L.O.V, 151 P.3d 637 (Colo. App. 2006)Not Available
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law Section; Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update: Maintenance Guideline; Colorado Civil Union Act2013
Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update2012
Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update2010
Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update2009
The Colorado LawyerEnforcing Family Law Orders through Contempt Proceedings Under CRCP 1072003
The Colorado LawyerPaternity Testing in the Age of DNA1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Colorado - BoulderBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Community College of DenverScienceAssociate of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring Family Law Update; Colorado Bar AssociationNew Maintenance Guideline2013
Family Law Institute; Colorado Bar Association2013 Legislative Update: Maintenance and Civil Unions2013
Family Law Institute; Colorado Bar AssociationFinancial Experts: Joint, Rebuttal or Shadow/consulting?2013
Continuing Legal Education; Colorado Bar AssociationColorado Civil Union Act2013
Family Law Institute, Colorado Bar AssociationMaintenance Formula: What's on the Horizon2012
Spring Family Law Update, Colorado Bar AssociationThe Ethics of Client Control2011
Family Law Institute- Colorado Bar AssociationHIPAA - It Ain't What Has Been Argued2011
First Judicial District Bar AssociationThe Efficacy of Using Contempt to Enforce Domestic Relations Orders2010
Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update2009
Colorado Bar AssociationFamily Law Legislative Update2008
Colorado Bar AssociationLegislative Update2007
Bench & Bar Colorado Family Law InstituteReal Estate Appraisal Issues in a Down Market2007