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So you can relax and focus on what matters most.

To build a better future for our clients by providing the counsel and wisdom to navigate change, and the service, innovation and tenacity to create their future anew.

To bring a human approach to legal services.

Our Values


Let the best divorce lawyers in Colorado serve you with integrity, both in legal practice and in client service.

With decades of collective experience, our team of attorneys truly understands the challenges divorce can present to families, and we do not take it lightly that you are entrusting us with a very important step in your life. You can always count on our team to be transparent throughout the entire process.


Our team serves every client with tenacity.

Our team’s strength of will, persistence, and determination makes us a tenacious force that sets us apart. We are passionate about whole-heartedly serving our clients and guiding them toward the best possible outcome.


Our team's compassion for our clients is the product of our human approach to practicing family law.

Our clients are real people with real stories, real futures, and real possibilities. This is why serving our clients with a compassionate approach is one of our core values. Our compassion for our clients delivers a more personalized approach which in turn makes our clients feel more seen, heard and known as we build a new future with them.


Our team's commitment to legal excellence is backed by more than 100 years of combined legal experience.

Divorce Matter’s excellence comes from the law books and the trenches. Nothing can substitute for real life courtroom experience tempered with the knowledge to mediate and negotiate. Every attorney brings book smarts and street wisdom to our clients. Our experience come from serving thousands of clients with concerns just like yours.

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Who We Are

A collaborative, tenacious team of divorce attorneys with the ability to deliver for you.

Our team at Divorce Matters® has helped thousands of families across Colorado move past their divorce and on to a fresh start. Each divorce attorney at our firm is part of a team with more than a hundred years of combined legal experience, providing you with excellence in legal practice. Why are we among the best divorce lawyers in Colorado? Because we are committed to being strong, yet compassionate advocates for you.

Learn what more than a hundred of our clients have to say.

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The Team

Douglas A. Thomas

Douglas A. Thomas

Founding Partner

Colorado Attorney & Partner Emily Ahnell

Emily F. Ahnell

Partner and Managing Attorney

Justin J. Oliver

Justin J. Oliver


Colorado Attorney Ariel E. Williams

Ariel E. Williams


David Koppa

David Koppa


Heather A. Rubin

Heather A. Rubin


Jack M. Duggan

Jack M. Duggan


Mark Smith

Mark Smith


Miranda Bouchey

Miranda Bouchey


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Company Culture

What it's like to be a part of the Divorce Matters® Team

At Divorce Matters® our firm believes in taking care of our employees with the same care that we take with our clients. Our company supports our employees on both a professional and personal level by providing opportunities for career growth so our employees know they are valued and are given the tools they need to be their best; comprehensive health benefits so that our employees never have to compromise their or their families well-being; retirement options that allow our employees to prepare for their future; and a healthy dose of fun and a work-hard/play-hard mentality so our employees remember to live in the moment and never forget to enjoy the little things.

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What Our Clients Say

Hear what more than a hundred of our clients have to say.

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At Divorce Matters® we believe in giving back to the Colorado community.

At Divorce Matters® it is important to us that we support and invest back into our local community. Beyond sponsoring scholarships for recent graduates, we also donate to several non-profits in our Colorado community throughout the year, including Knights of Heroes, Maria Droste Counseling, and the Denver Rescue Mission.

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Awards and Accolades

The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40

Top 40 under 40 are national, interconnected invitation-only professional honorary, networking, educational and leadership organizations composed of top attorneys from each state or region who take pride in guiding and representing individuals and families that need an advocate on their side in the American legal system. The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40 exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty.


Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

Avvo 10 Rating

Avvo’s rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information they collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals.


Expertise’s goal is to connect people with the best local experts. They scored Denver Arbitrators & Mediators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give a hand-picked list of the best.

2020 Colorado Rising Stars List

We are proud to announce the selection of four of our attorneys, William Smith, Kathlyn Laraway, Ashley Balicki and David Kalisek, to the 2020 Colorado Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Colorado. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

2020 Super Lawyers List

We are proud to announce the selection of managing partner, Douglas Thomas to the 2020 Colorado Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 5 percent of attorneys in Colorado. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. By virtue of the incredible selectivity of our research process, only the elite few are invited to join the ranks of the NADC. Specifically, less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”.