Our Team

Meet our top-rated divorce lawyers.

Divorce Matters® divorce attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience and have helped thousands of families. Meet our experienced team below.

Douglas A. Thomas

Our Approach

Douglas A. Thomas

A unified team delivering strength, confidence, and experience.

Divorce Matters® serves individuals who want and need sophisticated and experienced ”” but practical and cost-effective ”” legal services to help them through some of life’s more difficult situations, including divorce proceedings, child custody, and child support decisions. In addition, our team understands the divorce process impacts the whole family and virtually every aspect of your life. Your situation and your circumstances are unique, which is why we create tailored plans that help you manage the financial, emotional, and psychological repercussions of divorce or disputes about custody and support.

Meet Our Divorce Attorneys

Douglas A. Thomas

Douglas A. Thomas

Founder

Kathlyn A. Laraway

Kathlyn A. Laraway

Partner

William E. Smith

William E. Smith

Partner

Bridget T. Finn

Bridget T. Finn

Attorney

David H. Kalisek

David H. Kalisek

Attorney

Ashley L. Balicki

Ashley L. Balicki

Attorney

Justin J. Oliver

Justin J. Oliver

Attorney

William D. Taylor

William D. Taylor

Attorney

Brooke J. Shafranek

Brooke J. Shafranek

Attorney

Kimberly N. Moreno

Kimberly N. Moreno

Attorney

Miguel C. Mondragon

Miguel C. Mondragon

Attorney

Theresa L. Ferriolo

Theresa L. Ferriolo

Attorney

Attorney Ariel Williams

Ariel E. Williams

Attorney

Attorney Ciara Anderson

Ciara M. Anderson

Attorney

Attorney Emily Ahnell

Emily F. Ahnell

Partner

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.

BBB

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

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”.