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Todd A. Stahly

Biography

Todd Stahly utilizes a diverse legal background to assist clients in family law. He has practiced in all areas of family law. He has litigated interstate child custody cases in Colorado and in New Mexico (with special permission from the State of New Mexico).

Todd regularly volunteers at Boulder County Legal Services Pro Se Clinics and has been recognized for his legal contributions there and the Women’s Crisis Center. In 2013 and 2014, Todd was honored as a Colorado Super Lawyer Rising Star (only 2.5% of Attorneys in Colorado are selected as Rising Stars).Todd received his B.S. from Michigan Technological University and a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Honors

  • Colorado Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013 and 2014

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 2003
  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan
    • B.S. - 1996
    • Major: Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boulder County Legal Services Pro Se Clinics, Volunteer

Current Employment Positions

  • Attorney/Owner

Languages

  • English

Classes & Seminars

  • March 2017 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section, “The Motion in limine and Motions for Declaratory Judgement”, Denver, CO
  • September 2016 AICPA Expert Witness Workshop Speaker, Denver, CO
  • June 2016 Judicial Institute, “Child Support and Maintenance Modification”, Denver, CO
  • October 2014 Boulder IDC, Presented with Shirley Thomas, “To Talk or Not To Talk – That is the Question. Communication Guidelines between Lawyers and Evaluators”, Boulder, CO
  • 2014 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Fall Update , “Pre-Trial Motions & The Trial Management Certificate”. Denver, CO
  • 2014 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Institute, “ Deposition Fundamentals”, Vail, CO
  • Lectured about “Deposition Fundamentals” at 2014 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Institute in Vail, Colorado an event attended by over 400 family law attorneys, Judges, Magistrates, mediators and Court personnel
  • Lectured about “Discovery” and “Disclosures”, Fundamental Class, at 2013 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Institute in Vail, Colorado an event attended by over 400 family law attorneys, Judges, Magistrates, mediators and Court personnel
  • Lectured about Post-Decree Child Support Modifications, Intermediate level class, at 2012 Colorado Bar Association Family Law Institute in Vail, Colorado which was attended by over 400 family law attorneys, Judges, Magistrates, mediators and Court personnel
  • Co-Presented “Interaction Between Domestic Relations Cases and Criminal Cases”, Boulder County Bar Criminal Law Section, Sept. 2017
  • Panel Presentation of “Maximum Capacity: Working with Clients Who Have Diminished Capacity”, Boulder County Bar, Nov. 2017

Professional Associations

  • Boulder County Bar Association, 2003 to Present
  • Boulder Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC), 2006, 2008-present
  • Fellow Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2017 to Present
  • Colorado Judicial Institute, 2013 to Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2003 to Present
  • Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration Committee, 2008 to 2011
  • Colorado Bar Association, 2003 to Present
  • Past Chair, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2016 to 2017
  • Chair, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2015 to 2016
  • Chair-Elect, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2014 to 2015
  • Secretary, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2013 to 2014
  • Treasurer, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2012 to 2013
  • Elected Executive Council, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2011 to Present
  • Elected to Board of Directors, Boulder Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC), 2009 to 2012
  • President, Boulder Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC), 2011 to 2012
  • Co-Chair Family Law Section, Boulder County Bar Association, 2005 to 2006
  • Scoring Panelist, Colorado Bar Association High School Mock Trial Competition (Regional level), 2009 to 2011
  • Scoring Panelist, Colorado Bar Association High School Mock Trial Competition (State level), 2009 to 2011
  • Served on State of Colorado Division of Real Estate Forms Committee, 2007
  • Member of the Steering Committee for the “Honoring Families Initiative” at the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver

Published Works

  • Co-Authored and updated “Support Modification,” Chapter 28 in CBA Family Law Section Bench Bar Book, 2014 and 2016
  • Co-Authored “The Unbundled Domestic Relations Practice,” Chapter 41 in Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2014 and 2017
  • Publication in the Colorado Lawyer, “The Motion in the Limine: Use in Domestic Cases”, March 2014
  • Book Review for The Colorado Lawyer, “Premarital Agreements: Drafting and Negotiation”, April 2012
  • Book Review for The Colorado Lawyer, “Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy and Perspectives”, August 2011
  • Book Review for The Colorado Lawyer, “Private Lawyers and the Public Interest: The Evolving Role of Pro Bono in the Legal Profession”, January 2011
  • Book Review for The Colorado Lawyer, “How to Build and Manage a Family Law Practice”, November 2010
  • Book Review for The Colorado Lawyer, “The 2009 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide: Critical Decisions Made Simple”, January 2010
  • “Helpful Hints for Working under the UCCJEA”, Boulder County Bar Association Newsletter, January 2006