Mechelle Y. Faulk

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
 | 633 17th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-299-8384
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Ms. Faulk has focused her practice on ensuring that her clients and their families are taken care of throughout their most important and complex personal matters.  For more than a decade, she has provided sophisticated representation to her clients for their divorce, custody and related issues.  Ms. Faulk and her team understand that clients and families are impacted by litigation itself, as well as the result of that litigation.  Therefore, she obtains a thorough understanding of each client’s specific needs, objectives, and facts, and actively strategizes with clients throughout the case.  Ms. Faulk also ensures that each client receives the time and attention necessary to meet the client’s individual needs. 

Because many of her clients are high-profile individuals, Ms. Faulk and her team are accustomed to addressing privacy concerns as well as working with a team of professionals to protect assets, family wealth, business interests, trust interests, and unique interests.  Ms. Faulk represents clients throughout the state of Colorado including the metro counties of Denver, Boulder, Jefferson, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas.  Ms. Faulk also represents clients in a number of mountain counties including Pitkin, Summit, Eagle and San Miguel, and has offices in Aspen and Steamboat Springs.

Ms. Faulk received a Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2002.  She is a member at Sherman & Howard, a firm of more than 180 attorneys.  Consequently, Ms. Faulk has the expertise within her firm to provide multifaceted guidance on any potential issue that may arise for her clients.

Ms. Faulk sits on the Judicial Performance Commission for the 18th Judicial District of Colorado.  She is a past President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado.  She also sits on the Supreme Court Commission for Professionalism in the Legal Profession and is a member of Judge Wiley Daniel’s Legal Dream Team, the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Foundation and the Rhone-Brackett Inn of Court. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017

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About Mechelle Faulk

Admitted: 2002, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://shermanhoward.com/attorney/mechelle-y-faulk/

Honors and Awards:

  • American Society of Legal Advocates, “Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in the State of Colorado”
  • Law & Politics and the publishers of 5280 Magazine, “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer”
  • Law Week Colorado, “Compleat Lawyer”

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • CEC Middle College, Volunteer
  • Colfax Community Network, Board of Directors
  • Stand for Children, Past Team Lead
  • Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence, Dream Team, Team Lead
  • Colfax Community Network, Past Board of Directors
  • Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Rhone-Brackett Inn of Court, Barrister Member
  • Public Legal Education Committee of the Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, Board of Directors and Past President
  • Judicial Performance Commission for the 18th Judicial District, Member
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dream Team, Team Lead, Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence, 2009
  • Board of Directors, Colfax Community Network
  • Volunteer, CEC Middle College
  • Past Team Lead, Stand for Children

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter, “Divorce Law Guide from A to Z,” National Business Institute, 2010
  • Interviewee, “A Voice for Diversity,” Lisa Wirthman, Denver Business Journal
  • Presenter, “Family Law Basics,” 2013 Court Orientation Program
  • Author, “CFIs and APR Evaluators – Similarities and Differences,” The Colorado Lawyer

Educational Background:

  • Colorado State University, Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Rhetorical Communication and Technical Journalism, 1999

Industry Groups

  • Business Owners
  • Complex Financial Circumstances
  • Domestic Issues
  • Family Wealth
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Interstate Or International Custody Issues
  • Oil Gas And/or Water Rights
  • Royalties
  • Trusts; High-profile Or Public Figures
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    Office Location for Mechelle Y. Faulk

    633 17th Street
    Suite 3000
    Denver, CO 80202

    Phone: 303-299-8384

     

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