Patricia S. Bellac

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Boulder, CO

Patricia S. Bellac Law Firm, LLC
 | 4845 Pearl East Circle, Suite 101, Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: 303-442-5111
Fax: 303-417-6381
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Employee Benefits (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

 Since 1999, Ms. Bellac has owned and managed Patricia S. Bellac Law Firm (PSB Law), which has recently expanded to include four employees. Emphasizing excellence in employment and business law, she brings an extraordinary amount of compassion into her work and experiences joy in helping clients through difficult situations. She has represented thousands of individuals and business and brings an unbiased and unique perspective to her practice. Ms. Bellac practices in the Colorado district and appellate courts and before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and her practice includes a wide variety of business transactions and counseling of employees and employers. She is dedicated to mentoring younger attorneys, improving those attorneys as practitioners and to benefitting the legal and local communities.

From 2013 through 2019, Ms. Bellac was recognized by her peers as AV-Pre-Eminent, under Martindale and Lawyers.com rating system. In addition to being AV rated and recognized as a Colorado Super Lawyer, Ms. Bellac has been named to Marquis Who’s Who (in American Law and in the World), to National Advocates’ Top 100, and to other, similar, organizations.

Ms. Bellac is active in the Colorado and Boulder County Bar Associations, serving as a co-chair of the BCBA Labor and Employment group for many years. She maintains her New Jersey bar license and is active in other industry groups including the Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers’ Association. She has lectured before these organizations, and the local Chamber of Commerce. Recent publications include a May 2018 article in the Boulder County Bar Association Newsletter, Consequences of Independent Contractor Misclassification, appearing on page 1, and Changes To Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Law –Evolution And Comparison To Federal Discrimination Protections, in the Boulder County Bar Association’s March 2015 newsletter. In addition, she publishes a blog at www.psblawfirm-blog.com.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (40%)

Employee Benefits (40%)

Business/Corporate (20%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2020

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About Patricia Bellac

Admitted: 1993, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.psblawfirm.com/About/Patricia-S-Bellac.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • In addition to recognition by Colorado Superlawyers, Ms. Bellac has been rated AV Pre-Eminent by Martindale and Lawyers.com, is a National Advocates' Top 100, and is named in Marquis' Who's Who in American Law and the World.  She has been nominated for a lifetime acheivement award by that organization, and has top tier ratings on a variety of other websites, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers' Association, Member
  • Local Chamber of Commerce
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Co-Chair
  • Colorado and New Jersey state courts, United States District Court
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • New Jersey
  • Colorado
  • Co-Chair, Member and featured speaker, Colorado and Boulder County Bar Associations.  Author, Book Chapter, Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, CLE in Colorado (2008 & 2010, and 2011, Chapter 4, the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act), 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Bellac is a leader in local bar associations and mentors young attorneys.  She accepts pro bono cases from Colorado Legal Services; Reduced fee panel, Boulder County Bar Association; Boulder County Aids Project., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Chapter 4, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, published in 2008 and edited and republished in 2010 and 2011., Author, The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, CLE in Colorado, Inc. , 2018
  • Overview and explanation of Colorado independent contractor law, Author, Consequences of Independent Contractor Misclassification, Boulder County Bar Association Newsletter, Health Services, Professional, Technology, 2018
  • Article summarizing legal distinctions between employees and independent contractors under Colorado law., The Legal Advantages of Employment, Colorado Bar Association Newsletter

Transactions:

  • Ms. Bellac is passionate about helping business owners in buying and selling businesses and provides efficient and regular services in these areas.  , 2018

Representative Clients:

  • Businesses, executives and employees of all varieties have enjoyed PSB Law's high quality services.  Here are some of their comments: I hired Patricia to advise me on several business issues. She is a terrific attorney and creative problem solver who brings a pragmatic business approach to her clients.  ..... Ms. Bellac is a true advocate for people who are being treated badly by their disability insurers. She fought every step of the way for me. I was especially impressed with her ability to be professional and hard-hitting at the same time. Her knowledge of the issues, her compassion, and her advocacy were invaluable. Best of all, she was honest and trustworthy, and I recommend her to anyone fighting for their disability benefits.", 2018
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Office Location for Patricia S. Bellac

4845 Pearl East Circle, Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301

Phone: 303-442-5111

Fax: 303-417-6381

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Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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