Paul J. Maxon

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Boulder, Colorado

The Law Office of Paul Maxon, PC
Paul J. Maxon
The Law Office of Paul Maxon, PC

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2006

Education: University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

The Law Office of Paul Maxon, PC

4450 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303 Visit website


The founder of his eponymous law office in Boulder, Colorado, Paul J. Maxon focuses his practice exclusively on employment law matters, and he is dedicated to protecting and defending the rights of his clients throughout the surrounding area. Admitted to practice before all Colorado state courts since 2006, Mr. Maxon is also admitted to practice in California.

Many of Mr. Maxon’s clients are current, prospective, and former employees who have been the victims of discrimination that is prohibited by various state or federal laws. The cases that he has worked on in this regard have been governed by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Other matters that Mr. Maxon has handled have included the representation of victims of sexual harassment, and his experience has encompassed trade secrets litigation. Mr. Maxon has also prepared and reviewed employment and severance agreements, and he has assisted clients who have been wrongfully terminated or who have faced other forms of prohibited retaliation. Throughout his career, Mr. Maxon has been able to obtain millions of dollars in compensation for his clients through jury verdicts, arbitration awards, and negotiated settlements, and his successful track record has earned him a “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo and other honors from his colleagues.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in 2000, Mr. Maxon pursued his legal education at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 2003. He worked for a Los Angeles-based global law firm before opening his own practice in 2006. Mr. Maxon has lectured and written extensively on topics related to aspects of employment law.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Wrongful Termination

  • 70% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30% Employment & Labor: Employee

First Admitted: 2006, Colorado

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • October, 2018: Ethical Issues in High Profile Cases (presentation), Boulder County Bar Association Employment Law Section January, 2018: Litigating Employment Cases with Rules of the Road (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Association Brown Bag Speaker Series August, 2016: Defending Employer Lawsuits (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Annual Retreat April, 2016: Ethical Issues Regarding Case Publicity (presentation), Colorado Bar Association CLE January-May, 2016: Employment Discrimination Law (course), University of Colorado-Boulder School of Law October, 2015: Defending Employees Against Claims of Trade Secret Theft and Risks of Bringing Unfounded Claims Against Former Employees (presentation), Colorado Bar Association CLE October, 2015: The Colorado Supreme Court’s Decision in Boyer v. HealthGrades (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Association Brown Bag Speaker Series June/July, 2015: The Value of Abuse of Process Claims for Employee-Defendants (article), Trial Talk Magazine September, 2014: Everything They Say is Wrong: Getting Admissions During Depositions (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Association Brown Bag Speaker Series August 2012, Off the Beaten Path: How Can We Blow This Call? (article), New York Daily News August 2011, An Abuse of Process Verdict (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Annual Retreat August 2010, Early Settlement of Employment Cases (presentation), Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Annual Retreat August 2010, Closing the Deal: Techniques and Tactics for Success in Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Claims (panel), Colorado Trial Lawyers Annual Convention June/July, 2010, Comprehensive Settlement Strategy: A Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer’s Guide to Early Settlement (article), Trial Talk Magazine

Office location for Paul J. Maxon

4450 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303

Phone: 303-395-9829


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

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