Kathryn Tolison

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Brighton, CO

Tolison & Williams, Attorneys at Law, LLC
 | 203 Telluride Street, Suite 400
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: 800-331-0745
Fax: 303-500-5155
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kathryn Renee Tolison is a partner and co-owner at Tolison & Williams, Attorneys at Law, LLC, located in Brighton, Colorado. Mrs. Tolison dedicates her law practice to family law litigation, mediation, legal separation actions, dissolution of marriage (divorce) actions, post-decree modification actions, domestic violence, allocation of parental responsibility actions, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and adoptions. Mrs. Tolison also maintains a mediation practice and provides mediation services for attorneys and pro se litigants and is also trained in Collaborative Law.

With a true passion for family law, Mrs. Tolison works closely with her clients to ensure that each one understands his or her legal rights and options and receives the information needed to make sound legal decisions. Mrs. Tolison is also a strong advocate for providing free legal services to underprivileged individuals, as evidenced by the many volunteer activities she has participated in throughout the Denver and Boulder areas. Ms. Tolison is a Volunteer Victim Advocate, providing advocacy to victims of crime for the Brighton and Commerce City Police Departments.  

Ms. Tolison graduated with her B.A. and cum laude honors from the University of Colorado. While earning her J.D. at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, she was a member of the prestigious Phi Delta Phi legal honors fraternity, and she was selected to be a Student Attorney, where she began to develop her passion for domestic law in the Student Law Office.

 

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Focus Areas

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Rising Stars: 2011 - 2018

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About Kathryn Tolison

Admitted: 2006, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.denverfamilylawmatters.com/attorneys/kathryn-r-t...

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Phi Delta Phi-Legal Honors Frat, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2006
  • Top 40 Family Law Lawyer Under 40 in Colorado, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Alpha Pi Eta
  • Recognizing Excellence-Allowing clients to make wise decisions. , 10 Best-Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified to provide Collaborative Law services, 2016
  • Sucessfully completed 40 hour mediation practicum., 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Modifying or Terminating Maintenance Based on Co-Habitation, Colorado Bar Association, 2010
  • Admitted to the practive of law, Colorado, 2006
  • Chairperson Elect, Adams County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2008 - 2011
  • Member, Denver Bar Association, 2010
  • The Colorado Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Adams/Broomfield Bar Association, 2008
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Governing Board, Vice Chair, The Senior Hub, 2011
  • Governing Board, Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL), 2010-2014
  • Gives pro-bono legal services at the Family Tree clinics
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, City of Brighton, 2009 - 2015
  • Participated in drafting efforts and meetings between MVL, the office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, DU and CU Law School, and the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center
  • Member, Executive Committee (Director of Communications), Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Denver Affiliate, 2009 - 2010
  • Volunteer Victim Advocate-Brighton and Commerce City Police Departments, 2018
  • Mentoring and Education Subcommittee, MVL, 2012-2014
  • Serves as a judge for the Adams County and Colorado Regional Mock Trial Competitions

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Modifying or Terminating Maintenance Based on Co-Habitation, Colorado Bar Association, 2010
  • Faculty, Family Law Institute, 2012
  • Speaker-1st Annual 17th Judicial District Senior Law Day, Faculty, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected as 10 Best Under 40 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Selected as one of Colorado's Top Ten Family Law Practitioners by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Selected as one of Colorado's Top Ten Family Law Practitioners by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Selected as one of Colorado's Top Ten Family Law Practitioners by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, B.A. in Communications, Deans List, 1997 - 2000, Chancellors Scholars and Leaders Scholarship 1999 - 2000, Cum Laude, 2000

Comments

  • “Katie is a hands on, problem solver dedicated to her clients' needs.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Kathryn Tolison

203 Telluride Street
Suite 400
Brighton, CO 80601

Phone: 800-331-0745

Fax: 303-500-5155

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Last Updated: 4/30/2019

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