Catherine H. Puttmann

Top rated Family Law attorney in Denver, Colorado

Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC
Catherine H. Puttmann
Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2000

Education: University of Houston Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC

7979 East Tufts Ave.
Suite 1650
Denver, CO 80237 Visit website

Details

Attorney Catherine H. Puttmann is a founding shareholder with Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC law firm in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Perennially recognized as one of the top lawyers in the country, Ms. Puttmann focuses her practice exclusively on family law, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Denver metro and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

Early in her legal career, Ms. Puttmann worked as a Deputy District Attorney, where she gained considerable trial experience and handled complex criminal and juvenile cases involving at-risk youth. As such, she brings a unique perspective to her clients as she helps them fully understand their options regarding their divorces or other legal matters, and she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity as well as her unwavering commitment to those she serves.

Although she possesses extensive trial experience, Ms. Puttmann is devoted to helping her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible, and she has deftly handled many negotiations and mediations on behalf of her clients.

A 1994 graduate of the University of Colorado, Ms. Puttmann obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 1997. She is a member of the Douglas-Elbert, Denver and Arapahoe County Bar Associations and the Colorado Bar Association's Family Law Section. She also serves as co-chair for the Colorado Judicial Institute's Family Law Section, and she is a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Collaborative Law Professionals and the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee.

Ms. Puttmann has received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America, along with designation as among the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Colorado. She has received many other accolades and endorsements from her peers, and she has published articles and conducted lectures on a variety of family law topics. She also regularly appears on a local radio talk show, where she offers in-depth legal commentary on divorce and other domestic relations subjects.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2000, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.spalfamilylaw.com/professionals/catherine-h-putt...

Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado, Bachelor of Arts Political Science, 1994
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Catherine has a minium of one pro-bono case at any given time.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • 1999-Present American Bar Association
  • CBA-Family Law Section Executive Board Member 2018-2019 and 2020-Present, 2021
  • Member Douglas/Elbert Bar Association
  • 1999-Present Colorado Bar Association, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author , The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2018
  • Author , Author - Attorney Fees Sec. 23, Bench Bar Book, 2021
  • Co-Author , The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2017
  • The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law. Co-author Chapter 23 "Family Relations" , The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law., 2014
  • The Pratitioner's to Colorado Domestic Relations Law - Chapter Author , The Pratitioner's to Colorado Domestic Relations Law , 2019
  • The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law. Co-author Chapter 23 "Family Relations", The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2012
  • The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law. Co-author Chapter 23 "Family Relations", The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2013
  • 2014 Family Law Institute- Advanced track speaker. "The Spy Who Loves Me: The Impact of Technology and Family Law." Co-presenter with Courtney McConomy , Family Law Institute- Advanced track speaker, 2014
  • The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law. Co-author Chapter 23 "Family Relations" - 2015, The Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, 2015
Honors/Awards:
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  • The firm was awarded by US News and Best Lawyers as one of the Best Law Firms in America for 2020., Best Law Firms, US News and Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Catherine has been awarded one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2022, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Catherine has been awarded one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2021, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Catherine was awarded as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2020, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Best Lawyers , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers , 2019
  • Best Law Firm, U.S. News / Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Best Law Firms, US News and Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Law Firms, US News and Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Best Law Firm , US News and World Report , 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2018

Office location for Catherine H. Puttmann

7979 East Tufts Ave.
Suite 1650
Denver, CO 80237

Phone: 303-741-5300

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Top Lists

Top 50: Women Colorado Super Lawyers: 2021

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