Danielle Davis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Burnham Law
 | 50 S Steele St, Suite 805
Denver, CO 80209
Phone: 888-521-9017
Fax: 303-200-7330
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Danielle Davis is a senior associate with Burnham Law in Denver, Colorado. Serving as manager of the firm's Cherry Creek branch location, Ms. Davis focuses her practice solely on family law. She represents the rights and interests of clients throughout the greater Denver metro region and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious domestic relations issue they need to address.

Certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in family law advocacy skills, Ms. Davis devotes the majority of her practice to litigation, and she has achieved considerable success helping her clients fight to obtain the favorable outcomes they seek for their matters involving child custody and support, complex property division, alimony and other related matters. She also has extensive experience assisting with modifications and enforcements of existing divorce agreements and orders as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Davis has earned a reputation for her passion and unwavering commitment to those she serves. Recognized for her success and her impeccable professionalism, Ms. Davis has received numerous accolades from her peers, including designation from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as being among the Top Ten Family Law Attorneys in Colorado. She has also received "Superb" client ratings on AVVO along with the site's Clients' Choice award.

A 2011 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee, Ms. Davis attended the University of Tulsa College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2014. Along with practicing before all Colorado state courts, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the Northern District of Oklahoma as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

She is an active member of the Denver Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association. Furthermore, she has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of family law topics.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2020

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About Danielle Davis

Admitted: 2014, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.burnhamlaw.com/attorneys/danielle-davis/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Ten Family Law Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Awarded to the student who wrote the most promising and well-developed comment for publication in Energy Law Journal for each year., Outstanding Student Comment, Energy Law Journal, 2012
  • In 2012, Fellers Snider launched a scholarship program centered on diversity and inclusion in the field of law. The scholarship recognizes students who are academically successful and community oriented, and who show a passion for diversity and inclusion., Fellers Snider Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, Fellers Snider, 2013
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Intl Energy & Nat. Resource, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Contracts, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Professional Responsibility, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 6 divisions consisting of Criminal, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Elder, and Family Law. The American Institute of Legal Counsel compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. This is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - Colorado, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Notary Public., 2019
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Building Trial Skills: Rocky Mountain Program. Certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Skills., 2019
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Family Law Advocacy Skills. Certified by National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Family Law Advocacy Skills., 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2015
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma 2015
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2019
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Oklahoma, 2015
  • Colorado, 2014
  • Denver Bar Association, 2014
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2015
  • American Bar Association, 2014
  • Colorado Bar Association, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer for Denver Bar Association Legal Clinic - Denver Family Ask-A-Lawyer: Provided free legal guidance to indigent family law litigants., 2016
  • Quarterly blood donor for Bonfils Blood Center., 2018
  • Quarterly blood donor for Bonfils Blood Center., 2017
  • Volunteer for Tulsa Animal Welfare - Delivery driver for Meals on Wheels for Pets., 2014
  • Volunteer for Community Food Bank of Oklahoma., 2014
  • Volunteer for Meador's Masters Foundation benefitting Support-A-Soldier and military families and veterans in need., 2019
  • Volunteer for Meador's Masters Foundation benefitting the American Heart Association., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • This project was disseminated at the University of Tulsa 11th Annual Student Research Colloquium and the 2008 University of Tulsa Conference on Women's Studies.  The project involved two years of field research, including conducting weekly women's support groups at the local homeless shelter, surveys of the homeless population, volunteer work at multiple homeless shelters and services organizations for the mentally ill and homeless population of Tulsa, and application of sociologica and anthropological research tools.  Ultimately revealed a high co-morbidity of mental health conditions, traumatic experience, domestic violence, and recurring homelessness., Author, The Impossible Choice; An Analysis of Trauma and Homelessness, Tulsa Undergraduate Research Program, And Local Sociological Organizations, Local Homeless Shelters, Local Mental Health Facilities, 2007
  • The Impossible Choice; An Analysis of Trauma and Homelessness, presented at The University of Tulsa 11th Annual Research Colloquium, 2007 
  • Land in the Second Decade: The Evolution of Indigenous Property Rights and the Energy Industry in the United States and Brazil, 34 Energy Law Journal 667, 2013
  • This article focuses on the global development of indigenous property rights and cooperation between the energy industry and indigenous populations in Brazil and the United States. Topics discussed include global shifts in policy, liability, and litigation against the energy industry and also discusses concepts related to property, mineral rights, and state ownership interests., Author, Land in the Second Decade: The Evolution of Indigenous Property Rights and the Energy Industry in the United States and Brazil, Energy Law Journal, Energy, Energy Production, Gas, Indigenous Rights, International, Oil, Property, 2013

Representative Clients:

  • Dissolution of Marriage w/ Children, Protection Orders, Severe Health Concerns, and Criminal Proceedings. Case involving multiple serious medical conditions, including schizophrenic opposing party, and requiring the involvement of law enforcement, protection orders, and complex efforts to de-escalate litigation. Represented Client through initial divorce, protection orders, contempt and enforcement actions, seeking Clerk signatures in lieu of opposing party signatures, and sale of marital property. Required close coordination with local law enforcement, District Attorney, and victim advocate group., 2019
  • Relocation. Originally non-custodial parent received sole parenting time and decision-making authority for child, and was allowed to move out of state with child, after having not been allowed to see the child for nearly 3 years by other parent without cause., 2018
  • Abduction Prevention - Return of Children to State of Colorado. Minor children retrieved from out-of-state and returned to the state of Colorado within 7 days after abduction by non-custodial parent., 2017

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Educational Background:

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Family Law Advocacy Skills. Intensive 55 hour practical course to develop trial skills related to family law cases and courtroom performance., 2016
  • University of Tennessee, Bachelor’s Degree, Anthropology
  • CFI/PRE and Attorney Boot Camp: Developing Your Skills in the Courtroom. 8 Hour practical course involving direct and cross examination of experts related to family law cases in Colorado., 2018
  • Building Trial Skills: Rocky Mountain Program; National Institute for Trial Advocacy. 55 hour intensive training bootcamp and practicum for trial advocacy skills in civil matters., 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Anthropology Undergraduate Anthropology Association, Treasurer Forensic Anthropology Center, Volunteer Graduate Forensic Anthropology Research Assistant , 2011
  • Juris Doctorate, Highest Honors Certificate in International and Comparative Law Energy Law Journal, Executive Notes and Comments Editor ABA Year in Review, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law, Executive Articles Editor Women's Law Caucus, Treasurer CALI Excellence for the Future Award Winner: Contracts, Professional Responsibility, International Energy and Natural Resources Law Fellers Snider Diversity and Inclusion Scholar, 2014
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Office Location for Danielle Davis

50 S Steele St
Suite 805
Denver, CO 80209

Phone: 888-521-9017

Fax: 303-200-7330

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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