John C. Haas

John C. Haas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C.
 | 4582 S Ulster St, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: 303-837-0757
Fax: 303-839-9826
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

John C. Haas is counsel at the prestigious Denver law firm of Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C., widely regarded as the region's top family law firm.  Mr. Haas focuses his practice entirely on assisting clients from the Denver metropolitan and surrounding areas, including the mountain communities, with especially challenging family law matters such as high-asset divorces.

Mr. Haas began his legal career in 1994 after earning his law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  Over his 25+ years of practice, he has built a reputation as a leading family law attorney in the Denver area.  The legal community has long recognized Mr. Haas' abilities, resulting in a number of honors over the course of his career.  He is regularly selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer in family law, holds Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer rating, AV Preeminent, and is rated a "10" by AVVO.  Mr. Haas was a finalist for the Colorado Trial Lawyers' 2003 Case of the Year Award and has been honored by Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver for his pro bono contributions to the community.  Mr. Haas is regularly asked to lecture to fellow family law attorneys on matters affecting clients and their best interests.

Mr. Haas is recognized as a highly valued member of the legal community.  He is a past multi-term member of the Executive Council of the Colorado Bar Association's Family Law Section and a member of a number of other legal associations, including the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Colorado Lawyers Committee and The Denver Bar Association.

(*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.)

About John Haas

Admitted: 1994, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • Ho Thu Thi, et al. v. Le Cuong Kim, et al, Finalist - Case of the Year Award, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, 2003
  • Elected to the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, 2014
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, Order of Omega National Honor Society, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1986
  • Colorado Super Lawyer, Family Law, 2015, 2016
  • "100 Hour Club" award in recognition of performing over 300 hours of pro bono legal services in 1995-96
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver
  • University of Denver College of Law, University of Denver Law Review

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Colorado
  • American Bar Association
  • Family Law Section of Colorado Bar Association Executive Council - Family Law Section 2015-2016  
  • Denver Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trout Unlimited; Children International (sponsor); University of Colorado Golden Buffalo Scholarship Fund and Alumni Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Administrative Law in the Tenth Circuit: 1992," 70 University of Denver Law Review 625 (1993)
  • Adjunct professor, University of Denver College of Law, 1999-2000
  • Spoliation of Evidence: Now What Do I Do?, Presenter, Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2016
  • Annual Case Law Update, Family Law, Presenter, Boulder County Bar Association, 2016
  • Spoliaiton of Evidence, Presenter, Family Law Institute, 2015
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice Directives, Presenter, Colorado Bar Association, Spring Update, 2015
  • Fundamentals of Client Representation - Pleadings, Presenter, Family Law Institute, 2013

Educational Background:

  • 1986, B.S., Finance and Marketing, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Industry Groups

  • Family Law Section - Executive Council Member
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Office Location for John C. Haas

4582 S Ulster St
Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80237

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Last Updated: 11/20/2019

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