Katie P. Ahles

Top rated Family Law attorney in Denver, Colorado

Woody Law Firm, LLC
Katie P. Ahles
Woody Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2015

Education: University of Colorado Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

Woody Law Firm, LLC

140 E 19th Ave
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80203 Visit website


Katie P. Ahles has spent the past seven-plus years developing her experience in family law. As a partner at Woody Law, LLC, in Denver, Colorado, she develops strong, personal relationships with the families she works with and does everything in her power to take the stress out of their lives. She offers a full array of legal services involving:

  • Legal separation
  • Parenting time disputes and modifications
  • Child custody and grandparent visitation
  • Dissolution of common law marriage
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Civil protection orders
  • Appeals

A seasoned and capable litigator, Ms. Ahles has successfully handled many complex divorce cases entailing complicated custody disputes, high-value business assets, trust interests and more. She also tries to resolve cases through arbitration, mediation or negotiation when it is in the best interests of her clients. However, when a case must be tried in court, she is prepared to push the case through every step of litigation.

A native of Mammoth Lakes, California, Ms. Ahles majored in psychology and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Tech University in 2012. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015. Katie served as the research editor of the University of Colorado Law Review and received a health law certificate. 

Ms. Ahles finds great reward in volunteering her time and services with legal organizations and nonprofits. She is a part of the Young Lawyers Divisions of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association. She is a volunteer attorney at Metro Volunteer Lawyers and a mentor at  Law School Yes We Can. Furthermore, she holds a Health Law Certificate for contributing her time to the Colorado Health Equity Project.

An efficient speaker and writer, Ms. Ahles presents at several continuing legal education seminars across Colorado and has also authored articles for notable publications. Katie holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo as a result of her excellent client services

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Appeals, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Mediation & Collaborative Law

First Admitted: 2015, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.woodylawllc.com/katie-p-ahles/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, Unbundling Updates: What You Need to Know About Limited Scope Representation, Colorado Bar Association – CLE, October 15, 2021
  • Mastering the Junior Associate/ Senior Paralegal Relationship with Ed Schneider, National Paralegal Reporter, Spring 2018
  • Panelist, Post-Grad Job Search Tips for 3Ls from the Class of 2015, 2016
  • Presenter, Trial Preparation Tricks and Tips for Paralegals, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association, March 12, 2019
  • Presenter, Balancing Act: The Ethics of Zealous Advocacy. Family Law Institute, August 16, 2019
  • Member, University of Colorado Law Review, University of Colorado School of Law, 2013 - 2014
  • Research Editor, University of Colorado School of Law, University of Colorado Law Review, 2014 - 2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2020
  • AVVO rated Superb
  • Health Law Certificate, University of Colorado Law School
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Law School Yes We Can, Volunteer Mentor, 2019 – Present
  • Maria Droste Counseling Center, Young Professionals Board, 2018 – 2019
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers, Volunteer Attorney, 2015 – Present
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Member, Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, 2016 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member, 2015 – Present
Educational Background:
  • Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Psychology, Minor: Legal Studies, 2012

Office location for Katie P. Ahles

140 E 19th Ave
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: 303-968-1711


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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