Lucy H. Deakins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Dunsing & Deakins, LLC
 | 1776 S. Jackson St, Suite 1107
Denver, CO 80210
Phone: 303-758-8981
Fax: 303-758-1639
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015, 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Appellate (30%)
Attorney Profile

Lucy H. Deakins is a member of Dunsing & Deakins, LLC. Based in Denver, Colorado, she assists clients throughout the metropolitan area as well as in Vail, Avon and Beaver Creek with a variety of matters. In her family law practice, she represents people who are going through a divorce and need help with issues such as property division, alimony, child support, and child custody and visitation. Ms. Deakins also represents local business owners with entity formation, breach of contract disputes and day-to-day matters. In this regard, she draws on several years of experience at the Denver office of one of the world's largest law firms, where she handled complex commercial litigation. In 2014, she was named to the Denver Business Journal's annual list of Top Women in Energy.

Ms. Deakins received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Harvard University in 1994. She then embarked on a career as an actress and had, among other credits, a recurring role in the acclaimed television series "Law & Order." Ms. Deakins subsequently decided to pursue a legal education and in 2004 enrolled at the University of Washington School of Law. While there, she served as the managing editor of the Washington Law Review.

Ms. Deakins was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2007 and upon graduation was admitted to the Order of the Coif. Admitted to practice in Colorado and New York, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 10th and Federal Circuits.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (30%)

Family Law (40%): Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Appellate (30%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015, 2018

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About Lucy Deakins

Admitted: 2009, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.dunsinglaw.com/about-the-team/lucy-deakins

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Woman in Energy, Denver Business Journal & Women in Energy, 2014
  • Colorado Rising Star - Energy & Natural Resources, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • Order of the Coif (top 10% of graduating law school class), 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Move to Amend, Law and Research Committee, 2017
  • Women of Wind Energy, Colorado chapter - Leadership Team, 2016
  • Move to Amend, Law and Research Committee, 2016
  • Women of Wind Energy, Colorado chapter - Leadership Team, 2015
  • Women in Sustainable Energy - Advisory Board Member, 2015
  • Move to Amend, Law and Research Committee, 2015
  • Women of Wind Energy, Colorado chapter - Leadership Team, 2014
  • Women in Sustainable Energy - Advisory Board Member, 2014
  • Women in Energy, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Caring Connections, Board Member, 2015
  • Caring Connections, Board Member, 2014
  • Caring Connections, Board Member, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Can They Get There From Here? A Practical Approach to Surface Access for Energy Development, Energy, Energy, 2014
  • Panel Moderator at Women in Sustainable Energy Speakers' Series, February 11, 2014, Panel Moderator, Sustainabillity in the Military: Energy Security and Lessons Learned, 2014
  • Article, Unit Expansion Decisions Are Not 'General Unit Operations' in Federal Units, Western Lands & Energy Newsletter, April, 2013
  • Article, I Didn't say That!: 'No Oral Modification Clauses in Energy Transactions', Western Lands & Energy Newsletter, March, 2011

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Former actress: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0212635/

Educational Background:

  • Harvard University, cum laude, A.B., 1994
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Office Location for Lucy H. Deakins

1776 S. Jackson St
Suite 1107
Denver, CO 80210

Phone: 303-758-8981

Fax: 303-758-1639

 

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Last Updated: 7/30/2018

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