Marc J. Kaplan

Top rated Family Law attorney in Denver, Colorado

Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C.
Marc J. Kaplan
Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C.

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate, Professional Liability; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 1984

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023
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Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C.

4601 DTC Boulevard
Suite 1010
Denver, CO 80237 Visit website


As an 18-time Super Lawyers selectee, an AV Preeminent® Rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell®, and an attorney with close to 40 years of experience protecting the rights of his clients, Marc Kaplan has earned a reputation as a skilled strategist and advocate in court.  Marc and his team at Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. have established a strong track record of results-driven legal representation. If you face a serious legal challenge involving civil or domestic trials or appeals, Marc is ready to provide seasoned guidance and advice, and strategically pursue remedies for your protection.

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate, Professional Liability: Plaintiff, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Appeals, Arbitration, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Legal Malpractice, Marital Property, Mediation, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Professional Malpractice - Other

  • 40% Family Law
  • 30% Appellate
  • 20% Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 10% Alternative Dispute Resolution

First Admitted: 1984, Colorado

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • *COLORADO BAR ASSOCIATION-2013 FAMILY LAW INSTITUTE August 10, 2013 The Record on Appeal   *TRIAL TALK publication of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association April/May 2013 issue A Primer on Oral Argument   *COLORADO BAR ASSOCIATION-2017 FAMILY LAW INSTITUTE August 19, 2017 Session 9: “Attorney’s Fees, Liens and Malpractice: Strategies and Ethical Considerations” Co-Author: James Cordes   *NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE – FAMILY LAW FROM START TO FINISH December, 2017 Tax Primer for Family Law Attorneys   *COLORADO BAR ASSOCIATION-2021 FAMILY LAW INSTITUTE August 19, 2021 Appealing at Every Stage Co-Author: Katherine Elana Lum
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Six time member of the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors
  • Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Member of Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Past Member of The Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Past Vice President of The Colorado Bar Association
  • Past Colorado State Delegate to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Master Member of the Thompson G. Marsh Inn of Court
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Past President of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Member of the Colorado Supreme Court Committee on County & District Court Civil Jurisdiction & Access Issues
  • Senior Counsel Member of the American College of Barristers
  • Selected by the American Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • Past selectee for 5290 Magazine's Denver's Top Civil Litigation Attorneys
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Who's Who in America
  • Denver Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 1993
  • Who's Who in American Law
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Pro Bono Award from the Denver Bar Association
  • Board of Directors of the United Citizens of Arapahoe Neighborhoods, 1997
  • Chairman of the Children of Violence Committee for Colorado
Educational Background:
  • Institute of Policy Services and Public Affairs, Duke University, N.C., B.A. in Public Policy Studies with a concentration on communications., 1979
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • State Bar of Colorado, 1984
  • Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy.
  • Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
  • U.S. Federal Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1984
  • State Bar of Montana (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, 1984

Office location for Marc J. Kaplan

4601 DTC Boulevard
Suite 1010
Denver, CO 80237

Phone: 303-302-1829


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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