Mechelle Y. Faulk

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Attorney at Law
 | 600 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-299-8384
Fax: 303-298-0940
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Ms. Faulk has focused her practice on ensuring that her clients and their families are taken care of throughout their most important and complex personal matters.  For more than fifteen years, she has provided sophisticated representation to her clients for their divorce, custody and related issues.  Ms. Faulk and her team understand that clients and families are impacted by litigation itself, as well as the result of that litigation.  Therefore, she obtains a thorough understanding of each client’s specific needs, objectives, and facts, and actively strategizes with clients throughout the case.  Ms. Faulk also ensures that each client receives the time and attention necessary to meet the client’s individual needs. 

    Because many of her clients are high-profile individuals, Ms. Faulk and her team are accustomed to addressing privacy concerns as well as working with a team of professionals to protect assets, family wealth, business interests, trust interests, and unique interests.  Ms. Faulk represents clients throughout the state of Colorado including the metro counties of Denver, Boulder, Jefferson, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas.  Ms. Faulk also represents clients in a number of mountain counties including Pitkin, Summit, Eagle and San Miguel.

    Ms. Faulk received a Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2002 and has the expertise within her firm to provide multifaceted guidance on any potential issue that may arise for her clients.

    Ms. Faulk sat on the Judicial Performance Commission for the 18th Judicial District of Colorado.  She is a past President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado.  She was also a member of the Supreme Court Commission for Professionalism in the Legal Profession and is a member of a Legal Dream Team with the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, and the Rhone-Brackett Inn of Court. 

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

    Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017

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    About Mechelle Faulk

    Admitted: 2002, Colorado


    • Law Week Colorado, “Compleat Lawyer”
    • Law & Politics and the publishers of 5280 Magazine, “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer”
    • American Society of Legal Advocates, “Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in the State of Colorado”

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Colfax Community Network, Board of Directors
    • Colorado, 2002
    • Judicial Performance Commission for the 18th Judicial District, Member
    • Colorado Bar Association, Member
    • Public Legal Education Committee of the Colorado Bar Association, Member
    • Stand for Children, Past Team Lead
    • Colfax Community Network, Past Board of Directors
    • Denver Bar Association, Member
    • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training, Member
    • Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence, Dream Team, Team Lead
    • CEC Middle College, Volunteer
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    • Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Member
    • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, Board of Directors and Past President
    • Rhone-Brackett Inn of Court, Barrister Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Dream Team, Team Lead, Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence, 2009
    • Board of Directors, Colfax Community Network
    • Past Team Lead, Stand for Children
    • Volunteer, CEC Middle College

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter, “Divorce Law Guide from A to Z,” National Business Institute, 2010
    • Author, “CFIs and APR Evaluators – Similarities and Differences,” The Colorado Lawyer
    • Presenter, “Family Law Basics,” 2013 Court Orientation Program
    • Interviewee, “A Voice for Diversity,” Lisa Wirthman, Denver Business Journal

    Educational Background:

    • Colorado State University, Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Rhetorical Communication and Technical Journalism, 1999

    Industry Groups

    • Business Owners
    • Complex Financial Circumstances
    • Domestic Issues
    • Family Wealth
    • Intellectual Property Rights
    • Interstate Or International Custody Issues
    • Oil Gas And/or Water Rights
    • Royalties
    • Trusts; High-profile Or Public Figures
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    Office Location for Mechelle Y. Faulk

    600 17th St
    Denver, CO 80202

    Phone: 303-299-8384

    Fax: 303-298-0940

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