Ronald D. Litvak

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denver, CO

Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C.
 | 4582 S Ulster St, Denver, CO 80237
Phone: 303-951-4506
Fax: 303-839-9826
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Denver, Colorado, law firm of Litvak Litvak Mehrtens & Carlton PC has been in business for nearly 70 years. As the managing shareholder of the firm, Ronald D. Litvak continues his family’s tradition of providing exemplary legal services to clients in a wide range of family law matters. He accepts clients in the Denver metropolitan area and throughout Colorado.

    Mr. Litvak began his career by focusing on a quality education. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in communications in 1979 from Northwestern University, he went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver in 1986. Mr. Litvak is admitted to practice law in Colorado and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

    Throughout his long and distinguished career, Mr. Litvak has had many opportunities to serve in the legal community and particularly enjoys assisting up-and-coming attorneys with honing their skills and knowledge. He is on the leading edge in arguing important family law cases in Colorado’s appellate courts and he has contributed numerous articles to legal publications. Mr. Litvak is a sought-after lecturer at continuing legal education seminars. Mr. Litvak has been included in The Best Lawyers in America continuously since 1995 and 5280 Magazine recognizes him as a Top Lawyer. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has led its Colorado Chapter is a past President.

    Mr. Litvak is an active member of numerous bars and associations, including the American Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association. He has had the opportunity to serve in leadership positions for these associations.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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    About Ronald Litvak

    Admitted: 1987, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: http://www.familyatty.com/rlitvak.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Colorado Super Lawyer, Family Law, since Inception
    • The Best Lawyers in America, 1995-Present
    • One of the Top Ten Lawyers in Colorado, Super Lawyers, 2006
    • "Denver's Top Lawyers," 5280 Magazine, 2015
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 1996-Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Colorado, All Courts
    • CBA, Family Law Section, Member, 1987-Present
    • American Bar Association, Member, 1987-Present
    • Vice-President, Colorado Chapter, 2001-2002
    • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1987-Present
    • Amicus Curiae Committee, Chair, 2000
    • President-Elect, Colorado Chapter, 2002-2003
    • Treasurer, Colorado Chapter, 1999-2000
    • United States District Courts
    • Denver Bar Association, Member, 1987-Present
    • Executive Council, Member, 1994-2003
    • President, Colorado Chapter, 2003-2004
    • Secretary, Colorado Chapter, 2000-2001

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Annual Attorney-Mediator Dialogue Conference, 2002
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Annual Attorney-Mediator Dialogue Conference, 2005-2007
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Boulder County Bar Association, 2003
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Boulder County Bar Association, 2005
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Boulder County Bar Association, 2007
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Boulder County Bar Association, 2010
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Boulder County Bar Association, 2013-2014
    • "The Lighter Side of ‘Therapeutic Jurisprudence’”, State IDC Conference, May 2004
    • "Case Law, Legislative Developments", CBA Annual Survey of Colorado Law Publication, 2000-2014
    • Conference Invitee, ICARA Conference, Washington, DC, December 2003
    • "Rent-a-Judge", Advanced Topics in Family Law, December 2003
    • "Strategies for Working with the Impaired Client (Name That Personality Disorder), with Joan H. McWilliams, Esq. and Dana Cogan, M.D., Lawyers Public Information Foundation, October 2002
    • "Strategies for Working with the Impaired Client (Name That Personality Disorder), with Joan H. McWilliams, Esq. and Dana Cogan, M.D., Family Law Institute, July 2003
    • "Current Update in Case Law and Other Perspectives of Marital Valuations", NACVA State Chapter, September 2002
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Family Law Institute, 1995-2013
    • Editor, Family Law Section Newsletter, 1995-1997
    • "Case Law Update", Office of Child Representatives, University of Denver School of Law, May 2002
    • "Relocation After Ciesluk and Spahmer", Boulder Interdisciplinary Committee, November 2005
    • "Negotiation Skills for Lawyers", CBA, CLE in Colorado, Inc., October 2001
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 1999
    • "Parental Rights and Responsibilities of Grandparents and Third Parties", The Colorado Lawyer, Co-author, May 2001
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2001
    • "Breckenridge Conference on Parental Responsibility", CBA, Moderator, September 2000
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2003
    • "Case Law Update with Focus on Experts", CBA Convention, September 2000
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2005
    • "How to Go From a Solo to a Medium Sized Practice", Solo/Small Practice Symposium, June 2000
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2007
    • "Third Parties, Grandparents and Allocation of Parental Responsibility", CBA, CLE in Colorado, Inc., May 2000
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2009
    • "A Humorous Look at Gender Bias in the Legal System", CO IDC Conference, April 2000
    • Family Law Basic Skills, Program Lecturer, 2011-2014
    • "Family Law Update", Attorney-Mediator Dialogue, April 2000
    • Family Law Advanced Skills, Program Lecturer, 1993-2011
    • Colorado Annual Judge's Conference, Lecturer, 2005
    • "1999 Case Law, Legislative Developments", CBA Annual Survey of Colorado Law Publication, 2000
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Colorado Annual Judge's Conference, Lecturer, 2007
    • "Colorado Law Update and National Trends; an Analytical Approach", American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Colorado, December 1999
    • "Property Issues in Divorce", Colorado Annual Judge's Conference, Lecturer, 2012
    • "Double-Dipping and Excess Earnings", CBA Family Law Conference, April 1999
    • "Business Valuation in Divorce", Colorado Annual Judge's Conference, Lecturer
    • "Domestic Relations Appellate Practice, Pointers to Make Your Appeal More Powerful", CBA, CLE in Colorado, Inc., October 1998
    • "Case Law Update", Colorado Annual Judge's Conference, Lecturer
    • "International Disputes - The Hague Convention", CBA, CLE in Colorado, Inc., May 1998
    • "Colorado Case Law Update", Family Law Section Lunch Presentation, 2001-2012
    • "The Lighter Side of Custody", Colorado Interdisciplinary Committee Conference, Breckenridge, CO, May 2005
    • "Property in Dissolution of Marriage Cases", CBA, CLE in Colorado, April 2005

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In re Marriage of Dureno, 854 P.2d 1352 (Colo.App.), 1992
    • In re Marriage of Redford, 776 P.2d 1149 (Colo.App.), 1989
    • In re Marriage of Peterson, 870 P.2d 630 (Colo.App.), 1994
    • In re Marriage of LeBlanc, 944 P.2d 686 (Colo.App.), 1997
    • Spahmer v. Gullette, 113 P.3d 158 (Colo.), 2005
    • In re Marriage of Bookout, 833 P.2d 800 (Colo.App.), 1991
    • In re Marriage of Sewell, 817 P.2d 594 (Colo.App.), 1991
    • In re the Estate of Burford vs. Burford, 935 P.2d 943 (Colo.App.), 1997
    • In re Marriage of Balanson, 25 P.3d 28 (Colo.), 2001
    • In re Marriage of LeBlanc, 800 P.2d 1384 (Colo.App.), 1990
    • In re Marriage of Ansay, 839 P.2d 527 (Colo.App.), 1992
    • In re Marriage of Oberg, 900 P.2d 1267 (Colo.App.), 1994
    • In re Marriage of Balanson, 996 P.2d 213 (Colo.App.), 1999

    Educational Background:

    • Northwestern University, B.S., Major: Communications, 1979
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    4582 S Ulster St
    Denver, CO 80237

    Phone: 303-951-4506

    Fax: 303-839-9826

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