Richard I. Zuber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Englewood, CO

The Harris Law Firm, P.C.
 | 8310 South Valley Highway, Suite 280
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-720-7667
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As special counsel to The Harris Law Firm Richard I. Zuber is dedicated to representing people across the State of Colorado, including those in Denver and Cherry Creek. He focuses his practice on handling family law cases that involve the following matters: divorce, complex child custody issues, substance abuse issues in divorce, post-decree modifications and property division. Mr. Zuber also represents high net worth professionals going through divorce.

In 1969, Mr. Zuber earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He went on to receive a Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in 1975.For more than 40 years, Mr. Zuber has been helping people navigate difficult situations. He understands that, when it comes to matters such as divorce and property division, everyone in the family can feel the effects of the legal process. Trained in using alternative dispute resolution process such as collaborative law and mediation, Mr. Zuber seeks to resolve issues quickly, amicably and in the most cost-efficient manner. However, he recognizes that some issues will have to go to trial. Mr. Zuber also is a skilled litigator. Nevertheless in cases involving children his ultimate objective rests first with protecting the children from the impact of the dissolution proceeding!  

For his accomplishments, Richard holds an Avvo "Superb" rating; and he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.A published author and frequent guest speaker on intricate family law and property division issues, Mr. Zuber is a former President of the Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a former President of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar, and twice elected President of the Board of Continuing Legal Education of Colorado. He has been designated a Super Lawyer for over 10 years and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 2012. He is also a fellow in the Academy of Collaborative Law Professionals.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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About Richard Zuber

Admitted: 1976, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://[email protected]

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyer Magazine, Super Lawyers Best Lawyers in America,, 2018
  • Included in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Named in Best Lawyers of America 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Publications Named a Super Lawyer for 11 years., Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Avvo, Martindale Hubbell AV rating preeminent
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • Included in Colorado Super Lawyers List, 2006 - 2018
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, US News and World Report, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mares-Dixon Mediation Training, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1979
  • Admission To the Colorado Bar 1976 Admission to the Illinois Bar 1975, 1976
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow/Past President Colo. Chapter, 1998 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1976
  • CLE of Colorado, Past President, 2005 - 2007
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Colorado Chapter, Immediate Past President, 2008 - 2009
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Past Chair/ Executive Council, 2000 - Present, 2018
  • State Bar of Colorado, Continuing Legal Education, Past President and Current Board Member, 2000 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair Elect, 2009 - 2010
  • Minoru Yasui Inn of Court, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1986
  • Illinois, 1975
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member, 1976 - Present
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, "Who Pays the Tax?: The Assignment of Income Doctrine, Code 1041, and Dividing Non-Qualified Pensions", The Colorado Lawyer, 2000
  • Author, "The Prepayment-of-Maintenance Conundrum: Traps for the Unwary", The Colorado Lawyer, 1998
  • Author, "Voluntary Early Retirement as a Factor in Modifying Maintenance", The Colorado Lawyer, 1996
  • Author, "Classifying Income, Rents and Profits form Separate Property", The Colorado Lawyer, 1994
  • Author, "Domestic Eavesdropping and Wiretapping: Admissibility of Intercepted Communications", The Colorado Lawyer, 1992
  • Author, Getting the “Get”: Obtaining a Jewish Divorce in Colorado, The Colorado Lawyer, 1991
  • Frequent Speaker, Family Law and the Implications and Tax Consequences of Divorce
  • "The Prepayment-of-Maintenance Conundrum: Traps for the Unwary", The Colorado Lawyer, July, 1998
  • "Voluntary Early Retirement as a Factor in Modifying Maintenance", The Colorado Lawyer, April, 1996
  • "Revisiting the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, May, 2005
  • "Exploring the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, April, 2001
  • Author, Marital Misconduct or Economic Fault in Contemplation of Divorce, 2012
  • "Domestic Eavesdropping and Wiretapping: Admissibility of Intercepted Communications", The Colorado Lawyer, March, 1992
  • "Getting the 'Get:' Obtaining a Jewish Divorce in Colorado", The Colorado Lawyer, May, 1991
  • Domestic Eavesdropping and Wiretapping and The Admissibility of Intercepted Communications, LEI Snowmass Conference
  • Marital Misconduct or Economic Faultin Contemplation of Divorce, Family Law Institute, 2013
  • Revisiting The Tax Perils of Unallocated Family Support, Family Law Spring Conference, 2013
  • "Dividing The Pets In a Dissolution Proceeding", Family Law Institute, 2014
  • " Marital Misconduct or Economic Faulti In Contemplation of Divorce", The Family Law Newsletter, 2014
  • "Revisiting The Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, 2005
  • "Exploring The Tax Perils of Temporary UnAllocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, 2001
  • “Who Pays The Tax? The Assignment Of Income Doctrine, Code 1041and Dividing Non-Qualified Pensions", The Colorado Lawyer, 2000
  • "The Prepayment of Maintenance Conundrum", The Colorado Lawyer, 1998
  • "Voluntary Early Retirement as a Factor in Modifying Maintenance", The Colorado Lawyer, 1996
  • "Classifying Income, Rents, Profits From Separate Property", The Colorado Lawyer, 1994
  • "Domestic Eavesdropping and Wiretapping :Admissibility of Intercepted Communications", The Colorado Lawyer, 1992
  • "Getting The Get" Obtaining A Jewish Divorce In Colorado", The Colorado Lawyer, 1991
  • "Classifying Income, Rents and Profits from Separate Property", The Colorado Lawyer, June, 1994
  • "Who Pays the Tax?: The Assignment of Income Doctrine, Code 1041, and Dividing Non-Qualified Pensions", The Colorado Lawyer, February, 2000
  • Author, "Exploring the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, 2001
  • Author, "Revisiting the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support", The Colorado Lawyer, 2005

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, History, Bachelor of Arts, 1969
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1977
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Office Location for Richard I. Zuber

8310 South Valley Highway
Suite 280
Englewood, CO 80112

Phone: 303-720-7667

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Last Updated: 11/11/2019

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