Danielle Davis

Top rated family law attorney in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Burnham Law
Danielle Davis
Burnham Law

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2014

Education: The University of Tulsa College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

Burnham Law

5990 Greenwood Plaza Blvd
Building 2, Suite 110
Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Visit website

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Danielle Davis is the Assistant Managing Partner of Domestic Relations at Burnham Law, an Experienced Litigator, and an Influential Family Law Advocate with an unwavering commitment to helping clients win favorable outcomes in complex family law matters.

A nationally recognized family law strategist, Danielle’s unique talent and insight have generated considerable success both in and out of the courtroom in cases of high-conflict divorce, relocation, child support, complex property division, maintenance, and allocation of parental responsibilities.

Danielle is admitted to practice law in all Colorado state courts, and has been certified in Family Law Advocacy Skills by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and is an active member of the El Paso County Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, and the Colorado Bar Association.

Graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee, Danielle obtained her Juris Doctorate with Highest Honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law with a certificate in Comparative and International Law. She has served as Executive Editor for the Energy Law Journal and the ABA Year in Review: Environment, Energy & Resources Law and held an executive position with the University of Tulsa’s Women’s Law Caucus. Prior to specializing in family law advocacy, Danielle acquired extensive experience in high-level, complex litigation in employment law, personal injury law, and general civil litigation.

 

REVOLUTIONARY INSIGHT

Offering individualized representation for a diverse array of clients, Danielle excels in cases involving unequal power dynamics and re-establishing clients’ rights before the Court. Danielle’s unique insight into family law also lends high-quality services to individuals seeking marital agreements and modification and enforcement of existing domestic relations orders.

 

HONORED LEGAL PRACTICE

Recognized for her success and her impeccable professionalism, Danielle is a five-time winner of AVVO’s Client’s Choice Award, a three-time winner of Super Lawyers’ Rising Star designation (listed among just 2.5% of U.S. attorneys), has received the Best Lawyers’ One to Watch designation twice, and has been named among the Top Ten Colorado Family Law Attorneys by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

 

COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP

Currently based in Burnham Law’s Greenwood Village office, Danielle serves on the Board of Governors for the El Paso County Bar Association, has published articles and conducted seminars on a variety of family law topics, and dedicates her time to mentorship in the family law community. Danielle is passionate about child advocacy and has volunteered with several charities focused on mental health, victim advocacy, and domestic violence.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name change, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2014, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://burnhamlaw.com/team/danielle-davis/

Newsletters:
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2015
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma 2015
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2019
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Oklahoma, 2015
  • Colorado, 2014
  • Denver Bar Association, 2014
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2015
  • American Bar Association, 2014
  • Colorado Bar Association, 2014
Honors/Awards:
  • Top Ten Family Law Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Awarded to the student who wrote the most promising and well-developed comment for publication in Energy Law Journal for each year., Outstanding Student Comment, Energy Law Journal, 2012
  • In 2012, Fellers Snider launched a scholarship program centered on diversity and inclusion in the field of law. The scholarship recognizes students who are academically successful and community oriented, and who show a passion for diversity and inclusion., Fellers Snider Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, Fellers Snider, 2013
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Intl Energy & Nat. Resource, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Contracts, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class., Excellence for the Future Award - Professional Responsibility, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 2013
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 6 divisions consisting of Criminal, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Elder, and Family Law. The American Institute of Legal Counsel compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. This is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney; Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating., 10 Best Family Law Attorneys - Colorado, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
  • Reflecting consistent high Client Satisfaction as demonstrated through Client reviews on Avvo.com., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • This project was disseminated at the University of Tulsa 11th Annual Student Research Colloquium and the 2008 University of Tulsa Conference on Women's Studies.  The project involved two years of field research, including conducting weekly women's support groups at the local homeless shelter, surveys of the homeless population, volunteer work at multiple homeless shelters and services organizations for the mentally ill and homeless population of Tulsa, and application of sociologica and anthropological research tools.  Ultimately revealed a high co-morbidity of mental health conditions, traumatic experience, domestic violence, and recurring homelessness., Author, The Impossible Choice; An Analysis of Trauma and Homelessness, Tulsa Undergraduate Research Program, Local Homeless Shelters, Local Mental Health Facilities, And Local Sociological Organizations, 2007
  • The Impossible Choice; An Analysis of Trauma and Homelessness, presented at The University of Tulsa 11th Annual Research Colloquium, 2007 
  • Land in the Second Decade: The Evolution of Indigenous Property Rights and the Energy Industry in the United States and Brazil, 34 Energy Law Journal 667, 2013
  • This article focuses on the global development of indigenous property rights and cooperation between the energy industry and indigenous populations in Brazil and the United States. Topics discussed include global shifts in policy, liability, and litigation against the energy industry and also discusses concepts related to property, mineral rights, and state ownership interests., Author, Land in the Second Decade: The Evolution of Indigenous Property Rights and the Energy Industry in the United States and Brazil, Energy Law Journal, Energy, Oil, Gas, International, Property, Indigenous Rights, Energy Production, 2013
Educational Background:
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Family Law Advocacy Skills. Intensive 55 hour practical course to develop trial skills related to family law cases and courtroom performance., 2016
  • University of Tennessee, Bachelor’s Degree, Anthropology
  • CFI/PRE and Attorney Boot Camp: Developing Your Skills in the Courtroom. 8 Hour practical course involving direct and cross examination of experts related to family law cases in Colorado., 2018
  • Building Trial Skills: Rocky Mountain Program; National Institute for Trial Advocacy. 55 hour intensive training bootcamp and practicum for trial advocacy skills in civil matters., 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Anthropology Undergraduate Anthropology Association, Treasurer Forensic Anthropology Center, Volunteer Graduate Forensic Anthropology Research Assistant , 2011
  • Juris Doctorate, Highest Honors Certificate in International and Comparative Law Energy Law Journal, Executive Notes and Comments Editor ABA Year in Review, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law, Executive Articles Editor Women's Law Caucus, Treasurer CALI Excellence for the Future Award Winner: Contracts, Professional Responsibility, International Energy and Natural Resources Law Fellers Snider Diversity and Inclusion Scholar, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer for Denver Bar Association Legal Clinic - Denver Family Ask-A-Lawyer: Provided free legal guidance to indigent family law litigants., 2016
  • Quarterly blood donor for Bonfils Blood Center., 2018
  • Quarterly blood donor for Bonfils Blood Center., 2017
  • Volunteer for Tulsa Animal Welfare - Delivery driver for Meals on Wheels for Pets., 2014
  • Volunteer for Community Food Bank of Oklahoma., 2014
  • Volunteer for Meador's Masters Foundation benefitting Support-A-Soldier and military families and veterans in need., 2019
  • Volunteer for Meador's Masters Foundation benefitting the American Heart Association., 2018
Representative Clients:
  • Dissolution of Marriage w/ Children, Protection Orders, Severe Health Concerns, and Criminal Proceedings. Case involving multiple serious medical conditions, including schizophrenic opposing party, and requiring the involvement of law enforcement, protection orders, and complex efforts to de-escalate litigation. Represented Client through initial divorce, protection orders, contempt and enforcement actions, seeking Clerk signatures in lieu of opposing party signatures, and sale of marital property. Required close coordination with local law enforcement, District Attorney, and victim advocate group., 2019
  • Relocation. Originally non-custodial parent received sole parenting time and decision-making authority for child, and was allowed to move out of state with child, after having not been allowed to see the child for nearly 3 years by other parent without cause., 2018
  • Abduction Prevention - Return of Children to State of Colorado. Minor children retrieved from out-of-state and returned to the state of Colorado within 7 days after abduction by non-custodial parent., 2017
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Notary Public., 2019
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Building Trial Skills: Rocky Mountain Program. Certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Skills., 2019
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Family Law Advocacy Skills. Certified by National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Family Law Advocacy Skills., 2016

Office location for Danielle Davis

5990 Greenwood Plaza Blvd
Building 2, Suite 110
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 888-521-9017

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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