David W. Heckenbach

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Heckenbach Malara PC
 | 7400 East Orchard Road, Suite 3025N
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-858-8000
Fax: 303-858-8001
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Dave Heckenbach is a founding partner of Heckenbach Suazo & Dave LLP. He has been a trial lawyer for over 36 years and has achieved the highest possible rating in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: A-V, Preeminent lawyer. Dave devotes his energies to complex financial, custody, and high-conflict cases. He is well known for his courtroom skills and no-nonsense approach. He has conducted well over 1,000 trials and hearings. His reputation as a formidable advocate and litigator makes him a significant asset to clients who need that assistance. He has also been qualified as an expert witness on a number of family law issues and has been appointed as a Special Master in particularly difficult or complex matters. Dave has been named in the Super Lawyers list for five years.  He commands respect with his presence and is well-known and well-received by the many judges before whom he has appeared.  He is a past president of the Douglas/Elbert County Bar Association, was a prosecutor for 12 years and was the Chief Deputy District Attorney in charge of Complex Prosecutions for seven years before leaving for private practice in 1992.  He is best known for his strategic skills and his commanding presence in the court room. 

    Dave has also co-authored a book entitled "The Guide to a Smart Divorce" which can be purchased at Amazon.com in paperback or Kindle format.  Or, you can contact Dave directly to purchase one of the books at a discounted price. 

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 10%Securities Litigation
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Litigation


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    About David Heckenbach

    Admitted: 1979, Colorado

    Professional Webpage: http://htsdlaw.com/lawyers-and-staff/lawyers/david-w-heckenb...


    • Listed in the Denver Social Register and Record since 1993
    • Top Ten Attorneys, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
    • Recipient of the Pacemaker Award
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Lawyer

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Former member of the Executive Council for the Colorado Bar Association's Family Law Section
    • Arapahoe Bar Association, Member
    • United States District Court for District of Colorado, 1979
    • Douglas/Elbert County Bar Association, Member, Past President
    • Denver Bar Association, Member
    • Colorado, 1979
    • Colorado Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1984

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • American Heart Association of Colorado, Past Board Member/Former Chairman of the Board
    • Alzheimer’s Association, Past Board Member
    • Cross and Clef Ministries, Past Board Member, Volunteer
    • Leukemia Benefit Top Fundraiser
    • Toyota Celebrity Ski Challenge, Co-Chairman

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Guide to a Smart Divorce, Co-Author, 2011

    Educational Background:

    • Honors in Psychology (Psi Chi the National Honors Society for Psychology)
    • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1976, cum laude
    • Forensic Sciences Graduate Course Work, New York University Medical School, 1982
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    Office Location for David W. Heckenbach

    7400 East Orchard Road
    Suite 3025N
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Phone: 303-858-8000

    Fax: 303-858-8001

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