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Emily P. Koekkoek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC
5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 430
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-741-5300
Fax: 303-741-2797
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Emily P. Koekkoek is a family law attorney at Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Serving clients throughout Colorado with their family law concerns, Ms. Koekkoek has over nine years of experience practicing law. She represents clients with matters including divorce, child custody, modification of child support/maintenance/parenting time, adoption proceedings, paternity actions, dependency and neglect cases, and family law appeals.

By providing compassionate counsel to her clients, Ms. Koekkoek helps them with their legal matters with an unwavering commitment and zeal. She customizes strategies for each unique family law case and keeps her clients informed at all times. Ms. Koekkoek is mindful of the sensitive nature of these issues and helps her clients navigate through this difficult time and feel good about their next steps.

Ms. Koekkoek has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the McGill University, majoring in political science and philosophy. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law with a dean’s scholarship. Along with her law degree, Ms. Koekkoek received a certificate in environment and natural resources law. 

Ms. Koekkoek is the recipient of many endorsements and accolades from her peers. She is named to the Ones to Watch list by Best Lawyers, which is based on peer review. Ms. Koekkoek completed the 40 Hour Mediation Training with Judy Mares-Dixon. The law firm Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC is listed among America’s Best Law Firms consistently since 2012.

Highly involved in pro bono activities, Ms. Koekkoek is a volunteer with Project Safeguard, a nonprofit organization that provides justice and safety for victims of gender-based violence. She is also a volunteer attorney with the Metro Volunteer Lawyers by the Denver Bar Association. 

Ms. Koekkoek was a grant recipient of the Peter Moores Foundation Barbados and received a summer stipend from the Friends of Land Air Water, a nonprofit organization that awards law students with stipends to work in environmental law positions. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, the Denver Bar Association and the Arapahoe County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Emily P. Koekkoek

First Admitted: 2012, Colorado

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ebert Bar Association
  • Colorado, 2012
  • Member of the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, 2021
  • Member of the Colorado Bar Association, 2021
  • Member of the Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section, 2021
  • Member of the Denver County Bar Association, 2021
  • Member of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, 2021

Educational Background

  • McGill University, Bachelor of Arts, Major in Political Science and Philosophy, 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Completed 40 Hour Mediation Training Course with Judy Mares-Dixon, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Attorney with Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 2021
  • Volunteer with Project Safeguard, 2021


  • One’s to Watch, Best Lawyers in America, 2022
  • Dean’s Scholarship, University of Oregon Law School, 2009-2012
  • Summer Stipend Recipient, Friends of Land Air Water, 2011
  • Grant Recipient, Peter Moores Foundation Barbados, 2011
  • Best Law Firm, US News and Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is based entirely on peer review and employs the same methodology that has made Best Lawyers the hold standard of legal rankings worldwide. The Ones to Watch recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years, One's to Watch, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • US News and Best Lawyers, 2019
  • US News and Best Lawyers, 2018
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Office Location for Emily P. Koekkoek

5299 DTC Boulevard
Suite 430
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-741-5300

Fax: 303-741-2797

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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