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Megan M. Sherr

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 Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Megan M. Sherr is a founding partner with Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC law firm in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and she serves as the firm's President and CEO. Nationally recognized as among the pre-eminent lawyers in her region as well as the entire country, Ms. Sherr provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across her region who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

A former Deputy District Attorney, Ms. Sherr has extensive trial experience. However, she is also well-versed in mediation and negotiations, and she strives to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable resolutions in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, she has earned consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America, and she has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Moreover, Ms. Sherr has received designation as among the Top Family Law Lawyers in 5280 Magazine for years 2016-2021, was voted Barrister's Best - Barristers Choice, Best Family Law Lawyer, Law Week 2020, and Colorado Expression Magazine voted her a "Divorce Expert" in 2009. She has also received many other top rankings, honors, awards, and endorsements from her peers along with countless highly favorable testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 1996 honors graduate of the University of Colorado, Ms. Sherr obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 1999. She has published articles and contributed to reference texts regarding family law. Ms. Sherr has given many lectures/presentations and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety family law related legal topics.

Ms. Sherr is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, as well as the Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas-Elbert County Bar Associations. She is also a member of the Colorado Judicial Institute, the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

Articles about Megan M. Sherr appearing in Super Lawyers

About Megan M. Sherr

First Admitted: 2000, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.spalfamilylaw.com/professionals/megan-m-sherr/

Honors/Awards

  • , Best Law Firm 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, U.S. News / Best Lawyers
  • , Best Lawyers in America – 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, U.S. News / Best Lawyer
  • Top Lawyer in Family Law 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 5280 Magazine
  • , Featured in 5280 Magazine as one of Colorado’s Rising Stars, 2012, 5280 Magazine
  • , Colorado Super Lawyers – 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, Colorado Super Lawyers
  • , Top 50 Women Lawyers 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, Colorado Super Lawyers
  • , Top 100 Lawyers: Colorado, Super Lawyers 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, Colorado Super Lawyers
  • , Colorado Rising Star, Super Lawyers – 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, Colorado Super Lawyers
  • , Barristers Best – Barristers Choice, Best Family Law Lawyer, Law Week, 2020, Barristers Best
  • , Denver’s Best Lawyers 2013, Denver’s Best Lawyers
  • , Featured in Law Week‘s “Small Firm Focus,” April 2012, Law Week
  • , National Council of Jewish Women – Business Woman of the Year Award, 2011, National Council of Jewish Women
  • , “Divorce Expert” – Colorado Expression magazine, 2009, Colorado Expression magazine
  • , AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, Martindale-Hubbell®

Educational Background

  • University of Colorado, Honors Program and Dean’s List
  • University of Colorado, B.A. Communications, Conflict Management, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Colorado Bar – Admitted in April 2000, 2000
  • Fellow – Colorado Bar Association
  • Member – Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Member – Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
  • Member – Colorado Judicial Institute
  • Member – Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas/Elbert County Bar Associations
  • Member – Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Member – Colorado Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Contributor: Book: Financial Expert Guide for Family Law Attorneys, published April 2020, Contributor, Book: Financial Expert Guide for Family Law Attorneys, 2020
  • Speaker: 2019 Family Law Update, October 2019; Modification of Parental Responsibilities: Decision Making and Parenting Time, Speaker, Family Law Update, 2019
  • Speaker: Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, April 2019; Resistant Teens and Parenting Time Orders, Speaker, Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, 2019
  • Speaker: Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, November 2019; Parent-Child Interactional Assessments, Speaker, Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, 2019
  • Speaker: Advanced Family Law Conference, December 2019; Rule 16.2(e)(10), Speaker, Advanced Family Law Conference, 2019
  • On September 17, 2019 I presented at the COAFCC Dinner Event.  I spoke about Resistant Teens; Parenting Time Orders, Presenter, Resistant Teens; Parenting Time Orders, COAFCC, Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Speaker: Rocky Mountain Paralegals Association (RMPA) on “Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance”, May 2017, Speaker, Rocky Mountain Paralegals Association (RMPA), 2017
  • Speaker for RMPA on "Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance, Speaker, Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance, RMPA, 2017
  • Speaker: Family Law Institute, August 2017; The Sworn Financial Statement and How to Effectively Use it in Trial, Speaker, Family Law Institute Annual Conference, 2017
  • Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance, Speaker, MDIC, 2017
  • Speaker: June 2016 Colorado Family Support Council Conference, Speaker, Colorado Family Support Council Conference, 2016
  • Speaker: Family Law Institute, August 2016; Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance, Speaker, Family Law Institute Annual Conference, 2016
  • Topic – “Mediation”, Speaker, Colorado Support Council Conference, 2016
  • 2016 AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop, Faculty/Instructor, AICPA, 2016
  • Topic – “Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance”, Faculty/Speaker, Family Law Institute, 2016
  • Speaker: Colorado Family Law Institute on Professionalism, Speaker, Colorado Family Law Institute on Professionalism, 2013
  • Presenter at the annual Colorado Family Law Institute on Professionalism, August 2013, Presenter, Professionalism, Family Law Institute, Family Law Attorneys, 2013
  • Co-Chair – Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Institute Annual Conference, Co-Chair, Co-Chair – Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Institute Annual Conference, 2009
  • MDIC-Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance, Speaker, MDIC
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Office Location for Megan M. Sherr

5299 DTC Boulevard
Suite 430
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-741-5300

Fax: 303-741-2797

Last Updated: 10/7/2021

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