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Rachel Kranz Caldwell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Cline | Caldwell
8101 East Prentice Avenue, Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-731-0056
Fax: 720-500-1881
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

In matters of probate, family law, and trusts and estates, Rachel Kranz Caldwell represents clients in Colorado as a founding partner of Cline Caldwell, LLP. Her family law focus includes adoption, paternity actions, custody, appeals, dissolution of marriage actions, domestic relations matters and post-decree proceedings. In cases of trusts and estates, she helps clients set up estate plans and litigate probate matters. For her commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, she has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Caldwell earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in 2008, graduating cum laude. She then moved onto the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she earned a law degree in 2011. While in law school, she was the Law Review’s general editor and represented clients in civil protection orders and landlord-tenant cases as part of the University of Denver Civil Litigation Clinic.

Ms. Caldwell sat on the board of directors for Cocktails for a Cause from 2012 to 2018, raising money and collects donations for charities in Colorado. She is also a member of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Trusts and Estates Bar Association, and the Family Law Bar Association.

In 2016 and 2017, she was named as a client-recommended attorney, and she has volunteered with a local television station to help residents when they have questions related to family law. Ms. Caldwell is admitted to practice in Colorado and has several years of experience helping clients through difficult, emotional times.

* 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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Rachel Kranz Caldwell

First Admitted: 2011, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Family Law Section Executive Council
  • Solo & Small Firm Practice Bar Association, 2019
  • Denver Bar Association, 2011
  • Douglas/Elbert County Bar Association, 2017
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association, 2011
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2011
  • Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, 2016
  • Colorado Bar Foundation, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Cocktails for a Cause
  • Student Attorney for Civil Litigation Clinic, 2009


  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 10
  • Cum Laude in Criminology, University of Florida, 2008
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, 2004

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Prenups, Postnups, and No nups, Presenter, Prenups, Postnups, and No nups, Family Law Section Fall Family Law Update, Family Law, 2020
  • Co-Chair of annual Family Law Basics CLE, Co-Chair, Family Law Basic Skills CLE, Colorado Bar Association CLE, 2022
  • Prenups, Postnups, and No nups, Presenter, Prenups, Postnups, and No nups, Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association, Family Law, 2022
  • Faculty, Family Law Evidence Practicum, Faculty, Family Law Evidence Practicum, 2019
  • Rookie Mistakes that Even the Seasoned Attorney Makes, Presenter, Family Law Institute, 2020
  • Prenups, Postnups, and No nups, Presenter, Family Law Section Fall Family Law Update, 2020
  • General Editor for DU Law Review, General Editor, Denver University Law Review, 2009
  • Presented on Women Owned Businesses at local high school girls conference., Presenter, Shine Summit 2019, 2019
  • Family Law Evidence Praticum Co-Chair, Co-Chair, Family Law Evidence Practicum, 2018
  • Panel Speaker regarding Women in Law at local high school girls conference., Panel Speaker, Shine Summit 2018, 2018
  • What to Do - A Third Party is Paying My Client's Fees, The Colorado Lawyer, 2013
  • Book Review of "Ethical Issues in Family Representation", The Colorado Lawyer, 2012
  • Panel Speaker, Shine Summit 2017, 2017
  • Panel Speaker, Evidence in Family Law, 2017
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Office Location for Rachel Kranz Caldwell

8101 East Prentice Avenue
Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-731-0056

Fax: 720-500-1881

Last Updated: 5/20/2022

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