Leslie C. Hansen

Top rated family law attorney in Lone Tree, Colorado

Griffiths Law PC
Leslie C. Hansen
Griffiths Law PC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 1984

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Griffiths Law PC

10375 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124 Visit website


As a Shareholder at Griffiths Law, Leslie C. Hansen handles family law matters for clients in Colorado. Her practice focus includes divorce, custody and parenting rights, child support, spousal maintenance or alimony, complex property division, mediation services, hidden assets and dissipation, grandparent rights, settlements for nontraditional families/LGBT, and post decree matters including modification of maintenance and/or child support and enforcement actions, such as contempt.

At the beginning of her career, Ms. Hansen worked for the Denver District Attorney’s Office as a deputy district attorney where she gained experienced in a long list of jury trials, including first-degree murder cases. As the Assistant District Attorney for the 18th Judicial District, she also presented and selected cases to the county and district grand juries. Ms. Hansen also has experience working in the drug court, the mental health court and the Community Corrections Board as a representative of the district attorney's office.

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Ms. Hansen obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1980. She then graduated with her Juris Doctor in 1984 from the Sturm College of Law of University of Denver. In 2018, she was first recognized for her efforts in family law by The Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Hansen is admitted to practice in Colorado.

Ms. Hansen is a former board member of the Roxborough Metropolitan District and a former member of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness. A current member of the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and she sits on the board of directors for a non-profit called, the Voices of Victims.  She has also given presentations and published written materials for the New Detectives Academy, the Aurora Police Department and the Citizens Academy of the District Attorney.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Marital property, Same sex family law, Father's rights

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1984, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://www.griffithslawpc.com/attorneys/leslie-hansen/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board of Directors, Voices of Victims, 2005
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Colorado
  • Board Member, Roxborough Metropolitan District, 1997 - 2000
  • Member, Center for Legal Inclusiveness, 2010 - 2012
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Board Member, Community Corrections Board, 18th Judicial District, 2005 - 2012
  • Board Member, Voices of Victims, 2010 - Present
  • Member, Douglas County Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Honors: cum laude, 1980
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Grandparents Rights to Custody & Visitation in Colorado, Feb 19, 2019
  • How Divorced Families May be Affected During the Pandemic, Author, How Divorced Families May be Affected During the Pandemic, Denver Post/Your HUB, 2020
  • The article was published by Colorado Biz Daily on their website., Author, What You Need to Know About Family Law and the Financial Effects of COVID-19, Colorado Biz Daily , 2020
  • District Attorney Citizen’s Academy, Anatomy of a Trial, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Aurora Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Elbert County Sheriff’s Office, Littleton Police Department, Greenwood Village Police Department, Englewood Police Department, Parker Police Department, Castle Rock Police Department, Lone Tree Police Department, Elizabeth Police Department, Englewood Police Department, Legislative Update, Criminal Law, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Aurora Police Academy, Search and Seizure and the 4th Amendment, 2010
  • New Detectives Academy, Grand Jury Process, 2010
  • New Detectives Academy, Discovery in Criminal Cases, 2010, 2011
  • , The Best Lawyers in America© Family Law, The Best Lawyers in America©, 2022
  • , 5280 Top Lawyers, Family Law, 5280 Magazine, 2022
  • , Super Lawyer, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2019, Super Lawyer, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2019
  • , 10 out of 10 Rating, AVVO, 2021
  • , Professionalism Award, Douglas Elbert Bar Association , 2019
  • , Best Lawyer-Family Law, Best Lawyers in America©, 2021
  • , Best Lawyer-Family Law, Best Lawyers in America©, 2020
  • , Best Lawyer-Family Law, Best Lawyers in America©, 2019
  • , Super Lawyer, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Super Lawyer, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyer-Family Law, Best Lawyer-Family Law, Best Lawyers in America, 2018

Office location for Leslie C. Hansen

10375 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Phone: 720-773-6459


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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