Maren Skulborstad

Maren Skulborstad

Associate Attorney
Location:
Lakewood, Colorado
Phone:
303-872-4719
888-725-2609 (Toll Free)
502-208-5170
Fax:
303-996-8611
Email:

Ms. Skulborstad joined Pearson & Paris, PC in 2013.  Ms. Skulborstad's primary focus is in family law, divorce, child support, child custody, and post-dissolution matters.  Ms. Skulbostad also practices in the areas of real estate, civil litigation, and personal injury.

Ms. Skulborstad received from Juris Doctorate in 2009.  While in law school, Ms. Skulborstad was a staff editor for the University of Denver Water Law Review and she was published in 2008.  She also engaged in mock trial competitions, interned for two highly regarded family law firms, and represented clients as a student attorney through the University's Criminal Law Clinic.

Ms. Skulborstad received her undergraduate degree at Colorado State University ("CSU") in political science with a minor in Spanish.  Ms. Skulborstad founded CSU"s chapter of the Nationial Political Science Honor Society and she was voted president of the organization.  During her time at CSU, Ms. Skulborstad interned for the Colorado 64th General Assembly and she was awarded a Certificate of Commendation.

Ms. Skulborstad is very passionate about her cases and she sincerely cares for the welfare of her clients.  Ms. Skulborstad has the skill and experience to guide clients through divorce as well as the challenges of complex civil litigation.  She prides herself on professionalism and providing high quality counsel and representation.  She is deeply drawn to the uniqueness of family law, personal injury law, and wills, trust and estates. All of these have a special component that no other type of law has - emotion.  He mission is to protect clients from the often abusive emotions that dominate many cases. She understands how intimidating and overwhelming the legal system can be. She will work to ensure the beginning of a promising new chapter in life.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2013

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Legal separation
  • Post-Decree Modification
  • Common Law Marriage
  • Military Divorce
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Co-habitation Agreements
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Probate
  • Property and Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2009

Education

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - May, 2009
    • Honors: Student Attorney, University's Criminal Law Clinic
    • Law Review: University of Denver Water Law Review, Staff Editor, 2008
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - December, 2004
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Interned for the Colorado 64th General Assembly for Senator Shawn Mitchell
    • Honors: Awarded a Certificate of Commendation
    • Honors: CSU's chapter of the National Political Science Honors Society, Founder
    • Honors: President, National Political Science Honors Society
    • Honors: Political Science Club, Founder
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Spanish

Published Works

  • Colorado Water Law Superconference, University of Denver - Water Law Review, March , 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association - Family Law Section, May 1, 2009 - Present
  • Douglas / Elbert County Bar Association, May 1, 2009 - February 1, 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project, August 1, 2011 - Present
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers, May 1, 2009 - Present
  • Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans, August 1, 2011 - Present

Languages

  • Spanish