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Sean P. Paris

Sean P. Paris
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Lakewood, CO





Sean P. Paris
Sean P. Paris focuses his law practice on family law, to include divorce, child custody and support, maintenance/alimony and post-decree modifications. We offer comprehensive legal solutions to meet the needs of businesses and individuals. Pearson & Paris is known for outstanding service to our clients and for our proven ability to solve even the most complex problems.

Sean Paris is known for providing outstanding service to his clients and for his proven ability to solve even the most complex problems.  Mr. Paris practices in the areas of family law, commercial litigation, real estate disputes and criminal defense. He also practices in the area of estate administration and probate law.

Mr. Paris serves the greater Louisville metro area to include Oldham County. Indeed, he hails from Louisville where he graduated from Ballard High School. He earned a degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisville in 1993 and he attended the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in northern Kentucky where he earned his law degree in 1996. Mr. Paris now calls La Grange his hometown. Mr. Paris is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Colorado and he brings well over 20 years of trial experience to any litigation matter.

Having practiced since 1996, and with a long track record of success across the firm, he has successfully handled many difficult cases across the legal spectrum and has taken scores of cases to trial.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Annulment, Divorce And Legal Separation
  • Appeals
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Maintenance – Alimony
  • Post Decree Modification
  • Prenuptial and post-marital agreements
  • Unbundled Legal Services
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Administration
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • Kentucky, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 05/1996
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.S. - 05/1993
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Police Administration

Published Works

  • Contributing Columnist for a Legal Column, Park County Flume newspaper

Representative Cases

  • Oilman International, FZCO v. Marvin Neer, et al., 2011 WL 3366419, 2011, United States District Court - District of Colorado
  • People v. Greer, 262 P.3d 920, 2011, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • In re People v. Spykstra, 234 P.3d 662, 2009, Colorado Supreme Court
  • Jenkins, et al. v. Haymore, et al., 208 P.3d 265, 2007, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • People v. Matheny, 47 P.3d 27, 2002, Colorado Supreme Court

Representative Clients

  • Bailey towing, LLC
  • Global Drilling Solutions, Inc.
  • Hartsel Fire Protection District
  • Oilman International
  • United States Welding, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition Presented by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III
  • Commendation - Park County Sheriff - Operation "I Luv U Guys"
  • Martindale-Hubbell Top AV rating
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Criminal Defense, National Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, 09/1997 to Present
  • Jefferson County (1st J.D.) Bar Association, 06/2009 to Present
  • Colorado Special District Association, Associate member, 06/2011 to Present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, 11/2006 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Pearson, Horowitz, & Burnett, P.C.
  • Park County District Attorney's Office, Senior Prosecutor

Pro Bono Activities

  • Secretary, Elk Creek Field Foundation, a Colorado non-profit corporation, 09/2014 to Present
  • Commissioner, 1st Judicial District, Judicial Performance Commission, 09/2015 to Present
  • Trustee, Board of Trustees of the First Judicial District Bar Association, 07/2016 to Present


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