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Carl O. Graham

Carl O. Graham

Black & Graham, LLC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Military Law
  • Colorado
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Summary

Carl O. Graham, Colorado Springs, CO Attorney at Law, practices divorce & family law exclusively! I am the former chair of the El Paso County family law section, and the only family law attorney in El Paso County with an Avvo rating of 10.0 Superb. In short, I provide my clients with top tier representation at a mid-level price. If your case ends up at a contested hearing, my 20+ years of litigation experience includes everything from complex multi-million dollar divorces with multiple experts to child support modifications, and every criminal case imaginable from simple drug use up to rape and first degree murder. The key to winning many cases is to settle them without having to enter a courtroom, and my clients have been happy with negotiated resolutions in close to 1000 cases during my career. Some Colorado Springs lawyers may claim to know all types of law - I don't. If you have a CO divorce or family law situation, instead of trying to be a "jack-of-all trades", I devote 100% of my practice to family law. Colorado divorce & family law is all I do. Period. Visit our web site for my full resume, but here’s a quick summary: I was an Army JAG attorney for 8 years, assisting clients in both military family law matters, as well as prosecuting and defending. I’ve been in private practice for over 14 years. I’ve written articles and regularly teach my fellow practitioners throughout the state on complex family law topics. Each month, family law attorneys from all over the state call me with questions, and periodically I also field questions from judges! It doesn’t mean I’ve seen it all, but I have been there and seen most of it.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Military Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $175 Consultation Fee for up to one hour, hourly rate is $345. Reduced consultation fee available for active-duty and retired military personnel. Typical retainers $7500 for divorce, or $4000 for post-decree modifications, or paternity.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Colorado
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Black & Graham, LLC
- Current
Manage the family law practice at a firm with five attorneys and five staff.
Attorney at Law
Carl O. Graham PC
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Practiced family law as sole practitioner for six years, representing clients on every domestic relations issue imaginable.
Attorney at Law
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
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Performed in various legal capacities, including legal assistance, defense counsel, military prosecutor and federal prosecutor. Litigated rape, murder, kidnapping, and many other contested cases.
Education
University of California - Los Angeles
J.D. / Law
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Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Business Associations
University of Southampton (U.K.)
B.S. / Politics & International Studies
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Honors: Upper Second Class Honors Degree
Awards
Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
Bryan S. Gardner
Professional Associations
Member
Colorado State Bar # 30418
- Current
Treasurer
El Paso County Bar Association
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Activities: Treasurer 2010 - Present, Trustee 2008 - 2010, Membership Chair 2006 - 2008, Web Site Chair 2007 - Present
Trustee
El Paso County Bar Association
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Activities: Prior to this, have been web site chair and membership chair since 2005.
Executive Council Member
Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
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Activities: Elected to statewide executive council position in 2008.
Executive Committee
Ben Wendelken American Inn of Court
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Executive Committee Member
Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court
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Chair
El Paso County Bar Association Family Law Section
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Activities: Member of the section since 2000.
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Contact & Map
128 S Tejon St Ste 410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
USA
Telephone: (719) 328-1616
Fax: (719) 630-8495