Carl O. Graham

Carl O. Graham

Black & Graham, LLC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Military Law
  • Colorado
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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
  • 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
  • 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
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
Performed in various legal capacities, including legal assistance, defense counsel, military prosecutor and federal prosecutor. Litigated rape, murder, kidnapping, and many other contested cases.
University of California - Los Angeles
J.D. / Law
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Business Associations
University of Southampton (U.K.)
B.S. / Politics & International Studies
Honors: Upper Second Class Honors Degree
Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
Bryan S. Gardner
Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar # 30418
- Current
El Paso County Bar Association
Activities: Treasurer 2010 - Present, Trustee 2008 - 2010, Membership Chair 2006 - 2008, Web Site Chair 2007 - Present
El Paso County Bar Association
Activities: Prior to this, have been web site chair and membership chair since 2005.
Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
Executive Council Member
Activities: Elected to statewide executive council position in 2008.
Ben Wendelken American Inn of Court
Executive Committee
Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court
Executive Committee Member
El Paso County Bar Association Family Law Section
Activities: Member of the section since 2000.
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Contact & Map
128 S Tejon St Ste 410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Telephone: (719) 328-1616
Fax: (719) 630-8495