Joanne Crebassa is an experienced litigator who has represented both business and individual clients in Colorado since 1998. Her passion is for helping families navigate life-altering legal issues including divorce, legal separation, mediation, complex division of personal and business assets, allocation of parental responsibilities, Child Family Investigations, Parental Responsibilities Evaluations, child support, post-decree modifications, paternity, and domestic violence.
Ms. Crebassa is a highly-skilled trial and appellate attorney as demonstrated in the following representative cases:
In re Marriage of Foss, 30 P.3d 850 (Colo. App. 2001)(Successful appeal on behalf of parent requesting post-decree extrapolation from child support guidelines); Varupa v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office, WL 178316 (August 12, 2004) (NSFP)(Successful workers’ compensation appeal on behalf of injured Muslim employee assaulted by co-worker post-911); Brodeur v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office, 159 P.3d 810 (Colo. App. 2007)(Successful workers’ compensation appeal & oral argument on behalf of employer with remand & attorney fees awarded for frivolous appeal). Moran-Butler v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office, WL 2332097 (July 30, 2009)(Successful workers’ compensation appeal & oral argument on behalf of self-insured hospital concerning whether injured workers’ appeal was ripe); Moran-Butler v. HealthOne/ Spaulding Rehabilitation, Inc., W.C. NO. 4-424-488 (ICAO, August 21, 2009)(Successful workers’ compensation bench verdict on behalf of self-insured hospital involving complex, retroactive calculation of workers’ comp benefits and denial of penalties against hospital client; Payne v. Reasoner, M.D., et. al., Case No. 2007 CV 3110, El Paso District Court, Division 8 (Judge Richard Hall) – Successful medical malpractice jury verdict vs. 3 defendant physicians.