James J. Keil , Jr. - James J. Keil, Jr.

James J. Keil , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Jim Keil has practiced law since 1983, representing over 1,700 clients in Divorce and Family Law cases. Jim focuses on the creative and aggressive representation of clients in the litigation, negotiation and settlement of cases including:divorce, parental responsibility of children, child support, property division, maintenance/alimony, attorney fees and paternity. He maintains an active domestic relations appellate practice. Jim is a member of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association,  the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Colorado Municipal Judges Association.  He serves as a part-time municipal court judge. He has lectured and authored articles on various family law topics. Jim is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is a Colorado Super Lawyer,  has a superb rating (10/10) at Avvo.com. and has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers/Law Firms in America by his peers.

Arizona State UniversityBS 1976University of Colorado at BoulderJ.D. 1982
First Judical District Bar AssociationColorado Minicipal Judges AssociationColorado Tiral Lawyers AssociationFamily Law Section, Colorado Bar Association

Case History

In re the Marriage of Chalat, 112 P.3d 47 (Colo. 2005) — The Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the Colorado Court of Appeals holding that post secondary education support is modifiable upon a showing of a substantial and continuing change in circumstances, but overturned the Court of Appeals holding that Mr. Chalat was entitled to a modification of his post secondary educational support obligation, holding that he had failed to establish a substantial and continuing change in circumstances.
In re the Marriage of Chalat, 94 P.3d 1191 (Colo. App. 2004) — The Court of Appeals held that a post secondary educational support agreement entered into by the parties prior to 1991 is modifiable upon a showing of a substantial and continuing change in circumstances.
In re the Marriage of Talbott, 43 P.3d 734 (Colo. App. 2002) — The Court of Appeals held that the three day extension for mailing under C.R.C.P. 6 was applicable to a Motion for Review filed under the Colorado Rules for Magistrates.

Office Location

550 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Suite 260
Lakewood, CO 80226
United States


Practice Areas

Family Law (Child Support, Custody and Other Children’s Issues, Divorce)

Other Information

Gender: Male
Languages:
English