John B. Ciccolella is a sole practitioner in his law firm, Ciccolella Family Law, P.C., Colorado Springs, Colorado. John has a significant practice in custody, including intrastate, interstate, international custody and parental abductions. He specializes in high conflict divorces, including complex property division claims. In addition to his law practice, he is the Municipal Judge for the towns of Palmer Lake and Monument, Colorado.
John is a member of: El Paso County Bar Association and Colorado Bar Associations, 1973-Present; National Association of Counsel for Children, 1978 - Present (Member Board of Directors, 1979-1980, 2005-2013); Colorado Municipal Judges Association, 1975 – Present; ABA Child Custody and Adoption Pro Bono Project Advisory Committee; Office of Colorado’s Child Protection Ombudsman Advisory Committee, 2012 – Present; Colorado Department of Human Services, Child Protection Ombudsman, Rules and Regulations Work Group, 2013.
John is a recipient of the Stephan Cahn Award, Career Achievement in Juvenile Law, National Association of Counsel for Children, 2002; the Seraph Award, Pikes Peak Children’s Advocates, 1987; Special Recognition Single Accomplishment Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Child Advocacy, Pikes Peak Children’s Advocates, 1981.
John is the author of “A Study of Colorado Law and Procedures in Dependency and Neglect Proceedings,” Portland State University, 1979; Editor, “Legal Representation of the Maltreated Child”, National Association of Counsel for Children, 1980.
John has been frequent lecturer for the El Paso Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Professional Education Systems, Inc. and National Association of Counsel for Children. Topics of his presentations included Representing Abused Children, Child Custody, Interstate Custody, Marital Property Division and related divorce issues.
John is listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2013 -2014 and carries an AV Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards with Martindale-Hubbell.
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