Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Courtney Baldwin is an associate attorney who has focused her legal career on family law. Courtney attended law school in North Carolina where she immediately gravitated towards family law and volunteered her time in a clinic where she assisted attorneys who were assigned to contentious custody cases to advocate for the juveniles involved. Courtney has represented clients in various types of cases including divorce and legal separation, parental responsibility (child custody) actions, child support and spousal support establishment and modifications, post-decree parenting disputes, and common law marriage actions.
Courtney is a strong advocate for her clients and is passionate about helping people navigate through what is often a stressful and overwhelming time in their lives. She realizes that every person is unique, and she makes sure to consider what is most important to each individual client in informing her legal approach. She spends time educating her clients about their options and determining which ones are most closely aligned with their goals. Courtney strives to devise creative solutions to reach settlement agreements to allow her clients to avoid litigation when appropriate. Courtney is also prepared to take cases to trial in order to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.
Courtney is originally from St. Louis and moved to Colorado in 2017. She has enjoyed the mountains and hiking that Colorado has to offer. In her free time, Courtney enjoys cheering on her favorite sports teams, traveling, and spending time with her husband, son, and husky.
Areas of Practice
- 100% Family Law
- Colorado, 2017
- Missouri, 2019
- Juris Doctor: Wake Forest University School of Law
- Bachelor of Arts in History, Minor in Religious Studies: University of the Incarnate Word
- 1st JD Continuing Legal Education Planning Committee, 2022-Present
- Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2017-Present
- Denver County Bar Association, 2017-Present
- Jefferson County Bar Association, 2022-Present
- ”Psychological Parents and Child Support,” Family Law Fall Update, November 4, 2022
- “Admissibility of Evidence at Trial; A Primer on Introducing Key Exhibits,” 1st Judicial District CLE, May 18, 2023
- “Evidence Battle: Practical Application of Evidence Rules and Case Law,” Family Law Institute, August 11, 2023
- ”Psychological Parents and Child Support,” Colorado Lawyer, November, 2022
- “Family Relationships: Allocation of Parental Responsibilities of Others over a Child,” Colorado Senior Law Handbook, 2023
Honors and Awards
- Avvo Client’s Choice Award (2018-Present)
Pro Bono Activities
- Jefferson County Law Day Volunteer
- Ask-an-Attorney Clinic, Jefferson County