Stella K. Mallinak, Attorney at Law
Stella K. Mallinak graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2016. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis magna cum laude with double major in English literature and psychology in 2013. Mrs. Mallinak has been licensed to practice law in the Tennessee since 2016, in Kentucky since 2017, and in Colorado since 2020.
During law school, Mrs. Mallinak was a member of the Washington University Trial Team, and received nearly 350 hours of trial advocacy instruction from Judge David C. Mason of the 22nd Judicial District in St. Louis, Missouri in preparation for competitions. She received a CALI Certificate of Excellence for her work in the Washington University Children and Family law clinic. During her law school summers, Mrs. Mallinak worked as a law clerk for trial court judges in Nashville and in Franklin, Tennessee.
Following law school, Mrs. Mallinak spent a little over four years at Rogers, Shea, and Spanos in Nashville, Tennessee where most of her cases were in family law. During this time, Mrs. Mallinak gained valuable experience in all aspects of divorce and post-divorce litigation including written discovery, depositions, mediations, motion hearings, trials, and appeals.
Ms. Mallinak is committed to being an active member of the bar. Before moving to Colorado, she served as Co-Chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Sister Cities Committee and as Co-Chair of the Lawyer’s Association for Women Networking Committee. Mrs. Mallinak has presented several continuing legal education seminars including: “Domestic Violence-How it Affects our Children” and “Domestic Law Considerations for LGBT Families.” Mrs. Mallinak is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, and the National LGBT Bar Association.