“Monica is phenomenal! I am extremely grateful for her guidance, support and availability during my legal matter.”
Monica was born in Dallas, Texas but moved to Colorado in 1995 and considers herself a Colorado native. Monica received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Colorado State University in 2008. Following graduation, Monica followed her passion for competitive athletics by coaching youth teams varying in age and skill level. Monica has worked in a legal capacity since 2011, and has held roles as legal assistant, paralegal and senior paralegal with a focus in tax law and family law. Monica is a Certified Notary Public and has extensive experience and knowledge within the family legal field.
Monica is experienced in assisting the attorneys with strategic planning and case management for each legal matter. Monica chooses family law as her focus, as she enjoys working closing with each client to address their specific needs.
What you may not know: Monica enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and their handicap pug. She loves running, snowboarding and traveling to the beach.
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April D. Jones
Attorney and Managing CEO
Patrick G. Barkman
David Ari Collins
Knicky Van Goetz
Keyshla J. Cerrero
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April is very knowledgeable of the law and will not let you down.
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I couldn’t have gotten a better outcome.
April and staff were wonderful.
The firm is professional, positive and grounded in their approach.
The firm is professional, positive and grounded in their approach. Everyone in the office is always willing to help and is extremely flexible, which I can say is valued by a working professional. There has always been open and prompt communication. Hannah ultimately won our case, and she did so by having strong intellect, presentation skills, and a genuine interest in the well-being of both my daughter and I. I will continue to value the relationship and expertise long after the issues are resolved.
April is well prepared and understands the law and court processes and procedures well beyond anything I have experienced, ensuring success.
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