Leta Brandes

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Experience: 14 years
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About Leta Brandes

Ms. Brandes owned and operated a private law firm for eleven years focusing in family and juvenile law. Ms. Brandes and team enjoyed helping countless children and families improve their lives.

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • ColoradoSince 2004

Professional Experience

  • Senior Attorney Brandes & Associates, P.C. Current Ms. Brandes and Team, were awarded with the 2010 Attorney,Guardian ad Litem of the year for the State of Colorado by the CASA organization. Ms. Brandes was also awarded the 2005 Guardian ad Litem of the year award for Adams County by the CASA organization. Ms. Brandes, President of Brandes & Associates, P.C., has been on the best practice committee for the 17th Judicial District since 2008. She was on the domestic violence benchbook committee, where she wrote a substantial portion of the dependency and neglect juvenile portion of the domestic violence benchbook, which will be published in the near future by the Colorado Bar Association. Ms. Brandes' legal practice areas include the following: 1) family law; such as, dissolution of marriage, custody issues, and child support; 2) child issues; such as, guardian ad litem, juvenile delinquency, adoption, and foster parent representation; and 3) probate; such as, estate planning and guardianships. Furthermore, Ms. Brandes is licensed by the State of Colorado as a court appointed guardian ad litem for the 17th Judicial District. As a guardian ad litem, Ms. Brandes represents the best interests of abused and neglected children. Ms. Brandes has extensive experience working in child protection cases. Education: Regis University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Graduated cum laude University of Denver, Juris Doctorate Professional Associations:: Colorado Bar Association Family Bar Association National Association of Child Advocacy Historical Background: Prior to working in the legal profession, Ms. Brandes began her tenure with the City of San Jose, California in 1986. Ms. Brandes worked hard to support the renovation and promotion of downtown San Jose by working with the City of San Jose Redevelopment Agency and the Office of Cultural Affairs. In 1991, Ms. Brandes transitioned into the private sector in business administration prior to working in the legal profession. Ms. Brandes has since dedicated her career to the practice of the law and representing the best interests of children and families.

Education

  • University of Colorado - Denver J.D. | Juris Doctorate

Awards

  • Client's Choice award for Family and Juvenile law Avvo 2015
  • Attorney Guardian ad Litem of the Year State of Colorado CASA 2010
  • Attorney Guardian ad Litem of the Year for 17th Judicial District CASA 2005

Professional Association

  • Colorado State Bar #673952 Member 2004 - Current

Address

Brandes & Associates, P.C.
PO Box 88426 Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80908 USA

Telephone: (720) 341-2143
Fax:

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