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Sharon Sturges
Director
Office of Dispute Resolution

1300 Broadway
Suite 1200
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 970.250.4918
Email: sasturges970@gmail.com

SHARON A.STURGES

114 N. Boulevard, Suite 205

Gunnison, CO 81230

970-641-7454

sharon@sturgeslaw.org

 

CoreCompetencies

Settlement Negotiation

Mediation Services

Collaborate Law

ProfessionalExperience

Sturges Law and Mediation, LLC (Present)

Sole practitioner offering general legal and litigation services as well as mediation services.  

Daniels &Sturges, LLC – Attorney/Owner(2005 – 2014[GrandJunction, CO])

Responsible for all aspects of civil litigation practice.  Primary focus on representing clients in domesticrelations issues and administrative hearings regarding employment issues.  Actively manage cases includingtrial strategy, pre-trial discovery, motion research and drafting, depositions, witness preparation, settlement negotiations, trials, and appeals.

Younge&Hockensmith, PC – AssociateAttorney (2003 – 2005 [GrandJunction, CO])

Acted as associateresponsible for business and litigation practice focusing on transactional matters, insurance defense,government immunity, probate(guardianships),employment, and domestic relations matters.

SenateBill 94 Director21stJudicial District(1998 – 2002 [HilltopCommunity Services, Inc. GrandJunction, CO])   

Executive and Program Director for non-profit juvenile justice and child welfare organization 

The Resolution Center– Executive Director(1995 – 1998 [Anchorage,AK])

Executive and Program Director for non-profit community mediation center.

Education

 

Master of Public Administration- University of Colorado, Denver, School of Public Affairs (2014)Honors:  Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society (GPA 3.9)

CapstoneProject:  “Twenty-First Judicial District’s Self-Help CenterStudy: CustomerSatisfaction and Needs Assessment ofSelf-RepresentedLitigants

Client:  StateofColorado, Judicial Branch”

 

Juris Doctorate-SaintLouis UniversitySchool ofLaw (1987)

Honors:  Editor (1987) Staff (1986) SaintLouis UniversityHealthLaw Journal

Master of Biology-Kansas State University(1984)

Bachelor ofArts -Washington Universityin Saint Louis (Biology, 1982)

ProfessionalAssociations

Colorado Bar (Reg. No. 35473)

Colorado Bar Association

AmericanBarAssociation

Association ofFamilyand Conciliation Courts

7th J.D. BarAssociation

Access to JusticeCommittee, StateofColorado, Judicial Department, 7th Judicial District

Colorado Youth Corps:  State Board Member

The Mediation Association of Colorado

AdditionalTraining (Non-Continuing Legal Education)

High Risk Victim/OffenderMediation forVictims ofSevereCrimes(Dr. Mark Umbreit)

Public Policy Mediation (CDR)

Levels I & II CollaborativeLaw Training

Colorado Child and Family InvestigatorTraining

CourTools

ICCES/JPOD

RockyMountainLeadership Academy

Practice Areas

  • Animal Related Matters
  • Business
  • Civil Matters
  • Community
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations/Civil Unions
  • Education/School Related
  • Employment Issues
  • Environmental
  • Family Related
  • HOA/Homeowner
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Neighbor Related
  • Probate, Estate & Trust
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative Justice
  • Small Claims
  • Workplace Conflict

Additional Professional Services

  • Licensed Attorney