Megan M. Sherr

Megan M. Sherr

303.741.5300  |  info@spalfamilylaw.com

Megan is the President and CEO, as well as a founding shareholder of Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC. She is a seasoned attorney with an extensive background in family law. Megan served as a Deputy District Attorney, where she earned an appointment from District Attorney Bill Ritter to lead a juvenile federal grant program. Through the grant program she managed a team of professionals from multiple agencies and departments.

Megan has extensive legal experience trying cases as well as researching and arguing pre-trial matters, including complex legal motions. Since moving to the private sector, Megan has consistently been named among the country’s top lawyers by organizations that include 5280 Top Lawyer, Family Law, SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Megan has also been chosen as “Barristers Best – Barrister’s Choice”, Best Family Law Lawyer. Her drive, tenacity and compassion have earned her high marks from her clients and peers.

 

Education

  • University of Denver, Juris Doctorate, 1999
  • University of Colorado, Honors Program and Dean’s List
  • University of Colorado, B.A. Communications, Conflict Management, 1996

Experience

  • Shareholder – Gutterman Griffiths, PC
  • Senior Associate Attorney – Gutterman Griffiths, PC
  • Appointee – Juvenile Assessment Incentive Block Grant, Denver District Attorney’s Office
  • Deputy District Attorney – City and County of Denver, Colorado
  • Judicial Law Clerk – Honorable Larry Naves, former Presiding Judge, Denver District Court
  • Paralegal – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison, LLC
  • Community Corrections Professional/Juvenile Assessment Counselor – Boulder County Justice Center

Professional Achievements

  • Barristers Best – Barristers Choice, Best Family Law Lawyer, Law Week, 2020.
  • 5280 Magazine’s Top Lawyers List – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Colorado Super Lawyers – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 201a8, 2019, 2020
  • Top 100 Lawyers: Colorado, Super Lawyers 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Firm awarded one of America’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and Best Lawyers – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Featured in The Denver Post as Super Lawyers Colorado Rising Stars 2013 and Denver’s Best Lawyers 2013
  • Colorado Rising Star, Super Lawyers – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Firm published in The Denver Post as one of “Denver’s Best Law Firms,” March 2012 & 2013
  • Firm featured in Law Week’s “Super Lawyers” Edition, March 2012, 2013 & April 2014
  • Featured in 5280 Magazine as one of Colorado’s Rising Stars, 2012
  • Featured in Law Week‘s “Small Firm Focus,” April 2012
  • National Council of Jewish Women – Business Woman of the Year Award, 2011
  • “Divorce Expert” – Colorado Expression magazine, 2009
  • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
  • Colorado Bar – Admitted in April 2000

Presentations & Publications

  • Contributor: Book: Financial Expert Guide for Family Law Attorneys, published April 2020
  • Speaker: Advanced Family Law Conference, December 2019; Rule 16.2(e)(10)
  • Speaker: Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, November 2019; Parent-Child Interactional Assessments
  • Speaker: 2019 Family Law Update, October 2019; Modification of Parental Responsibilities: Decision Making and Parenting Time
  • Speaker: Colorado Chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, September 2019; Resistant Teens and Parenting Time Orders
  • Speaker: Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Counsel, April 2019; Resistant Teens and Parenting Time Orders
  • Speaker: Family Law Institute, August 2017; The Sworn Financial Statement and How to Effectively Use it in Trial
  • Speaker: Rocky Mountain Paralegals Association (RMPA) on “Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance”, May 2017
  • Speaker: Family Law Institute, August 2016; Income Issues with Child Support and Maintenance
  • Faculty: AICPA Expert Witness Workshop, September 2016
  • Speaker: June 2016 Colorado Family Support Council Conference
  • Speaker: Colorado Family Law Institute on Professionalism, August 2013
  • Co-Chair – Colorado Bar Association, 2009 Family Law Institute Annual Conference

Memberships

  • Member – Colorado Bar Association
  • Member – Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Member – Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas/Elbert County Bar Associations
  • Member – Colorado Judicial Institute
  • Member – Metropolitan Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
  • Member – Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Fellow – Colorado Bar Association

In The News

A helping hand for hard times, Denver Business Journal – August 22, 2014
Megan Sherr in Denver’s Best Lawyers as one of the Best Lawyers in America-March 31, 2013

Megan Sherr in Denver’s Best Lawyers as one of the Best Lawyers in America-March 31, 2013

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