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J. Matthew DePetro - Attorney

I was born in Omaha, Nebraska and moved to Denver with my family as a teenager. I have lived in the Denver Metropolitan area ever since. After attending the University of Colorado, Boulder, graduating in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, I then attended Creighton University School of Law, receiving a Juris Doctorate. I was admitted to practice law in Colorado in 1983, and have practiced all over the State of Colorado in both State and Federal Court.

For over 30 years, my practice emphasis has been and remains in the areas of family law and criminal defense. I have represented over 1500 individual clients in some of the most complex and difficult cases in both of these practice areas.

I am a past President of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, and a former delegate to the Colorado Bar Association’s Board of Governors. I continue to be active in these bar associations as well as donating time and resources to such organizations as the Turelli Foundation for creative dispute resolutions, the Horizons Summer Program in Denver, and other worthy organizations relating to my community.

"I Love My Lawyer"


Family Law

The firm represents clients in both simple and complex divorce cases.
Domestic relations includes the following areas:
- Dissolution of Marriage
- Legal Separation
- Custody
- Parental Responsibilities
- Child Support
- Asset Division
- Debt Allocation
- Support Orders
- Contempt Proceedings
- Protection Orders
- Mediation
- Separation Agreements

Criminal Defense

The firm represents clients charged with felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic.
The firm represents clients in the following areas of criminal law:
- Domestic Violence
- Felonies
- Misdemeanors
- Traffic
Useful Links:
- Docket Search

Quality Pledge

The law office of J. Matthew DePetro has as its highest priority the goal of meeting each client's service needs with prompt, thorough and quality representation at affordable and reasonable rates.

About The Firm

My practice is dedicated to providing creative, successful and expeditious solutions to client problems, but doing such in a manner that does not waste a client's money or unnecessarily increase a client's costs. Many clients genuinely fear the cost of hiring an attorney more than the legal challenges they face. My efficient representation is achieved by utilizing over 30 years of problem solving experience, accurately predicting case outcomes based upon thousands of hours being in court, and understanding the other party's case as well if not better than opposing counsel.
I am honored to say that my practice is primarily sustained by referrals from very satisfied clients and other attorneys who trust my skills as a litigator and trial attorney, and the superb quality of my work. Moreover, every single one of my clients deals directly with me. They are not pushed off to associates or staff. My clients value the direct access and contact with the actual attorney they hired to help them with their legal needs.

Bottom Line

No matter the size or complexity of the legal challenges you face, I encourage you to contact me to discuss how I can be of service.


5105 DTC Parkway, Suite 475
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

(303) 796-2034

(303) 796-2915

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