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Experienced lawyers providing services in many types of cases that can affect Colorado families.

Shaun Pearman

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estates
  • Business Matters
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Education Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

Biography

EXPERIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY:

Shaun is an experienced trial lawyer, having handled domestic, civil, probate, and criminal cases since 1987. He also handles business, corporate, real estate matters and estate planning. His philosophy is to try to resolve a legal problem first by taking a reasonable, fair and economical approach to the case. However, if the opposition is unreasonable or overreaching, he will take the case to trial. The way to win inside and outside the courtroom is to be well prepared, know the law, and accurately assess the facts on both sides of the case. Also, it is essential to fully advise every client as to what the law is, what options are available, and what the risks and benefits of each approach may be.

BACKGROUND:

Shaun is a third generation Coloradoan, has been married since 1986, and is the father of six children. He was admitted to practice law in Colorado on May 21, 1987, and before the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado on February 25, 1988. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and again in 1986 with a Juris Doctor. He attends and is active at Grace Church of Arvada. Shaun is on the board of the Metropolitan Denver Chapter of the Christian Legal Society. His family has been in the metals recycling business since the late 1960's, operating Action Recycling Center and Can Land Recycling Center , as well as operating one of Colorado's oldest feed stores, Wardle Feed & Pet Supply . As a result, he has remained active with the trade group, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries , and its local affiliate, the: Rocky Mountain Chapter, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, monitoring legislation and regulations and working with legislators to protect the recycling industry and to encourage recycling. Because of this expertise, he was interviewed by CBS4 reporter, Jodi Brooks about recycling computer hard drives.  Shaun has been involved in helping to write or amend several Colorado statutes affecting the recycling industry. Shaun is also an active member of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce.

Family Law/Adoption attorney

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • Juris Doctor - 1987
  • University of Denver
    • B.S. - 1982
    • Major: Business Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1998

Classes & Seminars

  • Basic Estate Planning and Probate Overview, Christian Legal Society, Presenter, 2010

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Grace Church of Arvada

Representative Cases

  • People v. District Court, County of Adams, State of Colorado, 1990, Colorado
  • D.P.H. and A.J.B. v. J.L.B. and Concerning A.B., 260 P.3d 320 (Colorado 2011)

Professional Associations

  • Christian Legal Society, President, 2010 to 2014
  • First Judicial District Bar Association, Member
  • Arvada Chamber of Commerce
  • Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Rocky Mountain Chapter
  • Board of the Metropolitan Denver Chapter of the Christian Legal Society

Ancillary Businesses

  • Action Recycling Center
  • Can Land Recycling Center
  • Wardle Feed & Pet Supply

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Thomas N. Scheffel & Associates, Associate Attorney, 1988 to 1999
  • Bergner & Pearman, LLP, 2000 to 2005
  • Pearman Law Firm, P.C., 2005 - Present