Marc C. Patoile 

Marc C. Patoile is a director and shareholder in the firm's litigation practice. Marc represents clients with the confidence and expertise clients desire in seasoned attorneys.

With more than 20 years of courtroom experience, he knows how to bring many time-saving solutions to resolving your case and he has the reputation for effectively arguing your case in court, if it cannot be settled amicably.

Marc Patoile’s practice focuses on complex litigation, where he brings a law and business based education, which includes an M.B.A., together with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, and a diverse range of courtroom experience to these matters. Mr. Patoile has developed a regional reputation as a Douglas County lawyer handling contested hearings in family law and trials in criminal matters.  He receives many referrals from judges, other attorneys, clients and, often times, even from the opposing parties he has faced in court. In addition to divorce and criminal cases, he also practices in Colorado equine law matters.

He has first-chaired over 100 trials to juries and the courts in domestic, criminal and civil matters.  He has also served as a mediator and court-appointed special master (appointed by Douglas County judges), in addition to having a background in collaborative law, which affords him a unique perspective on settling complex matters.  He has written for numerous publications on legal topics and has taught Continuing Legal Education courses to fellow attorneys.

Mr. Patoile is the past President of the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association, where he also served as Vice-President and Treasurer, which is an honor bestowed upon him by the other Douglas County attorneys and judges who elect their peers for these positions. He is not only a member of the Colorado Bar Association, but has served on the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, which was another privilege bestowed upon him by other Denver lawyers and judges.

He has served as an alternate Castle Rock Municipal Court Judge. Mr. Patoile was the prosecuting attorney for several years in Monument, Colorado and has been a Special Prosecutor in Castle Rock and Greenwood Village, Colorado. He has been previously appointed by judges in the federal and local courts to handle a wide variety of trial matters. The firm was chosen as the Best of the Best 2007 and 2012 Law Practice and as the 2008 and 2015-Douglas County’s Finest Attorneys. Mr. Patoile has been chosen as the Best of the Best 2009 Attorney in Douglas County, by the readers of the Douglas County News-Press and the Castle Rock News Press.  He is licensed to practice before all of the courts in Colorado. Marc Patoile has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has been awarded the “10 Best” Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Colorado by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

Mr. Patoile has achieved the highest possible ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: AV-Preeminent Lawyer, the only rating system where attorneys are rated by judges and their peers.  The firm is also AV-Preeminent rated and has the latest technology to assist our clients in efficiently and effectively resolving their cases, while keeping their fees fair.  Mr. Patoile has also received a Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for his Client Review Rating Score of 5.0, the highest score possible.  Mr. Patoile has the highest Avvo rating of 10.0 - Top Attorney.  For a full list of the numerous awards, including Top Lawyers of Denver 2014, bestowed upon Mr. Patoile, click on this link.

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Practice Areas

Family Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Civil / Commercial Litigation
Child Custody
Child Support
Collaborative Law
Criminal Defense & Traffic
Equine Law
Hunting, Fishing & Wildlife Violations
Juvenile Law
Mediation & Arbitration
Parenting Time
Parental Rights

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Marc Patoile - Other Awards - Preeminent Attorney

Highest ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: AV-Preeminent Lawyer

Best of the Best Attorney CCN

Best of the Best Law Practice

Douglas County’s Finest Attorneys

"World's Best Municipal Prosecutor" - Monument Police Department

Phi Alpha Delta

American Jurisprudence Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Highest Avvo rating of 10.0 - Top Attorney

Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for his Client Review Rating Score of 5.0
Douglas County's Finest Attorney
Legal Leaders
Top Lawyers of Denver 2014
2015 Nation’s Top One Percent – National Association of Distinguished Counsel
“10 Best” Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Colorado by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award - National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

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