Kelly K. Robinson
Kelly K. Robinson

Member

Phone: 303.299.8252

Fax: 303.298.0940

krobinson@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Susan Holladay
303.299.8183

Areas of Emphasis

Labor and Employment

Family Law

Litigation, Trials and Appeals

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado School of Law, 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, University of Denver, 1990
Representative Matters

Reported Cases

  • City of Westminster v. Jefferson Center Associates, 958 P.2d 496, (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Burlington Northern R.R. Co. v. Stone Container Corp., 934 P. 2d 496 (Colo. App.1997), cert. denied (1998)
  • Transamerica Premier Ins. Co. v. K &S Construction, 850 F. Supp. 930 (D. Colo. 1994)

Trials

  • CNI Telecommunications v. DISH Network L.L.C., Denver, Colorado, arbitration, March 15-18, 2010 (represented defendant, order pending)
  • Townsdin v. Castle Canyon Friesians, et al., Douglas County District Court, Colorado, bench trial, March 10-14, 2008 (represented plaintiff; plaintiff’s verdict)
  • Gruppo v. FedEx Freight, Inc., United States District Court for the District of Colorado, jury trial, December 17-20, 2007 (represented defendant; defense verdict at close of plaintiff’s case)
  • In re Marriage of Reid/Sherwood, District Court, City and County of Denver, State of Colorado, bench trial, April 23, 2007 (compromise ruling)
  • In re Marriage of Shelton, District Court, Arapahoe County, State of Colorado, bench trial, August 18 & 19, 2006
  • In re Marriage of Paswaters, District Court, Boulder County, State of Colorado, bench trial, February 27-28 & March 13, 2006 (ruling in our favor resulting in total monetary award of over $250,000)
  • Secrest, et al. v. Stillman, et al., District Court, City and County of Denver, State of Colorado, bench trial, May 2-4, 2005 (represented defendants, case settled prior to court ruling)
  • Pacheco v. Colorado Department of Corrections, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, jury trial, January 14-22, 2002 (represented defendant; defense verdict)
  • Lott v. Colorado Department of Corrections, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, jury trial, February 14-16, 2000 (represented defendant; defense verdict at close of plaintiff’s case)
Professional Activities
  • Member, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, 2002-present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Women’s Vision Foundation, 2009-present
  • Member, Board of Directors of Foothills Community Church, 2004-2008
  • Co-Chair, Programs Committee, Colorado Women’s Bar Association, 2004-2006
  • Provide legal counseling at Denver Rescue Mission through Christian Legal Services
  • Member of LCC Programs Committee, Women’s Vision Foundation, 2004-2009
Honors and Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law (2019)
Publications and Presentations

Media

 

Publications

  • Do I Have to Pay for Employees’ Vacation Time? And Other Questions Raised by the Colorado Wage Act
    Denver Business Journal
    October 2004
  • Review Non-Compete Clause Before Making a Hiring Decision
    Denver Business Journal
    May 2004

 

Recent Presentations

  • Class and Collective Actions
    Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference
    May 2018
  • Don’t Be Fooled: Age May Just be a Number, but Age Discrimination is Far Trickier
    Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference
    May 2017
  • An Employer’s Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property: Legal, Contractual, and Practical Solutions
    Sherman & Howard Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference
    May 2017
  • Don’t Be Fooled.  Age May Just Be a Number, but Age Discrimination is Far Trickier
    Sherman & Howard Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Law Conference
    April 2017
  • An Employer’s Guide to Protecting Trade Secrets: Legal, Contractual and Practical Solutions
    Sherman & Howard Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Law Conference
    April 2017
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    Sherman & Howard Lab or & Employment Presentation
    August 2016
  • EEOC’s Enforcement and Litigation Agenda: Pushing the Envelope (And How to Push Back)
    Sherman & Howard Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Seminar
    April 2015