Four Sherman & Howard Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Family Law

Kara Lyons Chrobak, Kathryn DeVries, Jordan Fox, and Kelly Robinson Selected by Their Peers and Publication’s Editorial Staff

DENVER, Colo. (January 7, 2022) – Sherman & Howard proudly announced that four of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list in Family Law: Kara Lyons Chrobak, Kathryn DeVries, Jordan Fox, and Kelly Robinson. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is based on peer review, and recipients typically have been in practice for 5-to-9 years. Once nominated, candidates are selected based on surveying across the state’s legal community and the publication’s editorial staff.

Kara Lyons Chrobak assists clients on divorce, child custody, child visitation, contested adoption, marital agreements, and alimony and other forms of support. Her background in commercial litigation gives her the experience needed to assist her clients as the value and allocate their marital assets. She is also experienced in preparing and examining parental responsibilities evaluators, child and family investigators, vocational evaluators, and business/tax valuation expert witnesses at trial.

Kathryn DeVries regularly assists clients on a wide variety of private family-related matters, including complex child-related issues such as custody, visitation, child support, parenting time, parental alienation, and relocations. She is also skilled at navigating complex financial matters in drafting, negotiating, and defending and challenging premarital and marital agreements.

Jordan Fox leads the largest full-service firm family law practice group in the Rocky Mountain region. His clients include owners and executives, high-net-worth individuals, and beneficiaries of complex trusts. He frequently brings together cross-disciplinary teams of attorneys at Sherman & Howard to handle the most complex family law issues.

Kelly Robinson guides her clients at every stage of family life, from premarital agreements through post-divorce parenting disputes. Her employment law knowledge enables her to assess the value of companies and their assets and effectively deal with partnership issues, employment agreements, business contracts, employment benefits, stock agreements, and more.

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch highlights exceptional attorneys selected by their peers and other members of the local legal community, which makes the recognition all the more rewarding for its recipients,” said Katie Varholak, Litigation Practice Group Leader at Sherman & Howard. “We’re very proud of Kara, Kathryn, Jordan, and Kelly for demonstrating the type of outstanding professional excellence to be named to this prestigious list and honoring our firm with their selections.”

According to Varholak, this recognition further reinforces the firm’s credentials in family law, having recently been honored in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” as a Tier 1 firm for family law in Colorado.

About Sherman & Howard

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is an Am Law 200 law firm with ten offices in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Missouri, and New Mexico. Our attorneys provide high-quality legal and business solutions to a broad range of clients, including private, public, and government entities. We have extensive experience in aerospace and government contracting, infrastructure and construction, financial services, natural resources, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, consumer products and retail, and nonprofit entities. With over two dozen attorneys who focus exclusively on estate and tax planning and family and matrimonial law, Sherman & Howard also boasts one of the nation’s most respected private client practices. For more information, visit