Sharon Sturges

Sharon Sturges

Office of Dispute Resolution
1300 Broadway
Suite 1200
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 970.250.4918


114 N. Boulevard, Suite 205

Gunnison, CO 81230



Settlement Negotiation

Mediation Services

Collaborate Law


Sturges Law and Mediation, LLC (Present)

Sole practitioner offering general legal and litigation services as well as mediation services.

Daniels &Sturges, LLC – Attorney/Owner(2005 – 2014[GrandJunction, CO])

Responsible for all aspects of civil litigation practice. Primary focus on representing clients in domesticrelations issues and administrative hearings regarding employment issues. Actively manage cases includingtrial strategy, pre-trial discovery, motion research and drafting, depositions, witness preparation, settlement negotiations, trials, and appeals.

Younge&Hockensmith, PC – AssociateAttorney (2003 – 2005 [GrandJunction, CO])

Acted as associateresponsible for business and litigation practice focusing on transactional matters, insurance defense,government immunity, probate(guardianships),employment, and domestic relations matters.

SenateBill 94 Director21stJudicial District(1998 – 2002 [HilltopCommunity Services, Inc. GrandJunction, CO])

Executive and Program Director for non-profit juvenile justice and child welfare organization

The Resolution Center– Executive Director(1995 – 1998 [Anchorage,AK])

Executive and Program Director for non-profit community mediation center.


Master of Public Administration- University of Colorado, Denver, School of Public Affairs (2014)Honors: Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society (GPA 3.9)

CapstoneProject: “Twenty-First Judicial District’s Self-Help CenterStudy: CustomerSatisfaction and Needs Assessment ofSelf-RepresentedLitigants

Client: StateofColorado, Judicial Branch”

Juris Doctorate-SaintLouis UniversitySchool ofLaw (1987)

Honors: Editor (1987) Staff (1986) SaintLouis UniversityHealthLaw Journal

Master of Biology-Kansas State University(1984)

Bachelor ofArts -Washington Universityin Saint Louis (Biology, 1982)


Colorado Bar (Reg. No. 35473)

Colorado Bar Association


Association ofFamilyand Conciliation Courts

7th J.D. BarAssociation

Access to JusticeCommittee, StateofColorado, Judicial Department, 7th Judicial District

Colorado Youth Corps: State Board Member

The Mediation Association of Colorado

AdditionalTraining (Non-Continuing Legal Education)

High Risk Victim/OffenderMediation forVictims ofSevereCrimes(Dr. Mark Umbreit)

Public Policy Mediation (CDR)

Levels I & II CollaborativeLaw Training

Colorado Child and Family InvestigatorTraining



RockyMountainLeadership Academy

Practice Areas

  • Animal Related Matters
  • Business
  • Civil Matters
  • Community
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations/Civil Unions
  • Education/School Related
  • Employment Issues
  • Environmental
  • Family Related
  • HOA/Homeowner
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Neighbor Related
  • Probate, Estate & Trust
  • Real Estate
  • Small Claims
  • Workplace Conflict

Additional Professional Services

  • Licensed Attorney