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Paris, Sean P.
390 Union Boulevard Suite 250 Lakewood, CO
Phone: 303-872-0540 / 888-725-2609 (Toll Free) / 303-996-8610
Fax: 303-996-8611


Current Employment Position(s)



  • Dutch
  • Flemish

Lawyer Overview

Mr. Paris has over 13 years experience in both criminal and civil litigation and family law matters. He is a principal with Pearson & Paris, P.C., a prestigious Colorado law firm which emphasizes criminal defense, civil litigation, family law, and business and transactional law.

Mr. Paris has an extensive background in criminal law and litigation, including all maters related to family law issues and he routinely advises on these matters.  

Mr. Paris was the senior prosecutor at the Park County District Attorney's Office where he was responsible for handling everything from misdemeanor cases to serious felonies, to include sexual assaults, white collar crimes, and major violent crimes.

Mr. Paris continues his primary focus on criminal law, defending the rights of the accused. He has also taken on the responsibility of handling a variety of civil litigation matters, to include business/commercial disputes, civil rights cases, and family law related litigation, handling all aspects of divorce proceedings, post-decree matters, and everything in between.

Mr. Paris holds B.S. and Juris Doctorate degrees and he lectures frequently in the areas of trial advocacy.  He is also a past contributing columnist for a legal column in the Park County Flume newspaper.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law - all Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Civil Litigation & Appeals
  • Civil Rights - constitutional law
  • Family Law - Divorce, visitation, post-decree matters, adoptions, etc.
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Representative Cases

  • In re People v. Spykstra, 09-SA-91 (Colo. 2009)
  • People v. Matheny, 47 P.3d 27 (Colo. 2002)

West Practice Categories

Criminal Law, Criminal Fraud, DUI/DWI, Drug Violations, Felonies, Juvenile Crimes, Misdemeanor, Parole & Probation, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Victims' Rights, White Collar Crimes, Family Law, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence & Neglect, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Personal Injury -- Defense, Animal Bites -- Defense, Assault & Battery -- Defense, Aviation Accidents -- Defense, Defamation & Privacy -- Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense, Premises Liability -- Defense, Property Damage -- Defense, Railroad Accidents -- Defense, Slip and Fall -- Defense, Wrongful Death -- Defense


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, September 1, 1997 - Present
  • Jefferson County (1st J.D.) Bar Association, June 1, 2009 - Present
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association, January 1, 2007 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition Presented by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III

Past Employment Positions

  • Pearson, Horowitz, & Burnett, P.C.
  • Park County District Attorney's Office


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky, May, 1996
    Juris Doctor
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, May, 1996
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Police Administration