David Littman, JD

Counties served: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Denver, Jefferson, Broomfield, Summit, Eagle, Clear Creek

Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator

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Littman Family Law

1772 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218 

3303-832-4200    Fax: 303-832-9322

About ME

David is a founding member of CCDP and was one of the originators of Collaborative Law in Colorado in 2000. He returned to the Board in 2016 after serving for many years during the early period of development of Collaborative Law in Colorado. David is a current member of the MDIC Board. He is a former Chair and current member of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the CBA and a member of the CBA Ethics Committee. Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice appointed David to the Standing Committee on Family Issues in 2015.

David received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, along with graduate degrees in counseling psychology and behavioral science. His background enables him to address complex mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse issues and certain medical issues that arise in the context of family law matters. David also served as a magistrate on a part time basis in Jefferson and Denver County courts.

David is particularly committed to the concept of expanding the availability of collaborative law to keep families out of the court process using innovative techniques. David enjoys mentoring and consulting with younger attorneys, both within and outside his own practice, focusing on family law, legal ethics, client competency and Professionalism. He is available to serve as collaborative counsel, mediator or collaborative arbitrator.


  • B.A. Anthropology and Sociology, 1969, Washington University in St. Louis

  • M.A. Behavioral Sciences, 1970, Washington University in St. Louis

  • M.A. Ed., Counseling Psychology, 1973, Washington University in St. Louis

  • J.D. 1980, Washington University in St. Louis


  • Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Family Law Section, Past Chair

  • Family Law Executive Council

  • Ethics Committee, CBA

  • Sorensen Committee, CBA

  • Denver Bar Association

  • Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee Board

  • Colorado Supreme Court Standing Committee on Family Issues


  • Level I Collaborative Law, 1981

  • Level II Collaborative Law (multiple trainings)

  • Trainer for Level I Collaborative Law

Presentations Given

  • 2018 Professionalism in the Practice of Family Law

  • 2017 Collaborative Arbitration

  • 2017 Family Law and Client Competency Issues

  • 2017 ADR and Client Competency Issues

  • 2014 Parenting Plans for Infants and Toddlers

  • 2013 The Attorney's Role in Parental Alienation cases

  • Have also presented on child sexual abuse, domestic violence and other topics