We stand by
Passion for Justice
We have a passion for justice and strive to make good representation accessible to our community at a fair and transparent price. All clients are treated with the utmost respect and receive the highest quality legal assistance. Although we do not guarantee outcomes, but we do guarantee diligent work for our clients. DiPaolo Walker is ready to represent you.
An Urge for Fair Pricing
Our business clients, whether large or small, successful or struggling, will be in good hands with our firm. Our balanced approach gives business clients transparency to pricing and the work being done; we work with our clients to provide them what is needed while maintaining a realistic budget.
Any client accused of a criminal violation can expect direct and forthright communication. Our firm’s background in the District Attorney’s Office will give each of our clients a unique advantage. We know the system and will work to achieve the most favorable result.
Andrew DiPaolo, Managing Partner
Andrew and his wife moved to Roaring Fork Valley in 2018. Andrew spent the majority of his career in the energy industry; he has experience developing critical midstream infrastructure, trading commodities, originating transactions, and giving legal counsel. Over the years, Andrew founded multiple companies from media to retail, and has a passion for working with entrepreneurs and nonprofits. Given his experience, Andrew has developed great insight into the best practices for business success.
When not driving a desk, Andrew volunteers as a first responder and ski patroller at a local mountain. Andrew also enjoys everything the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer, especially skiing and other outdoor recreation. Andrew and his wife can often be found on the ski slopes or a local hiking trail.
Andrew received his Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
Areas of practice: Business Law, Contracts, Oil & Gas, Energy, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Marital Agreements, Criminal
*Licensed in CO
Denton Walker, Partner
Denton moved to the Valley in 2015 and immediately took a staff attorney position at Alpine Legal Services. Later, he accepted a position of Deputy District Attorney with the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office where he served Garfield, Pitkin, and Rio Blanco Counties for a little over four years. There, he prosecuted misdemeanor, and felony offenses, including numerous jury trials. Prior to moving to the Valley, he was a prosecutor in Texas for two and a half years doing similar work. Consequently, his main area of expertise is criminal and traffic law and protective orders, but also has experience in banking, estate planning, real estate and land use, oil and gas, environmental, and family law. Denton tremendously values our local law enforcement community and maintains a solid professional and friendly relationship with all local law enforcement agencies.
Denton earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas in 2009 and his Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Houston in 2004. In between, he pursued his pro golf dreams, mostly in Florida.
When not working, Denton enjoys playing golf and spending time with his two children.
A native Houstonian, Denton loves his hometown and state, but also loves the roots he’s planted in this beautiful place he now calls home.
Areas of practice: Criminal, Marital Agreements, Family Law, Banking, Estate Planning
*Licensed in CO, TX
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Holly Hughes, Associate
Holly graduated in 2017 from SMU Dedman School of Law (JD); 2012 from the University of Texas (B.S. in Government and Business Foundations). Since her law school graduation, Holly has been working in oil and gas in Houston, TX, and volunteering for nonprofits focused on pro-bono immigration work. In her free time, she helps manage a clothing and houseware boutique of which she is a co-owner. She enjoys golf and skiing. Although rooted in Texas, Holly travels to Colorado regularly.
Areas of practice: Immigration, Business Law, Contracts
*Licensed in TX.
FAQthe most popular questions
A: Yes. Each client is different, so we start with an assessment of your legal needs. Once complete, we are able to give you an accurate description of the work that will need to be done and transparent pricing.