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Russel Murray

International Family Law, Hague Convention cases, Colorado Divorce & Family Law
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Russel Murray III, P.C. Expert in International Family Law and Child Custody issues, including Hague Convention cases and all forms of Colorado Divorce and Family Law Litigation. Divorce, child custody, child abductions, division of assets, grandparent rights, third-party custody rights, alimony and maintenance, child and spousal support, and all family law related issues.
The firm has handled cases involving over 30 countries and each of the six inhabited continents.

Mr. Murray is a past chair of the statewide Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association (2001-2002) and remains active in the Executive Council of the Section. He twice co-chaired the Annual Colorado Family Law Institute (2001, 1994), and over four decades has spoken locally, nationally, and internationally at more than 100 CLEs on topics of International and Interstate Child Custody and Abductions, Hague Convention cases, Colorado Family Law and Domestic Relations Litigation, Restraining and Protection Orders, and Family Law Ethics.

Russel is a thirty-year + member of the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee. He has been listed as an AV lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell for 30 consecutive years and as an International Family Law attorney in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Mr. Murray serves as a referral attorney for the U.S. State Department Hague Convention Attorney Network.

Murray was named by Lawyers Weekly USA as one of its ten United States lawyers of the year for 2001 for his seminal work in federal court on a Hague Convention case. Russel has also been featured in USA Today, the Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, KMGH Channel 7 (Denver), and in various specialty publications such as FCW and Civic.com.

Professional Associations
Douglas County Bar Association
- Current
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Adams Broomfield County Bar Association (ABBA)
Chair of Family Law Section
- Current
Activities: Chair of Family Law Section 2019-2023 Member 1996-present
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Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee
Member (1992-present) and Chair of Education Subcommittee (2017-present)
- Current
Activities: Active member of the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee.
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Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)
Member
- Current
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Arapahoe County Bar Association
Member (Board member 1994-2000)
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Activities: Regular presenter at Continuing Legal Education Programs for ACBA, including events in San Diego, Las Vegas, Laguna Beach, New York, and at various locations in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
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Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section
Executive Council (Chair: 2001-2002), 1991-Present
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Activities: Chair of statewide Family Law Section (over 1000 judge and lawyer members) for 2001-2002. Executive Council Member 1991- present. Member of Section 1987-present. Created and chaired the Family Law Section Ethics Committee 1992-2003. Created and chaired the Family Law Section Technology Committee 1994-2003.
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American Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Member of Family Law Section 1987-Present. Active Subcommittee Membership in International Family Law Section of the ABA Family Law Section, Custody and Ethics Subcommittees; International Law Section Family Law Subcommittee; presenter at ABA Continuing Legal Education programs in New York and Seattle. Member of ABA Center for Professional Responsibility 1988-Present.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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10th Circuit
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U.S. District Court Colorado
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Additional Practice Areas
  • International Family Law and Hague Convention cases
  • Hague Convention Cases and Child Abductions
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Interstate & International Child Custody
8310 South Valley Highway
Suite 300
Englewood, CO 80112
Telephone: (303) 745-7877