Theresa Lynn Sidebotham

Theresa Lynn Sidebotham

  • Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law, Business Law
  • Colorado, Texas
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"Telios" means "complete, perfect, or whole," and it is related to the word for finishing or completing. "Telios" defines successful results in terms of being complete, whole, or mature.

Excellent legal work is important, but wasted unless it makes your business, personal life, or ministry more whole and helps you achieve your vision more perfectly. Legal services are expensive and legal conflict has high costs financially and otherwise. Telios Law helps you consider whether legal solutions help bring completeness in your business, ministry, or personal life and which legal solutions are likely to reach your desired end.

Telios Law serves businesses, individuals, ministries, and churches, representing them in litigation, appeals, and alternatives to litigation, as well as giving legal advice on a variety of issues. Preventive planning or negotiating can often avoid lawsuits. And if you are going to be in a legal proceeding, you should have excellent legal support.

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
Honors: #1 in class
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Articles & Publications
Handling an Allegation of Leadership Misconduct
The Christian Lawyer
Peace at Work: Balancing Religious Exercise Rights of Employers and Employees
The Colorado Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
I Haven’t the Slightest IDEA: A Special Education Overview, Christian Legal Society
The Statutory Framework for Special Education, Office of the Child’s Representative Conference
Handling Developmental Disabilities in Delinquency and D&N Cases, Juvenile Hot Law Topics
As I Was Walking With St. Ives: Christian Attorneys Building the Unseen City, Christian Legal Society Regional Conference
Special Education and Disability Law Considerations for Child Welfare, Summit on Children, Youth and Families in Keystone
Religious Education and the Public Schools—Going Beyond Sunday School, RJ&L Religious Institutions Law Day
Watch Your Step! A Case Study on a Special Education Due Process Dispute, Colorado League of Charter Schools
Strategies and Solutions for School Issues Panel Discussion, Conference on Juvenile Delinquency Practice:Translating Current Research into Convincing Advocacy
Are Protestant Ministries a New Market?, American Society of Missiology Symposium on Children at Risk
Expression of Religion in Public Schools, Christian Legal Society
Religion and Public Schools: Reconciling Personal Faith and the School’s Role, ACLU Winter Forum
The Blood of the Martyrs and Legal Liability, Rocky Mountain Regional Evangelical Missiological Society Conference
Third Culture Kids--Children of Nowhere or Global Citizens?, Colorado Springs Downtown Rotary Club
Charting the Reefs: Identifying and Avoiding Legal and Financial Threats to Your Ministry’s Future, Religious Law Network
Using the Discovery Process as a Litigator, Christian Legal Society National Conference
Anatomy of a Lawsuit, SYNC Personnel Conference
Not Breaking a Bruised Reed: Persons with Disabilities and Intersections in Practice, Christian Legal Society
Persons With Disabilities: Intersections with Family Law and Juvenile Law, Colorado Springs Multidisciplinary Panel
How Child Sexual Abuse Litigation Works, CSPN Annual Conference
Getting it Right, Healing the Wrong: Protecting Children and Organizations from Child Sexual Abuse, Rocky Mountain Evangelical Missiological Society
Refresh Your Employment Law Map: Potential Road Blocks and Traffic Jams for Ministries, Religious Law Network
Same-Sex Civil Unions and Impact on Religious Liberties, Christian Leadership Alliance Panel Discussion
Being Nice Keeps You Out of Court: Issues in Employee Management, Non-Profit Leadership Forum
Child Protection: From Prevention to Responses, Christian Legal Society National Conference
Legal Pitfalls to Avoid in Investigation and Document Management, CSPN Annual Conference
Biblical Basis for Child Safety Practices and Inquiry Processes, CSPN Annual Conference
Getting it Right, Healing the Wrong: Legal Issues in Protecting Children and Organizations from Child Sexual Abuse, OPC Presbytery
Wonder Woman: Navigating the Challenges of Filings, Faith, and Families, Christian Legal Society National Conference
Successfully Handling Disciplinary Actions for Special Needs Students, National Business Institute
Effective and Appropriate Caring and Communicating During an Investigation, Child Safety Protection Network
Religious Liberty or Discrimination? Two Views, Experts in Controversies Series, Denver, CO
Academy Town Hall
On Appeal? Process, Pointers, and Pitfalls for the Non-Appellate Attorney, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Colorado Springs, CO
Telios Law PLLC
On Appeal? Process, Pointers, and Pitfalls for the Non-Appellate Attorney, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Denver, CO
Telios Law PLLC
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Top Attorneys of 2016 in Church Law
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Top Attorneys of 2016 in Appellate Law
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Top Attorneys of 2015 in Church Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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10th Circuit
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Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Litigation
  • Indonesian: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Religious Law Blog Posts
Contact & Map
Telios Law PLLC
19925 Monument Hill Rd. Monument, CO 80132
P.O. Box 3488
Monument, CO 80132
Toll-Free: (855) 748-4201