Patricia Cooper

Cooper Ramp Cage Bucar Lewis, LLC




Admitted to Practice


AAML Position(s) Held

  • CLE Committee
  • Journal Editorial Board.
  • President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President

Legal Organizations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Council, 2008-present
  • Chair of Family Law Section 2014 – 2015.Treasurer, Family Law Section, 2011-2012
  • Secretary, Family Law Section 2012-2013
  • Chair Elect, Family Law Section 2013-2014
  • Chair, Family Law Section 2014-1015
  • Colorado Chapter, AAML, President 2019Colorado Chapter, AAML, Vice President 2017-2018
  • Colorado Chapter, AAML, Secretary 2016-2017
  • Colorado Chapter, AAML, Treasurer 2015-2016Denver Bar AssociationColorado Women’s Bar Association

CLE Presentations

  • Lectures and Seminar Presentations: Colorado Annual Family Law Institute: Faculty/presenter on multiple family law topics, including maintenance taxation, interstate custody and child support jurisdiction, attachment and relocation, unique statutory provisions in Colorado family law, and child name changes (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2022)
  •  Judicial Panel on Spousal Maintenance, Moderator (2015). Colorado Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Advanced Family Law Conference: Program Chair (2018)
  • Judicial Panel Moderator, Best Practices for Cases Involving Substance Abuse (2021)
  • Co-Presenter on Family Law Ethics Hot Topics (2020)
  • Lecturer on Out of State Discovery/Depositions (2017)
  • Co-Presenter on Understanding and Applying the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2013)
  • Panel/Presenter on Cross-examining business valuation experts (2011). Judicial Training/Speaking: Faculty Lecturer on Legal Standards in Third Party Allocation of Parental Responsibilities Matters, Colorado State Judicial Annual Training (2016)
  • Co-Presenter, Rule 16.2: Application and Consequences, Colorado Courts Domestic Relations Best Practices Court Institute for Judicial Officers and Personnel (2015)
  • Co-Presenter, Income for Child Support and Understanding Financial Documents, Colorado State Judicial Annual Training (2014). CLE Colorado/CBA Family Law Section – Family Law Fall Update Update: Co-Presenter on Seeking Relief from Magistrate and District Court Rulings and Orders (2017). CLE Colorado/CBA Family Law Section – Family Law Evidence Practicum: Faculty (2019)
  • Family Law Section, Colorado Bar Association Monthly CLE Luncheons and Young Lawyers Seminars : Co-Presenter – Professionalism in Family Law
  • Lecturer on Business Valuation Boot Camp for Young Lawyers (2021)
  • Lecturer on Applying the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2013)
  • Lecturer on Retirement Asset Division in Divorce (2012). International Law Section, Colorado Bar Association: Presenter, International Aspects of Family Law (2019)
  • LEI Institute National CLE and Ski Conference: Lecturer on the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2013). Texas Bar Association Annual Conference: Lecturer on Trying a Family Law Case in the Age of Technology (2012). Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association: Co-Presenter on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and Family Law (2018)
  • Lecturer on Critical Deadlines and Different Experts in Family Law Cases (2012)
  • Lecturer on Attachment and Relocation (2011).  Colorado Family Law Basic Skills Seminar: Lecturer on Jurisdiction in Domestic Relations Cases (2013, 2014)
  • Lecturer on Rule 16.2 Disclosures (2007). Half Moon Seminars: Lecturer, Ethics in Family Law Cases
  • Lecturer, Initial Procedures and Pleadings in Colorado Divorce. Scholarly Writing: Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section Bench/Bar Book: Contributing Author, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act Chapter (2016 – Present). Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law, Author, Post-Decree Issues and Annual Updates (2013-Present).

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