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Valerie Malara

Family Law

Call: (303)-338-2365

7555 East Hampden Avenue
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80231

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"Your issue is my passion. There is no problem big or small that I can't assist you in resolving. I became a lawyer to help people and to be my clients' advocate during difficult times."

Education & Bar Admissions
  • Juris Doctor – University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Graduated with Honors, Political Science, University of Northern Colorado
  • Bar Admissions: Colorado, 1989, 10th Judicial District, 1990
Publications & Speaking Events
  • Lecturer, Colorado Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Denver Bar Association
  • Lecturer, National Business Institute
  • Channel 9 KUSA, “Lawline 9”
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association


Valerie Malara is a lead family law attorney in Robinson & Henry’s Denver office. She has been a licensed attorney in Colorado since 1989 and was in private practice from 1989 to 2010 and again from 2012 to present. She was previously a Magistrate for the 17th Judicial District of Colorado, in 2011.

Valerie has been rated as “AV” with Martindale Hubbell for 18 consecutive years. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence. Throughout her career, Valerie has demonstrated her ability to advise and litigate in a multitude of areas, including domestic and juvenile law, commercial litigation, contracts, employment, collection, DUI’s, misdemeanors, personal injury, wills, and probate.

Valerie is a graduate of The University of Denver Sturm College of Law and The University of Northern Colorado. She has been qualified and has testified as an expert in District Court in Family Law, Collections and Attorney’s Fees. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, and Jefferson County Bar Association. She currently practices throughout the State of Colorado with her primary practice in the Denver Metro area. She also has argued before the Colorado Court of Appeals.

As a team leader for Robinson & Henry in the domestic area, Valerie assists her clients in achieving an appropriate resolution to their case, whether in the courtroom or settling prior to trial.

Valerie has been married for 24 years and has two beautiful girls who attend the University of Colorado, Boulder. In her free time she enjoys cooking, skiing, walking her dog Bella, crocheting, working out, and reading.