Christelle C. Beck

Christelle C. Beck

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Location:
Centennial, Colorado
Phone:
303-731-6227
866-604-2791
Fax:
303-648-5874
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Christelle C. Beck is dedicated to her clients and assures that their legal rights are adamantly protected.  She has over 18 years of civil litigation experience with an emphasis in Family Law and Employment Law. Christelle primarily focuses her practice in Family Law, International Family Law and Civil Litigation. Christelle has a diverse background giving her a unique perspective in her practice. Upon graduation from law school, she became a prosecutor for the City of San Diego. She moved to Colorado in 1993, setting up a successful private practice in Boulder, Colorado prior to her move to London, England in 2003. After obtaining her Master's Degree in Diplomatic Studies with Distinction, she had the opportunity to work as a Legal Officer in the Department of Civil Administration for the United Nations in Kosovo. Christelle has used her international experience teaching International Law as an adjunct professor with the University of Denver Sturm School of Law School and with international clients who have special legal issues relating to Family Law.  Christelle is licensed to practice in California, Colorado and was on the Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales (2005-2006).

Community Service

  • Held Leadership positions in the following organizations:
  • San Diego Junior League
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • San Diego Children's Home Society
  • San Diego Zoological Society
  • Boulder County Women's Bar Association Board of Directors
  • Boulder County Bar Association Pro Bono Award (1997).
  • International Who's Who of Professionals. (1997)
  • President of Ohio State Alumnae Association London (2003)
  • Moot Court Judge Strum College of Law
  • Pro Bono work for Rocky Mountain Survivors Center, Family Tree of Adams County
  • Boulder County Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 1997

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • International Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Diplomatic Academy of London, University of Westminster
    • M.A. - 2003
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Ohio State University
    • B.A. - 1973
    • Major: Social Sciences

Classes/Seminars

  • Public International Law, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2007 - 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • The Law Society of England and Wales, Solicitor, 2004 - 2006
  • Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), 2003 - 2009
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association