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Olivia J. Larson is an Attorney with Montgomery Little & Soran. Prior to becoming an Attorney in 2018, Ms. Larson joined the firm as a law clerk during her final year of law school.

Ms. Larson’s practice encompasses all aspects of family law and litigation involving both simple and complex domestic relations matters throughout Colorado. Ms. Larson handles divorce and legal separation actions; child-related actions involving decision-making, parenting time, child support, relocation and adoption; post-decree modifications of parenting time, child support, maintenance; enforcement of court orders by contempt or execution of judgments; representation of parents in dependency and neglect matters, kinship, grand-parent and step-parent adoptions and paternity actions; pre-nuptial and post-nuptial marital agreements. Frequently, issues involving wills, trusts and estates overlap with domestic relations matters. Accordingly, Ms. Larson handles trusts and estates matters, including estate planning and preparation and probate litigation.

Ms. Larson grew up in England and Wales. She first attended law school at the University of Wales, Swansea and graduated Valedictorian, summa cum laude, and received the Swansea University Legal Charitable Trust Prize and the Sir Samuel Evans Award for achieving the highest grade in law out of the three Welsh law schools in 2013. Subsequently, Ms. Larson pursued a Masters in Law at the University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College. At Cambridge, Ms. Larson served as the President of the Graduate Law Society and graduated with Honors in 2014.

In Colorado, Ms. Larson received a Masters of Law in International Business Transactions in 2016 and her Juris Doctorate in 2018 from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Ms. Larson was the recipient of the Robert Roche Endowed Scholarship in 2015 and the Crimson and Gold Law Scholarship in 2016 for her academic achievements. During law school at DU, Ms. Larson served as a Student Bar Association Senator and participated as a member of the Children’s Legal Advocacy Group.

Prior to joining the team at Montgomery Little & Soran as a law clerk, Ms. Larson served as a judicial intern, writer and researcher to the Honorable David M. Furman of the Colorado Court of Appeals. Ms. Larson also worked as an intern with the Denver District Attorney’s Office in the Juvenile and County Court Units, where she appeared in court under the Student Practice Act and assisted with the prosecution of misdemeanor offenses.

Ms. Larson is an accomplished writer. Her works have been published in a number of academic legal journals. Ms. Larson published her first article in Ireland, which compared different countries’ approaches to trusts and estates law and advocated for the United Kingdom to adopt a modern approach to keep up with contemporary family relationships. In addition, Ms. Larson published a law review article in England that discussed the law enabling journalists to protect the identities of their sources in the United Kingdom.

2018    J.D.
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

2016    LL.M.
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

2014    LL.M.
University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College

2013    LL.B.
University of Wales, Swansea – First Class Honors, summa cum laude

Illegality, Resulting Trusts and Twin Presumptions: Antiquated Law Meets Modern Society – Cork Online Law Review (2013)

Voices in the Corridors of Power: How Safe is a Journalist’s Source? – UK Law Student Review (2014)

Family Law
Wills and Trusts
Estate Planning
Probate
Appeals