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Jessica Lasky

Senior Associate

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Family Law (Custody, Divorce, Post-Decree Matters)
  • 20% Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Jessica is based out of the Colorado Springs office. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where she worked as a domestic violence victim advocate and won asylum for a 17-year old refugee from Azerbaijan. She was presented with an award for excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Jessica worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Boulder County where she specialized in domestic violence and elder abuse cases heading up the Boulder County Domestic Violence Task Force and co-creating the Elder Abuse Task force. She has also worked as a prosecutor for the City of Westminster and as a criminal defense attorney. She is a highly skilled and experienced litigator who has handled thousands of criminal cases and more than one hundred trials.
Publications, Research and Public Speaking
  • Presenter: 17th Judicial District Victim Advocate Academy: Elder Abuse and the Role of Victim Advocates. Spring 2017
  • Presenter: Westminster Volunteer Victim Advocate Training: Prosecuting Elder Abuse Crimes. Spring 2016
  • Publication: Protection Orders, Family Law Basics Skills Book. 2017
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
  • City of Westminster Public Defender’s Office  2014 – 2016
  • Denver County Office of the Independent Monitor 2013 –  2014
  • City of Westminster Public Defender’s Office  2013 – 2013
  • City of Westminster Prosecutor’s Office  2010 – 2012
  • Boulder District Attorney’s Office, Deputy District Attorney, 2003 – 2009
Bar Admissions
  • Colorado, 2002
  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    J.D. – 2002
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    B.A. – 1999

9.5Jessica Lasky
Jessica LaskyReviewsout of 7 reviews

Mrs. Lasky made a very difficult situation much easier to deal with. She was prompt in all of her responses to questions and changes in my situation and always friendly. Her advice was always straightforward and realistic. She chimed in when necessary but never neglected to hear my wishes and handle the situation accordingly. I highly recommend Mrs. Lasky as an attorney.

One of the BEST attorneys I have ever had. Jessica (“Jess”) is simply awesome. I contacted her regarding a complex custody case. She was available throughout and I never felt abandoned. She is super knowledgeable but ever more important she cares. She cares about the details, she listens and she is a problem solver. I trusted her and she did not disappoint. I recommend Jessica (and Kathryn Guy who is am amazing paralegal!!) with the highest regard!!!!!!

I’m still currently going through my divorce and custody for my son. It’s been about almost 4 months with Jessica and she is amazing. She is quick to get back to you when you need her and not hard to reach at all. I’m swinging for the fences in my divorce because my ex-wife makes me out to be a crazy man and war vet because I have PTSD. But Jessica uses facts, documents and tangible evidence to defend me. because of her I feel like I have a say in my sons life that I didn’t have before her because I’m a man and we have all heard it before about the woman gets everything. That is far from the truth! I highly recommend Jessica. I feel confident in my situation because she can play cut throat when necessary or be as polite as can be. Please if you are single dad going through a divorce you have to hire Jessica. I promise she will not disappoint. Thank you Jessica for everything you have done this far for me and I can’t wait to continue working with you for a bright future with my son and I! Thank you thank you!

Prior to coming to Burnham Law, I had a do nothing attorney in a divorce that insisted I settle for far more that was reasonable or appropriate, whom thought everything was “red herring”, and couldn’t be bothered with the glaring omissions in discovery from opposing party. I replaced him with the terrific legal team at Burnham Law that forged a winning strategy around the discovery process to expose the necessary facts required to drive the case to a fair and reasonable out of court settlement. Jessica Lasky was tenacious, thorough, and instrumental in securing a fair and equitable out of court settlement! I’d highly recommend Jessica Lasky and her terrific team at Burnham Law!

Relentless and devoted! A true expert in problem solving! A battle won through hard work and dedication with an innovative way of seeing the judicial system from every possible angle. Her expertise and impressive history in this field have given the advantage needed for success and brought a level of confidence unsurpassed. I love this firm!

Jessica has been excellent in my divorce/custody case. She was thorough enough to do all of her research regarding false allegations my ex made and was able to present our side with FACTS and LAW to back up our stance. She is brilliant and thinks outside of the box. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone smart enough to get things done!