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Our Founders

Learn About Our Founders

Suzanne Griffiths

Managing Shareholder/ Co-Founder

A 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” by Law Week Colorado and a 2018 “Top Lawyer” by 5280 Magazine

Sheila Gutterman

Senior Counsel/Co-Founder

Denver Bar Association, Award of Merit, 2017

Diana Powell

Senior Counsel

The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2018

Ann Gushurst

Senior Counsel

“Attorney of the Year” by Law Week Colorado, 2014

“We’re known for our expertise, our attention to detail, our work ethic, and our creativity in finding the right approach and solution for each client.

We litigate. We collaborate. We mediate. We solve problems.”

-Suzanne Griffiths

Why Choose Griffiths Law PC?

Griffiths Law PC* is dedicated to helping you move through one of the most challenging and painful times in your life. You know your children’s happiness, everything you have built up, and your own peace of mind are at stake. We know that, too.

We offer all options from a collaborative approach, mediation, and if needed, the best quality representation in a courtroom. We have handled almost every type of family law case with our collective years of experience. We believe no other firm has the resources, reputation, or proven track record of success when it comes to assisting family law clients. Our firm handles cases that many attorneys never experience in their practices. We are known for being on the cutting edge of family law and our experience is what makes the difference to you and your life

“Our family at Griffiths Law is really here to take care of you.”

-Ann Gushurst

Griffiths Law Was Built on a Foundation of Excellence and Experience

We will build a team of the very best people to meet your needs in your family law matter. Your team will have both attorneys and paralegals with specific expertise in exactly the critical issues for your case, working on the most cost-effective basis possible.

Griffiths Law’s predecessor firm, Gutterman Griffiths, was formed in May 2002 by Suzanne Griffiths and Sheila Gutterman. In a country where going into battle for a divorce was often the norm, Suzanne and Sheila introduced a new concept that stressed three concepts: do no harm, consent, and triage. Sheila Gutterman believed that clients should be treated the same way as doctors treat their patients and vowed to do as little harm as possible. Sheila became the “mother” of Collaborative Law in Colorado. The firm offered simplified dissolution, mediation, arbitration and all options for resolving disputes. Suzanne Griffiths contributed her significant expertise in handling complex and challenging financial and international parenting cases. Both founders are noted for significant teaching and writing on legal issues and both have won numerous awards. The firm has been involved in some of the most complex and high asset cases in Colorado and has also pioneered changes in the law regarding children

Shortly after the founding of the firm, Diana Powell joined Gutterman Griffiths, bringing decades of experience as a securities and business law attorney to the firm. Powell always says that your divorce is the biggest business transaction of your life.
Ann Gushurst, with her creative approach to thorny and complex legal problems, joined as a shareholder in 2005. She brings incredible technical expertise and deep knowledge of Colorado case law. She was instrumental in pioneering changes in the law for same-sex parents in Colorado.

*Gutterman Griffiths has been renamed Griffiths Law to express a new direction for the firm with the addition of Duncan L. Griffiths, Christopher Griffiths and Tia M. Zavaras, an established team of Civil Lawyers. Sheila Gutterman remains in the firm as a co-founding partner and an active lawyer.