Denver Top Lawyers 2014, as Published in The Denver Post

Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™

Highest ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: AV-Preeminent Lawyer
Best of the Best Attorney CCN
Best of the Best Law Practice
Douglas County’s Finest Attorneys
“World’s Best Municipal Prosecutor” – Monument Police Department
Phi Alpha Delta
American Jurisprudence Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Highest Avvo Rating of 10.0 – Top Attorney
Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for his Client Review Rating Score of 5.0


Marc Patoile’s practice focuses on complex litigation, where he brings a law and business based education, which includes an M.B.A., and a diverse range of courtroom experience to these matters. Mr. Patoile has developed a regional reputation as a trial lawyer handing family law and criminal matters. He also practices in equine law matters and civil litigation.  He has first-chaired over 100 trials to juries and the courts in domestic, criminal and civil matters. He has also served as a mediator and court-appointed special master, in addition to having a background in collaborative law, which affords him a unique perspective on settling complex matters.

Mr. Patoile is the past President of the Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association, where he also served as Vice-President and Treasurer. He has served on to the Colorado Board of Governors and serves as an alternate Municipal Court Judge. Mr. Patoile was the prosecuting attorney for several years in Monument, Colorado and has been a Special Prosecutor in Castle Rock and Greenwood Village, Colorado. He has been previously appointed by federal and local courts to handle a wide variety of trial matters. The firm was chosen as the Best of the Best 2007 and 2012 Law Practice and as the 2008-Douglas County’s Finest Attorneys. Mr. Patoile has been chosen as the Best of the Best 2009 Attorney, by the readers of the Douglas County News-Press and the Castle Rock News Press. Mr. Patoile is AV Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and the firm is recognized in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.

Contact Marc Patoile.

Mr. Patoile has achieved the highest possible ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell attorney rating system: AV-Preeminent Lawyer.


University of Denver (B.A., 1992; M.B.A., 1995; J.D., 1995)

Bar Admission:

U.S. District Court, Colorado
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Community Activities:

Municipal Court Judge (Alternate), Castle Rock, Colorado
Special Master, Douglas County District Court, Colorado
Assistant City Attorney, Greenwood Village, Colorado  (1995)
Clean Air Transit Company (Board of Directors 1997-2000)
Castle Rock Merchant’s Association/Downwtown Castle Rock (Board of Directors 2006-Present)
Douglas/Elbert/El Paso County Low Pay/Slow Pay List, Member


Continuing Legal Education presenter on Equine and Equestrian Law
Horse Connection Magazine, Legal Lead Columnist
The Chronicle of the Horse, Correspondent
Covertside, Correspondent
In and Around Horse Country, Correspondent
Maverick Press, Correspondent

Professional Affiliations:

Assistant Town Attorney/Prosecutor, Monument, Colorado, 1997-2000
Special Prosecutor, Castle Rock, Colorado
Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association (Secretary, 1998-1999; V.P., 1999-2000; President, 2000-2001)
Metro Volunteer Lawyers (Board of Directors 1998-1999)
El Paso County Bar Association
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
Colorado Bar Association (Board of Governors 2000-2002; Family Law Section Member)
American Bar Association
AV – Preeminent Attorney Rating- Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbel Client Distinction Award – Client Review Rating Score of 5.0, the highest score possible

Direct Line: 303-905-0521

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