James M. Cordes, Esq.
GEM Family Law
Gebhardt Emerson Moodie Bonanno, LLC
650 S. Cherry Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80246
James Cordes is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator who practices family law exclusively. Licensed in 2010, he began practicing family law in early 2011 at boutique law firms focusing on high asset and complex divorce litigation. While an experienced litigator and appellate attorney, James is a strong believer in reaching fair resolutions without resorting to trial. Drawing upon his experience as a mediator, James understands his clients’ needs while providing effective, honest and high-level legal advice to reach fair resolutions.
James obtained his B.A. at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and his Juris Doctor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, is a contributing author to the Colorado Lawyer and Law Week Colorado, and is regularly faculty at family law education courses. James is an active member of the Sotomayor Inn of Court, sits on the Board of Directors for the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, and is on the Execute Committee of the Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals.