Katherine Lyons Reckman

Katherine Lyons Reckman

Associate Attorney
Denver, Colorado

Katherine Lyons Reckman is an associate attorney and member of CCB's Family Law Group . She received her Bachelor of Arts from Regis University. Ms. Reckman received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2012.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Reckman taught preschool, was a snowboard instructor and worked as a Constituent Services Representative for U.S. Congressman Ed Perlmutter. After her first year of law school, she interned for the Honorable John L. Kane of the U.S. District Court of Colorado. For two years of law school, Ms. Reckman interned and worked under a Senior Student License for Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago as part of their family law group. Ms. Reckman received the Dean's Certificate of pro bono service from DePaul for her work with CGLA. As a part of DePaul University's Family Law Clinic, she was able to gain further exposure to and experience with family law cases.

Following law school, Ms. Reckman worked for Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center assisting in dependency and neglect cases and assisting in juvenile legal research. Most recently, Katherine was a law clerk for the Honorable Andrew P. McCallin in Denver District Court and helped the Judge manage his civil docket.

Katherine is a Denver native and enjoys photography, running, hiking, skiing, snowboarding and most anything outside, preferably with her husband Nick, two sons and black labs, Oscar and Steve.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibility
  • Adoption
  • Family Law Appeals
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Paternity
  • Protection Orders

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2014


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Honors: Dean’s Certificate of Pro Bono Service, 2011
    • Honors: Family Law Clinic, 2011
  • Regis University, Denver, CO
    • Bachelor of Arts Interdivisional Liberal Arts cum laude - 2004
  • DePaul Law Summer Study Abroad, Madrid, Spain - 2011
    • Major: European Law
  • School for Field Studies, Atenas, Costa Rica - 2003
    • Major: Costa Rican Environment and Language

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Certificate for Pro Bono Service, DePaul University, 2011
  • Editor’s Choice Award for Photography, Regis University, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association (CBA), 2013 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association (CBA), Family Law Section, 2015 - Present
  • Adams/Broomfield Bar Association (ABBA), 2015 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association (DBA), 2013 - Present
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA), 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Constituent Services Representative
  • Honorable John L. Kane of the U.S. District Court of Colorado, Intern
  • Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago, Senior Student License, family law group, Intern
  • Honorable Andrew P. McCallin in Denver District Court, Law Clerk
  • Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center

Pro Bono Activities

  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL), Volunteer