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James Townsend

Senior Associate - Strategic Growth Director Colorado Springs
  • Areas Of Practice
    • 100%

      Family Law

  • Education
    • Brigham Young University - B.S. Global Economics
    • University of Idaho - J.D.
  • Bar Admissions
    • Colorado, 2007
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • Douglas and Elbert County Bar Association
  • Awards
    • Douglas and Elbert County Bar Association Professional of the Year - 2017

James Townsend is a Senior Associate & Strategic Growth Director at Burnham Law, working in the Colorado Springs office. Now a seasoned family lawyer, James started his legal career in Colorado in 2007 as a State Public Defender, where he gained extensive trial and litigation experience.

James’s legal career has been anything but typical. He has represented clients in multimillion dollar litigation cases, advised multinational corporations regarding personnel issues, and developed and implemented strategies that rocketed a small boutique practice to one of the top 25 largest firms in the state.

Active in the profession and community, James is a past recipient of the Douglas and Elbert County Bar Association’s Professional of the Year award and served on the Town Council of Castle Rock.
James is passionate about the law and brings that passion to the cases he takes. When not working, James enjoys playing guitar and spending time with his wife and children.