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Colorado Lawyer

February, 2022



Lonetree, Colorado

Law School:

Valparaiso University School of Law

Lives in:

Highlands Ranch

Works at:

Pearson & Paris, PC.

Practice Area(s):

Real Estate, Landlord Tenant, Probate

CBA Member Since:


Kirs ten Z. Myers

Kirsten Myers was adopted from Changsha, China, and relocated from Boston, Massachusetts, to Colorado, where she has lived for much of her life. She is the senior associate attorney at her firm, handling a wide range of civil litigation matters. In her free time, she can be found reading a book, watching a movie, or trying out a new recipe in her kitchen.

What kind of legal matter do you find most rewarding or personally satisfying?

Despite the simple nature of the proceedings, name change cases are the most rewarding matters to me because they mean so much to the client I'm representing.

What's one thing you know now that you wish you would have known in your first year of practice?

Two years into my practice, a senior attorney told me that as attorneys, we have many people we must answer to about our legal arguments and thought processes—the judge, opposing counsel, senior counsel, and the client. Thatmentalityreally helped me develop my case planning strategy and taught me how to think like a lawyer, identify areas where I might be questioned, and advocate for my clients from different perspectives.

Social media network of choice:

Instagram. I am a pun enthusiast, so I like getting creative with my captions.

Favorite Denver restaurant:

D Bar Denver. The churros are amazing.

Favorite spot in Colorado:

Telluride. It's a cute little town with some of the best hiking trails.

Favorite board game:

Codenames. It's...

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