Attorney Referral Program

For more than 150 years, we have relied on our Association for support and service in many areas. One very popular program is the CEA-NEA Attorney Referral Program (ARP), providing you and your family with affordable access to legal help for personal matters.


An eligible CEA-NEA member gets two free 30-minute consultations on personal legal issues during each membership year, September 1 through August 31.

If you need help beyond this, our program gives you legal assistance at rates well below participating attorneys’ usual fees. “Eligible members” are Active Members (teacher or education support professional) and Retired Members and the member’s spouse and dependent children.

CEA and NEA have secured attorneys in Colorado and throughout the U.S. to participate in our ARP at substantially reduced rates. During the two free consultations, you can get legal assistance in five core areas at a 30 percent discount off the normal hourly fee at any time in any of the nearly 40 states in the program.

Our Association is committed to having only qualified, competent attorneys in our Attorney Referral Program. Before attorneys can help our members, they are approved by both NEA and CEA. They must agree to provide service at convenient times outside education employees’ normal work days; discuss fees before they provide services; and accept payment by installment payment plans.

CEA publishes a list of the participating attorneys (on the reverse side) several times each year. Check the CEA web site,, for changes in the list before you contact an attorney. Then contact the attorney and identify yourself as a NEA-CEA member participating in the NEA-CEA Attorney Referral Program. For more information, contact Karen Rigli at CEA, your local president, or your UniServ office. For a list of all participating attorneys in the country, contact Karen Rigli (

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800.332.5939, 303.837.1500

Participating Attorneys • January 2017 • Pre-discount Hourly Fee


Northern Colorado

Jeffrey D. Larson, Esq.

Also accepts criminal matters

No real estate, wills or estates or consumer protection

515 Kimbark Street, Suite 105

Longmont 80501       303-776-4400                            $290

Denver Metro

Elkus Sisson & Rosenstein, P.C.

Also accepts personal injury, corporate and other commercial transactions, labor-management relations and libel and slander actions

No wills and estates

501 S. Cherry Street, Suite 920

Denver 80246      303-567-7981                       $300

Joseph T. Carroll, Esq.

425 West Mulberry, Suite 101

Fort Collins 80521       970-493-6061                              $260

The Hughes Law Firm

4155 E. Jewell Avenue, Suite 500

Denver 80222      303-758-0680                       $360


Michael C.I. Bonafede, Esq.

No traffic violations; accepts bankruptcy

1032 North Lincoln Avenue, Suite 1

Loveland 80537      970-663-4677                           $175

Legacy Law Partners

Also accepts Elder law

No domestic relations, consumer protection or traffic violations 1750 Humboldt Street, Suite 100

Denver 80218               720-663-9859                               $280


Raymond Hale, Esq. (Hale Legal Services, P.C.)

No traffic violations or consumer protection

1574 Landsman Hill Drive

Loveland 80538      970-613-8008                          $200

Brian Landy, Esq.

No traffic violations, domestic relations or consumer protection Also accepts bankruptcy cases

3780 S. Broadway, Suite 107

Englewood 80113      303-781-2447                              $250

  Mark Weseman, P.C.

No consumer protection

2 Garden Center, Suite 305

Broomfield 80020      303-464-7905                               $225


Andrew F. McClary, Esq.

McClary, P.C.

507 Warner Street

P. O. Box 597

Fort Morgan 80701      970-867-5621                                 $200

Paula Tomko, Esq.

No domestic relations or alcohol related traffic violations Also accepts bankruptcy cases

7827 W. 38th Avenue

Wheat Ridge 80033      303-940-0306                                 $350

Samson Law Firm, P.C.

No domestic relations or traffic violations

255 Weaver Park Road, Suite 200

Longmont 80504       303-776-1169                            $250

Sheila Carrigan, Esq.

Also accepts corporate and other commercial transactions and personal injury cases

4845 Pearl East Circle, #101

Boulder 80301      303-494-5873                        $295

Western Slope & Southwest

Feldmann Nagel LLC

No consumer protection

Also accepts  oil & gas, military, wild life, personal injury & criminal

1120 S. Lincoln Avenue, Suite A

Steamboat Springs 80477

Also 30 Benchmark Road, Suite 203

Avon 81620

Also 1111 Pearl Street, Suite 203

Boulder 80302                   888-458-0991                                      $345

Robinson & Henry, P.C.

Also accepts bankruptcy, taxation, criminal law, foreclosure defense and homeowners association

7535 E. Hampden Avenue, Suite 250

Denver, CO 80231

Also 900 Castleton Road, Suite 200

Castle Rock 80109       303-688-0944                               $260 -$350

Traylor, Black & Kane, P.C.

No traffic, consumer protection or domestic relations

751 Horizon Court, Suite 200

Grand Junction 81506       970-242-2636                                     $225

Perlick Legal Counsel, P.C.

No domestic relations, consumer protection or traffic

885 Arapahoe Avenue

Boulder 80302      303-449-6543                        $350

Tom Riser, Esq.

No real estate, wills and estates or consumer protection

103 W. Tomichi Avenue, Suite B

Gunnison 81230      970-642-4111                           $185

Paul R. Danborn, Esq.

Frie, Arndt & Danborn, P.C.

No alcohol-related traffic offenses or consumer protection 7400 Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 201

Arvada 80003      303-420-1234                      $300

Southern Colorado

Gaddis, Kin, Herd, & Craw P.C.

No domestic relations

118 S. Wahsatch Street, Suite 100

Colorado Springs 80903       719-471-3848                                         $285

Schaefer Law

No real estate, consumer protection or traffic

14450 Elizabeth Court

Brighton, CO 80602             303-564-4323                                        $275


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