Suzanne Griffiths is a Denver family law attorney who has specialized in the field for 35 years. She graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Arts, then a Bachelor of Law degree in 1978, and practiced in South Africa for 15 years. After being granted permanent residency in the United States based on her extraordinary ability in the field of family law, Suzanne relocated to Denver.

Suzanne is a highly skilled and experienced family law litigator, earning top distinctions in the State of Colorado. She is described as a “tenacious litigator and advocate” and “a financial wizard and skilled negotiator”. Suzanne has extensive experience analyzing trusts, stock options, corporate interests, and investigating hidden or undisclosed assets and income. Additionally, Suzanne has successfully prevailed in the most complex child custody related matters, to include numerous cases involving the relocation of children and international child abduction cases.


Honors & Distinctions
  • Top Lawyer in Family Law in Denver, 5280 Magazine, 2016-17

  • Lawyer of the Year, Law Week Colorado, 2016

  • Outstanding Women in Business, large company category, The Denver Business Journal, 2016

  • Best Family Lawyer (People’s Choice) in the Barrister’s Best publication of Law Week Colorado, 2013 – 2016

  • Colorado Super Lawyer®, 2005 – 2017

  • Denver’s Top Lawyers, 5280 Magazine and the Denver Post, 2005 – 2016

  • Outstanding Women in Business finalist, Denver Business Journal, 2012

  • Lifetime Achievement Award finalist, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, 2013

  • CFO of the Year finalist, Denver Business Journal, 2010

  • Top Women Lawyers finalist, Law Week Colorado, 2010

  • Tenacity Times Ten: The Unstoppable Suzanne Griffiths” Published in Colorado Super Lawyers, April 2009

  • Denver’s Top Divorce Attorneys in Denver Magazine, 2005

  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2004 – present

  • Featured on the Dr. Phil Show’s Anatomy of a Divorce

  • Received a 10 out of 10 rating on AVVO

“The most important quality to look for in a divorce attorney is good judgment - knowing what battles to fight and what to let go. A great attorney knows when to put their foot on the accelerator and when to hit the brake.”

- Suzanne Griffiths
Memberships
  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Denver Bar Association – 1995-present

  • Colorado Bar Association – 1995-present

  • CBA Family Law Section – 1995-present

  • Foundation Fellow, Colorado Bar Association

  • Pro bono/Community Service:
    • CBA Steering Committee on Domestic Violence

“When you choose to fight your spouse remember that you may be jeopardizing all the children's events including the graduations, the weddings and those special times that make life worthwhile.”

- Suzanne Griffiths
Education
  • University of Cape Town, LL.B., 1978

  • University of Cape Town, B.A., 1976

Verdicts & Settlements
  • In re Marriage of Ohr, 97 P.3d 354 (Colo. App. 2004).

  • In re Marriage of Roddy, No. 13CA0632, 2014 WL 3747348 (Colo. App. July 31, 2014).

Authorships & Presentations