Attorney Karen Shirley

Karen Holmes Shirley is the owner and managing attorney for Holmes Shirley Law. Karen’s practice focuses on estate planning for families and providing legal services for small businesses. Karen also has experience, and will provide representation on a case by case basis, in the areas of real property, local government and environmental law.

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Karen believes in clients understanding their legal options, building a lasting relationship with legal counsel and being provided quality, affordable legal representation. Through personal service, she strives to make addressing legal matters a comfortable process for everyone.

Karen received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Denver and Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado School of Law. She has been admitted to practice in Colorado since 2002.

Karen is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Douglas Elbert County Bar Association, MAMA (Mother Attorney’s Mentoring Association), WealthCounsel and the Alliance for Professional Women. She is a 2020 graduate of Leadership Douglas County and volunteers with the Douglas Land Conservancy. She is an outdoor enthusiast, active mother of two, book lover and arm chair world traveler.