Richard Zuber has practiced law for over 30 years. He dedicates his entire practice to family law, with an emphasis on large-asset divorce and related complex issues. Richard has extensive trial experience and is trained in mediation and collaborative law. He is respected throughout the Colorado legal community for his results-oriented approach to every case and his dedicated advocacy for his clients’ rights.
Richard is a past chair of the family law section of the Colorado Bar Association, and a former past president of the Colorado chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Richard has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2006. He was also elected to Best Lawyers in America in 2012.

Richard I. Zuber, a principal of Zuber Law P.C. and of counsel to Karp Neu Hanlon focuses his legal practice exclusively in the area of family law, and has more than 35 years of legal experience. He represents individuals in obtaining divorces, legal separations, and annulments. He has extensive experience in asset identification, asset valuation and negotiating equitable asset distribution. He also assists clients with child custody matters, including negotiating child support, visitation, and parental rights.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Mediation & Collaborative Law
  • Grandparent Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1976
  • Illinois, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1986


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • J.D. – 1975
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • B.A. – 1969
  • Major: History

Published Works

  • “Revisiting the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support”, The Colorado Lawyer, May, 2005
  • “Exploring the Tax Perils of Temporary Unallocated Family Support”, The Colorado Lawyer, April, 2001
  • “Who Pays the Tax?: The Assignment of Income Doctrine, Code 1041, and Dividing Non-Qualified Pensions”, The Colorado Lawyer, February, 2000
  • “The Prepayment-of-Maintenance Conundrum: Traps for the Unwary”, The Colorado Lawyer, July, 1998
  • “Voluntary Early Retirement as a Factor in Modifying Maintenance”, The Colorado Lawyer, April, 1996
  • “Classifying Income, Rents and Profits from Separate Property”, The Colorado Lawyer, June, 1994
  • “Domestic Eavesdropping and Wiretapping: Admissibility of Intercepted Communications”, The Colorado Lawyer, March, 1992
  • “Getting the ‘Get:’ Obtaining a Jewish Divorce in Colorado”, The Colorado Lawyer, May, 1991
  • Classes/Seminars
  • Frequent Speaker, Family Law and the Implications and Tax Consequences of Divorce

Honors and Awards

  • Named in Best Lawyers of America 2012, 2013 and 2014 Publications
  • Included in Colorado Super Lawyers List, 2006 – 2014
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • AV Peer Review Rated Through Martindale-Hubbell
  • Included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Denver County Bar Association, Member
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair Elect, 2009 – 2010
  • CLE of Colorado, Past President, 2005 – 2007
  • The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Member
  • Minoru Yasui Inn of Court, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Colorado Chapter, Past President, 2008 – 2009


  • Zeta Beta Tau

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