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A Law Firm Assisting Clients with Contracts, Family Law, and Criminal Defense

Our law firm provides effective, proactive solutions for clients at locations in Avon and Denver, CO. With 44 years of combined experience, our attorneys practice family law and criminal defense, as well as handling contract disputes and commercial litigation. Call our Denver office at (303) 758-8981 or our Avon office at (970) 343-0023 to schedule a consultation.

About Our Firm

Our firm provides cost-effective counsel and representation to help both individuals and businesses resolve legal issues. Offering a free initial consultation, each attorney takes time to listen carefully to the facts of a case and the goals of each client. Treating clients with honesty and integrity, we provide a frank assessment of each case and offer realistic expectations.

Dunsing & Deakins attorneys, each have a unique area of focus. For over 20 years, Fred A. Dunsing has been assisting clients with family law matters, including all issues pertaining to divorce and child custody. Lucy H. Deakins has spent over a decade in state and federal commercial litigation and contract disputes, and Joseph W. Galera specializes in criminal law, with over 15 years of providing criminal defense.

Treating clients with honesty and integrity, our attorneys will always provide a frank assessment of your case and offer realistic expectations.

While the firm has very capable paralegals who provide valuable support, your primary contact will always be your attorney. Your attorney will handle your case from start to finish and remain readily available for questions and updates. 

Fred Dunsing

fred dunsing lawyerFred Dunsing is a Martindale Hubbell AV-Preeminent attorney. This peer-designated honor is bestowed on only eight percent of U.S. attorneys. Fred is a negotiator and litigator who enjoys helping local families navigate through difficult family law cases. It is always his goal to provide mutually workable solutions, but he is also prepared to defend your rights, including grandparents' rights, in court.

Lucy Deakins

attorney Lucy DeakinsLucy Deakins came to Dunsing & Deakins from Norton Rose Fullbright, one of the largest law firms in the world. She has represented major international corporations in commercial litigation, handling multimillion-dollar breach of contract cases. Today, she focuses her skills on assisting local business owners and individuals with contract negotiation, dispute resolution, and litigation. She also handles family law cases. Ms. Deakins was distinguished as a Super Lawyer in 2015 for her professional achievements and esteem among colleagues.

Joseph Galera

Joseph Galera is a dedicated criminal defense lawyer who has spent thousands of hours in court, across the state. He is passionate about protecting the rights of his clients, and willing and able to face law enforcement in the courtroom. Joseph handles all types of felony and misdemeanor criminal law cases, including DUI and drug charges, domestic violence, assault, and homicide.  He also represents clients in a variety of family law cases.

Meet Our Paralegals

paralegal wendi larsonWendi Larson

With a background in pharmaceutical sales and six years in the U.S. Army, Wendi Larson earned a paralegal certificate in 2015. She enjoys her work in family law, providing valuable support for our attorneys and our clients.

Contact Dunsing & Deakins

Dunsing & Deakins offers personalized, reliable legal services at a reasonable cost. If you need help regarding child custody or another family law issue, require an attorney's help in business dealings, or if you are facing criminal charges, please contact us today to schedule an appointment. 

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Lucy, Wendi, and Fred were all amazing throughout my case. Lucy's knowledge and expertise, as well as the law firm's professional connections with mediators and child family investigators, led to a custody resolution that truly represents the best interest of my son. Many thanks! - Satisfied Client

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We have 2 locations in Colorado

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Denver Office

1776 S Jackson St
Ste 1107
Denver, CO 80210

Open Today 8:00am - 5:00pm

And by Appointment

All Hours Directions (303) 758-8981

Avon Office

70 Benchmark Rd
Ste 207
Avon, CO 81620

Open Today 8:00am - 5:00pm

And by Appoitment

All Hours Directions (970) 343-0023