W. Robert Montgomery

W. Robert Montgomery

Lakewood, Colorado
888-559-9805 (Toll Free)

Bob Montgomery is a sole practitioner in Lakewood, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a BA in philosophy in 1967 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1971. As president of the Student Bar Association, Bob participated in the organization and establishment of the KU legal aid clinic in Lawrence, Kansas. He has been practicing continuously in the Denver metropolitan area since 1971. He is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Kansas, before the Federal District Courts in both jurisdictions, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Bob is Currently the Past President of the First Judicial District Bar Association. He has worked with the Metro Volunteer Lawyers Program (formerly the Thursday Night Bar Project) since 1971 and is Past chairperson of the Metro Volunteer Lawyers Steering Committee. He was recognized by Metro Volunteer Lawyers as the First Judicial District volunteer of the year for 1992 and also received a certificate of appreciation from the Colorado Bar Association for his volunteer work. Bob has spoken at several of seminars on domestic violence, restraining orders and family law, including the 1995 and 1997 Family Law Basic Skills Pro Bono seminar. He maintains a general civil practice with emphasis in domestic relations, family law and personal bankruptcy.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Debtor Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1971
  • Kansas, 1971
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975


  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • B.A. - 1967


  • Seminar Taught, Restraining Orders, Lorman
  • Seminar Taught, Basics of Domestic Relations, Colorado Bar Association/Family Law
  • Seminar Taught, Restraining Orders, First Judicial District Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Thursday Night Bar Association, 1992
  • Award of Merit First Judicial District Bar Association, 2003
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Public Service, Colorado Bar Association, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association
  • First Judicial District Bar Association, Past President
  • Soccer Officials Association of Colorado, President, Metro Association, 1991 - 1993
  • Soccer Officials Association of Colorado, Former State President, 1994 - 2000

Past Employment Positions

  • Montgomery & Torpy, Partner, 1975 - 1979
  • Hardesty & Montgomery, Partner, 1971 - 1975

Pro Bono Activities

  • Panel Member, Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 1971 - Present
  • Participating Attorney, Family Law Court Week, 1988 - 2005
  • Participating Attorney, Senior Resource Center Lawyer Referral Program, 1994 - Present
  • Volunteer, Kids Vote, 1996


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Kappa Sigma