Georgina Melbye

Aspen’s Rising Star

Professional Biography

Georgina Melbye is a trial attorney with experience in domestic relations, criminal law and personal injuries. She has certifications in collaborative law and mediation and has completed intensive trial skills training at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Georgina specializes in driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while ability impaired (DWAI) cases. Georgina has handled dozens of DUI and DWAI cases in Pitkin, Garfield, and Eagle County. If you find yourself facing a charge for DUI, Georgina will go the extra mile to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.

Knowledge & Skills

Prior to joining RKV Law, Georgina worked with the Honorable Elizabeth Starrs in Denver District Court. Georgina grew familiar with family law issues including divorce and child custody.

After working with Judge Starrs, Georgina strengthened her litigation skills working at the Boulder District Attorney’s Office where she tried three misdemeanor cases and argued numerous motions. Georgina’s time at the District Attorney’s office allows her to analyze a criminal case from multiple angles.

Since joining RKV Law in October of 2014, Georgina has helped her clients charged with alcohol related driving offenses reach satisfactory outcomes in their cases. In April 2017 she went took a DUI case to trial against the elected district attorney. After deliberating for almost four hours, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

Georgina’s representation extends to fighting for your privilege to drive by requesting a license revocation hearing through the Department of Motor Vehicles. Notably, she successfully argued that a police officer improperly pulled over a vehicle which resulted in the client keeping a valid driver’s license.

Georgina has also handled a variety of domestic relations cases. From custody disputes, to complex financial matters, Georgina can confidently assist you with every aspect of your divorce. Georgina passionately represents her clients’ interests in court. She has experience representing clients at contested final orders hearings, emergency hearings, and contempt hearings.

Finally, Georgina is an skillful advocate for people who have been injured. She has worked against major insurance companies to help clients receive the compensation they deserve quickly and efficiently. Whether in the criminal, domestic relations, or personal injury realm, Georgina vigorously advocates for her clients at some of the most challenging moments of their lives.

A Tailored Approach

Georgina strives to offer a variety of approaches to resolving legal problems.

Georgina is certified and trained in collaborative law. The foundation of the collaborative law approach is an agreement not to litigate. If a team-style, non-litigation approach to your divorce interests you, be sure to ask Georgina for more information.

In addition to a collaborative approach, Georgina also offers unbundled legal services. If you feel comfortable handling your divorce on your own but want to ensure you are reaching the best possible outcome, consider having Georgina working in the background to consult on strategy, review and edit court filings, and assist in preparation of settlement agreements. Georgina can also represent you on a limited-scope basis to prepare for and attend a court hearing.

You can rest assured that Georgina will spend the time to determine the most cost-efficient and effective representation for your individual case.

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