Marrison Family Law is comprised of the best family law attorneys in Colorado Springs. Get to know our attorneys on this page.


M. Patricia Marrison, Managing Attorney

Marrison Family Law owner Pat Marrison has been a divorce lawyer for over 39 years. Her areas of practice include adoption, child support, custody and visitation, and divorce. Among her notable achievements is recognition from The National Advocates as a Top 100 Lawyer in Colorado in 2014. She graduated Cum Laude at the  University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.



Brenda Jordahl, Associate Attorney

Associate attorney Brenda Jordahl was admitted to the bar in Colorado in 2009. Her areas of practice include paternity, divorce and post-decree issues, legal separation, custody & visitation and child support. A graduate of Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, she also holds a Masters in Professional Studies H.R. at the University of Denver and an Associate’s degree in Child Development from Early Childhood Connections in Rapid City, SD. Meanwhile, she finished her undergraduate degree in BSED at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD.



Joseph Ditlow, Associate Attorney

Associate attorney Joseph Ditlow is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs with a degree in History. As a child of divorce himself, he makes it a point to keep his clients focused on their children, reminding them of the impacts of their actions in the future. Joseph started law school at the New England School of Law but transferred to Marquette School of Law where he interned for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He was admitted to the Colorado bar in 2009 and has been practicing in Colorado since.


Michael Lucas

Michael Lucas is one of the seasoned attorneys at Marrison Family Law. His career as an attorney spans more than thirty years, including roles as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney; an in-house government counsel and chief legal officer; and an administrative hearing officer for the Colorado Department of Revenue for DUI allegations. His areas of practice include paternity, custody and visitation, divorce and post-decree issues, and child support. He finished his Juris Doctor degree from the California Western School of Law.