Chandra Zdenek

Attorney

Chandra Zdenek is an attorney at Feldmann Nagel Margulis in the Denver office, where she specializes in family law. Her practice includes but is not limited to:

  • Divorce
  • Modifications
  • Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (Child Custody)
  • Child Support Issues
  • Protection Orders
  • Paternity Actions
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships
  • Contempt and all post decree matters concerning the same

Chandra was born and raised in Colorado. She pursued her undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science in December, 2011. Chandra then attended the University of San Diego School of Law for law school, graduating in May, 2015.

During law school, Chandra completed legal internships in various family law positions, including for the San Diego Department of Child Support Services as well as the Family Justice Center where she helped clients to obtain temporary and permanent restraining orders. Chandra was also an editor of the San Diego International Law Journal and published a comment on the journal regarding international parental child abduction in Fall 2014.

Chandra also has significant civil litigation experience, including several law clerk positions at civil litigation firms and a judicial externship for the Honorable Gonzalo P. Curiel. In San Diego, she worked as an associate attorney for a civil litigation/insurance defense firm for almost a year and gained experience in all aspects of pre-trial practice, including discovery, complex legal research, working with expert witnesses, and drafting of important legal documents including memoranda, briefs, and coverage opinions. In 2016, Chandra moved home to Colorado to be closer to friends and family.

Professional Associations / Memberships

  • Colorado, 2017
  • California, 2015
  • Colorado Bar Association

Education

  • University of Colorado, 2011
  • University of San Diego School of Law, 2015

Publications

  • The United States versus Japan as a Lesson Commending International Mediation to Secure Hague Abduction Convention Compliance, San Diego INT'L L.J. [Vol. 16:209, 2014]