The workshop will include presentations by highly qualified professionals who volunteer their time to our non-profit
Nadia Shokohi PhD, CDFA, CPFA
Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
With over sixteen years of experience in the financial services industry, Nadia is a well-established and highly regarded wealth manager. She works alongside clients to help them identify, progress toward, and pursue their most meaningful financial and life goals. Nadia’s mission is to provide women with the knowledge and tools they need to face the financial issues that come with big life transitions like divorce, widowhood, and retirement. Nadia’s dedication to excellence was recently recognized when she received the Women’s Choice Award®, the premier recognition award for advisors who provide quality service to their female clients from WomenCertified Inc.
Divorce Attorneys and/or Mediator
Virginia Robbins, Esq.
Robbins Law Firm LLC
Virginia Robbins has been an active volunteer with the Women’s Divorce Worksheet for three years now. Virginia is a family law attorney and certified mediator. She limits her practice to divorce, custody issues and civil protection orders. Virginia also teaches Family Law at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton and is the chair of the Pro Se Clinic for the Arapahoe County Bar Association. As an active volunteer in the community, Virginia is committed to helping those in need of legal education and assistance in the areas of family law.
Kimberly Gent, Esq.
Throughout her 30 year career as a lawyer, Kimberly (Kim) has dedicated her legal career in large part to developing educational systems and tools in order to enable a greater number of individuals access to the justice system. Kim has always had an interest in working with children and in helping families to establish orders that are in the best interest of children. Kim began her career as a staff attorney at Pikes Peak Legal Services (PPLS) in Colorado Springs. While at PPLS, Kimberly wrote a book on how to do your own divorce. In 1989, Kim opened up her own family law practice in Boulder which focused on representing victims of domestic violence and families. Additionally, Kim worked as a child advocate representing and making recommendations regarding the best interest of children in divorce cases. In 1990, Kim became a trained mediator and has used these skills to enhance her own communication skills as well as to expand her practice. At The Harris Law Firm, Kim works in our LawYourWay℠ center where she helps individuals with the option of representing themselves with the assistance and guidance of an experienced attorney.
Benjamin King, Esq.
PHONE: (303) 773-8100 Ext.733
Ben King is a Colorado native and third-generation trial attorney. Mr. King is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Colorado, and the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS). Mr. King began his legal career with a prestigious Denver family law firm where he specialized in litigating highly-contested divorces and child custody cases. Additionally, he has experience in appellate work and has prevailed on issues in both the Colorado Court of Appeals and Colorado Supreme Court. Mr. King’s practice is solely focused on family law. Mr. King takes a settlement oriented approach to his cases, but maintains a dynamic ability to litigate domestic disputes when necessary. Mr. King has received the honorable designation of SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2018 and 2019. This honor is bestowed on less than 2.5% of the lawyers in Colorado. Ben is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and holding “High Ethical Standing.”
Kama McConaughy Sarkissian, Esq.
Kama McConaughy Sarkissian focuses her practice in all areas of family law. Ms. McConaughy Sarkissian has an extensive background in complex litigation, settlement negotiations, and appeals, having represented clients throughout the state of Colorado. She is experienced in representing clients in all areas of family law, from financially complex divorce cases to high profile custody matters. While she strives to develop creative settlement solutions for her clients, she has the litigation experience necessary to successfully represent her clients in court when settlement is not possible. Ms. McConaughy Sarkissian is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, CBA Family Law Section, and the Arapahoe County Bar Association. She is married with three hockey playing children. In her free time, she enjoys playing and watching ice hockey, skiing, and spending time with her family.
Real Estate Agent
Kim (Painter) Gurnee
RE/Max Southeast Inc.
Kim (Painter) Gurnee epitomizes the kind of integrity, energy, hard work and creative service her clients have come to expect in every detail of their real estate transaction. She works hard in every aspect of the industry representing buyers, sellers, investors and banks in the residential housing market. Kim’s top priority is Helping Other People Everyday (HOPE), and assisting her clients to go “Beyond the Keys” in every aspect of their home buying/selling experience. She utilizes her knowledge and foresight to proactively identify and resolve potential issues before they become a problem. Kim’s clients choose to work with her because of her full-service approach, ethical demeanor, wealth of real estate experience and innate ability to satisfy clients from the first phone call to the closing.
Julie is a high quality, innovative and expert real estate agent serving the Denver Metro. Julie is a hardworking professional committed to exceeding her clients’ expectations. With her tireless work ethic and personable approach, she assertively executes the best possible transactions . With a passion for real estate, Julie works with buyers and sellers and is always striving for a flawless, smooth transaction. Julie builds relationships on trust and mutual respect, and therefore creates and maintains long lasting relationships with clients.
RE/MAX Professionals R&R Team
I am a Colorado native and have lived in almost every part of this beautiful state we call home. It is my honor to help my clients find a house they can call home. I believe you must have a relationship built of trust and respect, and I work hard to earn this with each client I work with. Sellers appreciate my insight on how to appeal to all types of buyers to ensure a quick sale of their home, for top dollar. Buyers enjoy my calm, yet strong and discerning approach when searching for a home. Buying or selling a house can be an exciting, yet stressful adventure. I take the time to understand my clients’ needs, wants, and personality to provide the best experience possible, even long after closing.
Branch Manager Dale Davis loves a challenge, so it’s no surprise that he’s found great success in the mortgage business.
Whether he’s helping a client secure a loan for their first home or helping his teammates adjust to the ever-changing mortgage industry, Dale’s strong critical thinking skills allow him to find solutions that meet everyone’s needs. Dale is disciplined and creative, and he genuinely loves helping others succeed. His 13 years of industry experience make him a true home loan expert, and his friendly personality and strong work ethic make him a solid leader.
When it comes to his personal life, Dale puts his family above everything. He loves coaching his son’s sports teams, going to the beach with his wife, and participating in a men’s ministry group.