Justin Oliver is the owner and founding partner of Oliver Law, LLC. Justin is sensitive to the stresses and strains placed on families going through difficult legal matters and he is particularly mindful of how these struggles affect moderate-income families. Driven by a sense of fairness and equality, Justin vigorously asserts and defends the legal rights of his clients. He has dedicated his time and his practice to providing moderate-income clients with access to the justice system and he is devoted to being a versatile, responsive, and client driven family law attorney.
November 2014 - Current
Owner and Founding Partner Oliver Law, LLC
Driven by a desire to expand access to justice. Focused on meeting the needs of moderate-income clients. Dedicated to providing high-quality legal services. Steadfast in my commitment to family law.
January 2014 to May 2014
Assistant District Attorney Intern Polk County Attorney’s Office
Represented Polk County in Juvenile Law proceedings. Conducted hearings and investigations in dependency and neglect matters. Drafted, edited, and filed legal petitions, motions, and decrees for the court. Gained practical, functional knowledge of the juvenile justice system.
May 2012 to March 2014
Poverty Law Intern Iowa Legal Aid
Represented low income clients in administrative and civil court hearings. Facilitated initial interviews and advised clients seeking immediate assistance. Drafted, edited, and filed legal petitions, motions, and decrees for the court. Conducted legal research on issues related to family law and domestic violence.
December 2012 to December 2013
General Civil Law Intern Drake Legal Clinic
Provided full representation to clients through a free legal clinic. Conducted mediations, hearings, and trials in dissolution proceedings. Advised clients on matters of divorce, child custody, domestic abuse, and Guardianships.
August 2012 to December 2012
Assistant Public Defender Intern Des Moines Adult Public Defender
Conducted client interviews. Drafted briefs and memos. Assisted in trial preparation.
May 2010 to May 2011
Youth Advocate and Mentor Gunnison County Juvenile Diversion
Advocated on behalf of youth participating in the Juvenile Diversion program. Counseled and mentored youth. Conducted interviews, home visits, and school visits. Participated in weekly strategy meetings with a team of judges, counselors, and social workers.
• Admitted to the Colorado bar since 2014.
• Colorado Bar Association member since 2014.
• Larimer County Bar Association Member since 2014.
J.D., Drake University Law School, 2014
Mediations, Negotiations, Pre-Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy
Drake Association for Child Advocacy
Drake Oral Argument Competition, Finalist
American Constitution Society, President
B.A., Sociology, Western State Colorado University, 2011
President’s Climate Committee
Behavioral Research Project