Elise Aiken is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses mainly on complex civil litigation, including commercial disputes, intellectual property, real estate litigation, and appellate work. Elise also assists clients with their estate planning needs, and with probate administration. A Colorado native, she received her A.B. from the University of Chicago and her J.D. from University of Colorado Law School. Following law school, Elise clerked for the Hon. Norman D. Haglund and the Hon. Karen L. Brody in the Second Judicial District of Colorado, Denver County. After developing her litigation practice for several years at another Boulder firm, she joined Kottke & Brantz as a partner in 2021. Elise enjoys finding client-driven solutions to legal problems, both inside and outside of the courtroom. When not working, Elise spends time enjoying Colorado with her husband and daughters.
Judge Karen L. Brody, Second Judicial District of Colorado, Denver County District Court (May 2014 – July 2016)
Judge Norman D. Haglund, Second Judicial District of Colorado, Denver County District Court (February 2012 – April 2014)
A.B., University of Chicago, 2006
JD University of Colorado School of Law, 2011
Colorado Bar Association, Member
Women's Bar Association, Member
Admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2011