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Responsive. Experienced. Focused.   





Lauren O’Dell is a Partner at Dufford Waldeck. Lauren assists clients with estate planning, probate, estate/trust litigation, conservatorships and guardianships, real estate litigation, and landlord/tenant issues. She joined the firm in 2016 after graduating from the University of Wyoming College of Law with honors and is licensed to practice in Colorado and Utah. 

Lauren grew up in a small town in the southwest corner of Wyoming, she enjoys and understands the Western Colorado and Eastern Utah lifestyle, and hopes to continue representing those ideals in her legal practice. 


Outside of the office, Lauren likes exploring the Western Slope with her husband, Tyler, and dogs, Zeke and Bridger. She also enjoys attending community events, reading, cooking, golfing, and visiting the local wineries and breweries. She also serves on HopeWest’s NextGen Board.  






Admitted to Bar
2016 Colorado, US District Court, District of Colorado

2018 Utah, US District Court, District of Utah

JD 2016 — University of Wyoming College of Law
BA 2011 — University of Wyoming

Professional Affiliations

Mesa County Bar Association

HopeWest NextGen Board Member

Colorado West Estate Planning - Council Member
Colorado Bar Association
Executive Council – Colorado Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (2016 to 2021)
Young Professionals Network of Mesa County





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