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Responsive. Experienced. Focused.   





Lauren O’Dell is a senior associate 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 and is licensed to practice in Colorado and Utah. In 2016, Lauren graduated with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Law where she served as an Article Editor on the Editorial Board of the Wyoming Law Review. 

Outside of the office, Lauren enjoys exploring the Western Slope with her husband and pup, Zeke. She enjoys reading, cooking, golfing, and visiting the local wineries and breweries. She also serves on HopeWest’s NextGen Board. Lauren grew up in Wyoming and understands the ideals and importance of protecting and helping the small town ways.  






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