Business briefs: New law firm opens |

Business briefs: New law firm opens

Emily Kelley, Esq. and Harper Louden, M.A. have joined forces to open a new law firm in downtown Steamboat Springs. Ethos Legal Services offers a range of practice areas and operates primarily in Colorado.

“Harper and I are delighted to announce the opening of this new law firm which we think will fill a giant need in this community — combining law, psychology and good old fashioned grit, to best assist our clients’ needs,” Kelley said in a press release. “We always approach our cases with the client’s best interests at heart and our goal is to represent our clients with integrity while vigorously fighting for their rights. We are not afraid to take a creative approach, immerse ourselves in the matter, get our hands dirty.”

Kelley received her law degree from the University of Denver. She practices in the areas of criminal defense, marijuana, transactional law and civil litigation. After graduating from law school, she worked at serval Denver area law firms and has most recently worked in Steamboat Springs taking on cases within the 14th Judicial District and beyond. Kelley also previously worked as a research analyst for a large hedge fund in Manhattan.

Louden earned her master’s degree in forensic psychology and has worked in the legal field for more than 10 years. Her primary focus is providing assistance with trial preparation, investigations, jury selection and overall case management. Louden is also a Certified Child and Family Investigator in the state of Colorado. Louden earned her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in communications and psychology from the University of Colorado. She has previous experience in media relations working in television and radio in Northwest Colorado.

Kelley and Louden have worked together since early 2014 managing and trying cases ranging from criminal sex assaults, to landlord/tenant issues, to corporate dissolutions, to marijuana dispensary related matters and more.

Ethos Legal Services, Kelley and Louden, can be reached at or by calling 970-233-8915 or log on to Ethos Legal Services is located at 701 Yampa Street, suites 2A and 2B.

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