Lauren O. McDaniel is a litigation attorney with Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C.

Lauren McDaniel is an associate attorney ready to take on any challenge. Her practice focuses on civil litigation and family law. She enjoys the daily rewards associated with practicing civil litigation and family law. Prior to joining Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C., Ms. McDaniel practiced family law, employment law, and probate.

“Smart, professional, punctual, savvy attorney’s!!!! Every call, text, question, concern and anxiety riddled nightmare I had about my case was put to rest by my personal attorney and anyone on the staff who could be there for me.” —Client Review

While in law school, she was an intern and law clerk for two law firms specializing in employment law and family law. As an intern and law clerk, Lauren gained valuable experience in motions practice and courtroom procedure.

Ms. McDaniel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of Denver in 2013 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law in 2016.

During her time at Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C., Lauren has been exposed to a wide range of family law and civil litigation issues.  Ms. McDaniel is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, as well as the Douglas, Elbert Bar Association.

Practice Areas

Divorce, Family Law, Civil/Commercial Litigation, Probate, Child Custody, Child Support, Parenting Time, Parental Rights


Douglas, Elbert Bar Association

University of Denver (B.A., 2013)

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.  (2016)