Todd M. Olinger, P.C.
Colorado Business Lawyer since 1998


Passion. Experience. Diligence.


After practicing for many years in Denver, Colorado, Todd M. Olinger formed the firm in 2011 to offer exceptional and cost-effective legal services to a group of longstanding clients.  The firm was designed from the outset to provide top-tier client service at competitive rates by operating outside of central Denver, leveraging the latest legal practice technologies, and utilizing small, tight-knit working teams.  Mr. Olinger and Teri Vanderhyden, the firm's paralegal, work together to ensure work is accomplished as cost-effectively as possible.  We frequently work with specialized counsel in other law and accounting firms.  


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Todd M. Olinger

Following law school, Mr. Olinger served for one year as a law clerk to Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis on the Colorado Supreme Court.  He then practiced at Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP, primarily in the corporate finance and intellectual property groups.   In 2002, he joined Ducker, Montgomery, Aronstein & Bess, P.C., a business law firm founded in 1979 that had consistently been home to some of Denver's finest business law attorneys.   In 2011, he founded the firm.  In addition to studying law, Mr. Olinger has an M.B.A. in finance and an undergraduate degree in physics.  Prior to studying law, Mr. Olinger served as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force.   He continued as an active reservist in the USAF while practicing law until October 2002.  




Juris Doctor, 1998, University of Colorado Law Review (1996-98), Casenote and Comment Editor (1997-98), Outstanding Law Review Comment Award (1997)

M.B.A. (Finance), 1998

(B.A. in Physics, Thesis in Astrophysics, with honors, 1990)

Activities & Affiliations

  • Chair, Business Law Section Council of Colorado Bar Association (June 2018 – present)

  • President and Director, Grove at Harper Lake Homeowner’s Association (2015 – present)

  • AIPN (2009-2016)

  • Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout (1986), Cub Scout Den Leader (2017 - present).

  • Denver Bar Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

Representative Transactions

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Bar Admissions

• State of Colorado

Selected Publications

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Client Testimonials

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Honors and Recognition

AVVO Rating - 10 out of10

Super Lawyers (Colorado) (Closely Held Business)



Paralegal and Office Manager

A. Teri Vanderhyden

Teri had over 20 years of experience working as a paralegal and law firm administrator before she joined Todd M. Olinger, P.C. in 2011.   In addition, she'd built a successful mortgage lending company.  Her initiative, keen intellect and entrepreneurial instincts make her an invaluable member of the Firm.



Colorado College and others
Majored in Psychology and Liberal Arts, 1976-80

Trinity Christian College
Certified Paralegal, 1983

Moraine Valley Community College
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person, 1985