Bloch & Chapleau, LLC

Firm Overview

Bloch & Chapleau, LLC was founded in 1987 on the philosophy of aggressive, ethical representation, and is committed to innovative and creative solutions for every client. We are experienced team of legal professionals and litigators who understand the needs and concerns of our clients. Please browse through our website, to view video discussions and read more about our practice areas and attorneys. Thank you for visiting our website. If you are interested in our legal services, please contact us.


Divorce is one of the most difficult situations that a person will endure in their lifetime. Although the divorce rate in Colorado has decreased from 4.4 percent in 2007 to 4.2 percent in 2011, the overall strain of a divorce has undoubtedly increased as a result of the faltering economy as many families are faced with more debt, reduced property values, and less income. While each divorce is different, the attorneys at Bloch & Chapleau possess extensive knowledge and experience to assist each client with any issue that may arise in a divorce, ranging from business and property valuation and division; to protection orders; to division of parental responsibilities; and even appellate issues. Bloch & Chapleau has provided 25 years of aggressive representation to Coloradans in divorce matters and takes pride in maintaining this reputation.


Automobile Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Ski Injuries
Recreational Injuries
Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Dental Malpractice
Nursing Home Abuse
Dog Attacks
Slip and Falls
Products Liability Cases

Main Office
1725 Gaylord Street
Denver  CO  80206
  • 303-331-1700
  • 303-355-0252

Other Offices

Park Meadows
9800 Mount Pyramid Ct. Suite 400
Englewood,  CO 
Vail Valley
Riverwalk at Edwards #G-1
Edwards,  CO 
Personal Injury
Colorado Personal Injury Attorneys
When you have suffered an injury caused by another party, you need an attorney to strongly advocate on your behalf to the other party's insurance carrier and legal counsel. Insurance companies begin their investigation immediately after the accident and often attempt to take your statement before you have the opportunity to hire an attorney. Accordingly, it is very important to find legal representation as soon after the accident as possible to protect your rights. The attorneys at Bloch & Chapleau have a wide array of experience litigating personal injury matters, including, but not limited, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, medical and dental malpractice, nursing home negligence, ski injuries, recreational injuries, wrongful death, dog attacks, slip and falls, and products liability cases. Residents and visitors to Colorado enjoy active lifestyles and injuries often arise in the participation of recreational activities available throughout the state. Bloch & Chapleau also litigates personal injury cases arising out of recreational activities, such as ski, snowmobile, horseback riding, ATV, and rafting accidents. Bloch & Chapleau attorneys handle each personal injury claim assertively and efficiently to ensure that the client's goals and expectations are met. The filing of a lawsuit is not always necessary, but hiring an attorney early in the process is critical as it strengthens your position and significantly increases the likelihood of a successful outcome.
Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense and DUI
The attorneys at Bloch & Chapleau have extensive experience handling criminal matters, from pre-arrest to trial, to appeal. We represent clients in all criminal matters including sexual assaults, drugs charges, DUIs, murder and domestic violence. Because every case and client is unique, the attorneys at our firm use their expertise and experience to approach cases in a "team manner" if necessary. As part of our team, we have three attorneys that defend clients in criminal matters.

Joseph Bloch

Joseph D. Bloch, Member, admitted to bar 1987, Colorado and U.S. Federal District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Colorado (B.S. Business/Finance 1983); California Western School of Law (J.D. 1987). Member: Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, MDICC, American Bar Association, Family Law Section.

Mr. Bloch maintains a diverse practice specializing in Men's Rights in Divorce and Family Law, Personal Injury, Ski and Recreational accidents, Auto and Motorcycle Accidents, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation. He has over twenty years of litigation experience representing clients in trials and appeals in both state and federal court. He also maintains an active practice in the Vail Valley, Eagle and mountain areas.

Mark Chapleau

Mark D. Chapleau, Member, admitted to Illinois bar 1989, and Colorado bar, Federal District Court 1996. Education: University of DePaul (B.A. Music 1983); Northwestern School of Law, Chicago (J.D.1989). Member: Denver and Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Associations. Member since January 1999.

Mark has been practicing law for twenty years in both Illinois and Colorado. He practices primarily in the area of men's rights in divorce/family law, personal injury, and civil cases. He has experience in both trial and Appellate courts. He practices out of both the Denver and Park Meadows offices. Mark is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Family Law section, volunteers for KUSA LawLine 9 answering family law questions and presented a family law clinic for the Denver's Mayor Office of Work Force Development for 5 years. He was a speaker at the 2007 and 2009 annual Colorado family law conference in Breckenridge.

Todd Narum

Todd J. Narum, Member, received his J. D. from the University of Utah College of Law in May, 2001 and was admitted to practice in Colorado in October 2001. Mr. Narum has a B.A. degree from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Narum

Sara Frazier

Sara M. Frazier, Associate, graduated cum laude and received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in May of 2008 and was admitted to the Colorado Bar in October 2008. For her undergraduate education, Ms. Frazier received her B.A. in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 2005. While pursuing her undergraduate and legal education, Ms. Frazier worked for personal injury firms specializing in medical malpractice, toxic tort, and product liability. Ms. Frazier was also an intern with the Denver District Attorney

Trenton Ongert

Trenton J. Ongert, Associate. Admitted to the Colorado State Bar, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2005. Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law (J.D. 2005), Northwestern University (B.S. 2002). Member: Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Denver Bar Association (Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division), Denver Bar Association Board of Trustees, Colorado Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

Mr. Ongert spent the first five years of his legal career practicing insurance defense litigation, evaluating claims from the perspective of the insurance carrier where he gained an in-depth understanding of the procedures, ploys, and strategies regularly utilized by the insurance companies. Mr. Ongert

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