Richard W. Hanes


After graduating from George Washington University Law School, Richard W. Hanes began working for a variety of different firms, small and large, focusing on intellectual property law and litigation in both state and federal courts.

Brenda L. Bartels


Having practiced law in both Colorado and Nebraska, Brenda L. Bartels is an extremely skilled business and real estate law attorney. Brenda also has extensive experience with domestic and commercial litigation at the state and federal level.

Amber Blasingame


Amber Blasingame is an immigration law expert that has been handling immigration casework for over 20 years. Amber has successfully represented clients before the Department of Labor and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

Petula N. McShiras

After graduating from law school, Petula N. McShiras served as an Attorney Advisor for the Denver Immigration Court from 2011-2013. She then went on to serve as the Supervisor for the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center, focusing on naturalization law, before joining Hanes & Bartels, LLC. 


Intellectual Property

Intellectual property law primarily focuses on property rights. This includes the possession, control, exclusion, and enjoyment of various properties.


Immigration Law

We provide counsel on many different immigration matters including employment visas, naturalization and citizenship, litigation in immigration courts, and more.


Real Estate Law

Our firm has extensive experience in transactional real estate matters and in the litigation of real estate disputes for both individuals and companies.



Our areas of trial and appeal expertise include real estate, business transactions, personal injury, aviation, and intellectual property rights.


Focused On Your Needs To Help You Make The Right Decisions

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With over 50 years of experience on our staff, we’ve seen it all. We’re here to protect your interests and enhance your future.”
Richard Hanes

Our firm has been serving clients across the Colorado Springs area for over 25 years with pride and integrity. At our firm, the needs of the client are always our top priority.

That’s why we’re committed to providing the highest level of legal counsel and representation possible. With decades of knowledge and experience on our side, we want you to feel confident that all of your legal needs are taken care of — because ultimately, that’s what we’re here for.

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Broad-Based Practical Knowledge


Our firm has been serving clients throughout Colorado Springs for over 25 years. We want you to rest easy with your case in our hands.


We pride ourselves on being able to solve any problem for our clients. We’re not afraid to think outside the box to find a solution for you.


At the end of the day, we’re here to serve you. That’s why we always prioritize your needs above all else to ensure you’re taken care of.

When you work with us, you get our collective knowledge and experience.

At our firm, we understand the importance of collaboration. With over 50 years of legal knowledge and experience on our team, we strive to provide all of our clients with the full extent of our collective legal abilities. That means that when you work with us, we’ll exhaust all of our resources to help solve any problem and ensure your every need is addressed.

With attorneys that specialize in areas from intellectual property and business law, to real estate and immigration law, we can ensure you will always be in good hands.

Having legal experts that can focus on your individual case allows us to provide excellent legal counsel that can be tailored to the specific needs of each client.

That means that no matter what challenges you may be facing, we have legal experts that can understand your situation and find a solution. We’ll work with you every step of the way so you never feel uncertain about how your case is being handled — because at the end of the day our job is to help you succeed.