Lynne Sholler

  LYNNE SHOLLER

Durango Attorney

Lynne Sholler has been a licensed Colorado attorney for over 25 years, practicing primarily in employment law in which she’s handled hundreds of cases. She founded her own law firm in 1995, then founded Employer’s Advantage, a human resources consulting firm, in 2001, both of which are now merged with Sholler Edwards, LLC. Lynne provides employment law and HR advice from prevention through litigation for-profit, non-profit, government and educational entities in the Four Corners region.

Areas of Practice - Law:

Federal and CO state courts
Discrimination/harassment/retaliation
Independent contractor vs. employee
Whistleblower
FMLA/FLSA
Wage & Hour claims
Unemployment hearings
Contracts

Areas of Practice – HR:
HR audits & administration
Workplace investigations
Policies
Electronic data management
Training
 Awards:
2002-2016 Pro Bono Recognition (CO Supreme Court & Southwest CO Bar Assn’s)
2013 Nominated, Best Attorney in Durango, CO
2012 Professionalism Award – Southwest CO Bar Ass’n
2010 Donald Hoagland Award – Colorado Bar Ass’n (long term commitment to legal services to underprivileged populations)
Professional Ass’ns:
1997-present   Colorado Bar Ass’n
2001-present   SW CO Bar Ass’n
2001-present   Society of HR Managers
2001-present   Durango Area HR Managers
Community Leadership:
2005-present  Chair, 6th J.D. Access to Justice Committee
2002-2005       appointed to inaugural CO Access to Justice Comm’n
2011-2014       Manna Soup Kitchen, board member, VP and President
2011-2012       Women’s Resource Center, board member

Education:
University of Denver Sturm College of Law – Juris Doctor
University of Colorado (Boulder) – Bachelor of Arts
Achieve Global certified trainer
Leadership La Plata