Fort Collins

Colorado Springs

Our Founder

Meet our Founder & Attorney

Douglas A. Thomas

Meet our Founder & Attorney

Douglas A. Thomas

With a sterling reputation forged over a remarkable 30 year career, Douglas A. Thomas, stands as a stalwart pillar of the legal profession. As a founding partner of Thomas & Ahnell, LLC, Mr. Thomas brings a wealth of experience and an unyielding commitment to the practice of law.

Douglas’s unwavering commitment to excellence, vast legal expertise, and numerous accomplishments make him an invaluable asset to Thomas & Ahnell, LLC. His dedication to the practice of law and his relentless pursuit of justice continue to benefit clients and shape the legal landscape.

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Insurance Law
  • Liability Defense
  • Subrogation & Recovery
  • Employment Law
  • Appellate

Recognitions & Awards

Achievements Stem from Dedication
and Perseverance


  • B.A., New Mexico Highlands University, magna cum laude, 1989
  • J.D., University of Denver, 1993

Professional and Community Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association Since 1993
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association since 1996
  • Defense Research Institute – Member since 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado 1993

Public & Speaking Engagements

  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Annual Conference, 1996, 2004
  • Colorado Bar Association Workers' Compensation Conferences, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Continuing Legal Education for Counsel on Education in Management, 2001, 2002

Learn more about Our  Legal Team

Meet the Attorneys

Emily F. Ahnell

Emily F. Ahnell


Practice Areas
Workers’ Compensation
Insurance Law
Subrogation & Recovery

Heather A. Rubin

Heather A. Rubin


Practice Areas
Family Law
Trust and Estate Planning
Labor and Employment Law
Intellectual Property
Landlord/Tenant Law
Civil Rights and Disability Law
International Tax Law


Audrey B. Braccio, Esq.


Practice Areas
Child Custody
Other Family Law Matters

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Katherine Kendrick


Practice Areas
Family Law Attorney
Drafting Expertise for Clear Agreements and Resolutions