Charles Goldberg

Charles Goldberg

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303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Charles Goldberg serves as general counsel for the Archdiocese of Denver (1982-Present) and as general counsel for the ‎Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota (2001-Present).‎ He represents numerous religious organizations, colleges, and universities in litigation in Colorado and ‎throughout the United States, he regularly represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation, religious liberty issues, ‎condemnations, professional and products liability, personal injury lawsuits, securities and business arbitrations, ‎and probate disputes.‎

Charles represents clients before the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline, the Colorado Supreme Court's ‎Grievance Committee, and other administrative bodies.‎ He regularly serves as a mediator and arbitrator.‎

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, Member, 1964-present
  • Executive Committee for the National Diocesan Attorneys Association, Member, 1992-present
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2003-present
  • Colorado Attorneys' Fund for Client Protection, first Chairman of the Board of Trustees, appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court, 1999

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Mr. Goldberg is a frequent lecturer at seminars sponsored by local and national bar associations, law schools and before civic groups.



  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Litigation-First Amendment, 2008-2019
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award - Denver Bar Association, 1969
  • Isaac Hecht Law Client Protection Award - American Bar Association’s National Client Protection ?Organization, 2011
  • DU "Law Star" Alumni Professionalism Award - The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2011
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - 2012 Top 100 Ranking - Civil Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, 2006-2019
  • Civis Princeps (First Citizen) Award - Regis University, 2010
  • Chambers USA - Annual Client's Guide to Business Lawyers - Commercial Litigation, 2005-2015
  • Benemerenti ("To a Well Deserving Person") Medal - Pope Benedict XVI, 2010

Other Info


J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 1964
B.A., University of Colorado, 1961

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1964

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Court of Appeals