William B. King, Esq. is currently Special Counsel with the domestic relations firm of Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Carlton, P.C. limiting his practice to family law related matters. For 38 years he has practiced family law and also practiced in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation. Bill has lectured over many years on various family law matters including presentations at the annual Family Law Institute presented by the Family Law section of the Colorado Bar Association. He has also co-chaired the Spring Family Law Institute in conjunction with Continuing Legal Education and will continue to do so. He has served on the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association since 2004. He is also a contributor and reviser of the Domestic Relations Bench Bar Book providing material on maintenance, property division, separation agreements, attorney’s fees and costs, and divorce tax-related matters since May of 2011. This is a key resource for domestic relations practitioners as well as judicial officers dealing with domestic relations cases. Bill initiated the current Rule 53 Special Masters pilot project that allows District Courts throughout the state to find Special Masters to assist with their domestic relations cases. Most recently Bill was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court to the Office of Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee dealing with potential major changes to domestic relations practice, specifically dealing with alternate dispute resolution matters including mediation practice. He does a substantial amount of mediation in highly contested difficult cases with the vast majority finding a solution short of litigation. He has also provided service as a Special Master pursuant to C.R.C.P. 53 and as a Decision-Maker in domestic relation cases pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-128.3. Since 2000, Bill has received the AV rating, which is the highest rating for Martindale-Hubbell. Bill’s focus is to assist clients in the dissolution of marriage process to reach expeditious, economical, fair and amicable resolution. His hourly rate is $300 per hour.