Dane Torbenson

Dane Torbenson

Denver, Colorado

Dane Torbenson is a Denver native and grew up in the Park Hill neighborhood in east Denver. After attending Denver East High School, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre from the University of Colorado, Boulder. After a number of years as a starving actor, and jobs ranging from waiter to stuntman to private investigator to paralegal, Dane enrolled at the University of Denver College of Law, and received his J.D. in 1998.  Dane began practicing at the law firm of Newell and Martens, and eventually became partner in the firm then named Newell and Torbenson. In 2003, Dane decided to broaden his practice to include other areas of the law, and joined the firm of his law school classmate and trial and appellate competition partner Randy Corporon. Since 2003, Dane has been engaged in a general litigation practice, with primary emphasis on family law. In 2015, Dane joined the Law Office of Alexandra White, PC. Dane’s most frequent areas of practice include sexual assault litigation, contempt charges, dependency and neglect, and complex family law matters.

Dane has frequently been involved in Denver theaters as both an actor and a fight choreographer over the last 20 years, but his most recent role is as father to two amazing daughters adopted from China in 2005 and 2007.  Dane lives with his wife and family in Denver, Colorado.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1998


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • Juris Doctor - May, 1998
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.F.A. - 1989
    • Major: Theatre

Representative Cases


  • The Criminal Trial from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2008 - Present
  • The Impact of Bankruptcy on Dissolution of Marriage in Colorado, National Business Institute, 2005 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, November 1, 1998 - Present
  • Denver Bar Association, November 1, 1998 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Randy B. Corporon, Associate, November 1, 2003 - November 1, 2012
  • Newell and Torbenson, Partner, September 1, 1998 - October 31, 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Colorado Bar Association Flood Relief Hotline, January 1, 2014 - February 28, 2014