Pete F. Michaelson Updated:08/2015

The Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C. opened November of 1997 and emphasizes the practice of law in the areas of real property, ranch conservation, construction, civil litigation, business law and entity formation, contracts, community associations, as well estate planning and probate work. Governor Owens appointed Pete as the County Court Judge in Custer County, in September 2003. Consistent with that judicial perspective, in 2006 Pete became a certified mediator after attending an extensive interactive training course and now offers those services as well in all dispute areas including domestic relations. The office is located on Main Street, in the growing commercial district of Westcliffe, Colorado.

Licensed in Colorado, Minnesota, the U.S. District of Colorado, and the U.S. Supreme Court Member: Colorado Bar Association, Fremont-Custer County Bar Association, Arapahoe County Bar Association, and Douglas-Elbert County Bar Association


  • University of Denver, College of Law, J.D., 1982, (Natural Resources Emphasis)
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1979, (American Studies - With Distinction)
  • Certificate of Completion, Forty Hour Mediation Seminar (CLECI 2004)


Contact Pete F. Michaelson


Contact Pete F. Michaelson

Law Office of Peter F. Michaelson, P.C.
601 Main Street
P.O. Box 1249
Westcliffe, CO  81252
Phone: (719) 783-9635
Fax: (775) 245-8804

Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Colorado