University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, California (J.D., 2004)

Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana (B.A., History, 1999)

Bar Admissions

Colorado Bar (2005)

New York Bar (2005)

Tenth Circuit (2011)

U.S. Supreme Court (2011)



Kathryn Sellars is a director and shareholder with the law firm of Hoffmann, Parker, Wilson & Carberry, P.C. with 15 years of experience in local government law.


Attorneys’ Guide to Local Governmental Law, National Business Institute (November 2016). 

Land Use Law, Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning: Take a Comprehensive Look at Land Use Law, National Business Institute (March 2015).

What You Need to Know about Public Records and Open Meetings in Colorado, Case Law and Legislative Update on Open Meetings and Public Records Law, Lorman Education Services (May 2014).

Representative Cases

Alpenhof v. City of Ouray, 297 P.3d 1052 (Colo. App. 2013)

Armstrong v. City of Lakewood, 419 P.3d 1005 (Colo. App. 2017)

Representative Clients

City Attorney for Cities of Cañon City and Yuma

Town Attorney for Town of Montezuma

County Attorney for the Counties of Morgan and Washington

General Counsel for Wiggins Rural Fire Protection District, North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Commission, and Cañon City Area for Reinvestment Expansion

Special Counsel for Lakewood Reinvestment Authority, Jefferson County Housing Authority, and Colorado Rural Water Association


Admitted to the bar, 2005, Colorado, 2007, New York. Education: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, (B.A. History 1999); University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, California (J.D. 2004); Staff Member, University of San Diego International Law Journal (2002-2004); Associate Attorney, Law Office of Brent A. Martin/Martin & Kidnay, LLC (2006-2007); Associate Attorney, The Masters Law Firm, P.C. (2007-2012); Shareholder, Masters & Sellars, P.C. (2012-2014). CBA/DBA Joint Management Committee (2014-Present); Seventh Judicial District Bar Association (Member, 2006-2014, President, 2007-2010), Colorado Bar Association (2005-Present), CBA Professionalism Committee (2009-2010), CBA President Nominating Committee (2008-2009), Seventh Judicial District Bar Association Representative, CBA Board of Governors (2008-2010), CBA Economic Task Force (2009), CBA Executive Council (2009-2010), 2009 Cobalt Class, Colorado Bar Foundation (2009-present), New York State Bar Association (2007-2009), American Bar Association (2008-2014). Published Opinions: Alpenhof v. City of Ouray, 297 P.3d 1052 (2013). Practice Areas: Local government, land use, profit and nonprofit business formation and governance, contracts, real estate transactions, and litigation.

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