Maxfield • Peterson, P.C.

Accountants & Advisors

We apply an innovative approach to problem-solving, allowing business owners or senior managers, law firm partners, and non-profits achieve their personal and professional goals.

Maxfield • Peterson is an accounting and advisory firm dedicated to the success of our clients. Our commitment to your success includes gathering relevant data and providing a thorough analysis of your information. We consider and review appropriate solutions for each of our clients based on their unique needs. Learn more about our reputation for honesty, integrity, technical excellence, and genuine concern for our clients. 

Our mission is to help our clients create, enhance, and preserve wealth throughout the lifecycle of their business.

Maxfield • Peterson, P.C. is a leading national consultancy to law firms.

Widely considered among the nation's leading authorities on law firm management, we have advised firms around the country on a wide range of managerial and strategic issues for over two decades.

Services offered through Law Firm Business​


We know the complexities of law firm cultures, building the business case, partner compensation methodologies, financial analyses, and more.

Profitability and Financial Management

We thoroughly understand law firm finance and economics. Find out where you stand against comparable firms and what can be done to enhance profits.

Strategic Planning

As Yogi Berra said, “If you don’t know where you’re going you might not get there.” We know where the market is going; so do your clients.

Partner Compensation

We follow the money, and we assist you in in the complexities of client relationships, business development activities

Succession Planning

We, together with the Beatles and Rolling Stones know this subject matter better than you:

“When you still feed me, will you still need me, when I’m 64?”

“What a drag it is getting old.”

Stephen (Pete) Peterson, CPA

Stephen M. (Pete) Peterson is the Managing Director of the Law Firm Business Institute, which is a specialty practice of the CPA firm of Maxfield • Peterson, P.C. Pete has worked with a wide variety of closely held businesses and professional service firms, with over 25 years of management and consulting experience. 

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Cathryn Peterson

Cathryn Saylor Peterson, Esq.

Cathryn, a principal of Maxfield ∙ Peterson, P.C., has worked with a wide variety of businesses and professional service firms. Cathryn has over 30 years of tax, financial, legal, educational, consulting, and management experience with both national and international firms and law schools.

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Our extensive experience ranges from Fortune 500 companies to small business and non-profits. Contact us today for a consultation about how we can serve you and your organization.

Maxfield Peterson

Grand Junction Office
751 Horizon Court, Suite 102
Grand Junction, Colorado


Montrose Office
1203 North First Street
Montrose, Colorado


Ridgway Office
640 Sherman St. Suite D Ridgway, CO


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