Srečko "Lucky" Vidmar was born in 1972 in Pula, a town on the Adriatic Coast, now in Croatia, into a Slovenian family. In 1989, he came to Colorado as a high school exchange student and then, in 1990, he moved to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder where he earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science (in 1994 and 1997 respectively). After university, Lucky worked as a software development consultant on complex projects designed to improve the nation's response to earthquake, tsunami, and volcano disasters.
In 2003, Lucky obtained his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law, after also studying at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2002. Lucky is an attorney in the Denver office of Hogan Lovells US LLP where he focuses his practice on patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret litigation, especially in the sphere of computer software and hardware.
Lucky is the co-chair of the International Section of the Colorado Bar Association, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Nanda Center for International Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Lucky is fluent in Slovenian and Croatian, and conversational in Italian.
Lucky is married to Aubrey Ardema, who is an immigration attorney. They live in a loft in downtown Denver.