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Jennifer Knies

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Jennifer Knies is a highly-experienced family law attorney in Colorado Springs with thousands of hours of trial experience, and has worked extensively in traditional divorce representation and litigation as well as divorce mediation, which offers a lower-conflict and lower-cost solution for divorcing couples. She has trained and practiced extensively in all areas of domestic relations law.

Jennifer is a retired US Army JAG Officer and combat veteran. Jennifer is a practicing family law attorney in El Paso County, a certified Child and Family Investigator (CFI), Parenting Coordinator and Decision Maker (PCDM), and Mediator with the Office of Dispute Resolution.

Jennifer has over fourteen years of experience as an Army JAG. She is a recognized expert in the areas of sexual assault and crimes against children. Jennifer possesses an in-depth knowledge of military law, as well as a unique understanding of the challenges military members and their families face during military divorce and parenting disputes. She has litigated hundreds of criminal cases and has years of experience in dealing with military commanders on behalf of service members.

Jennifer is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. She also earned a Master of Laws in Criminal Law from the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

Jennifer is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, El Paso County Bar Association, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Colorado Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Association for Conflict Resolution and the Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys time with her four children and time with her two puppies Sammie and Ollie. She loves skiing, yoga, biking, cooking, and traveling.


Former Clients Share Their Experience
    She is the best at what she does.

    “Jennifer was the best attorney ever! I am so glad that I spent the money to have her represent me in my divorce and since then to consult about parenting agreement matters. She is the best at what she ...”

    - Former Client
    They're all very genuine and actually care about your case.

    “Every person I worked with was very helpful. They're all very genuine and actually care about your case. I was never confused or behind on anything that needed to get done. Very flexible in working ...”

    - Megan Y.
    Their diligence, professionalism, sincerity, and knowledge of the law made it possible for us to come out on top and quite probably saved the life of our little kiddo.

    “Ezra Hurwitz and Jess Strong represented us in a challenging dhs custody case. Their diligence, professionalism, sincerity, and knowledge of the law made it possible for us to come out on top and ...”

    - Former Client
    She had my back like a family member would.

    “Kelly handled my very high conflict divorce. Not only was she personable, but she shines in the courtroom, even via zoom! Her office was all professional and very responsive. I felt she really fought ...”

    - CJ RN
    You are in good hands with Ms. Kelly and her team.

    “I would highly recommend Knies, Helland & McPherson Attorneys at Law. Kelly McPherson is one of the most amazing, talented, professional down to earth person I have ever known. She is a great ...”

    - Anjelica D.

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