Jennifer Knies, Partner

Jennifer Knies - Family Law Attorney in Colorado Springs
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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.


At Knies, Helland & McPherson, we partner with each client to come up with a customized solution that meets each person’s individual needs and goals.