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Originally from Indiana, I have made Colorado my home since graduating from law school. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona and then interned for the Arizona State Senate. I received my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law in Ohio. While in law school I interned for a Madison County, Indiana Circuit Court Judge, and I also interned for an international adoption agency in Colorado. In addition, I was awarded with the Pro Bono Legal Service Honor, I was secretary of my second and third year class Student Bar Association, I was a member of the Volunteer Student Law Project, and a member of the Student Ambassadors.

As an attorney, I focus on the client's needs when handling legal matters. I listen to your concerns, and concentrate my efforts on what is important to you. Then, I help you find a favorable resolution. I believe that the most agreeable, cost effective, and child pleasing way to resolve legal issues is settling a case out of court by working with both parties in drafting an agreement. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, the settlement process serves as good preparation for a court hearing. Family legal issues can be very emotional and confusing. I make sure I am available to listen to you, answer all of your questions and evaluate your concerns.

I am a Child and Family Investigators (CFI), and can be appointed by the Court to cases that have child custody disputes. The CFI interviews and meets with the parents and children to write a report for the court, recommending a parenting plan for the family.

Also, I am a certified mediator. Often parties initially agree to mediate, have a previous agreement to mediate, or are Court Ordered to mediate prior to filing a Motion with the Court. In all of these situations, I am a firm believer that mediation can help parties deescalate situations and teach parties to work together to make future decisions. Often mediation causes the least amount of tension between parents and causes less stress to be felt by the children.

Because I worked for an international adoption agency, I became very interested in adoption law, and wanting to continue to assist in adoptions. I work with an adoption agency to help in the application and facilitation process for domestic and international adoptions. I am building programs for domestic adoption, surrogacy, international adoption, and international hosting.

I volunteer with the Metro Volunteer Lawyers, I am a Rotary International member, and I am a former board member of Baby Bud's Ministry of Denver. I enjoy many Colorado outdoor activities. I love to snow and water ski, hike, bike, snowshoe, and play tennis, golf and volleyball. Also, I am an avid runner.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Adoption: 20%
  2. Mediation: 20%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%
  5. Divorce: 20%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jill L Rogers

    I endorse this lawyer. Highly respected in the community.


    Jill Rogers Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Ian Zachary Shea

    I have always enjoyed working with Carrie. Her thorough preparation and creative thinking helped us to settle what otherwise would have been a very difficult case.


    Ian Shea Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

1125 17th Street.
Suite 450
Denver, CO, 80202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Certicate of AppreciationPeople's Law Project and the CO Nat'l Laywers Guild2009
Certificate of Pro Bono AchievementSupreme Court of the State of CO2009
Pro Bono Legal AwardUniversity of Dayton School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyThe Harris Law Firm2009 - Present
Owner, attorneyChaille Law Firm2008 - 2009
AssociateBooth Law Firm2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary InternationalN/AN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Denver Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re B.C.B. 15 C.O.A. 42Sucess at lower level and appealate level.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ArizonaN/AN/AN/A
University of Dayton School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Union of Family Law and Estate PlanningThe Union of Family Law and Estate Planning2016