Contact Jennifer Knies at 719-635-8499
Jennifer “Jen” Knies is an experienced military veteran. As a retired US Army JAG Officer and combat veteran, Jen possesses an in-depth knowledge of military law, as well as a unique understanding of the challenges military members and their families face during 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.
Jen has over fourteen years of experience as an Army JAG attorney. She is a recognized expert in the areas of sexual assault and crimes against children. Jen’s passion is for protecting the interests of her clients and achieving the best possible outcome for them.
Jen has trained extensively in all areas of domestic relations law. She is a certified Child and Family Investigator, Parenting Coordinator and Decision Maker, and Mediator. Her knowledge and experience in these areas allow her to provide her clients with expert advice regarding parenting time disputes and other family law matters.
Jen is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and theMarshall-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.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bronze Star Medal||US Armed Forces||N/A|
|Partner||Knies, Helland & McPherson Law||2017 - Present|
|Associate||Black & Graham, LLC||2014 - 2017|
|Colonel||Us Army Jag Corps||1987 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Inns of Court||Member||2015 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|El Paso County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Association of Family and Conciliation Courts||Member||2013 - Present|
|Colorado Criminal Law Guide||Kidnapping Offenses in Colorado||2014|
|The Army Lawyer||Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Why the New UCMJ’s Rape Law Missed the Mark, and How an Affirmative||2007|
|Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School||LLM||2008|
|William & Mary Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|United States Military Academy||N/A||1994|
|Defense Language Institute||N/A||1990|
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