Contact Kelly McPherson at (719) 635-8499
Kelly McPherson advocates for her clients in cases in all areas of family law, to include contested divorces, child custody cases, and cases involving complex issues such as military divorce, relocation, custody cases involving domestic violence, alienation, same-sex marriage, and common law marriage.
Kelly is a certified mediator, and has advanced training in intimate partner violence, parental alienation, and complex financial cases. She serves as the treasurer of the El Paso County Bar Family Law section, has published an article on same-sex common law marriage in the Pikes Peak Lawyer, and presented at Colorado Spring’s first annual Family Law Day on the basics for divorce cases. She is a member of the El Paso County Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court.
Prior to practicing law, Kelly was in the United States Air Force for eight years, serving as a federal agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) and as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the US Air Force Academy.
Kelly is a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Kelly has a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Syracuse University, and received her undergraduate degree at the United States Air Force Academy.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|League Champion||Fantasy Football League||2017|
|Scholarship Excellence Award||University of Denver||2012|
|Company Grade Officer of the Year (department)||United States Air Force Academy||2010|
|Company Grade Officer of the Quarter (department)||United States Air Force Academy||2009|
|Special Agent of the Year (detachment)||Air Force Office of Special Investigations||2006|
|Special Agent of the Quarter (detachment)||Air Force Office of Special Investigations||2006|
|Distinguished Graduate||Federal Law Enforcement Training Center||2005|
|Intern||Cox, Baker & Page LLC||2014 - 2014|
|Paralegal/intern||Black & Graham, LLC||2014 - 2015|
|Law clerk||4th Judicial District||2013 - 2013|
|Officer||United States Air Force||2009 - 2012|
|Special Agent||Air Force Office of Special Investigations||2004 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|El Paso County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Colorado Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Pikes Peak Lawyer||Hot Topic: Same-sex Common-Law Marriage Predating Obergefell||2016|
|The International Journal of Social Criminology||Highlighting the Inconsistencies between Don't Ask, Don't Tell and DoD Sexual Assault Policy||2010|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|Syracuse University||MA - Masters||2008|
|United States Air Force Academy||BS - Bachelor of Science||2004|
|Family Law Day||Family Law Basics||2017|
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