Jennifer Helland

Knies Helland & McPherson Attorneys at Law


Jenni’s practice focuses on complex child custody disputes, military divorces, and high net worth divorces. She is a certified mediator, serves as a Child Legal Representative, and Parenting Time Coordinator and Decision Maker. Jenni uses her experience as a psychotherapist to provide supportive representation to all clients. She believes in creative solutions for clients and coaches her client’s on better communication and future planning.


University of St Thomas School of Law 2008 JD

Admitted to Practice


Legal Organizations

  • Executive Counsel of the Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section – Board Member 2021 – Present El Paso County Bar Association – Family Law Section Chair 2016 – 2018
  • Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors 2015-2017
  • El Paso County Bar Association Trustee 2013-2017 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) – Member American Bar Association – Member Colorado Bar Association – Member El Paso County Bar Association – Member Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court – Member

CLE Presentations

  • Colorado Bar Association FLI – It’s Complicated: No One Size Fits All 2022EPCBA Annual Conference – Alternative Resolutions for Families 2021EPCBA Annual Conference – Creative Parenting Plans 2020AFCC Southern Colorado – Being Trauma Informed 2018Family Law Day – Starting your Divorce 2017-21The Changing Face of Military Retirement 2017EPCBA Monthly Newsletter 2016EPCBA Family Law Conference – Eavesdropping/Wiretapping 2016Immigration and Family Law 2016EPCBA Family Law Conference – Third Party Parenting Rights 2015

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