Katherine Ellis

Katherine Ellis

The Harris Law Firm, P.C.
  • Appeals & Appellate, Divorce, Family Law...
  • Colorado
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Katherine Ellis was voted a "Rising Star" by Colorado Super Lawyers in 2014 and 2015, and also received the Top 10 Attorney Award under the age of 40 from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys for 2014 and 2015. In 2014, Ms. Ellis was named a member of the Fellows of the Colorado Bar Association. Katy currently serves as vice-chair of the International Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association and is a member of the Byron White Inn of Court. In addition to divorce and custody cases, Katherine Ellis also handles Colorado family law appeals. Ms. Ellis earned a double major in International Affairs and Foreign Languages from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She moved to Colorado for graduate school where she earned her juris doctor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a masters of arts in international studies from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies While in law school, Ms. Ellis competed in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition for three years and the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition for two years. She also participated in the Environmental Law Clinic for one full year, where she represented clients in environmental litigation. She was an editor for the Denver Journal of International Law & Policy for three years, serving as Sutton Colloquium Editor and then as Editor-in-Chief. After graduation, Ms. Ellis clerked at the Colorado Court of Appeals for the Honorable Russell Carparelli for one year before entering private practice. While in private practice, she has focused almost exclusively on family law cases. Ms. Ellis represents clients pro bono through the Colorado Appellate Pro Bono project and participates in a workshop for pro se parties in divorces and custody cases through the Family Tree. She continues to support public speaking programs for students, including debate, speech, and moot court. Since 2011, she has served as the Regional Administrator for the Rocky Mounta

Education
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D.
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Honors: Order of St. Ives
Activities: Jessup moot court captain, National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, International Law Society, Editor-in-Chief of the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
University of Denver
M.A. / International Studies
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Lewis & Clark College
B.A. / International Affairs, Foreign Languages
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Activities: CEDA and NDT Debate
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
The Harris Law Firm, P.C.
- Current
Partner, Attorney
Ellis Wright & Ewegen, LLP
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Owner, Attorney
Mile High Law Office, LLC
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Owner, Attorney
The Ellis Law Firm, LLC
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Associate Attorney
Wedgle & Kukreja
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Judicial Clerk
Colorado Court of Appeals
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Awards
Rising Star
Colorado Super Lawyers
Top 10 Attorney Award under the age of 40
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Rising Star
Colorado Super Lawyers
Top 10 Attorney Award under the age of 40
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Fellows of the Colorado Bar Association
- Current
member
Byron White Inn of Court
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • International Law
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Website
Website
Contact & Map
The Harris Law Firm, P.C.
1220 South College Avenue, Suite 200
Fort Collins, CO 80524
USA
Telephone: (970) 472-1838
Cell: (970) 682-6460