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About Meggin E. Rutherford

Meggin is an award winning and recognized leader in changing the way that families experience the law in their lives. She has dedicated her career to serving families in the areas that they are most likely to need legal help: divorce, family law, estate planning, elder law, and probate. Meggin is dedicated to helping families find out-of-court ways to resolve their family law issues. She has helped families in divorce and probate with estates over 10 million dollars, and she has helped families living on minimum wage. Meggin is active in changing the legislation and judicial system to promote solutions-focused divorce resolutions by testifying to the Colorado Legislature and state Supreme Court committees about Collaborative Law and Divorce Options. She has served as President and Vice President of the Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals, among other organizations, to promote and expand solutions-focused resolution. In 2020 she was nominated by her peers for the Colorado Bar Association’s Award of Merit, the highest distinction in the organization. But her proudest accolade is being recognized as a nominee for the 2020 Golden Rotary Ethics in Business Award.

Education

University of Colorado Law School, Juris Doctorate-2009
Austin College-Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelors of the Arts-2006

Bar Associations

Colorado Bar Association
Colorado Women's Bar Association
First JD Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Nominee, Colorado Bar Association Award of Merit, 2020-2020
President, Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals, 2019-2020
President, Foothills Collaborative Divorce Professionals, 2018-2020
Golden Rotary Ethics in Business Nominee, 2020-2020
Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa Graduate, 2006-2006
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