Terri Harrington JD
Counties served: Adams, Boulder, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Arapahoe
Harrington Brewster Mahoney & Smits and the Denver Center for Mediation and Collaborative Law
1623 N. Washington St Denver CO 80203
303-831-0808 FAX: 303-831-0143
Terri Harrington is a founding owner of Harrington Brewster Mahoney & Smits and a dedicated mediator. Terri has practiced law since 1982 and specialized in family law cases for the last 27 years. Terri is an expert in divorce representation, conflict coaching, mediation, early neutral evaluation and collaborative law and has been honored for over ten years by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers which honors those women who received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers. Terri has been awarded Super Lawyer status for the last three years.
Terri is a founder of and past president of the Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals, past president of the Rocky Mountain Collaborative Law Professionals, a current member of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, past president of Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, a member of AFCC, and past co-chair of the Colorado Bar’s Task Force on the Uniform Collaborative Law Act. She was awarded the Pioneer Award by Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals.
Terri has taught Collaborative Law Training for many years to hundreds of attorneys and other divorce professionals and is frequently asked to be a guest speaker at the law schools at the University of Denver, the University of Colorado, the Colorado Family Law Institute, other colleges, and the Colorado Collaborative Law Professionals conferences. She has taught Collaborative Law at the Family Law Basic Skills class for three years. She conducts numerous trainings in the areas of mediation, peacemaking, and collaborative practice, and is a lecturer for local Continuing Legal Education programs. She has co-chaired the Rocky Mountain ADR Spiritual Retreat for many years. She volunteers to take mediation cases pro bono for Arapahoe and Douglas county and volunteers with Metro Volunteer Lawyers and the Arapahoe County Volunteer Attorneys. Terri has mentored hundreds of law students, young attorneys and attorneys new to Colorado.
Terri loves to teach alternatives to litigated divorce in order to ease the trauma inflicted on the parents and children.
University of Nebraska BS, 1979;
University of Denver JD, 1982
Family Law Executive Council
Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee
Rocky Mountain Collaborative Law Professionals
Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Colorado Women's Bar
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Trainer, CCDP Level One Collaborative Law 2008-2018
Level One Collaborative Training 2001
Numerous (>20) Advanced Trainings
Conducted about 30 trainings
Collaborative Law numerous times
Mediation Ethics numerous times
Litigation Strategies numerous times