Shannon Allen, Esq.

Shannon Allen, Esq.

Mediator & Conciliator

Shannon is a trained Mediator and Conciliator with a passion for peacemaking. Her goal is to help bring resolution to every level of the conflict facing her clients and their families, helping them resolve their legal disputes out of Court.

After clerking for a Colorado District Court Judge and researching for the Colorado Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel, Shannon narrowed her practice to exclusively family law in 2012, focusing her legal practice on all areas of family law, including divorce/dissolution, allocation of parental responsibilities, child and spousal support, division of property, relocation, mediation, and alternate dispute resolution. In 2017, Shannon transitioned her practice to exclusively mediation. She is a professional-level member of the Mediation Association of Colorado (MAC) and has a contract with the Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR), and she trains attorneys and mediators in Colorado regarding peacemaking in legal disputes and effective communication strategies, directional listening, and motivational interviewing techniques in mediation. 

Shannon received her Bachelor of the Arts from Pepperdine University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law, where she graduated on the dean’s list. Shannon is a devoted academic and a critical thinker

Shannon regularly volunteers with the Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Clinic (JAMLAC) in Denver, providing legal consultations to low-income victims of domestic violence. Shannon spends most of her spare time hanging out with her husband, Matt, and her three sons. She loves cycling, skiing, raft guiding, traveling, gardening, and eating delicious food.