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Mary Daugherty

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Colorado Springs, CO

Daugherty Law LLC
104 S Cascade Ave, Suite 200-C
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-922-6172
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2017
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Mary Daugherty is a family law attorney in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The founder of Daugherty Law LLC in 2017, she serves clients in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Monument, Peyton, and throughout the El Paso County area. Her primary focus is to help clients resolve family law cases, including divorce, adoption, domestic violence, legal name changes, guardianships, allocation of parental responsibilities, and other issues. 

In addition to family law, Ms. Daugherty has prior experience with immigration, eviction defense, and estate planning. She has assisted clients with drafting powers of attorney or wills and with deportation defense, immigration visas and naturalization. Earlier in her legal career, she interned and practiced law with Florida Rural Legal Services, including extensive work with migrant farmworkers throughout the state of Florida.

Over her time in practice, Ms. Daugherty has resolved and litigated many complex legal disputes. She is a committed advocate for her clients, providing guidance, support, and sound legal advice through each stage of their case.  Her unwavering support enables her clients to move forward with their lives and make a positive, fresh start.  She strives to consistently deliver quality results in an efficient and effective manner.

When she is not running her law firm, Ms. Daugherty stays active in her legal community through membership in several professional organizations. She belongs to the Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the El Paso County Bar Association, and The Florida Bar.  She also enjoys the outdoors through hiking and running, spending time with her two dogs, and watching movies with her friends and family.

Ms. Daugherty graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies in 2009 and earned her law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2012. She holds a license to practice law before all Colorado and Florida state courts.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Mary Daugherty

First Admitted: 2012, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • "The Justice Center takes cases involving family law, landlord/tenant issues, uncontested probate, bankruptcy, guardianship,etc. Criminal cases are only considered for the Modest Means Program. They do not take contested probate, medicalmalpractice, or personal injury cases. Post-decree cases are only considered when the applicant fits one of their priorityaudiences. The Justice Center also offers a Modest Means program so that you get credit for being a do-gooder, and theclient gets a fee schedule that they can afford.", Nonprofit Spotlight: The Justice Center
  • "Matt was excited to share that a conservation easement is held in perpetuity, which means that lands where Palmer has a conservation easement are protected forever. Essentially, owners who work with Palmer will have forever donated their development rights. Matt explained that Palmer Land Conservancy’s staff is exceptionally good at inspecting real estate documents and the properties themselves to preserve Palmer’s easements.", Nonprofit Spotlight: The Palmer Land Conservancy

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • El Paso County Bar Association, Member
  • Licensure for practicing law in the state of Colorado, 2017
  • Licensure for practicing law in the state of Florida, 2012

Educational Background

  • The Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. Double Minor in Physics and Mathematics, 2009


  • , 23 Best Divorce Attorneys in Colorado Springs, Expertise, 2020
  • , Lead Counsel Verified, Thompson Reuters, 2020
  • , Best Family Lawyers in Colorado Springs, Expertise, 2022
  • , Best Family Lawyers in Colorado Springs, Expertise, 2022
  • , Best Divorce Lawyers in Colorado Springs, Expertise, 2021
  • , Best Family Lawyers in Colorado Springs, Expertise, 2021


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Office Location for Mary Daugherty

104 S Cascade Ave
Suite 200-C
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: 719-922-6172

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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