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Courtney J. Cline

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Cline | Caldwell
8101 East Prentice Avenue, Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-731-0056
Fax: 303-220-0412
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution (80%), Family Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a founder of Cline Caldwell, Courtney J. Cline devotes her practice to assisting clients in Greenwood Village and the greater Denver metropolitan area in a wide range of divorce and other family law matters. She works with her clients to find practical and cost-effective solutions to often sensitive and difficult legal issues like dissolution, child custody and parenting arrangements, adoptions, spousal support, and the division of marital property. Ms. Cline also applies what she has learned as a litigator at the negotiating table. She works to resolve potentially thorny family disputes amicably as a mediator and a collaborative law practitioner as well, and she has also served as a court-appointed arbitrator and parenting coordinator/decision-maker.

Ms. Cline earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and her Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado Law School. She was admitted to practice law before the state courts of Colorado in 2004. While attending law school, Ms. Cline gained valuable experience clerking for the District Attorney’s Office of Denver, Colorado. She is a member of the Colorado Judicial Institute, the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee, Colorado Collaborative Law Professionals, the Arapahoe County Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association.

During her distinguished legal career, Ms. Cline has spoken at the Colorado Bar Association’s Family Law Evidence Practicum on several occasions. She has also been chosen to deliver presentations before members of the organization’s Family Law Section. Ms. Cline is one of a very select group of attorneys to earn an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. This honor is reserved for lawyers who, in the eyes of their colleagues, possess exceptional legal ability and maintain the very highest ethical standards.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 20%Family Law
Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2018

About Courtney J. Cline

First Admitted: 2004, Colorado

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  • Received the highest “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell since 2012., Martindale Hubbell, Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2012, 2013, and 2015-2018; Super Lawyers Edition 2020 and 2021., Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, Faculty, and Co-Chair of the annual Family Law Evidence Practicum through the Colorado Bar Association 2016 – 2020
  • Presenter - ADR for Family Law – Beginning, During and After Your Case: The Pros and Cons of Mediation, Arbitration, and PC/DMs, Presenter , ADR for Family Law – Beginning, During and After Your Case: The Pros and Cons of Mediation, Arbitration, and PC/DMs, CBA, 2020
  • Presenter at the Family Law Section monthly CLE: “PC/DMs Tips and Tricks for the Practitioner and the Neutral” February 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ms. Cline co-chairs the Family Law Evidence Program after previously serving on the faculty.  
  • Ms. Cline is a member of the Colorado Collaborative Law Professionals, the Colorado Bar Association, the Arapahoe Bar Association, the Colorado Judicial Institute, and the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Mediator 18th JD Legal Resource Day October 27, 2017. 

Educational Background

  • University of Colorado, School of Law, 2004
  • Graduated from the University of Georgia, Manga Cum Laude, B.A. in 2001. , 2001

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mares-Dixon & Associates Certificate of Completion 40 Hour Mediation Training August 27, 2013., 2013
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Office Location for Courtney J. Cline

8101 East Prentice Avenue
Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Phone: 303-731-0056

Fax: 303-220-0412

Last Updated: 9/24/2021

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