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Chelsea M. Augelli

Chelsea M.



portrait of Chelsea M. Augelli
Chelsea M. Augelli is a licensed attorney in Colorado, focusing exclusively on family law matters. Chelsea works diligently with clients to identify their long-term goals and how to achieve them.  Whether preparing a case for trial or engaging in settlement negotiations outside of court, Chelsea believes that the key to helping clients succeed lies in thorough and strategic preparation.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Chelsea worked as a paralegal for a prominent family law firm, specializing in high-conflict litigation for several years. Chelsea has experience working on complex financial matters in divorce, parenting time disputes, child relocation, and child-support matters.

Chelsea graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where she received the prestigious Civil Litigation Clinic Outstanding Student Lawyer award.

Chelsea was a judicial intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for several Administrative Law Judges, worked in the Family Violence Unit at the District Attorney’s Office in the 2nd Judicial District, and represented victims of domestic violence at the Sturm College of Law Civil Litigation Clinic. Chelsea was also appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem in civil protection order cases through the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center.

Chelsea’s legal career began when she worked as a legal assitant at a probate and estate planning firm during her undergratduate studies, and she has experience in a wide variety of areas outside of family law, including employment discrimination, corporate legal compliance, and criminal law.

Chelsea received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Denver, in Sociology with minors in Socio-Legal Studies and Business Administration.

Chelsea considers herself a Colorado native and enjoys yoga, snowboarding, watching Colorado sports teams, cooking, live music, learning about wine and serving on the Board of the Non-Profit charity organization, WineLeague.

Publications: Chelsea Augelli and Tamara Kuennen, Domestic Violence & Men’s Professional Sports: Advancing the Ball, 21 U. Den. Sports & Ent. L.J. 27 (2018)

WineLeague 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, Co-President
Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center
Volunteer Attorney for Project Safeguard Protection Order Matters
Colorado Women’s Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section
Denver Bar Association
Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee