Jon Slaughter Pelegrin

After 35 years of practice, in 2017, Ms. Pelegrin traded her pumps for hiking boots when she went to Inactive Attorney status. Although no longer a shareholder, Ms. Pelegrin is proud to have her name remain with the Firm. Her beliefs, ideals and professionalism are embodied by each member of the Firm as we diligently serve our clients in their domestic matters.

Ms. Pelegrin graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver, in 1979, and obtained her law degree from the University of Denver, College of Law, in 1981, graduating as a member of the Order of St. Ives. Thereafter, she was admitted to the Colorado State and the 10th Circuit Federal Bars.

After serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable Zita Weinshienk, Ms. Pelegrin worked for the law firms of Roath and Brega, P.C, and Bailey & Finegan, P.C., prior to starting Jon Slaughter Pelegrin & Associates, P.C., in 1990. The Firm became Pelegrin & Radeff, P.C., in 2000 with the addition of Chris Radeff.

During her years of practice, Ms. Pelegrin has served as a member of the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, the Board of Trustees of the First Judicial District, the Board of Directors of the Denver Bar Association Credit Union, and various civic organizations. She has taught Continuing Legal Education courses for attorneys on various family and domestic law subjects and has appeared a number of times as an expert witness on family law attorneys’ fees issues.

Ms. Pelegrin has been happily married for over 40 years and has four children (his, hers, and ours) and five grandchildren. She also has an ex-husband who agreed, long before she attended law school, that a divorce can be civil.