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Chris Mahre & Associates

1525 Poplar Dr.
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: (970) 241-1564


Hours of operation

Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday
Weekends by Appointment

Payment options:

  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Debit Cards
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Visa

Service areas:

  • Clifton, CO
  • Delta, CO
  • Fruita, CO
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Montrose, CO
  • Palisade, CO
  • Parachute, CO

Dedicated to
serving families

There is no issue more precious than family. Acrimonious family law litigation can drive a wedge between families and create suffering on both sides. Chris Mahre & Associates in Grand Junction, CO know this strain and will work with you to achieve the best possible outcome.

Family law areas we help with:

  • Adoption
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Guardianships
  • Juvenile Law
  • Marital Law
  • Paternity
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Visitation Rights

Business ventures

One of the most important things to keep in mind when you move forward with any business venture is how the existing law will affect your decision. If you’re forming a business partnership, it is a good idea to have an attorney draw up your papers to make sure that your roles are clearly defined. It is also important to have a business attorney who can help you with any real estate deals that you may be considering as part of a business expansion. Contact Chris Mahre & Associates in Grand Junction, CO for more information.

We deal with:

  • Business Partnerships
  • Contracts and Claims
  • Incorporation
Chris Mahre & Associates
We're In The Justice Business

We’re in the justice business

With professionalism and integrity, Chris Mahre & Associates relish the pursuit of justice. We have experience in a variety of legal fields, and strive to satisfy the needs of every client. Because the law is multifaceted and constantly changing, it is important to hire a trained professional who keeps up with the latest legal trends.

Areas of practice:

  • Adoption and Custody
  • Appeals
  • Conservatorships
  • Elder Law
  • Family/Divorce
  • Guardianships
  • Living Wills
  • Modification of Child Support
  • Modification of Parenting Plans
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate and Estate Litigation
  • Property Rights
  • Real Estate
  • Wills and Trusts

Meet our attorneys

Read about our trusted attorneys at Chris Mahre & Associates in Grand Junction, CO. Our attorneys practice in a variety of different areas, so you know that you know you are getting the best legal care possible. Each attorney is board certified, and is a member of the American Bar Association and State Bar Association.
Chris Mahre

Chris Mahre grew up in farm country in central Washington State. In 1986, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and in 1990 he received a Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law. While in Washington for eight years, Chris served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and was a candidate for District Attorney and State Representative. After operating his own practice in Washington, he moved to Grand Junction, CO in 2001. Chris is a member of Colorado and Mesa County Bar Associations, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Colorado West Estate Planning Counsel, Grand Junction Downtown Rotary Club, and was a past member of the National Ski Patrol.

Chris’ emphasis areas include:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Conservatorships and
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills and Probate
Attorney of the Law Firm
Brandy Elliss

Brandy is a Colorado native and grew up in Mancos near the Four Corners. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a concentration in Counselling Psychology and a minor in Sociology from Mesa State College in 2000. Brandy then received her Juris Doctorate in 2003 from the University of Nebraska, College of Law.
Following her graduation from Law School, Brandy and her husband moved to Austin, Texas, where she became a licensed attorney in the fall of 2000. In early 2005, Brandy and her family moved back to Colorado to help with a church plant in the Denver area. She then obtained her Colorado Legal License.
Attorney at the Law Firm
In 2006, Brandy began working as a Weld County Deputy District Attorney for the 19th Judicial District in Greeley, Colorado. Her family then moved back to the Grand Junction area, and she continued her work for several years as a Mesa County Deputy District Attorney. As a Deputy District Attorney, Brandy prosecuted both misdemeanour and felony level cases. However, most of her career as a prosecutor was spent handling the juvenile criminal docket.
Brandy joined the firm in early 2010. Brandy is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Mesa County Bar Association.

Brandy’s focus areas include:

  • Estate Planning, including: Wills, Trust, Living Wills, Medical Powers of Attorney, Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • City of Fruita Municipal Prosecutor
Ryan J. Funk

Ryan received his Bachelors of Science in 2010 from Brigham Young University where he double majored in Philosophy and Psychology. Ryan worked as a caseworker for child protective services and as a psychiatric technician for Utah State Hospital before he decided to pursue his law degree.

In 2015, Ryan received his Juris Doctorate from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. During law school Ryan was deeply involved in legal clinics for the community, received a fellowship to provide free legal services to indigent victims of domestic violence, and he was formally recognized by the university for his commitment to public service.
Ryan J. Funk
Ryan was licensed by the Colorado Bar Association in 2015 prior to joining Chris Mahre & Associates to practice family law. Before moving to Grand Junction, Ryan has lived in many places including Idaho, Utah, New Mexico, California, and Georgia. However, Ryan decided to return to Colorado to practice law, the place he considers home.

Client testimonials

At Chris Mahre & Associates, we strive to provide each client with individual care and attention. Learn more about what we can do for you by reading the customer testimonials we have provided. Contact us if you have additional questions.
Staff of Chris Mahre PC
Mom’s will in probate was a horrible family mess! by Joan
- 02/21/2014

Chris and his team defended us in a nasty family legal battle as we tried to unravel my mother’s will after her death. He was compassionate and knowledgeable about probate law, and represented us with a complicated elder law case. We are forever grateful to have Chris represent us!

Thank you!-Stephanie B

Our parenting schedule was a mess; It was confusing for our son and impossible to adhere to. Chris helped us create a plan that both of us could live with so our son could form some consistency is his life!

Learn more

Battling with an adoption or custody case? Visit our Family Law page to learn how we can assist you.