Cathy Cheroutes

Cathy Cheroutes

Breckenridge, Colorado
As a Colorado native and longtime resident of the Summit County area, partner Catherine J. Cheroutes has a unique understanding of our mountain communities, and the legal concerns our residents face. Cathy was licensed to practice in the State of Colorado in 199. In 1998 Cathy began her practice in the Fifth Judicial District at the District Attorney’s Office where she gained significant felony, misdemeanor and juvenile case experience that continues to benefit her current clients in all types of cases. Cathy entered private practice in October 2002 specializing in family law, where she learned to address complex financial issues, mediation and the needs of children. Cathy formed her own firm, The Cheroutes Law Firm, in May 2006.

Cathy has not limited her experience to private clients, and has specifically taken a special interest in child-related matters. Cathy has served as a Guardian ad Litem to represent the best interests of children in Dependency & Neglect matters. She has also been appointed by the Courts to represent parties in Mental Health and Probate cases. In 2009 Cathy was voted Guardian ad litem of the year by CASA of the Continental Divide.
Since 2006, she has also acted as a Child’s Legal Representative and Decision Maker in Domestic Relations cases. She has acted as a Special Advocate and CFI since 2003. Cathy received her Child Welfare Law Specialist accreditation in 2012.

Cathy has also been actively involved in many community and legal organizations. In 2010 Cathy was appointed by the Governor to serve as a member of the Fifth Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission. She has served as a board member for the Summit County Community Care Clinic since 2008 and as a Committee Chair and Representative on the State Committee for the Continental Divide Bar Association Access to Justice Committee from 2010 to 2013. Cathy previously served on the boards of CASA of the Continental Divide (Treasurer & President), Carriage House Early Learning Center, and Summit Prevention Alliance.

 Cathy is married to Mark Hurlbert and has two teenage children who attend school in Summit County. She sits on the boards of the BAAC at both the Middle and High schools, and also volunteers as an assistant girls’ soccer coach for her daughter’s team.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense