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Personal Profile

Stephanie Bergner has been in litigation practice for 13 years and is based in Carbondale, Colorado. She has built a reputation as a dedicated advocate for her clients. Specializing in areas such as family law and estate planning, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every case she handles.


Stephanie's approach is characterized by a commitment to understanding her clients' unique needs and crafting tailored legal strategies to achieve their goals. Stephanie is known for her compassionate yet assertive representation, always prioritizing the best interests of her clients while navigating complex legal matters.

Beyond her legal practice, Stephanie is deeply involved in the Carbondale community, volunteering her time and expertise to various charitable organizations and initiatives and working as the Municipal Prosecutor for the Town of Carbondale. Her contributions extend beyond the courtroom, reflecting her commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Clients and peers alike commend Stephanie for her professionalism, integrity, and unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional legal services. Whether guiding families through challenging transitions or carefully developing estate plans, Stephanie Bergner is a trusted ally for those in need of legal representation in Carbondale and beyond.

You can find Stephanie spending time with her family, taking road trips to the desert, and climbing on limestone, sandstone, and granite walls in her free time. 


Education & Experience


  • J.D. John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois

  • B.A. University of Colorado Denver, English Professional Writing. 

Professional/Community Involvement:

  • Pro Bono attorney for Alpine Legal Services 

  • Teaches do-it-yourself divorce, and estate planning workshops for members of the community 

  • Teaches CLEs (classes for lawyers required by the Colorado Bar) about juvenile law issues. 

  • Attorney, Respondent Parent Counsel in Dependency and Neglect cases.

  • Past Member, Best Practices Team, Dependency and Neglect Court  

  • Past Member, Access to Justice Committee, Garfield County, Colorado 

  • Member, Colorado Bar Association 

  • Past member of Board of Directors for Lift Up 

  • Past member of Advocate for Safehouse in Glenwood Springs, Colorado 

  • Past member of CASA in Aurora, Colorado 

Law School

  • JMLS Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, in Chicago, Illinois 

  • Cook County Public Defender's Office, juvenile and felony divisions, Chicago, Illinois 

  • Member, JMLS Criminal Law Society 

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