Chris Henderson

Executive Director
Work Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center 1300 Broadway, Suite 320 Denver CO 80203 Work Phone: 720-351-4345 Work Fax: 303-860-1735
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Biographical Info

Mr. Henderson has dedicated his legal career to children’s issues. His legal practice has focused on representing children’s best interests in dependency and neglect and delinquency proceedings. In 2016, he founded and was the managing partner of Child Advocates of Colorado. Mr. Henderson has provided strategic leadership and directed operations for a team of attorneys, social workers and support staff to provide quality multidisciplinary representation for hundreds of children involved in the court system. Prior to relocating to Colorado, Mr. Henderson was a staff attorney with the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles where he represented numerous children and served as lead attorney for the first dependency drug court in Los Angeles County. Before attending law school, Mr. Henderson was a therapist for children and adolescents, providing therapy for in-patient children and adolescent psychiatric patients. In July 2018, Mr. Henderson was selected by the Board of Directors to be the new Executive Director.

Mr. Henderson attended Colorado State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in 1994. He obtained a Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Denver in 1998. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from Whittier Law School in 2004 graduating summa cum laude.