Denver City Attorneys A - K

  • Phone: (720) 944-6473
  • Email: leah.audin@denvergov.org
  • Section: Human Services Legal Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Child Welfare and Youth Services
  • Undergraduate School: Colorado Women's College
  • Law School: University of Denver Law School
  • Phone:  (720) 865-8772
  • Email:  karen.aviles@denvergov.org
  • Section: Municipal Operations Section 
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Real Estate, Development, Finance/Public Debt, Municipal Law/Legislation, Eminent Domain, Land Use/Zoning, Contracts, Parks/Open Space
  • Undergraduate School: University of Denver
  • Law School: Duke University
  • Some of Karen’s development projects include Stapleton, the Central Platte Valley, the old Gates Rubber Company site, Denver Union Station, three sports stadiums, and Denver’s new Justice Center. She is involved in many of the City’s bond and certificate of participation transactions.
  • Phone:  (720) 944-2571
  • Email:  john.beckman@denvergov.org
  • Section: Human Services Legal Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice:  Assistant Section Director
  • Undergraduate School: New York State University
  • Law School: College of William & Mary
  • Phone:  (720) 913-3285
  • Email:  mitch.behr@denvergov.org
  • Section: Municipal Operations Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Real Estate, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Procurement/Contracts, Construction Law, Taxation
  • Undergraduate School: University of Iowa
  • Law School: University of Iowa College of Law
  • Colorado Bar Association member, Denver Bar Association member; before joining the City Attorney’s Office, Mitch worked in private practice with firms in Denver and Breckenridge, and as the Deputy La Plata County Attorney in Durango.
  • Phone:  (303) 342-2565
  • Email:  helen.berkman@flydenver.com
  • Section: Airport Legal Services Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Assistant Section Director, Administrative Law, Airport Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Finance/Public Debt
  • Undergraduate School: Lawrence University of Wisconsin
  • Law School: University of Colorado
  • Ms. Berkman is the chair of the Airports Council International-North America Legal Affairs Committee, chair of a Transportation Research Board Project in Washington, D.C., legal advisor to Denver's Board of Ethics, and a member of the Colorado Supreme Court's Standing Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Phone:  (720) 913-3287
  • Email:  jacqueline.berardini@denvergov.org
  • Section: Municipal Operations Section 
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements/Development/Energy, Oil & Gas, Municipal Law/Legislation, Procurement & Contracts, Electronic Technology
  • Undergraduate School: University of Colorado; Masters's Degree from University of Northern Colorado
  • Law School: University of Denver
  • Phone: (720) 944-2846
  • Email:  david.bernhart@denvergov.org
  • Section: Human Services Legal Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice: Adult Protective Services, Mental Health/Civil Commitments/Probate, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Public Assistance and Welfare, Fraud Prevention and Recovery
  • Undergraduate School: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Law School: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, David was in private practice as a sole practitioner and founding partner of a law firm in the metropolitan area. His previous areas of law practice encompassed real estate transactions, corporate and partnership law, landlord/tenant, criminal defense, domestic relations, civil, bankruptcy, and small business. David is a member of both the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.

  • Phone:  (720) 865-8754
  • Email:  david.broadwell@denvergov.org  
  • Section: Administration Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative law; Development; Election Law; Finance/Public Debt; Free Speech Issues; Land Use/Zoning; Licensing; Municipal Law/Legislation; Taxation
  • Undergraduate School:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Law School:  University of North Carolina
  • In addition to his law degree, Mr. Broadwell also holds a Masters Degree in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina.  He has worked exclusively for municipal governments since 1980, including a stint with the Colorado Municipal League.  He has authored numerous articles and publications on various aspects of municipal law, and lectures frequently on topics of interest to local government attorneys.  In 2002, Mr. Broadwell received the Award for Distinguished Public Service by a Local Government Attorney from the International Municipal Lawyer’s Association.
  • Phone:  (720) 913-8057
  • Email:  marley.bordovsky@denvergov.org 
  • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violation cases
  • Undergraduate School:  Colorado State University
  • Law School:  University of Colorado Boulder
  • Phone:  (720) 865-8751
  • Email:  scott.bowman@denvergov.org
  • Section: Litigation
  • Unit/Area of Practice:  Civil rights Litigation and Tort Litigation 
  • Undergraduate School:  Brown University 
  • Law School:  Fordham University Law School 
  • Phone: (720) 913-8055
  • Email: emela.buljko@denvergov.org  
  • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
  • Unit/Area of Practice:
  • Undergraduate School: University of California - Berkeley
  • Law School: University of Colorado School of Law
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2541
    • Email:  kevin.cain@flydenver.com  
    • Section: Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: Administrative Law, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Airport Law, Civil Ligation, Concessions, Construction Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Development, Finance/Public Debt/Information Technology, Land Use, Procurement/Contracts/Real Estate
    • Undergraduate School:  Eastern Illinois University
    • Law School:  University of Colorado
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6456
    • Email:  jennifer.collins@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Welfare and Youth Services
    • Undergraduate School:  Grinnell College
    • Law School:  University of Colorado School of Law 
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2572
    • Email:  suanne.craig@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado
    • Law School:  University of Colorado School of Law
    • Ms. Craig is an active member of the Colorado Bar Association.  She has significant aviation industry experience and enjoys traveling with friends and family.
    • Phone: (720) 944-2570
    • Email:  lara.delka@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Support Enforcement; Paternity establishment 
    • Undergraduate school:  Simpson College
    • Law School:  Washburn University School of Law
    • Current member of the Colorado Family Support Council
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2307
    • Email:  victor.devereaux@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Civil Litigation; Bankruptcy; Administrative Hearings and Appeals; Privacy, HIPAA & Open Records; Fraud Prevention & Recovery; Employment Law; Analysis and Advocacy 
    • Undergraduate school:  Metropolitan State College 
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law 
    • Active member of the Colorado Bar Association and a past President of the Sam Cary Bar Association
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8065
    • Email:  vincent.dicroce@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Section Director
    • Undergraduate School:  American University
    • Law School:  University of Maryland School of Law 
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8059
    • Email:  daniel.douglas@denvergov.org 
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Excise & Licenses matters
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado at Denver
    • Law School:  University of Notre Dame
    • Phone: (720) 913-8067
    • Email:  melissa.drazen-smith@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Assistant Section Director
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado Denver
    • Law School:  University of Colorado Boulder
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8068
    • Email:  mary.duba@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violations, Arraignment cases
    • Undergraduate School:
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2540
    • Email: xavier.duran@flydenver.com
    • Section: Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Section Director
    • Undergraduate School:
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2544
    • Email:  deanne.durfee@flydenver.com  
    • Section: Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Law, Airport Law, Construction Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Municipal law/Legislation, Procurement/Contracts
    • Undergraduate School:  Austin College
    • Law School:  University of Texas School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6463
    • Email:  laura.eibsen@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Protection Unit/Juvenile Appeals
    • Undergraduate School:  Georgetown University
    • Law School:  University of Colorado Law School
    • Laura served on the Executive Council for the Juvenile Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association and was a member of the Colorado Respondent Parents' Counsel Take Force in 2006-2007.  She has made several CLE presentations on a variety of juvenile law topics and co-wrote an article for the October 2007 Issue of The Colorado Lawyer regarding Dependency and Neglect Appeals under C.A.R. 3.4.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3263
    • Email:  brent.eisen@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate
    • Undergraduate School:  Drake University
    • Law School:  Widener School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6461
    • Email:  brian.fields@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Welfare and Youth Services; Juvenile Violations 
    • Undergraduate School:  Colorado State University
    • Law School:  Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8095
    • Email:  chris.gaddis@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Neighborhood Prosecution Team
    • Undergraduate School:  Metropolitan State College of Denver
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2562
    • Email:  skip.gray@flydenver.com  
    • Section: Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:
    • Undergraduate School:  Mesa Junior College and the University of Denver
    • Law School:  University of Denver
    • Before joining the City Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor in 1994, Skip was Managing Partner for Gray Jones Hahn & Browne.  Prior to that he was an employment law and commercial litigation associate with Holland & Hart, LLC.  Currently, Skip chairs the Diversity Committee of the City Attorney’s Office, and is a member of the City-wide Diversity Advisory Committee, Past President of the Sam Cary Bar Association, an elected member of the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, and the University of Denver’s College of Law Alumni Council.

    • Phone:  (720) 913-8414
    • Email:  matthew.hader@denvergov.org
    • Section: Litigation Section 
    • Unit/Area of Practice:
    • Undergraduate School:
    • Law School:
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3254
    • Email:  steven.hahn@denvergov.org
    • Section: Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Information Technology/Software Licensing, Procurement/contracts
    • Undergraduate School:  Hampshire College
    • Law School:  University of Denver; College of Law
    • Colorado Bar Association member, Denver Bar Association member, American Bar Association.  Steve previously worked for the Denver City Auditor, Mike Licht, and the Honorable Gaspar Perricone in the 1st Judicial District, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, D.C. He most recently was a partner at the law firm of Hahn, Smith, Walsh and Mancuso, P.C., where he specialized in the representation of special districts, and the fields of real estate, general commercial, probate, family law and litigation. Steve is the past chairman of Metropolitan Volunteer Lawyers, formerly the Thursday Night Bar, (2006-2007) and is active in Cub and Boy Scouts
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3297
    • Email:  cristina.helm@denvergov.org
    • Section: Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: 
    • Undergraduate School:  Pitzer College
    • Law School:  University of Denver, College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8758
    • Email:  adam.hernandez2@denvergov.org
    • Section: Municipal Operation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Construction Law, Land Use/Zoning, Procurement/Contracts
    • Undergraduate School:  Santa Clara University
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law      
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3278
    • Email:  laurie.heydman@denvergov.org
    • Section: Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Land Use, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Energy, (Solar), Finance/Public Debt, Intellectual Property, Art, Copyright/Trademark, Taxation
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Denver
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Laurie has received Special Recognition from the Metro City Attorney’s Association as part of the trial team successfully defending Denver's affirmative action ordinance. Laurie has taught continuing education for affordable housing, capital equipment leasing, art law issues, finance and audit issues.  She also manages internships for the Section, supervising as many as eight students per semester.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3302
    • Email:  nevene.iskander@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violation cases
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Arizona
    • Law School:  University of Arizona School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3236
    • Email:  jennifer.jacobson@denvergov.org
    • Section: Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Employment Law Cases
    • Undergraduate School:  Colorado State University
    • Law School:  Rutgers School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8051
    • Email:  michael.joyce@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Nuisance Abatement Cases
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Northern Colorado
    • Law School:  University of Arkansas School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2409
    • Email:  kelly.keane@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
    • Undergraduate School:  Benedictine College
    • Law School:  Washburn University School of Law 
    • Moot Court, Order of Barristers, Metropolitan Volunteer Lawyers, Boy Scouts of America, Colorado Collaborative Professional   
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2982
    • Email:  andrea.kershner@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Employment Law, Unemployment claims 
    • Undergraduate School:  Colorado State University
    • Law School:  Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College
    • Phone:  720-913-8408
    • Email:  debra.knapp@denvergov.org
    • Section: Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Contracts/Agreements, Health Law, Civil Litigation, Administrative Hearing and Appeals
    • Undergraduate School:  Oberlin College
    • Law School:  University of Colorado
    • Before joining the City Attorney’s Office, Debra was a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow at the Legal Aid Society of Metro Denver, an Assistant Attorney General in Colorado and the Northern Mariana Islands, and in private practice in Denver.  She is the editor and one of the principal authors of Colorado Civil Procedure Forms and Commentary (volumes 11-13 of West’s Colorado Practice Series), as well as various other legal articles.

    Denver City Attorneys L - Z

    • Phone:  (720) 913-8081
    • Email:  linda.lincoln@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: Juvenile cases
    • Undergraduate School: Wayne State University
    • Law School: Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3108
    • Email:  christian.lind@denvergov.org
    • Section: Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: Workers’ Compensation claims
    • Undergraduate School: Yale College
    • Law School: University of Colorado Law School
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6470
    • Email:  katherine.mackenzie@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: Civil Litigation; Child Welfare and Youth Services; Employment Law; Tort Litigation; Construction Law
    • Undergraduate School: University of Nevada - Reno
    • Law School: Pacific – McGeorge School of Law
    • While an attorney in Reno, after a clerkship with the Nevada Supreme Court, Katherine was in a private litigation practice for a number of years before joining the Washoe County Public Defender’s Office in that office’s Family Law Division. She relocated to the Denver area, and, after another stint in a private litigation firm, she joined the City Attorney’s Office in 2007.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3281
    • Email:  robert.mcdermott@denvergov.org
    • Section: Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: Taxation Law, Bankruptcy, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Health Law/Benefits, Pension/Deferred Compensation
    • Undergraduate School: Eastern Washington University
    • Law School: Gonzaga University Law School
    • LL.M in Taxation - Denver University, CPA Inactive - Colorado, CPA - Retired Wa. State, Washington State Bar Association.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8058
    • Email:  patrick.mckinstry@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violations Arraignment cases
    • Undergraduate school:  University of Colorado
    • Law School:  Arizona State University
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6471
    • Email:  shannon.meddings@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Protection Unit
    • Undergraduate school:  University of Louisville
    • Law School:  University of Denver, School of Law
    • Phone: (720) 913-3114
    • Email: kristen.merrick@denvergov.org  
    • Section: Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: 
    • Undergraduate School: 
    • Law School: 
    • Phone: (720) 944-2297
    • Email:  richard.moore@denvergov.org
    • Section: Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado
    • Law School:  Denver University College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-1901
    • Email:  colleen.morey@denvergov.org
    • Section: Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violation cases
    • Undergraduate School:  Loyola University Chicago
    • Law School:  Loyola Chicago’s School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3117
    • Email:  franklin.nachman@denvergov.org
    • Section: Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Employment Law Unit
    • Undergraduate School:  Wesleyan University
    • Law School:  University of Chicago Law School
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8052
    • Email:  kory.nelson@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Traffic cases
    • Undergraduate School:  Arizona State University
    • Law School:  Arizona State College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3121
    • Email:  robert.nespor@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Employment Law Unit
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2963
    • Email:  linda.nickels@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Support Establishment and Enforcement
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado
    • Law School:  University of Denver, College of Law

         

    • Phone: (720) 913-3257
    • Email:  victoria.ortega@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice: 
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado
    • Law School:  University of Colorado School of Law 
    • In 2003, Vicky received Special Recognition from the Metro City Attorney’s Association for her role in successfully defending Denver’s affirmative action ordinance. Vicky also co-manages the Section’s internship program. She was selected to participate in the Colorado Hispanic Institute of Leadership and the Colorado Institute for Leadership Training. She has been a mentor for the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association tutorial program and has volunteered for several non-profit and community groups in the Denver area.   
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2561
    • Email:  debra.overn@flydenver.com
    • Section:  Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Hearing and Appeals, Airport Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Development, Environmental Law, Land Use, Municipal Law/Legislation, Real Estate
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Denver
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Order of St. Ives,1992, Judicial Clerk, Hon. Zita Weinshienk, District of Colorado, 1993-94, Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Land and Water Fund, 2000, Colorado Institute for Leadership Training, 2004, 5281 – A Step Above the Rest -- Team Award, 2008, Colorado Women’s Bar Association Board Member, 1999-2005, Thompson Marsh Inn of Court Board Member, 1997-2003, University of Denver Mentoring Program Advisory Board Member, 2010 to present, Colorado Association of Corporate Counsel, Advisory/Program Committee, 2011 to present, Author, “Trinity” Hearings: Understanding Colorado Governmental Immunity Act Motions to Dismiss, Colorado Lawyer (Dec. 2004),Co-author, Arm of the State:  Defining the Boundaries of Eleventh Amendment Immunity, Colorado Lawyer (Dec. 1998).
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3109
    • Email:  karla.pierce@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Assistant Section Director
    • Undergraduate School:  Mississippi State University  
    • Law School:  Mississippi College School of Law
    • Honorary Denver District Attorney (2007), Living kidney donor (2011)
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6472
    • Email:  danielle.rash@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Protection Unit
    • Undergraduate School:  Knox College  
    • Law School:  University of Denver, School of Law
    • Phone:  (303) 342-2543
    • Email:  john.redmond@flydenver.com
    • Section:  Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:   
    • Undergraduate School:  San Jose State University  
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8074
    • Email:  emily.reisdorph@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violations cases
    • Undergraduate School:  Mount Mercy University   
    • Law School:  University of Iowa College of Law  
    • Phone: (720) 913-3120
    • Email:  joseph.rivera@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Civil Rights Litigation, Employment Litigation, Tort Litigation and Administrative Law
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado at Boulder  
    • Law School:  University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8082
    • Email:  andrew.saliman@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Nuisance Abatement cases
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Chicago  
    • Law School:  University of Denver
    • Phone:  (720) 944-2965
    • Email:  barbara.shaklee@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Section Director; Child Wefare and Youth Services
    • Undergraduate School:  Metropolitan State College of Denver  
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Past Chair of CBA Juvenile Law Section; co-editor of the Juvenile Law Column of The Colorado Lawyer; served on the Governor's Child Welfare Action Committee
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3292
    • Email:  stuart.shapiro@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Civil Rights Litigation, Tort Litigation
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Connecticut  
    • Law School:  Washburn University School of Law  
    • Prior to joining the City, Stuart clerked at the Kansas Supreme Court, was an Assistant District Attorney, which included handling homicide cases, and was an attorney with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, involved in major litigation and bankruptcy cases during the time of the bank failure crisis.  He has also done a variety of legal work as an in-house counsel for companies and in private practice.  Stuart and his wife Susan have one daughter, and have lived for many years in the Platt Park area of Denver. 
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3112
    • Email:  wendy.shea@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Civil Rights Litigation, Employment Law, Tort Litigation, Land Use, Construction Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Eminent Domain, Administrative Law
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado  
    • Law School:  Gonzaga University School of Law
    • Member of Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3260
    • Email:  daniel.slattery@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Assistant Section Director, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Municipal Law/Legislation, Open Records, Administrative
    • Undergraduate School:  Stanford University  
    • Law School:  University of Kentucky College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6450
    • Email:  kathryn.smith@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Assistant Section Director
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado  
    • Law School:  University of Denver, School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3286
    • Email:  charles.solomon@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Law, Public Utilities, Taxation  
    • Undergraduate School:  Colorado State University  
    • Law School:  University of Wyoming College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-8089
    • Email:  michael.stafford@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Mental Health cases
    • Undergraduate School:   
    • Law School:  University of Wyoming College of Law
    • Adjunct Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at University of Colorado Medical School
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3113
    • Email:  lori.strand@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Land Use/Zoning, Parks and Open Space
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Florida
    • Law School:  William S. Richardson School of Law University of Hawaii
    • Colorado Bar Association member, Denver Bar Association member, Enviromental Learing for Kids board member & secretary
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3111
    • Email:  richard.stubbs@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Litigation Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Employment Law Unit
    • Undergraduate School:   
    • Law School:  University of Colorado
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3261
    • Email:  shaun.sullivan@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Section Director; Environmental Law, Procurement/Contracts, Administrative Law, Municipal Law/Legislation
    • Undergraduate School:  Colorado College
    • Law School:  Georgetown University Law Center
    • Colorado Bar Association member, Denver Bar Association member, CBA Environmental Law Section Secretary/Treasurer.  Before coming to the City, Shaun worked at a large Denver law firm in a practice that emphasized water rights, natural resources, and environmental law.  He has spoken at ICMA, the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Chamber of Commerce meetings on a variety of environmental and land use topics.
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6475
    • Email:  christine.sullivan@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Child Protection Unit
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Denver  
    • Law School:  University of Denver
    • Phone: (303) 342-2564
    • Email:  max.taylor@flydenver.com
    • Section:  Airport Legal Services Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Law, Aviation, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Airport Law, Bankruptcy, Heath Care/Benefits, Concessions, Construction Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Land Use/Zoning, Municipal Law/Legislation and Taxation
    • Undergraduate School:  Belhaven College  
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone: (720) 913-8062
    • Email:  janice.tonz@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Mental Health cases
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Wisconsin  
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone: (720) 913-3252
    • Email:  jennifer.welborn@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Law, Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Development, Finance/Public Debt, Real Estate
    • Undergraduate School:  DePauw University  
    • Law School:  Indiana University-Bloomington  
    • Prior to joining the City Attorney’s office, Jennifer worked for the City of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Bond Bank for five years.
    • Phone: (720) 913-8403
    • Email:  joann.weinstein@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Real Estate, Development, Eminent Domain, Finance/Public Debt, Land Use/Zoning, Contracts/Leases/Agreements
    • Undergraduate School:  Washington University in St. Louis  
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Women's Bar Association members
    • Phone:  (720) 944-6479
    • Email:  lori.weiser@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Administrative Hearing and Appeals; Administrative Law; Civil Litigation; Civil Rights Law; Employment Law; Labor-Management Law and Relations; Unemployment Compensation Law
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois
    • Law School:  University of Denver College of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 865-8753
    • Email:  patrick.wheeler@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Development, Land Use/Zoning, Parks and Open Space
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado - Boulder  
    • Law School:  University of Texas/Austin
    • Prior to joining the City, Patrick served for seven years as an Assistant County Attorney for El Paso County, Colorado.  In Denver, as primary legal counsel for the Clerk and Recorder, Public Trustee, Denver Public Library and the Department of Parks and Recreation, he has worked on major projects involving Winter Park, Cableland, Red Rocks Park, and the Denver Zoo.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3259
    • Email:  robert.wheeler@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Contracts/Leases/Agreements, Development, Land Use/Zoning, Parks and Open Space
    • Undergraduate School:  Miami University  
    • Law School:  University of Colorado School of Law
    • From 1997 until 2008, Robert was in private practice at a Denver-based law firm with an emphasis on litigation.  His practice focused on construction litigation, including construction defect and construction contract disputes.
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3299
    • Email:  bradley.whitfield@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  General Sessions/General Violation cases
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Colorado at Boulder  
    • Law School:  University of Denver, School of Law
    • Phone:  (720) 913-3253
    • Email:  katherine.wilmoth@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Municipal Operations Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Environmental Law, Procurement/Contracts, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Administrative Law, Eminent Domain, Real Estate, Land Use/Zoning, Municipal Law/Legislation
    • Undergraduate School:  New York University
    • Law School:  Pace University School of Law  
    • Before joining the City Attorney’s Office in 2003, Katie worked in private practice with an emphasis in environmental law, including toxic tort and Superfund litigation.

       

    • Phone:  (720) 944-2626
    • Email:  robert.wolf@denvergov.org
    • Section:  Human Services Legal Section
    • Unit/Area of Practice:  Employment/Litigation
    • Undergraduate School:  University of Illinois  
    • Law School:  Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
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