- Selected for Judicial Clerkship with Honorable Lewis T. Babcock, United States District Court
- Started own law practice after two years with Holland & Hart and graduation from University of Denver College of Law (3rd in class)
- Assisted Cooper & Clough Partners, Paul Cooper and Kay Rice, in complex medical malpractice lawsuits
TOP LEGAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Medical malpractice defense
- Administrative Law
- Employment law
- Commercial Litigation/Construction Defect
|EDUCATION||University of Denver – College of Law, J.D., December 1992. B.S., Business Administration/Marketing, University of Colorado, Boulder, May 1983.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude. International Studies – American College of Switzerland 9/81-12/81.
|EMPLOYMENT||Of Counsel Attorney, Cooper & Clough, P.C., November 2000 to 2014. Litigation and trial practice, primarily defense of professional and medical malpractice claims, medical board matters, commercial litigation and employment law. Attorney/Partner, Nesis & Nesis, LLP, February 1997 to 2014. Litigation and trial practice, primarily state and federal commercial litigation, employment law, and estate planning. Associate Attorney – Holland & Hart, 3/95-2/97. Litigation and trial practice in the areas of commercial law, employment law, intellectual property, ski defense and antitrust. Handled a number of employment arbitrations. Gained additional trial experience prosecuting a variety of criminal cases for the City and County of Denver through an internship program.
Judicial Clerkship – Honorable Judge Babcock – U.S. District Judge for District of Colorado, 9/93-1/95. Responsible for drafting memorandum opinions and orders, reviewing and analyzing briefs, and conducting legal research. Gained extensive knowledge of federal civil and criminal procedure and practice.
Associate/law Clerk – Canges & Iwashko, P.C., 5/91-9/93. Litigation and trial practice in the areas of family law, torts, criminal law, probate, corporations and securities.
|ADMISSIONS||State Bar of Colorado
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
|ORGANIZATIONS||Colorado Bar Association|