Beth Nesis, attorney


  • 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


  • 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