Mari Newman, Partner

MNewman@KLN-law.com

Mari Newman is a civil rights and employment law attorney who has dedicated her

entire career to advocating on behalf of the underdog and disenfranchised against

the entrenched power of government and corporations.  She has received numerous

awards for her work.

 

AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

Colorado Super Lawyer  (2009-present)

  • Top 100 Colorado Super Lawyers (2012-present)

  • Top 50 Women Colorado Super Lawyers (2012-present)

  • Top 25 Women Colorado Super Lawyers (2011)
     

The Best Lawyers in America®

  • “Lawyer of the Year” in Denver, Employment Law – Individuals (2017, 2014)

  • Listed as among the Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:

    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2010-present)

    • Employment Law – Individuals (2010-present)

    • Civil Rights Law (2018)

  • Selected by Peer Recognition as one of Denver’s Best Lawyers in the practice area of Labor and Employment Law (2012-present)

5280 Top Lawyer (2015-present)

  • Recognized as a Top Lawyer in the areas of:

  • Civil Rights

  • Labor and Employment: Plaintiff
     

2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance

2018 Harvey Milk Lifetime Leadership Award, Colorado State Representative Paul Rosenthal

2016 “Raising The Bar” Award, Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation

Celebrating "Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar by Maintaining a Significant and Sustained Commitment to Pro Bono Services"

2015 Lawyer of the Year, Law Week Colorado
 

2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Award

Celebrating “Content of Character” and Honoring Individuals, Corporations, and Non-Profit Organizations for their Exemplary Social Responsibility in Adhering to the Ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2015 Attorney of the Year, Colorado GLBT Bar Association Foundation

2010 Carle E. Whitehead Award, American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado 
Awarded for “dedication to defending civil liberties and the rule of law”

2010 Access to Justice Award, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

Honoring “perseverance, courage and character shown over and over in cases of extraordinary circumstances”

2019 "Do the Right Thing" Award, The ARC Pikes Peak Region

2015 Shoes of Justice Award, AME Shorter Community

Honoring individuals who have “walked the walk of Justice”

2013 Top Women Lawyers, Law Week Colorado

Recognized as one of 7 Top Women Lawyers in the state

2012 & 2011 “Barrister’s Best” Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer, Law Week Colorado

2009 Denver Business Journal Forty Under Forty

Recognizing forty outstanding local professionals under age 40 for their business success and community contributions

Case of the Year Award, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

  • 2009 - Hall v. Zavaras, et al., against the Colorado Department of Corrections for the sexual assault of an incarcerated woman by a guard
     

  • 2003 - Montez, et al. v. Owens, et al., a class action lawsuit against the Colorado Department of Corrections for improper treatment of disabled inmates

2008 Richard Marden Davis Award

Recognizing a Denver lawyer under the age of 40 who combines excellence as a lawyer with creative civic, cultural, educational and charitable leadership

2008 Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

2007 Barrister of the Year, Colorado Legal Initiatives Project

2007 Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award, Southern Center for Human Rights

Awarded for representation of persons detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

2012 Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year, Denver Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

2011 Out Front Colorado Power List

Recognized as one of “45 LGBT leaders, volunteers and organizations that are making a difference.”

Case of the Year Award Finalist, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association

  • 2017 - Mason, et al. v. Fantasy Gentlemens Club, et al., combatting wage exploitation of exotic dancers.
     

  • 2014 - Burns, et al. v. Hickenlooper, et al., striking down Colorado laws prohibiting marriage of same-sex couples
     

  • 2010 - For pro bono representation of men imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
     

  • 2008 - Rice v. City of Denver, et al., for the death of a young woman who was denied medical care while in the Denver jail
     

  • 2007 - Bonner, et al. v. City of Aurora, et al., against the City of Aurora, Colorado for the police shooting of an unarmed black man
     

Colorado Bar Foundation Fellow (2007-present)

An honor bestowed upon no more than five percent of lawyers for “outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the traditions of the profession and the maintenance and advancement of the objectives of the Colorado Bar Association”

2013 Denver Business Journal Power Book

Recognized as one of “Metro Denver’s Top Business Newsmakers.”

2006 - Present, Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Recognition

Recognizing firms who provide at least 50 hours of pro bono services per year by Colorado attorneys primarily for indigent persons and/or organizations that serve indigent persons

Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV-Preeminent®

Awarded the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards
 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, Denver, CO (7/02-present)
Partner of law firm emphasizing plaintiff-side civil rights, employment discrimination, and criminal defense
(Associate, 7/02-1/03; formerly Killmer & Lane, LLP)

 

Miller, Lane, Killmer & Greisen, LLP, Denver, CO (12/98-6/02)

Associate attorney at law firm emphasizing plaintiff-side civil rights, employment discrimination, and criminal defense


Judge H. Jeffrey Bayless, Denver District Court, Denver, CO (9/97-8/98)

Judicial Clerk


Messing & Rudavsky, Boston, MA (3/97-6/97)
Law Clerk at law firm specializing in plaintiff-side employment law


National Lawyers Guild, Boston, MA (5/96-3/97)
Street Law Clinic Coordinator


National Economic Development & Law Center, Oakland, CA (9/96-12/96)

Legal Intern   


NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, New York, NY (3/96-6/96)

Legal Intern


Judge John W. Coughlin, Denver District Court, Denver, CO (9/95-12/95)

Judicial Intern

 

Natural Farming Network of Zimbabwe, Harare (1/93-12/93)

Project Officer
 

EDUCATION

 

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D. 1997

 

  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, B.A. 1992

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

  • United States Supreme Court
     

  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
     

  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
     

  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
     

  • Colorado Supreme Court
     

  • California Supreme Court 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, Board Chair, 2013 to present; Legal Panel, 2013 to present
 

Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member, 2008 to present; Civil Rights Committee Chair, 2015 to present

Colorado GLBT Bar Association Foundation, Board Member, 2018 to present; Colorado GLBT Bar Association, Board Member, 2019 to present, Member, 1999 to present; Judicial Appointments Committee, 2013, 2015
 

American Civil Liberties Union, Board Member, 2011 to 2017; 2001 to 2007; Legislative Committee Chair, 2001 to 2003; Cooperating Legal Counsel, 2001 to present

Colorado Bar Association, Employment Law Section, Co-Chair, 2011 to 2013; Civil Rights Committee, Chair, 2006 to 2010
 

Faculty of Federal Advocates, Secretary, 2011-2012; Board Member, Model Employment Jury Instructions Committee, 2010 to 2012
 

Community Resources, Inc., Academic Mentor, 2018, 2014, 2013, 2011
 

Center for Legal Inclusiveness, “Dream Team” Member, 2009 to 2012
 

National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty, 2009 to 2010

Colorado Employment Law Conference, 2010 Planning Committee
 

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s Commission for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Rights, Mayoral Appointee, 2004 to 2009

Denver Bar Association Mentorship Program, Mentor, 2009
 

Arraj Inn of Court, Member, 2006 to 2008
 

Colorado Legal Initiatives Project, Legal Panel Member, 1997 to 2002; Cooperating Legal Counsel
 

Color of Justice, Board Member, 2004 to 2006
 

Denver Mayor Wellington Webb’s Gay & Lesbian Advisory Committee, Mayoral Appointee, 1997 to 2003
 

Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, Member, 1998 to present
 

Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Member, 1999 to present
 

National Lawyers Guild, Boston, MA, Volunteer, 1995
 

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association, Zimbabwe, Volunteer, 1993
 

Santa Cruz County Planning Department, Santa Cruz, CA, Volunteer, 1992
 

EarthSave, Santa Cruz, CA, Volunteer, 1992
 

Rain Forest Futures, Santa Cruz, CA, Volunteer, 1991  
 

The Peregrine Fund, Northern CA, Hack Site Attendant, 1990

 

PUBLICATIONS


A Practical Guide to Negotiating Settlement and Separation Agreements In The Employment Context, TRIAL TALK, June/July 2013 (Co-Author)
 

Faces of Guantanamo: Indefinite Detention, © Center for Constitutional Rights, 2012 (Contributing Author)
 

Creative Advocacy in Employment Discrimination Cases Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, THE COLORADO LAWYER, March 2011, Vol. 40, No. 3  (Co-Author)
 

The Guantanamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison; Outside the Law, New York University Press, 2009 (Contributing Author)
 

Workplace Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, THE COLORADO LAWYER, April 2006, Vol. 35, No. 4
 

Constitutional Law Section, ANNUAL SURVEY OF COLORADO LAW, 1999 (Co-Author)
 

VAWA: A Civil Rights Tool for Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence, THE COLORADO LAWYER, September 1999, Vol. 28, No. 9 (Co-Author)

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Federal Employment Discrimination Laws,” LGBT Bar Association, October 15, 2019
     

  • Ethical Considerations for the ‘Cause’ Lawyer,” University of Colorado School of Law, October 15, 2018
     

  • “How to Settle a Case: Top 10 Things to Look for in Settlement Negotiations,” Employment Law Spring Update 2018, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, April 20, 2018
     

  • “Shifting Ground for the LGBTQ Community in Colorado: A Re-Examination of the 1992 Amendment 2 Election Results 25 Years After,” University of Colorado LGBTQ+ & EMAC Summit, November 3, 2017 
     

  • “LGBT Rights Under the Trump Administration,” Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Retreat, August 24, 2017
     

  • “LGBT Rights Under the New Administration,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, August 4, 2017
     

  • “A Lawyer’s Take on Excessive Force,” Resist Forward Summit, Shorter Community A.M.E. Church, June 10, 2017
     

  • “Combating Implicit Bias – Race and the Judicial System,” Colorado Women’s Bar Association 40th Annual Convention, May 20, 2017
     

  • “A Legal Advocate’s Perspective on the Role of the Church in Civil Rights Litigation,” St. Paul’s A.M.E. Church, St. Louis, series on “How the Black Church Can Become an Advocate for Families and Communities of Police Killings of Unarmed Black Men,” April 29, 2017
     

  • Preparing for Trial,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association New Trial Lawyers’ Boot Camp, April 26, 2017
     

  • “Unmanageable Human Resources Practicum and Roleplay: What to Do When the Human Resources Manager Wears More Than One Hat, Can’t Keep Information Confidential, and Other Nightmares,” Employment Law Fall Update, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, November 10, 2016
     

  • “Batson v. Kentucky: 30 Years of Progress and Challenge,” Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP, Lunch-and-Learn, August 26, 2016

  • “Strategies and Ideas for Settlement,” Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Retreat, August 25, 2016

  • “Ethical and Practical Issues Regarding Case Publicity,” Employment Law Conference 2016, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, April 21, 2016

  • “Ethical Considerations in Representing Transgender Clients,'" Colorado GLBT Bar Association, November 12, 2015
     

  • “Winning in State Court: Free Yourself from Bad Tenth Circuit Precedent,” Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Retreat, August 27, 2015
     

  • Implications of Obergefell,” Colorado GLBT Bar Foundation, Continuing Legal Education Program, June 29, 2015
     

  • Beyond Marriage: The Ongoing Fight for LGBT Equality,” Colorado Women’s Bar Association, 38th Annual Convention, May 16, 2015
     

  • Keynote Speaker, University of Colorado, Lavender Graduation Ceremony, May 5, 2015
     

  • Presenting the Less-Than-Presentable Client,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Blockbuster CLE, January 30, 2015
     

  • Guantanamo Bay Panel Discussion, co-sponsored by the University of Denver Sturm College of Law's National Lawyers Guild, American Constitution Society, Children's Legal Advocacy Group, and Middle Eastern and North African Law Society, DU Constitutional Rights and Remedies Program, April 10, 2014
     

  • Case Assessment,” Employment Law 2014, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, March 20, 2014
     

  • Fly on the Wall: What Goes on in the Other Room During a Mediation?” Colorado Bar Association CLE on Workplace Discrimination, January 10, 2014
     

  • Guantanamo Bay: The Failure of all Three Branches of Government,” South Asian Bar Association of North America, Leadership Retreat, October 5, 2013
     

  • 10 Ways to Win Big in Employment Cases,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, August 1, 2013
     

  • Today’s Big Fight in Civil Rights: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination,” Panelist, National Employment Lawyers Association, Summit for Workers’ Rights, June 28, 2013
     

  • Employment Law 101: Mediation & Settlement,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, May 29, 2013
     

  • Judges Panel – Employment Litigation: Perspectives from the Federal and State Bench,” Moderator, 2013 Colorado Employment Law Conference, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, April 5, 2013
     

  • Representing Guantanamo Detainees: Criminal Defense and Habeas Corpus Actions,” Faculty of Federal Advocates, February 21, 2013
     

  • To Engage or Not to Engage: Interviewing and Assessing Your Potential New Client and Legal Claims” Employment Law Basics – Access to Experience, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, November 15, 2012
     

  • Governmental Abuse of Civil Rights in America,” Judaism in the Foothills, July 13, 2012
     

  • Making the Media Work for You: Whether You Want Them to Call You or Not,” Colorado Women’s Bar Association Annual Convention, June 9, 2012
     

  • The Top Ten Blunders Employers Make When Firing Employees,” Colorado Association of Corporate Counsel, May 24, 2012
     

  • Finding Your Pro Bono Passion,” 2012 Colorado Employment Law Conference, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, May 3, 2012
     

  • Representation of Guantanamo Prisoners,” National Lawyers Guild Colorado, April 18, 2012
     

  • Obstruction to Justice and the War on Terror,” Social Justice Week, co-sponsored by ACLU Student Chapter, ACLU of Colorado, DU Law Constitutional Rights & Remedies Program, Latino/a Law Students Association, and National Lawyers Guild, March 29, 2012
     

  • Strategies for Deposing and Cross Examining Human Resource Professionals,” Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, March 9, 2012
     

  • Representing Unpopular Clients,” To Kill a Mockingbird Panel, October 26, 2011
     

  • Creative Advocacy in Employment Discrimination Cases Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity,” University of Colorado School of Law, October 18, 2011
     

  • Deposing Human Resource Professionals,” Roundtable Leader, Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, August 25, 2011
     

  • Tips, Traps and Timely Words of Wisdom from Veteran FFA Volunteer Lawyers,” Panelist for Faculty of Federal Advocates Training on How to Represent Pro Bono Clients in Federal Court, June 8, 2011
     

  • Expert Witness Issues,” 2011 Colorado Employment Law Conference, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, May 24, 2011
     

  • The Accidental Activist,” University of Wyoming “Good Mule” Student Conference 2011, February 12, 2011
     

  • Settling an Employment Law Case,” Employment Law Practice Basics for Beginners, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, et al., October 28, 2010
     

  • Instructor, National Institute for Trail Advocacy, Public Service Attorney Trial Skills, July 27-28, 2010
     

  • Negotiating Severance Agreements,” 2010 Colorado Employment Law Conference, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, May 26, 2010
     

  • Defending our Fundamental Rights: The Guantanamo Bay Litigation,” Byron White Inn of Court, April 15, 2010
     

  • Getting A Great Job And Keeping It: What Attorneys Really Want From A Paralegal,” Colorado Bar Association Paralegal Committee, April 10, 2010
     

  • Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence Presentation, Horace Mann Middle School, March 26, 2010
     

  • Guest Lecturer, Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, March 2, 2010
     

  • Guantanamo Bay: Past and Future,” Denver Eclectics, November 11, 2009
     

  • Guantanamo Bay: The Civil Rights Violations Continue,” ACLU of Northern Colorado Annual Meeting, November 7, 2009
     

  • Representing Detainees at Guantanamo Bay,” ACLU of Colorado Lunch and Learn Series, Tuesday, October 13, 2009
     

  • Instructor, National Institute for Trail Advocacy, Public Service Attorney Trial Skills, October 5-6, 2009
     

  • Evaluating Employment Law Cases For Settlement,” 2009 Colorado Employment Law Conference, co-sponsored by CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Colorado Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, May 21, 2009
     

  • Navigating the Labyrinth of Guantanamo Bay,” Colorado Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association, May 8, 2009
     

  • Representing Clients Held in Guantanamo Bay,” Kaiser Legacy Highlands Regional Diversity Counsel, Global Diversity Series, March 20, 2009
     

  • Guantanamo Bay: Lies and Lessons,” Denver Rotary Club 31, February 6, 2009
     

  • Simmons v. General Steel, et al: War Stories and Lessons” Colorado Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association, October 30, 2008
     

  • Guest Lecturer, Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, October 13, 2008
     

  • Free Speech Zones or Security Zones? Balancing First Amendment Rights and Security Concerns at the Democratic National Convention,” Moderator, Civil Rights Committee of the Colorado Bar Association, February 6, 2008
     

  • Representation of Yemeni Nationals Detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,” University of Colorado, Cultural Geography, November 6, 2007
     

  • ‘Service above Self’ -- Representing Prisoners Detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,” Rotary Club of Cherry Creek, September 4, 2007
     

  • Resisting the Politics of Fear,” National Lawyers Guild Southwest Regional Convention, April 14, 2007
     

  • Marketing and Growing a Successful Law Practice,” Colorado Women’s Bar Association Convention, May 6, 2006
     

  • Instructor, University of Denver School of Law, Moot Court competition, April 21, 2006
     

  • Litigating Cases of Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Transgender Status,” Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, September 23, 2005
     

  • Emerging Issues in Employment Law,” Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, August 13, 2005
     

  • Legal Developments and Civil Rights Implications of Same-Sex Marriage,” Women and the Law, Metropolitan State College, March 3, 2004
     

  • Instructor, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2004 National Student Trial Advocacy Competition, February 21, 2004
     

  • Civil Rights Issues in Representing Claimants in Unemployment Proceedings,” Colorado Legal Services Continuing Legal Education Program, August 25, 2003
     

  • Survey and Analysis of the Rights of Transgender People in the United States,” Ladyfest Out West Activists and Artists Conference, June 20, 2003
     

  • Legal Rights Of Transgender People in Colorado,” Tri-S, May 17, 2003
     

  • Instructor, University of Denver School of Law, Moot Court competition, April 18, 2003
     

  • Civil Rights Litigation,” University of Colorado School of Law, April 14, 2003
     

  • Constitutional Rights of Protesters,” Youth Activist Conference sponsored by KERPOW: Kids Engaging in Radical Patriotism Opposing War, April 12, 2003
     

  • Civil Rights Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and the Rights Of Female Inmates,” Denver University School of Law, November 20, 2002
     

  • Civil Rights of High School Students,” Centennial High School, March 19, 2002
     

  • Civil Rights Litigation,” University of Colorado School of Law, November 28, 2001
     

  • Sexual Harassment and the Law,” West High School, December 12, 2000
     

  • Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa,” University of Colorado at Denver, Spring 1994
     

LEGAL TESTIMONY

  • Testified before the Colorado State Legislature on the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 20, 2019
     

  • Testified before the Colorado State Legislature on Civil Rights Commission Sunset Bill, House Judiciary Committee, February 13, 2018
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Bill Concerning Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement Officers, Senate Judiciary Committee, April 28, 2015
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Bill Prohibiting Peace Officer Interference with Civilian Recording of Officer-Involved Incidents, Senate Judiciary Committee, April 28, 2015
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Bill Improving Peace Officer Training, Senate Judiciary Committee, April 28, 2015
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Workplace Fairness and Civil Rights Remedies Act, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 14, 2011
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Workplace Fairness and Civil Rights Remedies Act, House Judiciary Committee, March 1, 2010
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs, Committee, January 29, 2007
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee, February 1, 2006
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Domestic Partner Insurance Bill, House Business Affairs and Labor Committee, May 4, 2005
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, House Judiciary Committee, April 28, 2005
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Domestic Partner Insurance Bill, Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee, April 27, 2005
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 4, 2004
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Civil Unions Bill, House Technology and Information Committee, February 2, 2004
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 11, 2003
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Civil Unions Bill, House Technology and Information Committee, February 5, 2003
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Exemplary Damages Bill, House Technology and Information Committee, February 5, 2003
     

  • Testified before Denver City Council regarding amendment to Denver Anti-discrimination Ordinance to include private cause of action, Human Services Committee, October 8, 2002
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, House State Affairs Committee, April 30, 2002
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on civil rights implications of Bill amending the Colorado Uniform Parentage Act, Senate Judiciary Committee, April 10, 2002
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on civil rights implications of Bill amending the Colorado Uniform Parentage Act, House State Affairs Committee, March 21, 2002
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate Business Affairs Committee, January 23, 2002
     

  • Testified before Denver City Council regarding amendment to Denver Anti-discrimination Ordinance to add protection against discrimination based on gender identity, November 5, 2001
     

  • Testified regarding amendment to Denver Anti-discrimination Ordinance to add protection against discrimination based on gender identity, Denver City Council open meeting, August 21, 2001
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, Senate Business Affairs Committee, April 26, 2001
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, House Judiciary Committee, February 14, 2001
     

  • Testified before Colorado State Legislature on Employment Nondiscrimination Bill, House Judiciary Committee, February 15, 2000

 

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