Denise DeForest

Director for Academic Support

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Wolf Law Building Room 446
Boulder, CO  80309
Office: 446
Phone: (303) 735-7467
E-mail: denise.deforest@colorado.edu

Bio:
Denise joins the Colorado Law community after a decade of experience as an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Colorado and three years of teaching legal analysis for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Denise has also served as a Colorado Assistant Attorney General. She represented the state primarily as a disciplinary prosecutor, and also served as appellate and general counsel for many of the state's professional licensing boards and the State Personnel Board. During and in between these assignments, Denise was appointed by the mayors of Denver, CO, and Omaha, NE, to serve in a civilian oversight role for local law enforcement. Denise has also qualified as a professional member of the Mediation Association of Colorado. Her mediation and facilitation skills have been honed by years of conducting settlement meetings for state civil service employment disputes.

Denise obtained her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Virginia.

Courses:

Spring 2017 Advanced Legal Writing LAWS 6226-804