Judge Elizabeth Brown

Adjunct Faculty

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Drive
Wolf Law Building
Boulder, CO  80309
E-mail: Elizabeth.E.Brown@colorado.edu

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Judge Elizabeth E. Brown was appointed as a bankruptcy judge in 2001 for the District of Colorado and reappointed in 2015. She served on the Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel from 2003 to 2013. She is a graduate of The Colorado College and the University of Colorado Law School, with honors from both institutions. She served as the Managing Editor of the University of Colorado Law Review. Following law school, Judge Brown engaged in private practice from 1986 through 2001, primarily in the area of corporate insolvency and restructuring. Immediately prior to joining the bench, she was a partner and chair of the Bankruptcy Department at Holme, Roberts & Owen, an international law firm, in their Denver office, now known as Bryan Cave LLP. She is an adjunct professor at both the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She served as the Judicial Chair of the Rocky Mountain American Bankruptcy Institute Conference from 2001 to 2015. She has been an editor of and will soon become the Editor-in-Chief of the American Bankruptcy Law Journal from 2018-2021. Judge Brown frequently lectures at regional and national programs of various organizations. She has served on various committees of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Judge Brown is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.


Fall 2018 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-801
Fall 2017 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-001
Fall 2016 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-001
Fall 2015 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-001
Fall 2014 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-001
Fall 2013 Bankruptcy LAWS 7021-001
Fall 2013 Juvenile Justice LAWS 7115-001