Melanie Kay

Director, Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at Colorado Law and Instructor

401 UCB
2450 Kittredge Loop Drive
Wolf Law Building Room 410
Boulder, CO  80309
Office: 410
Phone: (303) 735-7781
E-mail: Melanie.Kay@colorado.edu

Bio:

Melanie Kay joined the University of Colorado Law School in 2015 as the Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at Colorado Law.  The Initiative focuses on helping law students develop strong ethical, professional identities through a variety of programming and hands-on opportunities.

Ms. Kay came to Colorado Law after ten years of litigation experience.  She primarily practiced environmental law with the non-profit, public interest law firm Earthjustice in Denver, Colorado.  She has also practiced general civil litigation at Latham & Watkins in San Francisco, California and Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell in Denver, Colorado.  Immediately after law school, she clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Procter Hug, Jr. in Reno, Nevada.  Ms. Kay earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, her M.S. in Environmental Geochemistry from the University of Montana, and her A.B. in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College.



Courses:

Spring 2021 Legal Ethics, Professionalism, and Creative Problem Solving LAWS 5203-801
Spring 2021 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-801
Fall 2020 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-801
Fall 2020 Ethical Organizations and Professionals LAWS 9003-901
Spring 2020 Legal Ethics, Professionalism, and Creative Problem Solving LAWS 5203-801
Spring 2020 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-801
Spring 2019 Legal Ethics, Professionalism, and Creative Problem Solving LAWS 5203-801
Spring 2019 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-803
Spring 2019 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-904
Spring 2018 Legal Ethics, Professionalism, and Creative Problem Solving LAWS 5203-802
Spring 2018 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-002
Fall 2017 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-002
Fall 2017 Ethical Organizations and Professionals LAWS 9003-802
Fall 2017 Ethical Organizations and Professionals LAWS 9003-901
Spring 2017 Legal Ethics, Professionalism, and Creative Problem Solving LAWS 5203-801
Spring 2017 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-905
Fall 2016 Legal Ethics and Professionalism LAWS 6103-002