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Overview

Carrie focuses her law practice on employment and business litigation matters.

She represents clients in a variety of employment-related issues, including litigation related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She also assists clients with auditing and drafting employment handbooks, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance manuals and a variety of other human resources counseling services.

Before joining the firm, Carrie was a law clerk for a district judge in Denver, where she handled civil and domestic docket matters. She also worked in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.

Carrie was a human resources representative at Boise State University before attending law school. There she reviewed and analyzed faculty, professional and classified employment contracts.


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Education

  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
      • Clinical Practice Award, University of Denver Litigation Clinic
      • Denver University Law Review, articles editor
      • Natural Resources Environmental Law Society, co-president
      • Order of St. Ives
      • Scholastic Excellence Awards (torts and alternative dispute resolution)
      • Student Trial Lawyers Association
      • Ulrich Scholarship
  • B.A., Denison University
    • magna cum laude
    • German and Religion
      • Phi Beta Kappa
      • Modern Languages Department, German tutor

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Missouri
Experience
  • Labor arbitrations for ConAgra Foods Inc., including employee interviews, arbitrations, post-arbitration briefs and related negotiations.
  • Represented ConAgra Foods in employment litigation related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and state and federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FMLA) claims.
  • Prepared 50-state surveys on numerous employment issues for clients located in almost every state.
Community Leadership
  • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
  • Horseshoe Craft & Flea Market