Name & Title Email Phone Location Bio
Jeanne Baak
Associate University Counsel
Jeanne.Baak@cu.edu 303.735.4792 CU Boulder bio
Bijan Bewley
Research Counsel
Bijan.Bewley@cu.edu 303.492.3740 CU Boulder bio
Katie Gleeson
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
Katie.Gleeson@cu.edu 303.492.2413 CU Boulder bio
Elvie Henson
Sr. Managing Associate University Counsel
Elvira.Henson@cu.edu  303.492.4618 CU Boulder bio
Greg Henning
Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist
Gregory.Henning@cu.edu 303.735.4769 CU Boulder bio
Michelle Krech
Sr. Associate University Counsel
Michelle.Krech@cu.edu 303.492.1285 CU Boulder bio
Alex Loyd
Associate University Counsel
Alex.Loyd@cu.edu 303.735.3010 CU Boulder bio
Sara Missel
Sr. Paralegal & E-Dis. Specalist
Sara.Missel@cu.edu 303.492.7599 CU Boulder bio
Clair Novi
Legal Assistant
Clair.Novi@cu.edu 303.492.4420 CU Boulder bio
Annalissa Philbin
Sr. Associate University Counsel
Annalissa.Philbin@cu.edu 303.860.5658 CU Boulder, Technology Transfer bio
Kellen Wittkop
Assistant Counsel
Kellen.Wittkop@cu.edu 303.735.7267 CU Boulder bio
Jennifer Wunsch
Sr. Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist
Jennifer.Wunsch@cu.edu 303.735.8958 CU Boulder, Office of Contracts and Grants bio

 

 

 

 

 


Jeanne Baak
Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Jeanne.Baak@cu.edu
303.735.4792 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Jeanne Baak serves as an Associate University Counsel at the University of Colorado Boulder Campus. Ms. Baak previously served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Personnel and Civil Rights Unit of the Colorado Department of Law and litigated at a large Denver law firm for eight years. Ms. Baak holds a B.A. in Political Science from Wake Forest University and a J.D. from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, where she was an Associate Editor on the Maryland Law Review and president of the law school chapter of the Women’s Bar Association. Prior to law school, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.

 

 

 


Bijan Bewley
Research Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Bijan.Bewley@cu.edu
303.492.3740

Bijan Bewley serves as Research Counsel at the University of Colorado Boulder Campus. Mr. Bewley received his B.A. in International Affairs from CU Boulder and his M.S. in International Business from CU Denver. He received his J.D. from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, where he served as President of the Moot Court Board. Prior to joining the University, Mr. Bewley worked as an associate attorney for a Longmont law firm.

 

 

 


Katie Gleeson
Sr. Assistant Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
katie.gleeson@cu.edu
303.492.2413 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Katie Gleeson serves as Senior Assistant Counsel in the Boulder Campus Office of University Counsel. Ms. Gleeson received her B.A. in History from Colorado State University. She received her J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the New Mexico Law Review and graduated cum laude. Prior to joining University Counsel as Research Counsel in the Litigation office, Ms. Gleeson served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Colorado and as a law clerk for Justice Richard Bosson at the New Mexico Supreme Court.

 

 

 


Greg Henning
Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist
Office of Contracts & Grants
3100 Marine Street
Boulder, CO 80309
Gregory.Henning@cu.edu 
303.735.4769 ph

Greg Henning serves as Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist for the Office of Contracts and Grants. Mr. Henning received his B.A. in History from the University of Colorado and his J.D. from the University of Denver, with a certificate in International Law and an emphasis in Business Transactions. Before law school, Mr. Henning worked for the University in the Administrative Services Dept. of Norlin Library. Prior to joining the University, Mr. Henning served as in-house counsel for a global change management company.

 

 

 


Elvie Henson
Sr. Managing Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Elvira.Henson@colorado.edu
303.492.4618 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Elvie Henson serves as Senior Managing Associate University Counsel in the Boulder Office of University Counsel. Ms. Strehle-Henson earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with a double major in History and English, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Ms. Henson also received her law degree from the University of Colorado. Before changing careers to pursue the practice of law, Ms. Henson worked in the field of high technology at Storage Technology Corporation (now Sun Microsystems). A native of Germany, she is fluent in German as well as English.

 

 

 


Michelle Krech
Sr. Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Michelle.Krech@cu.edu
303.492.1285 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Michelle Krech serves as Senior Associate Counsel in the Boulder Campus Office of University Counsel. Ms. Krech joined the University in 2008 as a Legal Research Associate. Ms. Krech graduated summa cum laude from the Honors College at Arizona State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and the Alumni Award. She went on to earn her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Before joining the Office of University Counsel in April 2008, Ms. Krech practiced law in a private law firm

 

 

 


Alexander Loyd
Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Alex.Loyd@cu.edu
303.735.3010 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Alex Loyd serves as an Associate University Counsel at the Boulder Campus Office of University Counsel. Mr. Loyd received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science from the University of Vermont. Mr. Loyd received his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was president of the Environmental Law Society and graduated cum laude. Before joining University Counsel, Mr. Loyd was a staff assistant for the Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer on the Boulder Campus. Mr. Loyd is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Boulder Bar Association.

 

 

 


Sara J. Missel
Sr. Paralegal & E-Dis. Specalist
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Sara.Missel@cu.edu
303.492.7599 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Sara Missel serves as a Senior Paralegal & E-Dis. Specalist in the Office of University Counsel at CU Boulder. Ms. Missel has worked for the University since May 1, 2005. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Missel worked as a paralegal for the Office of the Public Defender, Appellate Division. Ms. Missel holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Economics, a Paralegal Certificate, and is a Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS).

 

 

 


Clair Novi
Legal Assistant
University of Colorado - Boulder Campus
924 Broadway
013 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0013
Clair Novi@cu.edu
303.492.4420 ph
303.492.4086 fx

Clair Novi serves as the Legal Assistant in the Office of University Counsel at CU Boulder. Ms. Novi has been with the University since October 1, 2015. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Novi worked as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of University Risk Management.Ms. Novi holds a bachelor's degree in Language, Literature, and Culture with a concentration in Spanish.

 

 

 


Annalissa Philbin
Sr. Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Annalissa.Philbin@cu.edu
303.860.5658 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Annalissa Philbin serves as Senior Associate University Counsel in the System Administration Office, working primarily with Venture Partners at CU Boulder. Prior to January 2019, Ms. Philbin also worked with CU Innovations on the CU Anschutz campus. Before joining the System Administration Office in 2012, Ms. Philbin served as Sr. Research Associate Attorney for the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Office of University Counsel. Ms. Philbin holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Science and Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University, graduating magna cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law.

 

 

 


Kellen Wittkop
Assistant Counsel
University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel
924 Broadway, 13 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
303.735.7267 ph
Kellen.Wittkop@cu.edu

Kellen Wittkop serves as Assistant Counsel at the University of Colorado Boulder Campus. Ms. Wittkop previously litigated at two large Denver law firms for three years before joining the University Counsel’s Office in 2019. Ms. Wittkop received her B.A. in Economics and English, summa cum laude, from Colorado State University. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School where she served as co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal on Legislation, co-President of the Tenant Advocacy Project, and as a clinical student in the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation. During law school, Ms. Wittkop also worked at the United States Department of Justice, Office of Vaccine Litigation as a law clerk.

 

 

 


Jennifer Wunsch
Sr. Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist
Office of Contracts & Grants
3100 Marine Street
Boulder, CO 80309
jennifer.wunsch@cu.edu
303.735.8958 ph

Jennifer Wunsch serves as Senior Assistant Counsel and Contract Specialist for the Office of Contracts and Grants. Ms. Wunsch has been with the University since January of 2014 and previously served as Executive Assistant to the Vice President, University Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Regents. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Wunsch worked as an associate attorney for a law firm in Boulder and as a deputy district attorney in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Ms. Wunsch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Emory University and a J.D. from the University of Colorado.

Name & Title Email Phone Location Bio
Lana Hart
Paralegal/Legal Assistant to University Counsel
lhart4@uccs.edu 719.255.3804 Colorado Springs bio
Amanda Hull
Managing Associate University Counsel
ahull3@uccs.edu 719.255.3820 Colorado Springs bio
Tia Luber Grigg
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
tluber@uccs.edu 719.255.3726 Colorado Springs
 
bio
Michael Pasque
Assistant University Counsel
Michael.Pasque@uccs.edu 719.255.4715 Colorado Springs bio

 

 

 

 

 


Lana Hart
Paralegal/Legal Assistant
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Campus
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
lhart4@uccs.edu
719.255.3804 ph
719.255.3511 fx

Lana Hart serves as the paralegal for the UCCS office of University Counsel.

 

 

 


Tia Luber Grigg
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Campus
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
tluber@uccs.edu
719.255.3726 ph
719.255.3511 fx

Tia Luber Grigg serves as Senior Assistant Counsel within the Office of University Counsel at the UCCS campus. Ms. Luber Grigg holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon. Further, she received her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2013. Ms. Luber Grigg joined the Office of University Counsel in 2014 as Research Counsel for the Boulder campus. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Luber Grigg held a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Elizabeth Volz and Gerald Rafferty of the 18th Judicial District, Arapahoe County. Ms. Luber Grigg is admitted to practice law within the state of Colorado and is a member of the Colorado and El Paso County Bar Associations.

 

 

 


Amanda Hull
Managing Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Campus
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
ahull3@uccs.edu
719.255.3820 ph
719.255.3511 fx

Mandy Hull serves as Managing Associate Counsel within the Office of University Counsel at the UCCS campus. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Hull served the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as Associate Vice Chancellor and Policy Advisor to the Chancellor. She previously served as Associate General Counsel for the University of Arkansas System. Ms. Hull holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Hendrix College and a J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

 

 

 


Michael Pasque
Assistant Counsel University Counsel
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Campus
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Michael.Pasque@uccs.edu
719.255.4715 ph
719.255.3511 fx

Michael Pasque serves as Assistant Counsel within the Office of University Counsel on the Colorado Springs campus. Mr. Pasque received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Cellular Biology & Neuroscience from Montana State University and received his J.D. from the University of Montana, where he served as a clinical intern in the Office of Legal Counsel. Prior to coming to the University of Colorado, Mr. Pasque was the Senior Vice President at a legal technology company, presenting nationally on e-discovery and legal technology topics, and worked in a busy private practice as a civil litigation attorney in Billings, Montana.

Name & Title Email Phone Location Bio
Cheryl Espinoza
Temporary Assistant
Cheryl.Espinoza@ucdenver.edu 303.724.8954 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Richard Hale
Research Counsel, CU Innovations
Richard.Hale@ucdenver.edu   CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Karyn Hardy
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
Karyn.Hardy@ucdenver.edu 303.315.7458 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Amy Lopez
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
Amy.Lopez@ucdenver.edu   CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Dallas Martin
Associate University Counsel, CU Innovations
Dallas.Martin@ucdenver.edu 303.724.1098 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Carrie McVay
Paralegal
Carrie.McVay@ucdenver.edu 303.724.8954 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Chris Puckett
Managing Associate University Counsel
Chris.Puckett@ucdenver.edu 303.315.6619 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Jordan Ross
Assistant Counsel, CU Innovations
Jordan.Henry@ucdenver.edu 303.724.3720 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Kimberly Spiering
Sr. Associate University Counsel
Kimberly.Spiering@ucdenver.edu 303.724.9283 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Jenny Watson Willits
Sr. Associate University Counsel
Jenny.Willits@ucdenver.edu 303.724.8951 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio
Steve Zweck-Bronner
Sr. Managing Associate University Counsel
Steve.Zweck-Bronner@ucdenver.edu 303.724.8952 CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus bio

 

 

 

 

 


Cheryl Espinoza
Temporary Assistant
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl. Building 500, Ste 5150
Aurora, CO 8004

303.724.8954 ph
303.724.4738 fx

Cheryl Espinoza is a temporary assistant at the Office of University Counsel - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus.

 

 

 


Richard Hale
Research Counsel, CU Innovations
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Richard.Hale@ucdenver.edu
303.724.4738 fx

Richard joined the Office of University Counsel in 2022 with a primary focus on supporting CU Innovations in the commercialization of innovative technologies. Prior to joining the University Counsel staff, he practiced at Baker McKenzie in Dallas, Texas, where his practice focused on intellectual property and transactional matters.

Richard holds a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of North Texas. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and Colorado.

 


Karyn D. Hardy
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
1380 Lawrence Street, Ste 1450
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Karyn.Hardy@ucdenver.edu
303.315.7458 ph
303.315.4446 fx

Karyn Hardy serves as Senior Assistant Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus. Ms. Hardy joined the University in 2004 as a Special Assistant. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Hardy worked in the Attorney General's Office Consumer Protection Unit and as a data analyst for IBM. Ms. Hardy has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and a J.D. from the University of Colorado.

 

 

 


Amy Lopez
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150, Aurora, CO 80045
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
AMY.R.LOPEZ@UCDENVER.EDU
303.724.4738 fx

Amy R. Lopez serves as Senior Assistant University Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Ms. Lopez previously served as general counsel to the Colorado State Personnel Board and the Licensing Panel of the Colorado Medical Board with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. Prior to that, Ms. Lopez spent eight years at the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office in offices across the state. Ms. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from the University of Denver, where she was an Editor of the Transportation Law Journal. She is a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.

 

 

 


Dallas Martin
Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150, Aurora, CO 80045
1380 Lawrence St., 14th Floor, Denver, CO 80204
Dallas.Martin@ucdenver.edu
303.724.1098 ph
303.724.0816 fx

Dallas Martin serves as Associate Counsel in the CU Innovations Office at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

 

 

 


Carrie McVay
Paralegal
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
1380 Lawrence Street, Ste 1450
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

303.724.8954 ph
303.724.4738 fx

Carrie McVay serves as a paralegal in the Office of University Counsel on the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. Before joining the Office of University Counsel Ms. McVay has worked as a judicial assistant for a federal appellate judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a paralegal specialist at Bonneville Power Administration/U.S. Department of Energy. Carrie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from the University of Southern California, a paralegal certificate from Arapahoe Community College, and is a certified paralegal with the National Association of Legal Assistants (CP).

 

 

 


Christopher (Chris) J. Puckett
Managing Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
1380 Lawrence Street, Ste 1450
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
chris.puckett@ucdenver.edu
303.315.6619 ph
303.315.4446 fx

Chris Puckett serves as Managing Associate University Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus. Mr. Puckett joined the University in 2009. Prior to working for the University of Colorado, Mr. Puckett worked for the Attorney General's Office in the Employment Personnel and Civil Rights units of the office. Mr. Puckett represented the Civil Rights Commission enforcing Colorado's civil rights laws and also defended state agencies in all matters of employment. Mr. Puckett received his undergraduate degree from the University of Denver and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center.

 

 

 


Jordan Ross
Assistant Counsel, CU Innovations
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Jordan.Henry@ucdenver.edu
303.724.3720 ph
303.724.4738 fx

Jordan Ross serves as Assistant Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus working primarily with the CU Innovations team on protecting the University’s intellectual property. Prior to joining the University Counsel staff, Ms. Ross was a litigator with Messner Reeves in Denver. Ms. Ross holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Emory University and graduated from the University of Colorado Law School. Ms. Ross is a member of the Doyle Inn of Court and the Colorado Bar Association.

 

 

 


Kimberly Spiering
Sr. Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150, Aurora, CO 80045
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Kimberly.Spiering@ucdenver.edu
303.724.9283 ph
303.724.4738 fx

Kimberly Spiering serves as Senior Associate University Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Ms. Spiering previously served as Associate General Counsel at Metropolitan State University of Denver and worked in the Higher Education Unit of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. At the beginning of her career, Ms. Spiering clerked for Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey of the Colorado Supreme Court and practiced litigation at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP in New York City. Ms. Spiering holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law where she was an Editor of the Review of Law and Social Change.

 

 

 


Jennifer (Jenny) Watson Willits
Sr. Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150, Aurora, CO 80045
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Jenny.Willits@ucdenver.edu
303.724.8951 ph
303.315.4446 fx

Jenny Watson Willits serves as Sr. Associate University Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Ms. Willits previously served as Sr. Assistant University Counsel at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus and Assistant Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for the System Office. Ms. Willits joined the University in 2004 as a Research Associate Attorney in the Denver Office of University Counsel. Ms. Willits holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Saint Louis University and a J.D. from the University of Iowa where she was an Associate Editor on Law Review and a member of the National Moot Court team. Ms. Willits is admitted to the Colorado Bar and is a member of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations.

 

 

 


Stephen (Steve) Zweck-Bronner
Sr. Managing Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E. 17th Pl., Building 500, Suite W5150, Aurora, CO 80045
183 UCD
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Steve.Zweck-Bronner@ucdenver.edu
303.315.6618 ph
303.315.4446 fx

Steve Zweck-Bronner serves as Sr. Managing Associate University Counsel at the University of Colorado Denver│Anschutz Medical Campus. Mr. Zweck-Bronner has been with the Office of University Counsel since April 1993. Mr. Zweck-Bronner previously served in the University's Litigation Unit and is presently serving in the capacity of campus advising counsel for UCD. Prior to joining the University Counsel staff, Mr. Zweck-Bronner was a litigator with Hanson and Holmes, P.C. in Denver. Mr. Zweck-Bronner's practice emphasized medical malpractice and insurance defense. Mr. Zweck-Bronner holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami Law School in 1987. Mr. Zweck-Bronner is admitted to the Illinois and Colorado bars (1988), is admitted to practice in front of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association.

Name & Title Email Phone Location Bio
Linda Ruth Carter
Litigation Paralegal
LindaRuth.Carter@cu.edu 303.860.5635 System bio
Megan Clark
Assistant Counsel
Megan.Clark@cu.edu 303.860.5649 Litigation bio
Tanya Cohen
Director of Litigation Support
Tanya.Cohen@cu.edu 303.860.5651 Litigation bio
Tara Dressler
Director for Trademarks
Tara.Dressler@cu.edu 303.860.5683 System bio
Nicholas Hartman
Research Counsel
Nicholas.Hartman@cu.edu 303.860.5650 System/Litigation bio
Elisha Hernandez
Litigation Legal Assistant
Elisha.Hernandez@cu.edu 303.860.5694 Litigation bio
Jeremy Hueth
Vice President, University Counsel
and Secretary to the Board of Regents
Jeremy.Hueth@cu.edu 303.860.5685 System bio
Laura Isacco
Legal Assistant
Laura.Isacco@cu.edu 303.860.5657 System bio
Hermine Kallman
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
Hermine.Kallman@cu.edu 303.860.5713 Litigation bio
Krystal Knutson
Director of Business Operations
Krystal.Knutson@cu.edu 303.860.5688 System bio
Joseph Manriquez
Litigation IT Systems Administrator
Joseph.Manriquez@cu.edu 303.860.5691 System/Litigation bio
Melissa Martin
Sr. Associate University Counsel
Melissa.Martin@cu.edu 303.860.5652 System bio
Gabrielle Robbie
Research Counsel
Gabrielle.Robbie@cu.edu 303.860.5678 Litigation bio
Angela Sanchez
Finance Coordinator
Angela.Sanchez@cu.edu 303.860.5659 System bio
Julie Steeler
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
Julie.Steeler@cu.edu 303.860.5654 System bio
Erica Weston
Deputy University Counsel
Erica.Weston@cu.edu 303.860.5684 System bio

 

 

 

 

 


Linda Ruth Carter
Litigation Paralegal
University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-5635
LindaRuth.Carter@cu.edu

Linda Ruth Carter serves as a Litigation Paralegal in the Systems Administration Office of University Counsel and has worked with the University of Colorado since 2019. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Carter worked as a paralegal in the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, as a division clerk for district court Judge Jeffrey R. Pilkington of the 1st Judicial District of Colorado, and as a paralegal in private practice working on complex civil litigation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Colorado Denver, graduating with distinction, magna cum laude; as well as a Certificate in Paralegal from Arapahoe Community College.

 

 

 


Megan Clark
Assistant Counsel
University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-5649
megan.clark@cu.edu

Megan Clark serves as Assistant Counsel in the Litigation Office of University Counsel. Ms. Clark holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Notre Dame, and received her J.D. from the University of Denver where she was an editor on the Denver University Law Review, participated in moot court, and graduated with the designation Order of the Coif. Prior to joining University Counsel, Ms. Clark served as a law clerk for Judge Nancy Lichtenstein at the Colorado Court of Appeals. Ms. Clark is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.

 

 

 


Tanya Cohen
Director of Litigation Support
University of Colorado - Litigation Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
tanya.cohen@cu.edu
303.860.5651 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Tanya Cohen serves as the Director of Litigation Support in the System Administration Office of University Counsel. Ms. Cohen also serves as the Record Custodian for the Board of Regents and System Administration for the purpose of CORA requests. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Colorado Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Colorado Denver.

 

 

 


Tara Dressler
Director for Trademarks
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 745
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Tara.Dressler@cu.edu
303.860.5683 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Tara Dressler serves as the Director for Trademarks in the System Administration Office of University Counsel. Ms. Dressler has been with the University since September 2007, where she had held the position of IP Manager for the Technology Transfer Office. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Dressler worked as a paralegal in Washington, D.C. Ms. Dressler's legal experience has been focused on Intellectual Property and she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Penn State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies from the University of Maryland.

 

 

 


Nicholas Hartman
Research Counsel
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
14 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Nicholas.Hartman@cu.edu
303.860.5650
303.860.5650 fx

Nicholas Hartman serves as Research Counsel in the System Office of University Counsel and has been with the office since August 2020. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, he worked with the City and County of Denver, City of Boulder, and Colorado Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel. Nicholas holds a B.A. in Biology from Indiana University and received his J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School in 2016, where he was managing editor of the Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law Review.

 

 

 


Elisha Hernandez
Litigation Legal Assistant
University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-5694
Elisha.Hernandez@cu.edu

Elisha Hernandez serves as Litigation Legal Assistant in the System Office of University Counsel, litigation department.

 

 

 


Jeremy Hueth
Vice President, University Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Regents
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 800
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Jeremy.Hueth@cu.edu
303.860.5685 ph
303.860.5690 fx

The Vice President, University Counsel, and Secretary to the Board of Regents provides legal advice to the Board of Regents, the CU President, system administration, and all four campuses. This position is also the senior administrative officer for the Board of Regents. Mr. Hueth received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Montana in 1997 and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Montana in 2000. During law school, Mr. Hueth worked for Worden, Thane & Haines, P.C., in Missoula, Montana, and the University of Montana Legal Counsel's Office. Mr. Hueth was also on the Montana Law Review and the National Moot Court Team. Prior to coming to the Office of University Counsel as a Litigation Research Associate in 2001, Mr. Hueth clerked at the Montana Supreme Court for Chief Justice Karla M. Gray and Justice James A. Rice. Mr. Hueth is admitted to practice law in Montana and Colorado and is a member of the Colorado, Denver, and Boulder Bar Associations.

 

 

 


Laura Isacco
Legal Assistant
University of Colorado, Office of University Counsel
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-5657
Larua.Isacco@cu.edu

Laura Isacco serves as a Legal Assitant in the System Administration Office of University Counsel and has worked with the University of Colorado since 2016. Prior to joining the University, she worked at one of the largest Criminal Justice Treatment Agencies in CO as a Program Manager. Ms. Isacco holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in English with a concentration in Technical Writing and Gender Studies from Clarion University.

 

 

 


Hermine Kallman
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
University of Colorado - Litigation Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Hermine.Kallman@cu.edu
303.860.5713 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Hermine Kallman serves as Senior Assistant University Counsel in the System Office of University Counsel, litigation department.

 

 

 


Krystal Knutson
Director of Business Operations
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
14 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Krystal.Knutson@cu.edu
303.860.5688 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Krystal Knutson serves as the Director of Business Operations in the System Administration Office of University Counsel. Mrs. Knutson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado Boulder. In addition, she is currently pursuing a master's degree in Organizational Management from the University of Colorado Denver Business School.

 

 

 


Joseph Manriquez
Litigation IT Systems Administrator
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80203
Joseph.Manriquez@cu.edu
303.860.5691 ph
303.860.5690 fx

Joseph Manriquez serves as the Litigation IT Systems Administrator in the System Administration Office of University Counsel since July 2021. Prior to joining the University, Mr. Manriquez worked at law firms and eDiscovery vendors where he developed his skills and passion for litigation support and legal-technology. Mr. Manriquez is primarily responsible for the implementation, administration, and maintenance of technology platforms that support the business and legal processes of the office. Mr. Manriquez holds a Bachelor's Degree from Loyola Marymount University and received his Master's in Arts, Management from Azusa Pacific University.

 

 

 


Melissa J. Martin
Sr. Associate University Counsel
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Melissa.Martin@cu.edu
303.860.5652 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Melissa Martin serves as Senior Associate Counsel in the System Administration Office of University Counsel. Ms. Martin previously served as a Research Associate Attorney with the Litigation Office of University Counsel. Ms. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Santa Clara University and a J.D. from the University of Colorado. Prior to joining the Office of University Counsel, Ms. Martin worked in legal publishing and clerked for an Arapahoe County District Court judge. Ms. Martin is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association.

 

 

 


Gabrielle Robbie
Research Counsel
University of Colorado - System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 745
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Gabrielle.Robbie@cu.edu

Gabrielle Robbie serves as Research Counsel in the Litigation Office of University Counsel. Prior to joining University Counsel, Ms. Robbie litigated at a large Denver law firm for three years. Ms. Robbie holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with distinction. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law, where she was elected Forum Editor of the University of Colorado Law Review and served as a legal writing teaching assistant. During law school, she interned for the U.S. Attorney's Office, for Justice Allison H. Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court, and for the Criminal Appeals section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office. After graduating law school, she clerked for Judge Nancy Lichtenstein at the Colorado Court of Appeals.

 

 

 


Angela Sanchez
Finance Coordinator
University of Colorado – System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Angela.Sanchez@cu.edu
303.860.5659 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Angela Sanchez serves as the Finance Coordinator in the System Office of University Counsel. Prior to coming back to the University, she spent three years at the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association as the Executive Assistant to the President. Previous to that role, she worked for the University of Colorado where she supported three different presidents and the CIO in the span of ten years. She has work experience with the State of Colorado, from 1995-2003 ending with an Administrative Assistant III position for the Colorado Student Loan Program. Angela studied business management at Front Range Community College.

 

 

 


Julie Steeler
Sr. Assistant University Counsel
University of Colorado – System Office
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
035 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Julie.Steeler@cu.edu
303.860.5654 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Julie Steeler serves as Senior Assistant University Counsel in the System Office of University Counsel. Ms. Steeler holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science from Colorado College. Ms. Steeler received her J.D. from the University of Colorado in 2014, where she participated in the Civil Practice Clinic and completed over 300 hours of public service.

 

 

 


Erica Weston
Deputy University Counsel
University of Colorado
1800 Grant Street, Suite 700
14 UCA
Denver, CO 80203
Erica.Weston@cu.edu
303.860.5684 ph
303.860.5650 fx

Erica Weston serves as Deputy University Counsel. She rejoined the office in 2014, after five years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Education Unit of the Colorado Department of Law. Before that, she was a Research Associate in the Litigation Office of University Counsel. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.