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Jaclyn Casey Brown - Judge

Judge Jaclyn Brown was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals in June 2019.  From 2016 - 2019, Judge Brown served as a District Court Judge in the 17th Judicial District (Adams and Broomfield Counties) where she presided over domestic relations and civil matters.

Before being appointed to the bench, Judge Brown was a litigation partner in the Denver office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, where she litigated complex matters in several states. Her areas of practice included complex commercial litigation, real estate, construction, and eminent domain matters, as well as appeals in both state and federal courts. She is admitted to practice before all Colorado state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Judge Brown obtained her law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Order of the Coif. Among other activities, she was part of nationally recognized trial and moot court teams and served as an editor for the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy. Judge Brown earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Summa Cum Laude.  She graduated from Ponderosa High School in Parker, Colorado.

Judge Brown is an active member of the National Association of Women Judges and the Colorado, Denver, Adams Broomfield, and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations. She is a graduate of the Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training Program and a fellow of the Colorado Bar Foundation. Judge Brown regularly volunteers for the Sean May Memorial Run, Judges Fighting Hunger through the Food Bank of the Rockies, and for mock trial tournaments. Judge Brown has been involved in several community organizations over the years, including the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless and Curious Theatre Company.

Among other distinctions, Judge Brown has been recognized as a Denver Business Journal “Forty under 40” honoree, earned the Denver Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year Award, and was a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation from 2011-2016. She was part of a team of pro-bono lawyers that was named Lawyer of the Year by Law Week Colorado and which received the American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project Exceptional Service Award.

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