Attorney with wide range of experience in civil and criminal litigation/trials and appeals.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: January 2000 to Present: Private practice law firm handling civil and criminal trials and appeals in state and federal courts. Criminal Justice Act Federal Appointment and Office of Respondent Parents' Appellate Appointment. March 1987 to December 1999: Assistant United States Attorney, United States Department of Justice, District of Colorado. Six years in the Civil Division handling civil cases and appeals to include: Natural Resources, Condemnation, Real Estate, Torts, Medical Malpractice, Regulatory and Discrimination cases. Seven years in the Criminal Division handling criminal cases and appeals to include: Securities, Tax, Environmental, Bank Fraud, ERISA fraud, Embezzlement, Ponzi Schemes, Mortgage Fraud, Healthcare Fraud, Hobbs Act violations, and Money Laundering. October 1984 to March 1987: Litigation attorney for insurance defense law firm, Wood, Ris and Hames, handling torts and appeals. August 1983 to October 1984: Deputy District Attorney, 18th Judicial District, Adams County, Colorado. October 1981 to August 1982: Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan J. Sternberg, Colorado Court of Appeals. EDUCATION: Juris Doctor: Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1981. Creighton Law Review, Lead Articles Editor. Bachelors of Arts: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, 1974. Graduation with honors. PUBLICATIONS: Ethical Marketing, 32 Colo. Law. 27 (October 2003). Civil Rights, 13 Creighton L. Rev. 1189 (1980). PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES: Member: Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Women's Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Faculty of Federal Advocates, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyers Former Member: Ethics Committee, Colorado Bar Association Former Member: Board of Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation Past President: Federal Bar Association, Colorado (1992) Instructor: Department of Justice Trial Advocacy (NITA) Program Instructor: University of Colorado NITA Program
Paula M. Ray, P.C., P.O. Box 12554, Denver, CO 80212-0554 Telephone: 303-874-5170 Email: email@example.com