Associate Attorney, The Law Office of James W. Giese, P.C.
Associate attorney handling criminal, DUI, divorce, and custody cases. Also a contract attorney for the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel.
Deputy Public Defender, Colorado State Public Defender
Trial attorney for the Public Defender Office in Grand Junction, Colorado. Represented indigent clients during pretrial, trial, and posttrial matters. Regularly appeared in court for docket matters, providency hearings, sentencing hearings, and bond arguments. Litigated motions hearings and preliminary hearings. Represented clients in court and jury trials in county, juvenile, and district court.
Law Student Intern, Colorado State Public Defender
Worked as a law student intern at Public Defender Office while studying and preparing for the bar examination. Handled county court case load.
Law Clerk, Lancaster County Public Defender Office
Law clerk for Public Defender Office in Lincoln, Nebraska. Drafted and researched legal issues, assisted the mental health docket, drafted appeals
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Honors: Juris Doctorate degree with Distinction
Activities: Nebraska Law Review, Environmental Law Society