Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Civil Procedure, 1986
University of Colorado - Boulder
B.S. | Business Finance
Honors: cum laude
Attorney at Law
Boland Law and Mediation, LLC
Estate planning and mediation services. Estate planning involves identifying alternatives available to contend with potential disability and discussing strategies to maximize assets for loved ones. I implement client plans with appropriate documents including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Mediation services involve working with people in a neutral and confidential setting to help people reach the best possible agreements for all involved. Focus areas are divorce/separation and disagreements about how loved ones are cared for and their assets are divided. I work primarily with middle income clients and specialize in the gay and lesbian community.
Denver County Court
Part time judge in traffic court as well as the criminal and civil courts. I handle all aspects of a docket including advising parties of their rights and the court procedures, accepting guilty pleas and imposing sentences.
Deputy District Attorney
Adams County District Attorney's Office
Prosecuted 500 felony and 3,500 misdemeanor cases including more than 75 jury trials. Cases ranged from murder to convoluted fraud. Specialty areas included ballistics, financial record keeping, and evaluation of expert witness reporting and testimony. Fast paced environment demanded excellent problem solving skills, thinking on your feet, and balancing competing interests to achieve just results. Employed thorough case preparation with thoughtful jury selection and creative evidence presentation to achieve successful prosecutions.
First Interstate Bank of Denver, N.A.
Administered $40 million loan portfolio and $5 million deposit portfolio in the commercial real estate and commercial lending departments. Analyzed financial statements, physical operations and management capabilities. Determined the creditworthiness of clients, coordinated loan approval, and negotiated loan agreements. Coordinated multi-bank lending agreements. Developed innovative and workable strategies to restructure and collect problem loans.
Colorado Women's Bar Association
Colorado Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Bar Association
Colorado State Bar
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, Discovery and American Express
Rates, Retainers and Additional Information $200-275/hr
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
DUI & DWI
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes