Sarah Rice Carlson
Sarah Rice Carlson is an associate in the Trial Department of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP.
Prior to joining DGS, Ms. Carlson clerked for the Honorable Gilbert M. Román of the Colorado Court of Appeals, where she assisted in the research and writing of various appellate opinions.
During law school, Ms. Carlson worked for Judge Allison H. Eid during her tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court. Ms. Carlson served as the editor in chief of the University of Denver Water Law Review. In 2018, she and her partner were national champions of the American Bar Association’s Representations in Mediation advocacy competition. Before graduating, she was awarded the DU Law 2018 Outstanding Leadership Award and the 2018 Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution Award.
Ms. Carlson was previously an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, teaching mediation advocacy and negotiation. She is also a member of the DU Law Alumni Judicial Clerkship Committee and is actively involved in creating opportunities for diverse law students in the Colorado legal community. Additionally, she is a current member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, and the Colorado Bar Association, where she serves on the board of governors. Ms. Carlson is also on the board of directors for the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association.
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2018
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2015
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