Shannon Stevenson chairs the firm’s Trial Department and serves on the Executive Committee. Ms. Stevenson is a seasoned trial and appellate advocate and leads the firm’s appellate practice group. She has briefed and argued numerous cases before state and federal appellate courts throughout the Rocky Mountain West. She has also litigated, tried, and arbitrated a wide variety of cases for clients in the energy, natural resources, and construction sectors, including disputes over royalties, implied covenants, environmental contamination, coal contracts, construction defects, product liability, personal injury, and shareholder disputes.
Ms. Stevenson is also active in the Colorado legal community. In 2014, she was appointed to the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, which recommends candidates for the Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. She currently serves as a member of the Colorado Judicial Institute Board and the Law Alumni Advisory Board for Duke Law School. Ms. Stevenson has served on the board of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association since 2008, including as its President in 2013-2014. She is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations and serves on the Denver Bar Association’s Board of Trustees. Ms. Stevenson also serves on the Board of Governors for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Stevenson also has been active in pro bono representation of clients in the state and federal courts of appeals, including handling numerous appeals on behalf of indigent prisoners as a member of the Tenth Circuit’s Criminal Justice Act Panel.
Ms. Stevenson graduated from Duke University School of Law (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif), where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Duke Law Journal. Following law school, Ms. Stevenson clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Honorable David M. Ebel.
Duke University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002
Duke University, B.A., cum laude, 1997 (A.B. Duke Scholar)
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