Jennifer is a civil litigator whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, eminent domain, and real estate related litigation. She has experience with all aspects of litigation, including developing case strategies, negotiations and alternative dispute resolution, discovery, trials, post-judgment proceedings and appeals. Of particular note, Jennifer represented a landowner in an eminent domain case in which the jury returned one of the highest verdicts in Denver District Court for 2018.
Prior to joining Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez LLP, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Robert N. Scola, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She also spent four years as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, where she litigated a variety of cases in front of HUD’s administrative law judges and was recognized by the General Counsel for her work with the U.S. Department of Justice on False Claims Act cases involving FHA-insured mortgages.
Jennifer received her law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, and received her undergraduate degree in Spanish and psychology summa cum laude from the University of Southern California. Before law school, Jennifer joined Teach for America and spent two years as an elementary school teacher at a Title III school in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- J.D. cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2012
- B.A. summa cum laude, University of Southern California, Psychology and Spanish, 2007
- Co-Author, Legal Options for Municipal Climate Adaptation in South Boston, Harvard Law School Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic (2011)
Admissions and Affiliations
- State of Colorado
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- Colorado Bar Association
- Denver Bar Association