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Our Team

Kathleen Hennessy


Kathleen Hennessy

Kate has been a driving force on multiple trial teams that resulted in acquittals, dismissals, or dramatically reduced sentences in our cases involving white-collar COCCA cases, violent crime, weapons, sexual assault, theft, national security/anti-terrorism, and civil restraining/protection orders. Kate’s significant litigation experience in complex criminal cases includes mitigation, grand jury practice, immigration consequences related to criminal proceedings, alcohol-related traffic cases and other jailable offenses in the county courts. Prior to joining our firm’s trial team, Kate handled a robust trial docket as a Colorado Public Defender and participated in the Colorado v. Montour death penalty research team.

  • 2013–2015 Deputy Public Defender, Colorado Public Defender's Office
  • 2013 J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • 2012–2013 Staff Editor, Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
  • 2011 Legislative Fellow, Colorado Legislative Fellow Program, Senator Mike Johnson
  • 2011 Intern, Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center
  • 2007 B.A., Political Science, University of Colorado, Dean’s List