Jennifer Lynn Peters
A notorious night-owl, Jennifer is our lead litigator. She focuses on commercial litigation, probate and trust litigation, and appeals.
Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and her law degree from the University of Colorado, where she was a published member of the Colorado Journal of International Law & Policy. She is admitted to practice in Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jennifer is a long-standing member of the board of the Weld County Bar Association, and currently serves as one of its representatives to the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association. She is also a member of the Colorado Bar Association, serving as a District Vice President in 2008-2009 and on the Ethics Committee, the Colorado Womens’ Bar Association, and the Larimer County Bar Association. She previously served as the Weld County Bar Association President from 2010-2011. Jennifer was a member of the City of Greeley’s Civil Service Commission from 2005-2011, and served as the Municipal Court Judge for the Town of Kersey from 2004-2011.
Widely known for organizing the 19th Judicial District Bench-Bar Committee’s Annual Nuts & Bolts CLE, now in its 13th year, Jennifer routinely gives presentations on real estate law, business law, and ethics. She also volunteers as a mediator for the Weld County courts, and was the recipient of the Weld County Bar Association’s Andrew Borg Award recognizing pro bono service in 2009. Ms. Peters was named a Rising Star by Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine in both 2011 and 2012, and is a member of the board of directors of CREW Northern Colorado and the Weld Food Bank. Jennifer was inducted into the 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame by the Northern Colorado Business Report. She was awarded a certificate of completion of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Leadership Program. Jennifer has also been accepted as a member of the Lawyers of Distinction. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.
Jennifer has argued appellate cases in the Colorado Court of Appeals, Colorado Supreme Court and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Her published cases include the following:
- High Plains Library District v. Kirkmeyer, et al., 2015 COA 91 (Colo.App.2015)
- Gagne v. Gagne, 2014 COA 127 (Colo.App. 2014)
- Munoz v. Measner, 247 P.3d 1031 (Colo. 2011)
- Lake Canal Reservoir Company v. Beethe, 227 P.3d 882 (Colo. 2010)
- Bolinger v. Neal, 259 P.3d 1259 (Colo.App. 2010)
- Munoz v. Measner, 214 P.3d 510 (Colo.App. 2009)
- Moody v. Great Western Railway of Colorado, 536 F.3d 1158 (10th Cir. 2008)
- Spalsbury v. Sisson, 250 Fed.Appx. 238 (10th Cir. 2007) (not selected for publication in the Federal Reporter)
To Watch Jennifer Lynn Peters in Action Click on the Following Link to see the Archived Oral Argument
- 14CA2524 Rich v. Ball Ranch – March 22, 2016
Jennifer has been rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings.
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