Kendra focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation in both state and federal court. Kendra has experience in all phases of litigation, from inception to resolution, either through settlement or trial, and has particular experience with document intensive, complex commercial matters. Her approach to litigation is concise, enthusiastic, and client-driven; she uses her dual role as advocate and counselor to creatively problem solve with and effectively represent her clients.
Kendra's experience includes representing both individuals and companies in breach of contract and commercial matters, representing employers in trade secret and Title VII matters, defending construction and engineering firms in professional liability actions, and advocating for clients in the energy and natural resource industries. She also has experience with bringing original actions in the Colorado Supreme Court, as well as managing complex discovery.
In addition, Kendra is committed to pro bono representation and serves as lead counsel in a complex constitutional civil rights action involving due process and First Amendment claims. Beyond her public service work at the firm, Kendra maintains a close connection with the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, both in a mentoring and guest speaker capacity.
Prior to entering private practice, Kendra clerked for Judge John Daniel Dailey of the Colorado Court of Appeals and also worked briefly with former Judge Sean Connelly of the same court. She earned her law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she was a member of the competitive mock trial team, an articles editor for the Denver University Law Review, and a research and teaching assistant in the areas of intellectual property, constitutional law, contracts, and legal writing.
During law school she interned with Judge Robert M. Russel, also of the Colorado Court of Appeals, and worked as a law clerk in the litigation group of a regional firm. She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism with a minor in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. After college, Kendra worked in public relations and as a technical writer for a start-up software and logistics company.
Intern to The Honorable Robert M. Russel, Colorado Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Colorado Rising Stars
Business Litigation, 2013
ABA Litigation Section Appellate Committee
Tenth Circuit Section Editor
Minoru Yasui Inn of Court, 2007-Present
Executive Council Member, 2008-2009
Moot Court Trial Team Member
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Law Clerk to The Honorable John Daniel Dailey, Colorado Court of Appeals
Denver Kids, Inc.
We the People Volunteer, 2006-2007
Conservation Volunteers of Australia, New South Wales, Australia, 2004