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Nicole L. Jones


P. 303.244.1906 | F. 303.244.1879


Nicole Jones represents sophisticated clients in complex litigation matters. As a former appellate law clerk at both the Colorado Supreme Court and the Colorado Court of Appeals, Nicole has gained valuable experience drafting certiorari memoranda, bench memoranda, and judicial opinions. 

While in law school, Nicole served several internships, including in the Colorado U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division. She was also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Clarence L. Bartholic Legal Profession Award, the Reese Persuasive Writing Award, and Scholastic Excellence Awards, which are given to the top law student in each class. Additionally, Nicole served as Managing Editor of the Denver Law Review and as a contributor to the law school’s securities law blog. 

Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • "A Catastrophic Collision: Due Process and Section 363 Free and Clear Asset Sales Meet Head-On in the GM Bankruptcy," 26 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 183 (2017).
  • "Citizens United Round II: Campaign Finance Disclosure, the First Amendment, and Expanding Exemptions and Loopholes for Corporate Influence on Elections," 93 Denv. L. Rev. 749 (2016).
  • "Shareholder Proposals, Director Elections, and Proxy Access: The History of the SEC's Impediments to Shareholder Franchise," 93 Denv. L. Rev. Online 233 (2016).

Other Experience

Fortis Law Partners
    Law Clerk

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Women’s Bar Association 
    Editor in Chief, “Tales from the Trenches,” The 1891, October 2018–present

Thompson G. Marsh American Inn of Court 
    Program Committee Chair, July 2020–present
    Assistant Program Committee Chair, July 2019–June 2020

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  Judicial Clerkship Alumni Committee Member, August 2020–present

Denver Bar Association 
    Co-Chair, Access to Justice Committee’s Pro Bono Week, 2019

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Judicial Institue

Community Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation 
    Impact Denver Alumnus, Spring 2020

Personal Interests

Ballet, travel photography, scuba diving, and snowboarding

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