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Sara C. Van Deusen

Conflicts & Ethics Counsel

P. 303.244.1868 | F. 303.244.1879


Sara Van Deusen is responsible for WTO's conflicts clearance review and analysis. Prior to joining WTO, she represented the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel in front of the Attorney Regulation Committee, Presiding Disciplinary Judge, Hearing Boards, and the Colorado Supreme Court. Sara represented the office in matters involving character and fitness, admissions, disciplinary proceedings, and client protection fund claims.

Before joining OARC, Sara was a shareholder in a law firm and focused her practice on the defense of lawyers in the disciplinary process and admissions to the practice of law.   

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Other Experience

Burns Figa & Will, shareholder
Lambdin & Chaney, associate
McConnell Fleischner Houghtaling, associate 

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    Committee on Conduct, Member
Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013-2017
CBA Ethics Committee member, 2014-2019
CBA Lawyers’ Professional Liability Committee 
ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s Policy Implementation Committee
Denver Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association
     Former Board Member
     Former Programs Committee Co-Chair

Teaching Positions

DU College of Law, Adjunct Professor
    Legal Profession course 
Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel Trust Account School 

Personal Interests

Playing piano, hiking, and taking road trips