Colleen Scarola

Career Consultant

Colleen Scarola

Colleen Scarola received her B.A. with Honors in English and Politics and Government from Illinois State University and her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
While in law school, Colleen worked as a law clerk at Shefsky & Froelich and externed for the Honorable Wayne R. Andersen (Ret.) of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago.

After graduating law school, Colleen worked at the Chicago law firm Cremer Spina, where she worked on insurance coverage litigation matters. Prior to joining the Office of Career Development & Opportunities, she was an associate at the Chicago law firm McVey & Parsky, LLC where she represented Fortune 100 companies and self-insured businesses throughout the United States in insurance defense, insurance coverage, premises liability, and products liability matters. In recognition of her professional achievements, Colleen was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2011, 2013, and 2014-a designation given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois each year. She was also actively involved in The John Marshall Law School Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program and Alumni Job Advisory Board. Colleen may be reached at 303.871.6586.

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Check out NRELS Earthweek Programs!

Check out NRELS Earthweek Programs!

Wind Energy Panel Monday 4/17 – Room 125 @ 12-1pm

Come learn about the newest large utility scale wind farm serving Denver metro area and beyond from attorneys practicing in the field and learn about the future of wind energy development in …

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From Rebellious Teen to Successful Lawyer

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Check out this article on 2002 Denver Law Alum, Mack Babcock.  Mr. Babcock talks candidly about his path from enlisting in the Marines, some pivotal moments while in law school, and choices he has made after that have helped his …

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1L Open House at Husch Blackwell LLP

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Husch Blackwell LLP, a large law firm with 16 offices across the U.S. and in London, is hosting a Spring Open House for first-year law students.  The event takes place on Thursday April 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm at …

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PAID In-House Summer Opportunity at Woodward, Inc.

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Woodward, Inc. (Fort Collins) is coming on campus on Friday March 10, 2017 (time TBD) to interview 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3LEs for a PAID legal internship.  Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the …

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UPDATE-2017 Loyola Patent Law Interview Program

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Student registration for the 2017 Patent Law Interview Program has been extended through Wednesday, March 15 @ 11:59 p.m. CST. 

Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s annual Patent Law Interview Program will be held this year on Thursday and Friday, August …

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“Breaking into the Industry” program & networking event sponsored by the Sports Business and Leadership Association and the Sports Lawyers Association

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Please join the Sports Business and Leadership Association and the Sports Lawyers Association on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Land Rover Denver Club (Pepsi Center) for a presentation by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Vice President and Assistant General …

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Need a job? We will MOCK you up! 2/2 and 2/3

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February is Mock Interview Month!

Getting an interview is one step closer to landing the job you want.  Just as a good lawyer should not appear for a court hearing without first preparing answers to possible questions from the judge, …

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Writing Sample Workshop Conducted By Professor Robert Anderson

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Need help deciding which writing sample to use for externship and job applications? Professor Robert Anderson will lead this workshop to help you develop strong and effective writing samples to use in your search for jobs, externships and judicial clerkships. …

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Colorado Trial Lawyers Association Civil Rights Committee Meetings-Open to students!

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The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association invites you to attend their upcoming Civil Rights Committee Meetings.  This is a great opportunity to network with attorneys practicing in this area of law while also learning about civil rights.

UPCOMING CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEE …

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Denver Law Alumnae Brownbag Lunch & Learn: The Roles of Mentor and Mentee: Why Both are Crucial to Your Career 

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The Denver Law Alumnae group cordially invites our female alumni to a
brown bag lunch presentation:

The Roles of Mentor and Mentee:
Why Both are Crucial to Your Career 


Friday, February 10, 2017
11:30am – 1:00pm
University of Denver Sturm …

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