Jolene C. Blair

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Location:

Fort Collins, CO

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970-495-6854
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Jolene Blair obtained her J.D. degree from the University of North Dakota, School of Law, in 1986. Jolene worked as a judicial clerk for the Honorable George E. Lohr of the Colorado Supreme Court from 1986-1987. Thereafter, Jolene worked for two years as an associate attorney for a firm in Colorado Springs, and then spent the next twelve years as a prosecutor in the 8th Judicial District, becoming a Chief Deputy District Attorney in 1998. In 2001, Jolene was appointed to the district bench by Governor Bill Owens, where she served as a district judge until 2011, when she became Of Counsel at the firm of Montgomery, Kolodny, Amatuzio & Dusbabek, LLP . As Special Counsel for VanMeveren Law Group, P.C., Jolene has focused her practice on serious personal injury litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1986
  • Minnesota, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1987

Education

  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • J.D. - 1986
  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
    • B.S. - 1982
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Communication

Past Employment Positions

  • Montgomery, Kolodny, Amatuzio & Dusbabek, LLP, Of Counsel, 2011 to 2013
  • 8th Judicial District, District Judge, 2001 to 2011
  • 8th Judicial District, Chief Deputy District Attorney, 1999 to 2001
  • 8th Judicial District, Deputy District Attorney, 1989 to 1999
  • Hecox, Tolley, Keene & Beltz, PC, Associate Attorney , 1987 to 1989
  • Honorable George E. Lohr, Associate Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, Law Clerk , 1986 to 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors of Project Self-Sufficiency, 2011 to Present
  • Board of the Colorado District Judges Association, 2002 to 2006
  • Volunteer Coach, High School Mock Trial teams, Fort Collins High School, 1997 to 2000
  • Volunteer Coach of High School Mock Trial teams, Fossil Ridge High School, 2008 to Present
  • Member, Board of Directors of Turning Point, a residential adolescent treatment center, 2001 to 2006
  • Member, Domestic Violence Certification Board, 1992 to 1998

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi