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Meet the Team

Our dedicated professionals possess a wide range of experience and expertise in a broad range of legal fields. The Litigation and Family Law groups include nationally recognized counsel, while our Indian Law practice is led by two of the most distinguished attorneys in their field today.  The attorneys and agents in our Patent Law group all have engineering and science backgrounds, while our Commercial and Corporate attorneys are notable for their past experience at large technology and medical device companies.  Our paralegals and support staff are outstanding and form the backbone of our efficient and cost effective legal services.

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Brian Arment

Partner (Denver)
JD, University of Colorado
BSEE, University of Colorado

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David J. Bovitz

Partner (Denver)
JD, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
BSEE, University of Minnesota

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Melanie I. Rauch

Partner (Chicago)
JD, John Marshall
BS Engineering Chemistry, Oakland University

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Keith Arment

Partner (Denver)
JD, Marquette University
BSEE, University of Colorado

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Michael J. Setter

Partner (Denver)
JD, University of Missouri – Kansas City
BSEE, University of Missouri

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Stephen S. Roche

Partner (Denver)
JD, Marquette University
BSEE, Marquette University

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Partner (Denver)
JD, Arizona State University
BA, University of Colorado

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Partner (Denver)
JD, University of Colorado
BA, Truman State University

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Les Gehman

Of Counsel (Ft. Collins)
JD, University of Denver
MS Engineering, University of California – Davis
BSEE, University of California – Davis
BS Materials Science and Engineering, University of California – Davis

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Dave Schaumann

Of Counsel (Salt Lake City)
JD, Columbia University
BSEE, Brigham Young University

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Kristine Yates

Of Counsel (Denver)
JD, University of Colorado
BS Plant Science, BS Bio-Resource Engineering, Rutgers University

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Ann Defranco

Patent Attorney (Denver)
JD, Northwestern School of Law
MS Aerospace - Univ. of Colorado

MS Aerospace - Univ. of Michigan

BS Aerospace - Univ. of Michigan

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Kent L. Baker

Patent Attorney (Milwaukee)

JD (2003), Marquette University
BSEE, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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Annie Ochs

Patent Agent (Denver)
JD (2023), University of Denver
MS Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics, Colorado School of Mines
Engineering Physics, Colorado School of Mines

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Jack Setter

Patent Agent (Denver)
BS Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado

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Christian Best

Of Counsel (Austin, Texas)
JD, University of Richmond
BS Computer Science, George Mason University

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William M. Fischer

Of Counsel (Denver)
JD, University of Colorado
BSEE, University of Colorado
BS Biotechnology, Rutgers University
MS Molecular Bioscience and Biotechnology, Lehigh University

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Sara J. Bradford

Partner (Denver)
JD, University of Colorado
BSEE, Kettering University

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Heidi Wuestefeld

Of Counsel (Denver)
JD, Golden Gate University School of Law
BS, University of Oregon

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Steve Nicorata

Patent Agent (Denver)

JD (2022), University of Denver
BSEE, Purdue University

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Rachel Young

Senior Attorney (Denver)
JD, University of Denver
BA, Colorado State University

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Devin McIlvain

Associate Attorney (Denver)
JD, University of Denver
BA, Wake Forest University