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Jerome DeHerrera, esq.


Jerome rejoined the private sector after serving as General Counsel for Denver Public Schools.  His areas of expertise are education, contracts, regulatory compliance, civil litigation, real estate, business and political law.  He represents local governments, charter schools, school districts, companies and individuals.

He began his legal career at Arnold & Porter where he practiced litigation, political law, and telecommunications law.  Jerome then practiced litigation at Davis Graham & Stubbs where he developed an education law practice, representing both higher education and K-12 education clients.

Jerome has also served for more than ten years as pro-bono legal counsel in the Taylor Ranch class action litigation in which he represents the families in San Luis who are fighting to restore the land-grant rights given to their ancestors when they settled the San Luis Valley.


  • All Colorado State Courts

Awards and Engagements

  • Board of Trustees, Colorado College

  • Board of Directors, Colorado Legal Services

  • Judicial Performance Commission, 17th Judicial District

  • Colorado Supreme Court Disciplinary Hearings Advisory Panel

  • Two-time nominee by the Colorado Lawyer's Committee for Individual of the Year

  • "Compleat Lawyer" Award, Law Week 2012

  • "Up and Coming Lawyer" Award, Law Week 2008

  • "Outstanding New Hispanic Attorney" Award, CHBA 2007


  • Stanford University, J.D., 2004

  • Georgetown University, Master's Degree in Public Policy, 2001

  • Colorado College, B.A. Economincs (with distinction and honors), 1997

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