Jessica Kyle Danehy

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Jessica Kyle Danehy (formerly Muzzio) joined the firm in April of 2015. Her practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation, including insurance defense.  Ms. Danehy comes to us from Vaughan & DeMuro, where she was a principal in their Colorado Springs office since 2004.  There, she concentrated her practice on the defense of public and private companies, public entities, and their employees, in the areas of general civil litigation, insurance defense, land use, including eminent domain and condemnation, community association law and employment-defense. Her practice and experience includes extensive motion practice, evidentiary hearings, and trials, before both the bench and jury in the state and federal district courts.  Her practice at the appellate level involves brief writing and oral argument, both at the state and federal appellate courts, as well as the Colorado Supreme Court.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Seton Hall University, 1992
  • Juris Doctor, Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, 1995

Representative Experience

    Jessica’s commercial litigation practice includes cases involving contract disputes, secured parties’ rights, real estate, and other general business litigation matters, including employment cases. Jessica’s civil litigation practice includes property disputes, real estate transaction disputes, consumer transactions and premises liability.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT), member Class of 2010
  • El Paso County Bar Foundation – Board of Directors, 2009-2012
  • Women Lawyer’s Association – President, 2011-2012
  • Legal Aid Foundation, El Paso County Committee – 2008-present
  • The Ben S. Wendelken Inn of Court, El Paso County, Colorado, – pupilage leader, 2007-2013, member 2005-present
  • Teen Court – Board of Directors, 2016 – present
  • Trustee, El Paso County Bar Association, September 2016 – present

Court Admissions

  • New Jersey State Courts, 1995
  • United States District Court, New Jersey, 1995
  • New York State Courts, 1997
  • Colorado State Courts, 1998
  • United States District Court, Colorado, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Bar, New Jersey – 1995
  • Admitted to Bar, New York – 1997
  • Admitted to Bar, Colorado – 1998

Professional Experience

  • Sparks Willson (2015-Present)
  • Vaughan & DeMuro (2004-2015)

Assistant

    Karen S. Uhl
    Email: ksu@sparkswillson.com