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Carmen S Danielson

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Carmen Danielson has been practicing law since 1987.  Carmen represents employers and employees in most every aspect of employment law, including employment contracts and negotiations, discrimination claims and defenses, EEOC and CCRD proceedings, employee handbooks, non-compete and trade secret disputes, wage and hour issues, independent contractor issues, and wrongful discharge.  Her clients range from employers of various sizes, executive and management employees, and non-management employees.  Carmen has handled and been involved in many federal and state cases pertaining to employment-related issues.


Carmen was selected by the Boulder County Bar Association as its "Outstanding Young Lawyer" of the year in 1997, an award given annually to a member of the Association who has demonstrated the highest standards of legal practice, dedication to the profession, and outstanding service to the community.  She was selected as an Outstanding Committee Member by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, and is a frequent lecturer and author on topics related to employment law.



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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 60%
    29 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
  3. Civil Rights: 20%
    29 years



Hourly ($250-310/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Dietze and Davis PC

2060 Broadway Ste 400
Boulder, CO, 80302


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Outstanding Young Lawyer of the YearBoulder County Bar Association1997
Outstanding Committee MemberColorado Women's Bar Assocition1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDietze & Davis, PC1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boulder County Bar AssociationCo-Chair Employment Law Section2009 - 2010
Boulder Women's Bar AssociationCo President1997 - 1998
Colorado Women's Bar AssociationCo-Chair Public Policy Committee1996 - 1997
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A1990 - Present
Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A1990 - 2013
Colorado Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gumina v. City of Sterling, et al.N/A
Rekstad v. First Bank System, Inc., et al.N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Colorado Bar AssociationThe Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law2007
Colorado Trial Lawyer Association publication (CTLA)"How to Win a Case of Wrongful Discharge Against Public Policy"2000
The Colorado Lawyer"Practicing Employment Law: Common Pitfalls of the Young Lawyer," The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 27, No. 4/731998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Brain FoodEmployment Law for Start Ups2014
Boulder County Bar AssociationLaw and Justice Program2010
Boulder County Bar AssociationGenetic Information Nondiscrimination Act2010
Annual Risk Management ConferenceEmployer's Liability for Employees' Off-Site Activity2006
Boulder County Bar AssociationAnatomy of a Wrongful Termination Case2005
Lorman Education SeminarPreventing Claims of Retaliation, Discrimination and Harassment2004
Continuing Education SeminarEmployee Discharge and Documentation in Colorado2004