About

  • The Office of General Counsel represents the district and the Board of Education on legal matters pertaining to the operations of the district.

    Attorneys

    Michelle Berge, General Counsel

    Kristin Bailey, Equity Counsel-Discrimination Prevention & Response

    Brent Jordheim, Deputy General Counsel

    Jennifer Collins, Deputy General Counsel

    Molly Ferrer, Deputy General Counsel

    Charlie Fine, Deputy General Counsel

    Georgia Montoya, Deputy General Counsel

    Aaron Thompson, Deputy General Counsel

    Arash Jahanian, Deputy General Counsel

    Elise Logemann, Deputy General Counsel 

     

    Investigators

    Dana Risch

    Debra Watson

     

    Legal Supports

    Kathleen Porter 720-423-3917

    Paralegal (Subpeonas/Warrants, Custody Paperwork)


    Leah Avila 720-423-3309

    Juvenile Court Liason  (Truancy, Drug and Trafficking Court)


    Nancy Small 720-423-2352

    Executive Assistant (Contract Management/ Office Administration) 

    FOR CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT REVIEW, PLEASE SEND REQUESTS TO LEGAL_CONTRACTS@DPSK12.NET

     

    IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Office of General Counsel can accept service at 1860 Lincoln Street for legal matters in which the district is a party.  The district cannot accept service for personal matters unrelated to an individual's employment with Denver Public Schools.  Student record requests should be made online through Scriborder.  Other requests can be made through the district's CORA officer at CORA@dpsk12.net.

CONTACT


  • Office of General Counsel
    1860 Lincoln St., Suite 1230
    Denver, CO 80203
    Fax: 720-423-3892

    Bio Photo of Michelle Berge

    Michelle Berge
    General Counsel