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Attorney Janene McCabe

Janene McCabe

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
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  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Illinois State University
    • B.S. - 1993


  • Colorado State Public Defender of the Year, 2009 – Present

Bar Admission

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado

Published Works

  • Colorado Courts catapulted Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Testimony Provided to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (3/2016)
  • NAPD Policy Statement on the Predatory Collection of Costs, Fines, and Fees in America’s Criminal Courts (5/2015)

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Board Member
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • National Association of Public Defense

Past Positions

  • Colorado State Public Defender, 2001 to 2019
  • Director of Technology Litigation, Arapahoe County
  • Director of Technology Litigation, Adams County

Classes & Seminars

  • Technology in Practice, Annual Public Defender Conference (2014)
  • Attacking the Reid Technique, Annual Public Defender Conference (2010)
  • DNA Basics for Investigators, Annual Public Defender Conference (2009)
  • DNA Presentation w/ Steve Jacobson, Annual Public Defender Conference (2005)