Aaron Belzer

Aaron joined Burnham Law as an attorney in 2016.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as law clerk for the Honorable Gilbert M. Román on the Colorado Court of Appeals.  Before that, Aaron worked in a Denver-based firm advocating for victims in civil rights and employment discrimination cases.

Aaron graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he was the Editor in Chief of the Denver University Law Review, a position in which he honed his research and writing skills.  In practice, Aaron applies these skills in his meticulous approach to understanding the key details of individual cases and the nuances of the law.  His dedication to fighting for victims’ rights coupled with his exceptional writing skills makes him a passionate and persuasive advocate who is particularly effective in achieving clients’ desired outcomes and winning the hard cases.

Aaron is a former executive board member for the National Ecological Observatory Network Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, a board member on the Denver University Law Review Advisory Board, and a member of the American Association for Justice.

He lives in Gunbarrel and enjoys skiing, camping, live music, vegetable gardening, the Minnesota Vikings, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • The New Public Accommodations, 105 Georgetown Law Journal (forthcoming 2017) (with Nancy Leong)
  • From Writs to Remedies: A Historical Explanation for Multiple Remedies at Common Law, 93 Denver Law Review Online 1 (2016)
  • Enforcing Rights, 62 UCLA Law Review 306 (2015) (with Nancy Leong)
  • Putting the “Review” Back in Rational Basis Review, 41 Western St. Univ. Law Review 339 (2014)
  • The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, Chapter Update, in Practitioner’s Guide to Employment Law (Colorado Bar Association 2014) (Contributor)
  • Comment, The Audacity of Ignoring Hope: How the Existing Qualified Immunity Analysis Leads to Un-Remedied Rights, 90 Denver University Law Review 647 (2013)