Jessica Lasky


Jessica graduated from University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In 2002, Jessica received her Juris Doctorate degree from Villanova University School of Law, where she worked as a domestic violence victim advocate and won asylum for a 17-year old refugee from Azerbaijan. She was presented with an award for excellence in Trial Advocacy.

After moving to Colorado Jessica worked as a Deputy District Attorney in the Boulder County DA’s Office. She specialized in Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse cases. Jessica headed up the Boulder County Domestic Violence Task Force and co-created the Elder Abuse Task force. She received training from Homeland Security and attended the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. In 2010, Jessica began working as a prosecutor for the City of Westminster and later as a criminal defense attorney. She is a highly skilled and experienced litigator who has handled thousands of criminal cases and over one hundred trials.

Jessica is passionate about families and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for children. Jessica joined the Burnham Law Firm, P.C. in September, 2016 as an associate practicing Domestic Relations.

Jessica is a strong and tenacious advocate who handles dissolutions and post-decree matters, criminal matters and protection order cases.

When she is not busy helping Colorado families, Jessica is an avid sports fan and loves the Buffs, Broncos, and the NY Jets. She is an amateur photographer and loves being out in nature with her three dogs.

Presenter: 17th Judicial District Victim Advocate Academy: Elder Abuse and the Role of Victim Advocates. Spring 2017
Presenter: Westminster Volunteer Victim Advocate Training: Prosecuting Elder Abuse Crimes. Spring 2016

Publications: Protection Orders, Family Law Basics Skills Book. 2017