Emily R. Stevens (Fiscus)
As a successful trial attorney, Emily excels in the courtroom. Emily has established a winning track-record after litigating approximately 30 trials to verdict. Emily began her career as an attorney with the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, defending indigent clients facing serious felony and misdemeanor charges. This allowed for the development and strengthening of invaluable courtroom skills in the face of high-stakes litigation. Across dozens of trials, Emily shows excellence in voir dire, cross examination, and closing argument. She has litigated hundreds of hearings, secured numerous acquittals and dismissals, prepared countless cases for trial, and knows what it takes to win; all while keeping a client-centered approach at the heart of her practice. Emily’s talent derives from her intellectual strategy, tactical assessment, effective story-telling, hard work, preparedness, passion, and empathy. Emily also maintains a distinct awareness that the most favorable outcome for her clients may come through pre-trial resolution, which guides her focus and finesse in the art of negotiation. Emily prides herself on truly listening to her clients, and takes great honor at the privilege to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with them to provide sound counsel, zealous advocacy and excellent representation.
Emily attended Emory University for law school, where she graduated with honors in the top 15% of her class. Emily participated as an active competitor in the Emory Law Moot Court Society, and coached the Emory Law National Moot Court team. Through Moot Court, Emily demonstrated not only a strength in oral advocacy, but also in research and writing. Emily won awards for her written briefs in the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition and in the Emory Moot Court Society Competition. During law school, Emily also interned for the Honorable Amy Totenberg in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia.
Emily belongs to the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, and the Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association.
As a native Coloradoan, Emily’s loves skiing down mountain slopes in the winter and camping in the summer. Emily enjoys a close relationship with her large extended family, and the time spent with her friends in the community.
Areas of Practice:
- Employment Litigation
- Whisteblower and Qui Tam Relator Representation and Litigation
- Civil Rights Litigation
- Personal Injury Litigation
- Criminal Litigation
- Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors
- University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.