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Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities

Eric Bono is the Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and has a diverse background practicing law and working in higher education. Eric worked at the University of Colorado Law School from 2006 – 2011 where he served as the Director for the Private Sector and Judicial Clerkships in Colorado Law’s Office of Career Development. Before that, he practiced general litigation and employment law in Denver at the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen and Baird & Kiovsky. Prior to law school, Eric was an Admissions Counselor at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and an Assistant Director of Admissions at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. In his spare time, Eric enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.
J.D. Ohio State University 2001
B.A. Denison University 1995 summa cum laude

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Associate Director

Gayle Keahey graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and practiced as a civil litigation attorney in Texas for thirteen years. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Denver, where she was a University Honors Program and National Merit Scholarship recipient and was named Phi Beta Kappa. As a law student, Gayle was a Legal Research and Writing Instructor, served as the Administrative Advocate for the University, and participated on the Client Counseling Team and National Trial Competition Team, competing in the National Trial Competition as a Regional Champion.

Following law school, Gayle was an Associate and Participating Associate at Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston for five years, where she practiced litigation as a member of the Health Law Section, representing hospitals, physicians, nurses, medical schools, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and other health-related clients. After moving to Dallas, Gayle joined the litigation section of Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox as an Associate and then Partner, where she represented clients in medical and legal malpractice, product liability, worker’s compensation, and other insurance defense matters.

Prior to joining the Office of Career Development & Opportunities in June 2007, Gayle also served as Program Director and Director of Children’s Ministries for eight years for a large congregation in Texas, where she had extensive experience managing numerous programs, events, volunteers and staff. She is excited to bring her combination of legal and administrative experiences to the students, staff, and alumni of Sturm College of Law. Gayle can be reached at 303.871.6586

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Career / Student Development Consultant

Andrea Montague received her B.A. in Political Science from George Washington University and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. Between college and law school, Andrea worked as a Legislative Aide for the New York City Council.

While in law school, Andrea was a recipient of the Edward A. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship, and interned at the National Organization for Women Legal Defense Fund. Andrea also interned at the Second Judicial Department, Appellate Term of the New York State Supreme Court, and the Sex Crimes Unit of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. Andrea successfully competed in the Moot Court Honor Society’s Wagner Labor Law Competition and was also awarded the Carole Mehlman Gould Prize for her work as a law student in the area of women’s rights.

After graduation, Andrea clerked for Judge Margaret Cammer of Brooklyn Civil Court where she worked on both criminal and civil cases, and then spent a year in New Zealand working for a barrister litigating product liability claims. Upon returning to the United States, Andrea worked as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Prior to joining the Office of Career Development & Opportunities, Andrea worked for a small Denver law firm in the area of trusts and estates, family law, and intergovernmental affairs. Andrea can be reached at 303.871.6392.

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Systems Specialist

Colin Lambert received his B.A. in Computer Information Systems from American University in 2002. After completing college, Colin stayed at American University to start his career as a Web Developer for the International Students Office. After one year, Colin started to work for the AU Career Center eventually becoming the Manager of Information Technology. During his eight years in that position, Colin helped to launch the Symplicity system in the office and became the administrator. Colin then was hired to be a Systems Developer/Project Manager for American University’s I.T. department. His time there was short lived, however, as he and his wife decided to move out west to Denver a year later.

Colin’s role in the Career Development Office draws upon his expertise in Symplicity as well as other technical areas, including social media and database management.
Outside of work, Colin is an avid soccer and football fan and enjoys going home to his homeland, Trinidad and Tobago, to visit his parents.

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Career & Office Coordinator/Front Desk

Amanda received her B.A. in English Education from The University of South Florida in 2010. Before joining the CDO in September 2012, she worked at Florida State University College of Law as a Faculty Support Assistant.