Office of Career Development & Opportunities, Suite 223
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
Judy Stein received her B.A. with Honors in Comparative Literature from Northwestern University and her J.D. from University of Colorado School of Law. While in law school, Judy was a law clerk for the Appellate Division of the Colorado State Public Defender Office.
After law school, Judy clerked for the Honorable Roxanne Bailin of the Twentieth Judicial District of Colorado in Boulder where she worked on civil and criminal cases. She then went to work as a Staff Attorney in the Family and Children’s Unit for the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver, now known as Colorado Legal Services. Judy has also served on the Board of Directors of non-profit organizations and worked as a pro bono attorney for The Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network.
John McKee earned his B.A. in Government and English at the University of Notre Dame, his M.E.M. in Natural Resource Economics and Policy at Duke University, and his J.D. degree and Certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law here at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. During law school, John worked as the Office and Career Coordinator for the Office of Career Development & Opportunities, participated as a student attorney in the Environmental Law Clinic, and served as an officer for the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Land Use Law Society student organizations.
Prior to law school, John enjoyed careers in several professions including as a show performer at Disney World, park ranger at Carlsbad Caverns, Mount Rushmore, and Brooklyn, New York, Owner/operator entrepreneur of a vegan food business, and high school English teacher. Following law school, John served as Manager of Recruitment and Professional Development at Holland & Hart LLP in Denver. John teaches career skills workshops for Jefferson County, Colorado and provides pro bono legal counseling for temporary residents of the Action Center Homeless Shelter in Lakewood.
John’s hometown is Green Bay, Wisconsin and he and his wife Kelly are shareholder-owners and life-long followers of the Green Bay Packers. John committed to veganism in the year 2000 and enjoys vegan cooking and baking, and hiking for miles with his dogs in the Colorado mountains. John can be reached at 303.871.6063.
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.
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.
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.