Immigration Law & Policy Clinic
Tania Valdez is the first Clinical Fellow in the Immigration Law & Policy Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Following law school, Ms. Valdez served as a Staff Attorney & Clinical Instructor in the immigration practice at the East Bay Community Law Center, a non-profit that is also a clinical program of Berkeley Law. Ms. Valdez then worked as a staff attorney at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. On relocating to her home state of Colorado, Ms. Valdez clerked for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix at the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. She then practiced civil rights, employment law, and criminal defense at Killmer, Lane & Newman as an Associate Attorney.
Ms. Valdez is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado. She is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.