About Bernadette I. Shetrone

Education and Background

With a strong educational background in Sociology and Psychology, I have the ability to understand and help you work through your legal issue from a variety of perspectives.

University  of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver CO

LLM in Taxation, 2020-2022

Honors, Awards & Activities

  • University of Denver Tax Merit Scholarship, 2020-2022

  • Frank Pfeiffer Endowed Merit Scholarship, 2021-2022

  • University of Denver Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC), 2020-2022

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO

Master of Science in Legal Administration, 2017-2019

            Honors, Awards & Activities

  • Robert B. Yegge Merit Scholarship, 2017-2019

  • Weaver & Lawson MSLA Scholarship, 2017-2018

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO

Juris Doctor, May 2016; Colorado Licensed Attorney, October 31, 2016, Admitted to Practice in the Colorado District Court, January 9, 2017, Admitted to Practice in the United States Tax Court, January 24, 2022

            Honors, Awards & Activities

Certificates

  • Westminster Law Library Certificate in Legal Research

  • Westminster Law Library Certificate in Advanced Legal Research, International Law

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Master of Arts, Sociology, May 2015

Honors Awards & Activities

  • Volunteered for the Homeless Count in Colorado Springs and various activities

  • Volunteered for Ecumenical Social Ministries, low income and homeless assistance

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, May 2010

Honors, Awards & Activities

  • Awarded, 2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Student

  • Departmental Honors & Graduated with Distinction

  • Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment Scholarship, Unstoppable Women (Full; Merit)

  • President, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honor Society; 2007-2010

  • President, American Association of University Women Student Club (AAUW); 2009

Minor & Certificates

  • Pre-Law (Minor)

  • Criminology and Justice Studies

  • The Sociology of Diversity 

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, May 2010

Activities

  • Psi Chi, Psychology Honor Society

  • Sigma Alpha Pi, Society of Leadership and Success; Presidential Status

 

Notary Public-Colorado Department of State

 

 

 

Admissions 

Colorado

United States District Court-District of Colorado

United States Tax Court

 

Memberships

Bernadette is a proud member of

The Rhone Brackett Inn of Court,

The Wendelken Inn of Court,

The Colorado Bar Association, 

The El Paso County Bar Association,

The Pueblo County Bar Association,

The Pueblo County Women's Bar Association, 

The  Colorado Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC),

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB),

The Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC),

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Bernadette will provide Pro Bono legal services through:

  • Colorado Legal Services (CLS)

  • The Pikes Peak Justice and Pro Bono Center: Call A Lawyer, Pro Bono Project, Landlord/Tenant,and the Modest Means Program

  • The Metro Volunteer Lawyers​ (MVL)

  • The Colorado Bar Association, Appellate Pro Bono Program

  • The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN)

Bernadette Shetrone

Bernadette I. Shetrone

Attorney at Law