Amy M. Maestas
Ms. Maestas is licensed to practice law in Colorado and has experience in employment law and civil litigation.
Ms. Maestas represents clients in connection with charges of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in violation of the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, Title VII, the ADA, ADEA, claims based on the Colorado Wage Claim Act, claims of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy, unemployment benefits, employment contract litigation, and civil and contractual legal and business disputes. She also spends time counseling clients on non-compete agreements, FMLA issues, FLSA compliance, and employment policies, severance agreements, and hiring practices.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Maestas worked at the NFL Players Association in Washington, D.C., managing NFL Sponsors' use of NFL players in advertising and marketing. During law school, which Ms. Maestas attended at night, she worked as an academic advisor at Front Range Community College. Ms. Maestas was a Judicial Fellow to the Honorable Allison Eid of the Colorado Supreme Court, now Judge Eid of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Ms. Maestas earned a Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science (Sport Administration) at the University of Northern Colorado, a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations at Mesa State College, and earned her Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in Workplace Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Memberships: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity,, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, Colorado Women’s Bar Association.
Areas Of Practice
- Civil Litigation
- Hostile Work Environment
- Sex Discrimination
- National Origin Discrimination
- Race Discrimination
- Disability Discrimination
- Wage Claims
- Unemployment Benefits Appeals
- Wrongful Discharge
- Colorado, 2014
- U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2014
- University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
- Honors: Certification in Workplace Law
- University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
- Master of Science, Sport Administration
- Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO
- B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors And Awards
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023