Welcome, Sophie!

We are very excited to announce that Sophie Breene has joined us as a paralegal! Sophie is our new paralegal, puppy wrangler, and overall organizer-in-chief.     Before joining CREEC, Sophie was a writer and editor at several print and web publications in New York City including Greatist.com and Martha Stewart Living.   At Greatist.com, Sophie authored articles like “How to Choose the Healthiest Beer, Wine, and Cocktails,” providing important information to busy lawyers! Sophie graduated from Hamilton College in 2012 with a B.A. in History and a minor in Hispanic Studies. At CREEC, Sophie uses her research background to help out with cases and draws on her blogging and social media skills to keep CREEC’s website up-to-date.   That means she’s our webmaster, so if you want those coveted CREEC links, be sure to be nice to Sophie!...

Welcome, Sarah!

We are very excited to announce that Sarah Morris is joining CREEC as a staff attorney. Sarah received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2010, and her B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 2004, where she majored in English, with a semester well-spent in London studying art history and Shakespeare and begging for ketchup with her fries.   Prior to joining CREEC in 2014, Sarah was an associate at Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, where she represented clients in civil rights cases involving constitutional law and federal civil rights statutes.  At CREEC, Sarah continues that practice and also works to promote civil rights through CREEC’s education efforts.   In 2014,  Sarah was named a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star.   (Her tights and cape are on order!) We are very glad that Sarah is part of our team!   And I think we still owe our friends at Killmer, Lane & Newman a couple more drinks for our crime of associate rustling.   I hear they take that seriously out here in the...

CREEC is investigating effective communication in medical settings

CREEC is collaborating with our friends at the Colorado Association of the Deaf and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition to investigate hospital and doctor’s office policies for providing interpreters.   If you are deaf or hard of hearing and have had an experience with a doctor or hospital that refused to provide an interpreter when you requested it; refused to provide other necessary aids or services to communicate with you; or failed to provide effective communication (i.e., quality of interpreting services) we would like to talk with you.   You can email us at testing@creeclaw.org or visit our Hospital and Doctor Interpretation Investigation page. Please help us get the word...
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