Jennifer Weiser Bezoza

Jennifer Weiser Bezoza has been safeguarding her clients’ civil rights for almost twenty years.  She has practiced in the areas of education, disability rights, voting rights, and labor and employment at various non-profit organizations.  Her practice at King & Greisen focuses on prisoners’ rights and employment discrimination, including race, gender, age, and disability discrimination.

Ms. Bezoza began working for King & Greisen in 2013.  In 2015, she moved to California with her family, where she worked as in-house counsel for the California Teachers Association.  She returned to Colorado in 2018 and is pleased to have rejoined King & Greisen.

Before coming to King & Greisen, Ms. Bezoza was one of the lead plaintiffs’ counsel in Lobato v. State, a state constitutional challenge to Colorado’s school finance system.  She received many awards for her work on this case, including the Colorado Lawyers Committee Team of the Year Award and the Colorado Association of School Executives Leadership Award.  

Ms. Bezoza has also worked on school funding, discipline, and special education issues at the Education Law Center, Disability Rights Advocates, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.  

Ms. Bezoza is active in the Colorado legal community.  She is a member of the Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyers Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, and the Education Task Force of the Colorado Lawyers Committee.

Ms. Bezoza earned her B.A. in American Studies from Yale University, magna cum laude, and her law degree from New York University School of Law, cum laude.  She clerked for Judge Shira Scheindlin in the Southern District of New York and is admitted to practice in New York, California, and Colorado.  Ms. Bezoza has authored the following publications:

Do Public Employees Still Have Free Speech Rights under the First Amendment?, in Trial Talk (Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, June/July 2014).

Universal Access to a Quality Education: Research and Recommendations for the Elimination of Curricular Stratification (Education and the Public Interest Center & Education Policy Research Unit, 2009).

The Availability of Public Resources for Children with Disabilities in Private Religious Schools, 11 UC Davis J. Juv. Law & Policy 153 (2007).

The Fourth Amendment Right of Female Inmates to be Free from Cross-Gender Pat Frisks, 33 Seton Hall L. Rev. 31 (2002).

Disproportional Representation, in Current and Emerging Issues in Special Education Law 299 (Practicing Law Institute, 2001).

Achieving an Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities: A Parent’s Guide to Advocacy (Connecticut Coalition for Inclusive Education, 1995).

Community Service in High School: Maximizing the Experience, 16 NSIEE Experiential Education 9 (1991).

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