Kellyn L. Nagel

Kellyn L. Nagel

Location:
Lakewood, Colorado
Phone:
303-816-8147
800-388-4089
Fax:
303-679-8960
Email:

Kellyn L. Nagel is a 2012 graduate of the City University of New York School of Law. At CUNY, Kellyn was a part of the Family and Child Advocacy Clinic and interned with the Administration for Children's Services (ACS), New York's child welfare agency. She also held internships at Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Law Project and Day One New York, a non-profit aimed at assisting teenage victims of domestic violence and their children. After law school, Kellyn held a judicial clerkship for the Honorable James P. Savio, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey. In 2007, Kellyn graduated cum laude from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in International Politics and French Language and Literature with a minor in Women's Studies.

Prior to joining Grob & Eirich, Kellyn was a Guardian Ad Litem and Staff Attorney for Child Advocates of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center. In this capacity, Kellyn represented and advocated for children in child welfare matters in Denver Juvenile Court. Kellyn also worked as an associate at an immigration law firm representing immigrant adults and children before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO). In this role, Kellyn represented unaccompanied children and adults in removal defense proceedings, citizenship claims and asylum applications.

Kellyn is admitted to practice law in Colorado and New Jersey. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Juvenile Law Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the Colorado Bar Association.

Kellyn focuses her practice on child welfare and adoption.

Areas of Practice

  • Child Welfare
  • Adoption

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • New Jersey

Education

  • City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, Long Island City, New York - 2012
  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Major: International Politics
    • Major: French Language
    • Major: Literature
    • Minor: Women's Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Juvenile Law Section
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Colorado Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Family and Child Advocacy Clinic
  • Administration for Children's Services (ACS), Intern
  • Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Law Project
  • Day One New York
  • Honorable James P. Savio, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Clerk
  • Child Advocates of Colorado, LLC and the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center, Guardian Ad Litem and Staff Attorney