Ms. Gent joined Alpine Legal Services in August 2014. Her educational background includes a Juris Doctor, and is a licensed attorney with 27 years of experience as a legal aid attorney, a firm partner, a guardian ad litem, and mediator. Ms. Gent has dedicated her career to helping the less fortunate. Since 1990 she has worked as a mediator helping resolve conflicts. Since 2010 Ms. Gent has worked for a thriving partner law firm working on a variety of cases including: helping families develop plans during times of transition, assisting disabled individuals with social security disability, mediating cases on debt collection and divorce.
Ms. Simeone began working with Alpine Legal Services as a part-time staff attorney primarily based in Aspen in September 2012. She earned her Juris Doctor and is a former Magistrate in a Florida Family Law Court, Emily is an excellent addition to our attorney staff.
Ms. O’Bryan-Kinney was a long-term attorney volunteer with Alpine Legal Services who joined our part-time attorney staff in December of 2012. She earned her Juris Doctor and is a licensed Patent attorney. As a long-time resident of Aspen, Sue has been assisting low-income and victim clients since 2004. She is currently of-counsel.
Ms. Granado joined the staff of Alpine Legal Services in January of 2017. Ms. Granado was previously the managing attorney at Hope’s Door, a non-profit that helps survivors of domestic
violence in family law matters and protection orders. Ms. Granado received her Juris Doctor from Loyola Univeristy New Orleans, School of Law and has worked as a Public Defender and private practice for family and criminal law.
Ms. Wentzel joined the staff of Alpine Legal Services in January 2018. Ms. Wentzel earned her her Juris Doctor at City University of New York School of Law in 2012. After graduating she worked at the Colorado State Office of the Public Defender in the Glenwood Springs’ regional office until December of 2017. She welcomes the opportunity to continue serving the citizens of Roaring Fork Valley while at Alpine Legal Services.