Jeffery L. Weeden, P.C. is a member of Feldmann Nagel LLC. and specializes in the areas of state and federal criminal and civil litigation; criminal defense and wildlife law. Mr. Weeden is admitted to the U.S. District Court District of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit and the Colorado Bar. He is a member of the American, Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.
Mr. Weeden has nearly 20 years experience in corporate and management fields. Mr. Weeden is involved in many community service projects and organizations, including being past president of Routt County Habitat for Humanity and is involved with the Routt County Pro-Bono Legal Clinic and Northwest Colorado Legal Services Ask-A-Lawyer Program. Mr. Weeden is an Adjunct Professor at Colorado Mountain College and has several published works on legal matters for the Ave Maria Law Review, the Colorado Lawyer and others. He is also an Adjunct Scholar for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Mr. Weeden graduated from Ave Maria School of Law with a Juris Doctor, and competed in the Braxton Craven Constitutional Law moot court trial competition. He was a member of both Moot Court Board and Law Review (Editor-of-the-Year 2004-2005).
Mr. Weeden was a judicial intern for The Honorable Paul V. Gadola, United States District Court for the Eastern District Of Michigan, Flint , Michigan and a judicial extern for The Honorable Michael T. Talbot, Michigan Court of Appeals, Detroit, Michigan.
In 2012 Mr. Weeden earned a Master of Professional Studies in Law Firm Management from the George Washington University.
Introduction to Law Firm Practice, Book Review, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 3, 76-7, March 2011 (book review) Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 9, 87, September 2010 (book review) American Bar Association Legal Guide to Home Renovation, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 2, 79, February, 2007 Jeffery Lawrence Weeden, Note, Genetic Liberty, Genetic Property: Protecting Genetic Information, 4 Ave Maria Law Review 611 (2006)
Genes, Patents, and Bioethics - Will History Repeat Itself?, Scope Note 39, National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, The Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Last updated: September 2009, available at http://bioethics.georgetown.edu/publications/scopenotes/sn39.htm.
"Weeden prefers that genetic information be protected not by privacy law, but by property law. He asserts that, '[genetic information is best protected as an incorporeal thing' and treated as quasi property and as intellectual property."
Advancing Civil Rights, the Next Generation: the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007 and Beyond by Prof. Morse Hyun-Myung Tan.
"The adoption of the property model, as stated by scholars like Weeden, 'would allow these states the future flexibility to better regulate even the possession of someone else's genetic information, an option not available under a privacy regime.'" [At 37-8.]
How Privacy Killed Katz: A Tale of Cognitive Freedom and the Property of Personhood as Fourth Amendment Norm, by Christian Halliburton, American University Law Review, Vol. 57, 2008. A Lack of Finality: A Moderate Position On The High Abortion Rate Of Fetuses Diagnosed With Down Syndrome by Darrin P. Dixon. [369 Weeden, supra note 367, at 634-35. Are Targeted Tax Incentives Constitutional? cited with approval in Where There's a Will Therell Be a Way, BUSINESS DIRECT WEEKLY, Sept. 16, 2004, at 7. Cited in:
Federal Court Throws Out Incentives: Ruling in Ohio case cites federal constitution, may have broad impact by Paul Chesser in Carolina Journal Onlineavailable at http://www.carolinajournal.com/articles/displayïstory.html?id=1781.
Write-On To Law Review, STUDENT LAWYER, Feb. 2005, at 16.
Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense and Jury Trials Civil Litigation and Jury Trials Wildlife Law Military Law
Colorado U.S. District Court District of Colorado U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor, Michigan J.D. - 2005 Honors: 2005 Law Review Editor of the Year Honors: Moot Court Board Honors: 2004 J. Braxton Craven Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition Honors: 2003 State of Michigan Moot Court Competition Honors: 2003 St. Thomas More Moot Court Competition, perfect score as Oralist Honors: St. Thomas More Full-Tuition Academic Scholarship, Dean's Honor Roll Honors: Student Bar Association Senator, Delta Theta Phi Dean Law Review: Ave Maria Law Review, Associate Editor, 2004 - 2005 University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado B.A. - 1991 Major: Psychology
Note, Genetic Liberty, Genetic Property: Protecting Genetic Information, Ave Maria Law Review, 2006 Write-On To Law Review, STUDENT LAWYER, Feb. 16, 2005 American Bar Association Legal Guide to Home Renovation, Jeffery L. Weeden, The Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 36, No. 2, 79., February, 2007
Introduction to Criminal Justice Legal Environment of Business Teaching Experience, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, CO Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice, 2008
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association Colorado Bar Association Denver Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
Archbrain, Inc., Founder and President Kaivo, Inc., Information Architect US WEST, Technical Project Manager
Pro Bono Activities
President, Routt County Habitat for Humanity, 2006 - 2010 Project Manager (and co-Founder), Routt County Habitat for Humanity Carpenter's Ball, 2006 - 2007 Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity, 1999 - Present Colorado Legal Services Ask-A-Lawyer Program, 2005 - Present Routt County Pro-Bono Legal Clinic, 2006 - Present Director, Steamboat Christian Center - Board of Directors, 2007 - Present