DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today he has appointed Monica M. Marquez as the newest Deputy Attorney General overseeing the Colorado Department of Law’s State Services Section.
“I am pleased to welcome Monica to my senior staff,” Suthers said. “Her breadth of experience and success representing the state of Colorado in a variety of cases makes her an excellent addition to the Department of Law’s management team. I look forward to working with her in her new capacity.”
The State Services Section provides legal advice and representation for Colorado state agencies, including the governor’s office and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, and Colorado’s institutions of higher education.
Marquez has worked for the Colorado Department of Law since 2002 where she has represented the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer and attorney general. Marquez also has worked criminal appeals.
Prior to joining the Department of Law, Marquez worked from 1999 to 2002 as an associate with the Denver office of Holme Roberts & Owen, clerked for 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge David M. Ebel from 1998 to 1999 and clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Ponsor from 1997 to 1998.
Marquez is a 1997 graduate of the Yale Law School and a 1991 graduate of Stanford University.