Weld County Public Trustee
Professional Biography of Susie Velasquez



Susie Velasquez has lived in Weld County almost all of her life. She grew up in Milliken and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Johnstown. She is active in her community and serves on various boards. She was appointed as the Weld County Public Trustee by Governor Bill Ritter and re-appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper.


Legal Experience

  • Public Trustee of Weld County, Greeley CO
    Public Trustee
    Appointed by Governor Ritter, March 2007 (4-year term)
    Re-appointed by Governor Hickenlooper, March 2011 (4-year term);
    January 2015 (4-year term)
    Process foreclosures and release deeds of trust
  • Office of the District Attorney, 19th Judicial District, Greeley CO
    Deputy District Attorney, County Court
    Handled arraignments for misdemeanor traffic, DUI & domestic violence cases
  • Institute of Business & Medical Careers, Fort Collins CO
    Paralegal Program Supervisor
    Taught law classes and supervised paralegal faculty
  • Colorado State Senate, Denver CO
    Front Desk Docket Clerk
    Monitored senate action taken on Senate & House bills and tracked legislation
  • Office of the Attorney General, Denver CO
    Assistant Attorney General
    Represented the State in appeals by alleged perpetrators whose name was pending
    or listed on the Central Registry for child abuse and sexual abuse of children
Education

  • University of Denver, College of Law, Denver CO
    Juris Doctor Degree
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley CO
    Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration
  • Aims Community College, Greeley CO
    Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree, Liberal Arts
Boards and Commissions

  • Public Trustee Association of Colorado
    Member, Past President, Executive Board
  • Colorado Civil Rights Commission
    Commissioner, State and Local Government Representative
  • Weld County Bar Association
    Board of Directors, At-Large Director
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
    Region 1, Northern Colorado Representative
  • Colorado Bar Association
    Member
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
    Member
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