Sabra M. Janko
Sabra Janko, Esq. practices in the areas of divorce and family mediation, divorce and family law, military divorce and family mediation and law, protection orders for victims, and non-profit association legal services.
Prior to beginning her own practice, she provided civil legal services to veterans and military families at the nonprofit association Legal Services of the Hudson Valley to include family law, and Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Hudson River Valley area of New York. After relocating to Colorado, she started and managed the circa 2018 Colorado Bar Association Federal Pro Se Clinic assisting self-represented litigants with a variety of federal court civil litigation matters.
She is a former Army JAG attorney, originally enlisting with her first assignment at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California to attend Russian language training. Her last assignment was as a Professor at the United States Military Academy where she taught constitutional and criminal law.
While serving with the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, she practiced in a variety of legal areas to include administrative, criminal and international law as well as legal services. She advised servicemembers, retirees and commanders on legal service matters to include family law, and income tax; including running the Fort Bragg Income Tax Assistance Center. She was a paratrooper and a combat veteran serving in Iraq and Jordan during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
- The Federal Lawyer - Colorado’s Federal Pro Se Clinic – First Steps (February 2019)
- Faculty of Federal Advocates Newsletter, Colorado’s Federal Pro Se Clinic – First Steps (2018)
- Colorado Lawyer, Colorado’s New Federal Pro Se Clinic (2018)
- Maryland Journal of Healthcare Law and Policy, Diagnostic Evidence Admissibility and the Multiple Personality Disorder Defense (1998)
- Maryland Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, The Multiple Personality Disorder Defense (1997)
- American Bar Association Monograph, Criminal Responsibility and Multiple Personality Defendants (1997)
- Admitted to the Colorado Supreme Court
- Admitted to the Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces
- Admitted to the Unitead States Supreme Court
- Basic Mediation Certification (40 hours)
- Veteran’s Administration Accreditation
- Secretary/Treasurer - Colorado Bar Association Military and Veterans Affairs Section
- Colorado Bar Association, Family Law and Military and Veteran’s Affairs Sections
- Colorado Women’s Bar Association
- Denver Bar Association
- Mediation Association of Colorado
- American Legion Post 206
- Volunteer attorney with the Colorado Bar Association Veterans Legal Clinic, 2015 - present
- Volunteer Child Support and Parenting Time Mediator with Jefferson County Mediation Services, 2019 – Present
- Assistant Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 34, 2018-2019
- Member and speaker - American Legion Post 206, 2016 – present
- The Association of Jewish Women, presented Veterans Legal Challenges and Issues (November 14, 2019)
- The Denver Public Library and the Lowry Foundation, presented The Fire - Successes and Challenges of Our Nation's Military Women (May 18, 2019)
- The Aurora History Museum, presented “The Fire - Successes and Challenges of Women in the Military” (October 16, 2018)
- The Colorado Bar Association Military and Veterans Law Section, presented “Salute To Military Women - Successes and Challenges of Women in the Military” (May 29, 2018)
- The Seattle Museum of Flight, presented “Firsts: Achievements of Women in the Military” (December 2, 2017)