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Sabra M. Janko

sabra@jankolaw.com
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Phone: 303-210-4204

2373 Central Park Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80238

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.

Publications
  • 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)
Licenses and Accreditations
  • Admitted to the Colorado Supreme Court
  • Admitted to the Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces
  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court
  • Basic Mediation Certification (40 hours)
  • Veteran’s Administration Accreditation
Education

L.L.M., Military Law, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School

J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

  • Notes and Comments Editor - Maryland Journal of Healthcare Law and Policy
  • American Bar Association Public Service Internship – Mental and Physical Disability Law Section
  • Family Law Pro Se Clinical Program

M.P.A. (Public Administration), The University of Oklahoma

B.A., Behavioral Science, The University of Maryland

Professional and Service Organizations
  • 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 Service
    • 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
    Women’s Military History Educational Presentations
    Contact Us for a Consultation
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