Robin Neace is a native of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Kentucky with honors. Robin continued her education at the University of Indiana Maurer School of Law before moving to Colorado.
Robin Neace is a member of the firm’s Government Entity Defense group. She represents local government clients including cities, counties and special districts in both state and federal court and before administrative panels. She has litigated cases ranging from Civil Rights, to harassment and discrimination claims, handling all levels of litigation from discovery, including extensive document review, through motions for summary judgment, to settlement, and trial. In addition, Robin is skilled in appellate work, and has drafted briefs considered by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and state Court of Appeals.
Robin has defended a number of police officers and law enforcement agencies on Fourth Amendment and state law tort claims and she understands the nuances specific to litigating claims against officers and agencies sued under § 1983 for excessive force, false arrest, and malicious prosecution. In particular, she is capable of asserting defenses, such as immunity at the state and federal levels, to limit and avoid exposure for government entities and their officials.
Robin is also experienced in litigating traditional tort claims. She has defended government officials from claims of defamation, malicious prosecution, and abuse of process, and understands the complexities of each element of these claims and their common law defenses. Robin has also defended local governments in various personal injury, property damage, and nuisance suits.
In addition, Robin has defended both public entities and private business on several employment claims. She has litigated numerous wrongful termination cases including cases invoking the Americans with Disabilities Act, the state whistleblower claims and both state and Federal Civil Rights Acts.
As the daughter of an educator, Robin has a passion for education. Robin volunteered her time educating middle school students on constitutional law. Robin is also for animal advocate and is a board member for United Pet Fund, an umbrella organization which coordinates corporate donations to help rescues.
Robin is barred in both Colorado and Kentucky. She is a member of the American Bar Association, DRI, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, and the National School Board Association Counsel of School Attorneys. She has drafted articles regarding IDEA special education claims, and immigration and sanctuary laws in public elementary and secondary schools.