Council Member Highlight: Joey Mark

Find out more about your DBA Young Lawyers Division Council members. Joey Mark is an appellate law clerk for the Honorable Terry Fox at the Colorado Court of Appeals who, before law school, spent a couple of years teaching ski school and chasing powder days at Jackson Hole in Wyoming. Find out more about him!

Spotlight: Q & A

Where are you from?

Centennial, CO

Where did you go to undergrad and law school?

DU undergrad + DU Law

Where are you working and what is your practice area?

I’m an appellate law clerk for Judge Fox at the Colorado Court of Appeals.  We see cases from just about every practice area!

What led you to that practice area?

I took a clerkship right out of law school and never left!

What do you like best about that practice area?

Since deciding to go to law school, I always wanted to start my career clerking.  I think it’s a wonderful way to see many areas of law and learn valuable skills from very accomplished judges.

What organizations are you involved in? 

DBA and CBA; Colorado Lawyers Committee, YLD; I also enjoy working with high school students participating in We The People mock congressional hearing competitions.

Outside of the law, what are your hobbies?

I love to ski and travel (at the same time is even better!).  I also enjoy golf, fly fishing, riding my bike, and just about anything that involves being outside.

What are you passionate about?

Did I mention how much I love to ski?  I’m also very passionate about Colorado – everything from community prosperity to the Rox!

Social Media network of choice?

I’m not very into social media.  I guess Instagram because of Jerry of the Day.  Email me.

Favorite place you’ve traveled to:

Skiing in France with my family.  My fiancé and I will travel to Tahiti for our honeymoon later this year, so stay tuned.

Favorite Book?

The Pillars of the Earth

Favorite Denver Restaurant?

La Fogata

Favorite Spot in Colorado?

Any of the many great mountain towns

Last Movie you watched:

Tommy Boy. It popped up on Amazon; such a classic.

Favorite Month?

February

Favorite Law School Memory?

Happy hours after finals with friends and fellow students

On your desk right now:

Clutter, Snowbird mug, Nolan Arenado bobble-head, and a painted boomerang my sister brought me from Australia.

Most Random Job you’ve ever had?

I’ve had a few . . . probably driving a shuttle in the summer to and from the airport and a hotel in Jackson, WY.

 

 

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