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Jason Kennedy focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. As a trial and appellate advocate, Mr. Kennedy works to resolve commercial disputes, particularly disputes related to construction defects, software licenses, landlord-tenant matters, and employment relationships. Mr. Kennedy also assists construction and software companies in contract negotiations and drafting, bringing a keen eye for detail to complex terms.

In a unique area of practice, Mr. Kennedy is also a leading attorney regarding the government’s obligations to cadets and midshipman in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Indeed, he became the first attorney to compel, in court, the United States to pay scholarship benefits to a student who was irregularly disenrolled, after obtaining a published opinion from U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

While at Vanderbilt University Law School, Mr. Kennedy served the Honorable Karon O. Bowdre, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and clerked for Attorney General and Reporter of Tennessee in the Solicitor General’s Office and in the Public Interest Division. He also worked within Vanderbilt’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. After graduation, Mr. Kennedy gained perspective on trial advocacy while clerking for the Honorable Robbin D. Williams and the Honorable Norman D. Haglund in the District Court in the City and County of Denver.

Mr. Kennedy lives by his grandfather’s creed, “if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” In this vein, Mr. Kennedy has contributed over 50 hours of pro bono services each year he has practiced law, and has been recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court for his efforts.

Mr. Kennedy is licensed to practice law in Colorado. He is admitted to the bars of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. District Court of the District of Eastern Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, and the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.

Vanderbilt University Law School,
J.D., May 2012

George Washington University,
B.A., May 2007

Author, “Appellate Timeliness Relative to Tardy Post-Judgment Motion: The Primacy of Finality and Judicial Comity”

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