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Alice Donnelly Madden

Alice Donnelly Madden, American former state legislator. Bar: Colorado 1989, United States District Court Colorado 1989, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1989. Named Legislator of Year, Consolidated Analysis Centers, Inc, 1995; recipient Superintendent award, Aurora Public Schools, 1992.

Background

  • Madden, Alice Donnelly was born on December 9, 1958 in St. Louis. Daughter of William Joseph and Katherine (Kinsella) Donnelly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Psychology, University Colorado, 1981. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1989.

    Career

    • Associate Fairfield & Woods, Professional Corporation, Denver, 1989-1994, Clayton & Stone LLC, Boulder, 1994-1996. Director relations University Colorado School Law, 1998—2000. Member District 10 Colorado House of Representatives, Denver, 2000—2008, majority leader, 2005—2008.

      Senior fellow Center for American Progress, Washington, 2008—2009. Wirth Chair in Sustainable & Community Development University Colorado School Public Affairs, since 2011.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1989, United States District Court Colorado 1989, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Boulder County (Colorado) Land Trust, 1991-1996, secretary, 1992, president, 1994. Board directors Shannon Estates Homeowners Association, Boulder, Colorado, 1989-1992. Member American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association (court reform committee 1991), Boulder County Bar Association, Colorado Women's Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, hiking, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Peter Gerard Madden, August 3, 1985. Children: Thomas Joseph, Jackson Joseph.
    • father: William Joseph Donnelly
    • mother: Katherine (Kinsella) Donnelly
    • spouse: Peter Gerard Madden
    • children: Thomas Joseph Madden
    • Jackson Joseph Madden
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    Born December 9, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1981
      University Colorado
    • 1989
      University Colorado
    • 2008
      member, District 10 Colorado House of Representatives
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1989 - 1994
      Associate, Fairfield & Woods
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      Associate, Fairfield & Woods
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
    • 1998
      director, relations University Colorado School Law
    • 2008 - 2009
      senior, fellow Center for American Progress
      Washington, United States
    • 2011
      Wirth Chair in Sustainable & Community Development University Colorado School Public Affairs
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