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Karen Susan Metzger

Karen Susan Metzger, American judge, educator. Bar: Colorado 1970, Colorado (United States district court) 1971, (United States Court Appeals (10th circuit)) 1971. University Denver College Law Merit scholarship, 1967-1970. Trustee Marycrest High School, Denver, since 1982; Member of American Bar Association, Sigma Alpha Iota, Denver Catholic Lawyers Guild, Colorado Women's Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association.

Background

  • Metzger, Karen Susan was born on September 13, 1945 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of John William and Betty Berniece (Amen) Metzger.

  • Education

    • Student, University Santa Clara, 1963—1964. Bachelor, Colorado College, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Denver, 1970.

      Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1973.

    Career

    • Deputy state public defender, Denver, 1970—1971. Graduate teaching fellow Harvard University Law School, 1971—1973. Associate professor law University Utah, 1973—1974.

      Practice law Denver, 1973—1977. Judge county court, 1977—1979. Judge District Court, 1979—1983, Court Appeals, since 1983.

      Lecturer law University Colorado Graduate School Nursing. Member community corrections board, 1979—1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1970, Colorado (United States district court) 1971, (United States Court Appeals (10th circuit)) 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Marycrest High School, Denver, since 1982. Member of American Bar Association, Sigma Alpha Iota, Denver Catholic Lawyers Guild, Colorado Women's Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Roger Lee Keithley, April 1, 1973. Children: Livingston, Christopher, Katharyn Keithley.
    • father: John William Metzger
    • mother: Betty Berniece (Amen) Metzger
    • spouse: Roger Lee Keithley
    • children: Livingston Metzger
    • Christopher Metzger
    • Katharyn Keithley Metzger
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    Born September 13, 1945
    (age 72)
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