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State legislator

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

University of Colorado at Boulder (Bachelor of Arts). University of Colorado at Boulder (Juris Doctor).

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

Board of directors Boulder County (Colorado) Land Trust, 1991-1996, secretary, 1992, president, 1994. Board directors Shannon Estates Homeowners Association, Boulder, Colorado,1989-1992. Director alumni relations U. Colorado School of Law, since 1997.

Member American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association (court reform committee 1991), Boulder County Bar Association, Colorado Women's Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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