Margrit Lent Parker

Margrit Lent Parker

Special Counsel

Office: Denver
Email: mparker@childsmccune.com
Telephone: (303) 296-7300

From startup to ongoing business management, Margrit works with professionals and their companies to map ideas and put them in motion. Her litigation experience allows her to help clients understand why setting expectations early and staying proactive are critical to minimizing the risk of future conflict. Across several industries, Margrit works with her clients on contracting; employment contracts for physicians, veterinarians and others; company policies and employee handbooks; managing employee discipline and other employment matters; compliance; governance; health care credentialing and peer review; recreational liability waivers; equine boarding contracts; equine sales contracts; and other horse industry agreements. Margrit’s  litigation and license defense work includes a focus on defense of professionals, including attorneys, physicians, veterinarians, and other licensed professionals; director and officer liability; and commercial disputes. Drawing on her appellate judicial clerkship experience, Margrit also represents the firm’s clients in appeals.

Biography

Before entering private practice, Margrit Lent Parker served as a judicial law clerk for Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey of the Colorado Supreme Court, and as a judicial law clerk for federal Magistrate Judge William Beaman in Cheyenne, Wyoming. In law school, Margrit completed internships with Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid, the Denver U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Denver City Attorney’s Office Litigation Section.

Margrit is a leader in the community, and her work was featured in the February 13, 2015 issue of the Denver Business Journal. Recipient of the Denver Bar Association’s 2014 award for Young Lawyer of the Year. Margrit played an integral role in researching and developing what is now the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program, which was developed through the Chief Justice Commission on Professional Development. From 2009-2011, Margrit was the Colorado and Wyoming District Representative to the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. In that role, and in the following years, Margrit formed and chaired a Colorado Bar Association committee tasked with renewing Colorado’s disaster legal services plan for providing volunteer legal assistance to disaster victims. Margrit was part of the team that implemented the revived program during the state’s 2012 wildfires and 2013 floods.

Prior to law school, Margrit completed a dual major in Zoology and Equine Science at Colorado State University, after which she worked at a Thoroughbred breeding farm and an equine veterinary hospital, both in Kentucky. Drawing on her horse and legal experience, Margrit has contributed articles and presentations to the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Law Association. Margrit also served on the Board of the Colorado Horse Council in 2015 and 2016, and has served on its Legislative and Regulatory Committee.

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