General Practice Areas:  Linda Glesne has practiced law with Collins Cockrel & Cole for more than fifteen years and has been a Shareholder with the Firm for ten years.  Her areas of focus are on developed and operating special districts (park and recreation, water and sanitation and fire services). She also represents non-profit corporations providing quasi-municipal services.  Linda assists Firm clients both as general legal counsel and also in providing special counsel representation on employment and personnel matters, including drafting policies and helping employers assess potential claims and provide responses to administrative agency requests from the EEOC and Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Training, Community and Speaking Engagements:  Linda is a frequent past speaker for the Special District Association (SDA) on topics involving employment, best management practices, board governance, and various topics related specifically to fire operations.  Linda also serves on the SDA Executive Legislative Committee.

Past Experience:  Prior to joining CC&C, Linda worked with the Schwinn/GT Corporation in Boulder as Assistant General Counsel, and then during bankruptcy proceedings, as General/transition Counsel.  Linda also has prior experience with insurance and liability issues, employment consultation and public speaking from her six years as a Staff Attorney with the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TML-IRP).  

Linda received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Political Science from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in both Colorado and Texas. But Linda’s childhood home and regional interest is here in Colorado.  When Linda isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her kids, hiking and skiing in the Colorado hills, practicing yoga, and traveling.