Peter Krumholz is a civil litigator who specializes in high-stakes appellate and trial court litigation.
Mr. Krumholz has successfully handled numerous criminal and civil appeals in both federal and state appellate court, and he frequently writes amicus briefs to the Colorado Supreme Court on behalf of a wide range of organizations. He also has been appointed by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to represent criminal defendants in death penalty appeals.
As a former Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Krumholz has extensive jury trial experience. He also has defended numerous employers in employment discrimination cases arising from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other federal and state employment laws.
Mr. Krumholz was named one of Colorado's "Rising Stars" in the 2010 and 2011 editions of Super Lawyers Magazine.
Mr. Krumholz is a current member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the founder of the Rocky Mountain Appellate Blog. He is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court and a past chairman and current board member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Denver chapter.
In 1996, Mr. Krumholz graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School where he was a Dean’s Scholar and served as an Associate and Contributing Editor for the Michigan Law Review. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Krumholz served as a clerk for Judge Paul J. Kelly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University in 1993.A native New Mexican, Mr. Krumholz was raised in the Four Corners region of the Southwest. He and his wife Lyssa have three children.