Donna Dell’Olio, received her Bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1972. She received her J.D from Sturm College of Law, University of Denver in 1976. She has served as an Assistant Attorney General for Consumer Protection for the State of Alaska. She has also served as an Assistant Public Defender for the State of Colorado.
She was admitted to practice law in Colorado in 1982 and has been in private practice with the law firm of Cornish & Dell’Olio since that time. She has earned a BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® listing for her professionalism and ethics.
She is a member of the El Paso County Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association. She has served on the Colorado Supreme Court Nominating Commission.
Ms. Dell’Olio represents clients in employment discrimination cases involving race, sex age and national origin discrimination. She represents clients in disability discrimination cases arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act and cases arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act. She litigates wage and hour cases under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. She has represented many clients in Colorado State trial and appellate courts and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
Ms. Dell’Olio has been active in community affairs, particularly organizing and working with nonprofits which impact youth. She has received the St Elizabeth Ann Seaton medal from the Catholic Bishop of Colorado Springs for her work with youth. In 2000 she and others formed a nonprofit corporation to sponsor the Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade. The Parade now attracts over twenty thousand people to downtown Colorado Springs to honor veterans. She is an active Rotarian.