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Raul Chacon, Jr.

Associate Denver

Raul represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters. He has litigated single plaintiff suits, and has experience in a variety of employment litigation matters, including wage and hour and discrimination litigation. He has extensive experience in litigation in both federal and state courts, as well as in responding to charges brought before state and federal administrative agencies.

Raul received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. During law school, Raul served as a managing editor of the Emory International Law Review, and had a field placement externship with Hon. Frank Hull of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Raul earned his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, where he majored in American Literature.

Raul is actively involved in a variety of bar association activities. He currently serves on the Executive Council of the Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. He also serves as an associate editor for TYL, a publication produced by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.


Experience

  • Representation in actions before state and federal courts involving employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation brought under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and various state anti-discrimination statutes.
  • Representation of employers before federal and state administrative agencies involving charges of discrimination
  • Representation of employers in cases involving protection of trade secrets and confidential information
  • Counseling employers in preparing employee handbooks and employment agreements

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division - Executive Counsel (2014-2017)
  • American Bar Association (2011 - present)
  • Colorado Bar Association (2011 - present)
  • ABA-YLD Associate Editor of TYL
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Middlebury College Alumni Association

Published Works

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Media Quotes

May/June 2014 - The Affiliate - "Young Lawyers Advocate on the Hill During ABA Day"
March/April 2014 - The Affiliate - "ABA YLD Assembly Leads the Way Toward Policy"

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