Hope Griffin is an experienced attorney who practices in Caplan & Earnest’s Education Law section. Her practice includes a wide range of education-related legal matters, including special education, Title IX, Title VI, student discipline, internal investigations, student equity, ADA, FMLA, and commercial agreements.
Hope most recently served as Associate Legal Counsel & Equity Compliance Officer for the Cherry Creek School District. She began her career as a third-grade teacher in Colorado Springs as part of Teach for America, and she later served as a legal intern for U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, where she drafted notification letters and data requests to complainants, school districts and universities.
Hope also served as a Law Clerk for Justice Melissa Hart with the Colorado Supreme Court and for Judge Dennis A. Graham and Judge Ted C. Tow III with the Colorado Court of Appeals. She was a law clerk at Caplan & Earnest from 2016-2017.
Hope earned her J.D. degree from the University of Colorado School of Law (Order of the Coif), where she graduated in the top 10% of her class and was named Outstanding Board Member of the Law Review. She also earned her bachelor’s degree from Wofford College (cum laude).
- University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.
- Order of the Coif (top 10% of her graduating class)
- Executive Editor, University of Colorado Law Review
- Outstanding Board Member, University of Colorado Law Review
- Wofford College, B.A.
- Cum laude