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Professional Experience

The Law Office Of Thomas M Riser, P.C., Gunnison, Colorado.
Owner and Managing Partner, 2008 - present.
Managing all aspects of a successful one-attorney law firm, handling various types of cases from start to finish, including civil litigation and criminal trials.

Riser, Fogo & Trezise, LLC, Gunnison, Colorado.

Managing Partner, 2004 - 2008.
Researched and evaluated various complex and unique legal issues, drafted associated memoranda, participated in trial preparation, and conducted numerous trials and hearings.

Raynes, Hart & Riser, LLC, Gunnison, Colorado.
Partner, 2001 - 2004.
Contributed to the team success of a three attorney law firm, assisted with litigation and document production, and analyzed legal and case law authority to support active cases.

Cliggett & Associates, P.C., Gunnison, Colorado.
Associate, 1999 - 2001.
Reviewed and edited documents for governmental entity, researched and advised on novel issues for electric association, and provided legal representation for indigent individuals.
Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, Martinez, California.

Deputy District Attorney, 1997 - 1999.
Produced and argued legal memoranda of law filed in felony and misdemeanor prosecutions, presented talks to law enforcement officials regarding various issues, including evidence and property storage, and conducted numerous misdemeanor and juvenile trials.

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