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Diana Terry

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Diana Terry
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Current Court Information:
Colorado Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Salary:  $
Active:   2006-2017
Past position:   Attorney, private practice
Past term:   2001-2006
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Rutgers College, 1979
Law School:   Rutgers University School of Law, 1984

Diana L. Terry is a judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals. She joined the court on July 5, 2006. She was retained by voters in 2008 to a full eight-year term which expires on January 10, 2017.[1]


A native of New Jersey, Judge Terry earned her B.A. degree from Rutgers College with High Honors and Highest Departmental Distinction (1979); Phi Beta Kappa. She was Vice President, Rutgers Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, the National Foreign Language Honor Society. She earned her J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law (Newark) (1984); Managing Editor, Rutgers Law Review (1983-1984).[2]


  • White & Steele, P.C., 2001-2006;
  • Law Office of Diana Terry, 1993-2001;
  • McElroy, Deutsch & Mulvaney, 1992-1993;
  • Moye, Giles, O’Keefe, Vermeire & Gorrell, 1989-1991;
  • Sherman & Howard, 1985-1989;
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert Tarleton, Presiding Judge, Chancery Division of New Jersey Superior Court, 1984-1985.

Judge Terry's practice focused on complex commercial litigation.

Professional Designations

Admitted to practice in courts of State of New Jersey and United States District Court for District of New Jersey (1984); courts of State of Colorado and United States District Court for District of Colorado (1986); United States Court of Appeals for Tenth Circuit (1989). Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1995 to present. Past President, The Law Club of Denver, 1996-1997. Leadership Denver Class of 2005. Law Club Achievement Award Honoree, 2005. President-elect, Thompson G. Marsh American Inn of Court (2007-08).


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