Corina Gerety directs long-term research and evaluation projects for IAALS. Her work involves legal and empirical research, analysis, and writing, as well as research-related collaboration and presentation. She conducts research for all IAALS initiatives on an as-needed basis.
Gerety came to IAALS in the Spring of 2009 from the public sector, having worked for a number of years in the Office of the Colorado Attorney General. Prior to that, she served as a law clerk for Justice Nathan Ben Coats on the Colorado Supreme Court. Gerety also had trial court clerkships in Colorado’s Second Judicial District (Denver), with the Honorable Paul A. Markson, Jr. and the Honorable Martin F. Egelhoff. In addition, she spent six months in Colorado’s Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge, assisting the Honorable William R. Lucero to resolve alleged attorney violations of the professional rules of conduct.
Gerety earned her B.A. from the University of Puget Sound (1998), graduating with Honors in International Political Economy. She earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado (2003), receiving the Dufford & Brown legal writing competition award and the William O. DeSouchet trial advocacy award. She was a Jonathan Boyd Chase Human Rights Fellow, and served as board president for the Rothgerber Moot Court Competition. Gerety has also studied empirical research methods at the University of Denver.