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  • Appellate
  • Litigation

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  • Colorado

Darren D. Alberti
Associate
Phone: 303.623.1800
Email: dalberti@messner.com
Office: Denver

Darren Alberti is an associate in the firm’s litigation group, focusing on appellate and complex litigation. He previously worked as a Law Clerk Intern to Justice Richard Gabriel of the Colorado Supreme Court and has also taught principles of Constitutional Law in underserved Denver-area high schools.

Before law school at the University of Colorado, Darren worked in post-Katrina New Orleans as an AmeriCorps member with Rebuilding Together New Orleans, and later as Executive Director of a New Orleans-based 501(c)(3) community development nonprofit. He also worked as a SAG-AFTRA actor in Los Angeles prior to law school.

Darren has won awards both for his legal writing and fiction writing. Additionally, he created an acting, directing, and playwriting program at the maximum-security Denver Women’s Correctional Facility, where he has directed two stage productions performed by incarcerated women.

He’s a graduate of Georgetown University, where he also played Division I-AA football.

  • University of Colorado Law School, J.D. 
  • Georgetown University, B.A.
  • Dufford & Brown Legal Writing Award (awarded to highest-performing Legal Writing student in law school section)
  • First Place, Graduate Fiction, Center of the American West 2016 Thompson Writing Awards (Crossing – Screenplay)
  • Honorable Mention – Second Place, Graduate Fiction, Center of the American West 2017 Thompson Writing Awards (Where Mountains Meet Sky – Short Story)
Community Involvement
  • Co-Founder & Director, Scene Study Program – Denver Women’s Correctional Facility
  • Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Teaching Fellow
  • Co-Leader, Univ. of Colo. Law School – New Orleans service trip with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Professional Experience
  • Colorado Supreme Court, Law Clerk Intern to Justice Richard Gabriel