criminal defense attorney

LaQunya is member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, and prior to working with WSM Law, P.C., she practiced in the First Judicial District as a Deputy State Public Defender. As a public defender, LaQunya handled hundreds of criminal cases to include misdemeanor, traffic, and felony cases. In addition to general district and county court criminal cases, LaQunya was also a defense attorney in the Jefferson County Specialty Courts, which include, Recovery Court, Veteran’s Court, and Mental Health Court. LaQunya directly worked with the Recovery Court program on a weekly basis to represent clients who were struggling and recovering from...

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social security attorney

Rene was born and raised in Lakewood, Colorado and a graduate of Denver North High School.  She attended Stephens College, a small private women’s college in Columbia, Missouri.  There she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts with an emphasis in jewelry design and printmaking.  To support her jewelry design, Rene initially worked in retail, restaurant, and marketing. Eventually, Rene decided to put her analytical skills to work in the legal industry and attended the University of Kansas School of Law.  There she learned to put her passion for helping under-served individuals and communities to good use.  She interned at Legal Aid of Western Missouri and the Missouri State Pu...

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government contracts attorney

Joe Whitcomb is the founder and president of Whitcomb, Selinsky, McAuliffe, PC (WSM).  In addition, he manages the firm and heads up the Government Procurement and International Business Transactions Law sections.  As a result of his military service as a U.S. Army Ranger and as a non-commissioned officer in the Air Force, he learned mission accomplishment.  While serving in the Air Force, he earned his Bachelor’s in Social Sciences and a Master’s in International Relations.  His Master’s emphasis was on National Security and International Political Economics.  After his military career, Joe attended law ...

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Brandon counsels breweries and other business clients on trademark prosecution and defense in front of the USPTO and TTAB. Most recently, he fended off a major university’s attack on an independent artist’s trademark. He also represents service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) in government procurement matters, including bid protests, contract disputes, and appellate advocacy. In addition to trademarks, Brandon specializes in beer and spirits law more broadly, including TTB compliance, licensing/permitting, and other regulatory issues. Prior to joining WSM, Brandon litigated subr...

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Dan McAuliffe is an attorney and decorated combat veteran. He has more than 25-years of government, contracting, legal, military and  project management experience. He is licensed to practice law in Colorado and the District of Columbia. A former legislative director to a U.S. Representative and Senator, he has written legislation, secured appropriations and affected the outcome of government regulations. He is an expert in the areas of natural resources, water, real estate, permitting, finance, federal regulations, governmental affairs and public policy. He was the Deputy Director and General Coun...

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Ken Enright is a VA-accredited attorney and US Army veteran, including a deployment to Baghdad from December 2007 through February 2009 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

After separating from the military in 2009, Ken studied Political Science at Concordia University-Wisconsin, where he quickly developed a passion for the law. Ken went on to receive his J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is licensed to practice law in both Indiana and Colorado.

During his time in law scho...

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Mark Wilson focuses his practice in the areas of corporate, tax, and government contracts law for individuals, veterans, and business clientele ranging from startups and emerging growth clients to Fortune 500 companies. He is regularly involved in advising companies on SDVOSB certification, strategic transactions including M&A, FAR/DFAS compliance, tax avoidance, joint venture and capital transactions.  Additionally, Mark is a US Army Guard Veteran and is proud to focus his professional endeavors on helping fellow vets.  Mark is actively involved in the community and brings a logical, worry-free attitu...

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Andrew Newell is an experienced regulatory and corporate law attorney.  Prior to returning to private practice, he served as General Counsel for two Colorado-based technology companies from 2009 through late 2017.  He led teams that obtained substantial funding from federal infrastructure grant programs, reverse auctions, and government contracts.  He has also negotiated hundreds of high-value private sector contracts, including international vendor agreements, software license agreements, and corporate finance agreements.  He has also led public policy efforts that succeeded in making necessary changes ...

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Mr. Turner is a member of WSM’s Labor and Employment group.  He centers his practice in the Health and Safety sector, defending clients against MSHA and OSHA regulatory enforcement actions.  Prior to joining WSM, Mr. Turner spent close to seven years as a trial attorney with the Department of Labor, working directly with the agencies on a daily basis. Thus, he brings an insider’s knowledge to assist employers in effectively preparing for the inspection process, and, if necessary, in successfully maneuvering through the procedural and substantive stresses of litigation, special investigations, accident inves...

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