S3E1 (episode 21): District Attorney Beth McCann on Improving Our Criminal Justice System

Join Denver District Attorney Beth McCann and Jeffrey M. Zucker as they discuss her career journey, changing laws at the legislative level and seeing them in action as DA. This uplifting podcast includes topics such as changing the criminal justice system, paraskiing, and more. People are the Answer is a podcast on social impact, entrepreneurship and more.

Beth obtained her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University. Beth is the current District Attorney in Denver, having been sworn in on Jan 11, 2017. Before this, she served 8 years as the State Representative for House District 8 in North and Central Denver. She spent several years in the Colorado Attorney General’s office as the Deputy in charge of civil litigation and employment law. She was the first female Manager of Safety in Mayor Webb’s administration, supervising the police, sheriff, and fire departments. She practiced law for 8 years with a private firm and she also spent several years in the Denver District Attorney’s office as a deputy and chief deputy district attorney, handling hundreds of cases. She clerked for U.S. District Judge Sherman Finesilver. She was a founding mother of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and served as its president. She has also served on many boards and committees.

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Turning Over a New Leaf – https://www.denvergov.org/Government/…

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