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January 4, 2021

Julie Trent Joins Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC

Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC, is pleased to announce that Julie Trent has joined the firm. Ms. Trent practices in all areas of general commercial litigation and employment law, assisting many types of businesses and financial institutions in a wide range of cases. She has significant litigation experience in matters as diverse as overtime disputes under the Fair Labor Standards Act, trademark disputes under the Lanham Act, bankruptcy adversary proceedings and general contract disputes.

In addition to general commercial litigation, Ms. Trent represents employers in a variety of employment law matters, including the defense of age, race, national origin and sex discrimination, unemployment compensation and wage claims.  She particularly enjoys helping clients avoid litigation by drafting and revising employment policies and manuals to conform to rapidly changing state and federal laws, as well as helping clients at the beginning and end of employment relationships with non-solicitation, non-competition, and separation agreements.

Ms. Trent has litigation experience in federal and state courts, arbitration proceedings and mediation. She is admitted to practice before all courts in Colorado and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Ms. Trent has been rated as AV® Preeminent™ attorney by Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer and Judicial Review Ratings. For more information about the ratings, please visit