About Us

PELA members are involved in a wide variety of employment matters including: 

  • Discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age and disability
  • LGBT Discrimination
  • Harassment on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age and disability
  • Sexual harassment
  • Retaliation for engaging in protected activity
  • Whistleblower for reporting violations or suspected violations of the law 
  • FMLA—Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Overtime, minimum wage, commissions and other pay failures
  • Breach of contract
  • Non-competition and confidentiality agreements
  • Unemployment issues
  • Civil rights violations including freedom of speech
  • Severance package negotiation  

PELA is a proud affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Questions? Contact one of our Board Members or Officers if you have questions about PELA.

NELA was founded in 1985 to provide assistance and support to lawyers in protecting the rights of employees against the greater resources of their employers. NELA is the country's largest professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination and other employment-related matters.

NELA and its 69 state and local affiliates have more than 4,000 members.



Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 1700 Broadway, Suite 1900, Denver, CO 80290.

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