Greisen Medlock In the News

Paula Greisen wearing a pink jacket and black dress speaks to the press as our client, Autumn Scardina, stands behind her.

Greisen Medlock argued at the Colorado Supreme Court on behalf of our client, Autumn Scardina, a transgender woman who was refused service by the notorious Masterpiece Cakeshop when she tried to buy a pink cake with blue icing to celebrate her gender transition. Greisen Medlock’s statement on the argument: The citizens of Colorado believe that […]

Greisen Medlock is proud to represent Vanessa Wilson, the former Chief of Police in Aurora, Colorado. When Chief Wilson fired racist and brutal police officers who the City of Aurora had long tolerated, the City fired her. Chief Wilson’s lawsuit argues that she was fired in retaliation for her work to protect Black and Brown […]

Colorado prisons will protect transgender women from sexual abuse and provide them with required healthcare thanks to a precedent-setting settlement agreement negotiated by Greisen Medlock. Transgender women are typically imprisoned in male-designated prisons, subjecting them to routine sexual harassment and violence. And necessary medical treatment – such as hormone replacement treatment and gender affirming surgery […]

Photo of Paula Greisen with married couple Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins

Paula Greisen represented Charlie Craig and David Mullins when the fought discrimination against LGBTQ+ people in the Supreme Court. USA Today published their reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision in 303 Creative. Supreme Court 303 Creative Decision distorts religious freedom. We are no longer equal. – USA Today Before the hypothetical gay wedding case, he […]

Denver Pride parade marchers approach the Colorado capitol.

“The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today threatens the civil rights of LGBTQ+ Americans, as well as decades of long-standing laws that protect people in all minority groups,” said Paula Greisen, founding partner of Greisen Medlock.  “While we think this decision should only apply to a very narrow group of business, we have no doubt that […]

Male doctor holding pen and vial of medical supplies

Paula Greisen filed a lawsuit on behalf of a mother and her daughters after the family learned the mother’s fertility doctor – Paul Jones of Women’s Healthcare of Colorado in Grand Junction – had performed artificial inseminations on the mother using his own sperm. Jones had told the mother that the donor would be an […]

Paula Greisen speaks to Chief Vanessa Wilson

The Colorado Attorney General found that a pattern and practice of racist police at the Aurora Police Department.  After a Court orders the police department to stop its illegal practices, the new Chief of Police Vanessa Wilson vows to clean up the department. Chief Wilson then fires police officers who made racist comments, ridiculed the […]

Photo of sick prisoner holding prison fence

Greisen Medlock lawyers represented men imprisoned at a geriatric Texas prison who were not being protected from COVID-19. Twenty men died at the prison, before a court found the prisoners’ lawsuit saved “countless lives.” ‘Tinderbox waiting for the spark’: WFAA Dallas investigation shows how COVID-19 spread through Texas prisons

Badge showing Paula Greisen honored as 2020 Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers honored Paula Greisen by naming her a 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Denver. Paula Greisen – 2020 Lawyer of the Year Honoree

Photo of police officers in Austin using excessive force

Greisen Medlock lawyers won a significant settlement for a California man, who was seriously beaten by police officers as he was trying to return to his hotel room after enjoying a football game. Lawsuit accuses Austin police officer of using excessive force – Austin American-Statesman

Photo of Paula Greisen, Lindsay Saunders, and Lynly Egyes of the Trans Law Center

Across the county, thousands of transgender women are housed in male prison where they are subjected to rape and sex trafficking by male inmates.  These women, most of whom have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria and receive hormone treatment, are denied the basic protections and housing provided to the cisgender community, and leave in daily […]

Photo of Paula Greisen with header "Persistent as Hell"

PERSISTENT AS HELL Paula Greisen isn’t going to wait around for someone else to enact change Published in 2019 Colorado Super Lawyers magazine By Joel Warner on March 28, 2019 Paula Greisen sits in the gallery of a federal courtroom in downtown Denver, legs crossed and hands splayed out on the wooden bench on either side of her, radiating impatient […]

Our Mission Statement

Equity and Justice for All

With a combined almost 50 years representing people in civil rights cases, Paula Greisen and Scott Medlock are leaders in the community representing victims of discrimination and governmental abuse. We have brought and won innovative lawsuits against Fortune 500 companies, as well as state and the federal governments, understanding that abuse and discrimination can affect anyone at any time.

Read More

Awards & Recognition