Stephen A. Brunette

Contact: 719.634.7878
Law School: University of Nebraska - Lincoln


About Stephen A. Brunette
Stephen A. Brunette is a lawyer and legal author. His practice emphasis is on Appeals (civil and criminal); Commercial, Real Estate and Probate litigation; and Consultation to Lawyers on the use of Expert Evidence in civil and criminal trials and appeals. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Board of Trustees of the Forensic Sciences Foundation, the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board, and the Standing Committee on Publishing Oversight of the American Bar Association. He has several legal publications, was a contractor with Thomson-West Publishing for in the development and launch of West's Colorado Jury Verdict Reporter, and has organized and conducted several CLE programs related to law and forensic sciences for national and state organizations.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Consumer Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Felonies
  • Military Divorce
  • Misdemeanor
  • Petty Ofenses
  • Traffic Offenses
Construction Industry Arbitrator Training (American Arbitration Association )
Mediation Skills and Settlement Conference Advocacy: The Art of Facilitating Settlement Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (Pepperdine University School of Law)
Arbitration Case Preparation and Presentation (American Arbitration Association )
Professional Experience
Foreclosure Prevention
University of Nebraska - LincolnM.A.Psychology
University of Nebraska - LincolnJ.D.Law & Psychology
University of Nebraska - LincolnCertificatePublic Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
Details: Interdisciplinary program focused on administrative theory and process, public budgeting and finance, policy analysis, and program evaluation.
University of Colorado - BoulderB.A.Psychology
Honors: Cum Laude
Professional Associations
Member, American Bar Association
Activities: Dispute Resolution (1994 - 1999); Health Law Forum (1993 - 1995); Litigation (1993 - 1997); Natural Resources, Energy, & Environmental Law (1990 - 1993); Science and Technology (1989 - 2000), Chair, Behavioral Science Committee (1996 - 1999, 2008 - 2010), Standing Committee on Scientific Evidence (1989 - 1995); Tort & Insurance Practice (1993 - 1997); Standing Committee on Publishing Oversight (1999 - 2003); Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries (2001 - 2003, 2008 - 2010); International Law (2008 - 2010).
Member, American Academy of Forensic Sciences
Activities: Director (2001 - 2004). Trustee, Forensic Sciences Foundation (1995-2003; Vice-chair, 1997-1998; Secretary, 1998-1999; Chair, Education Committee (1997-1998, 1999-2003 ), Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board (1997-2003); Professional Oversight Task Force (1994-1997). Jurisprudence Section: Fellow (1996- 2005), Chair (1997-1999), Secretary (1996-1997), Member (1994-1996), Program Chair (1995), Program Co-chair (1994, 1996), Provisional Member (1989-1994). Jurisprudence Section Harold A. Feder Award Winner (2001).
Committee Member, ABA Standing Committee on Publishing Oversigh
Activities: Oversee publications and publishing policy, procedures and practices of American Bar Association.
At Large Member of a Board, Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board
Activities: At Large Member of a Board established by the AAFS, and funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), for the purpose of creating standards to accredit entities that certify individual forensic practitioners in various areas of specialization. Participating certification entities presently include: American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT), American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO), Forensic Toxicology Certification Board (FTCB), American Board of Medico-Legal Death Investigation (ABMDI), American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE), Association of Forensic Document Examiners (AFDE), International Association for Identification (IAI), American Board of Criminalistics (ABC), International Association of Forensic Engineering Specialties (IAFES). Affiliate entities include American Board of Forensic Pathology (ABFP), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and NIJ.
Trustee, and Chair, Forensic Sciences Foundation
Activities: Trustee, and Chair of Education Committee, of non-profit Foundation dedicated to education and research in forensic sciences. Sponsored FSF funding for Summit Conference, supra; sponsored and administer Emerging Forensic Scientist Award competition.


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Telephone: 719.634.7878