Erik Estrada, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., has taught graduate and law school classes for nearly a decade at the University of Colorado School of Public Affairs, the University of Denver College of Law, and the University of Denver’s Organizational Leadership Program. He is a graduate of the Boston University School of Law, the University of Denver College of Law, the University of Colorado School of Public Affairs, and the University of Colorado. He was also a Graduate Fellow at Texas A&M University’s School of Government and Public Service.
Erik served as the General Counsel for the Level 3 Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Before graduating from law school, he served as a Grants Program Officer for the Boettcher Foundation and as a Trustee, Program Director, and Senior Fellow for El Pomar Foundation, where he directed the nation’s second largest youth grant-making program. Erik presently serves, or has served, on the Boards of Directors for El Pomar Foundation, Colorado Center on Law & Policy, Foothills United Way, Community Resource Center, Tony Grampsas Fund (appointed by Governor Bill Ritter), Colorado State Housing Board (appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper), and the University of Colorado Alumni Association.