Elizabeth Pagliuca

Elizabeth Pagliuca

Beth works on both criminal and civil matters and brings extensive trial experience to Haddon, Morgan and Foreman.

After graduating from Duke University with a degree in English, Beth worked as an investigator for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. where she became skilled at locating and interviewing witnesses and developed a keen awareness about the importance of developing fact-based theories of defense. Beth left PDS to attend law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. There, she was the recipient of the prestigious Jonathan L. Olom Endowed Scholarship, awarded to a law student with a talent for advocacy who is interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense and “on the basis of academic merit.”

Prior to joining Haddon, Morgan , and Foreman, Beth worked as a trial lawyer in the Golden Regional Trial Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, where she helped thousands of people accused of crimes to preserve their dignity and freedom. Beth has extensive courtroom experience, and frequently litigates complex legal issues through both written and oral advocacy. Beth has trial experience in a wide range of criminal matters, from traffic offenses to homicides, in over 40 jury trials during her career.


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law—J.D., May 2016
  • Duke University—B.A. in English, May 2011


  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate


  • 2017 Recipient of the Jonathan L. Olom Endowed Scholarship at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law


  • Colorado Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Denver Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers