Jean Dubofsky has been an attorney representing litigants in a wide array of cases, primarily in appellate courts. Dubofsky served as a justice on the Colorado Supreme Court from 1979 until 1987, the first woman appointed to the court. As a justice, she wrote more than 250 opinions for the court.
Dubofsky was lead counsel for the plaintiffs in the successful constitutional challenge to Amendment 2 to the Colorado Constitution. The case, Romer v. Evans, was the initial recognition by the United States Supreme Court of gay rights.
In the past fifteen years, Dubofsky has served on the boards of the Bell Policy Center (chair), the Colorado Center on Law and Policy (chair), and Boulder Community Health. She is now retired and happy to be a grandmother.