Linda Michow is a founding partner of the firm. Linda’s practice includes representation of Colorado municipalities on local government matters with a focus on land use, construction contracts and elections. Read more.


Marcus McAskin has represented Colorado public entities since 2002, and is a founding member of the law firm of Michow Cox & McAskin LLP. He represents and counsels Colorado municipalities on a broad range of local government legal matters. Read more.


Kathie Guckenberger has represented Colorado public entities since 2009, and has been with the law firm of Michow Cox & McAskin LLP since its inception. She represents and counsels Colorado municipalities on a broad range of local government legal matters. Read more.


Tim Cox retired January 1, 2022. He was a founding partner of Michow Cox & McAskin, LLP.



Jenna joined MCM in July 2021.  She has spent her entire legal career in local government with a strong focus on law enforcement.  Prior to MCM, Jenna spent over 19 years working for the City of Lakewood, most recently serving as police legal advisor.  In her role as police legal advisor, she provided law enforcement training on a wide variety of legal topics, reviewed internal affairs investigations, reviewed law enforcement-related contracts, reviewed law enforcement policy and procedure, wrote municipal ordinances, and advised command staff on a daily basis.  Read more.


Christiana McCormick is an associate attorney with the law firm of Michow, Cox & McAskin, LLP. She joined the Firm in September 2016. Ms. McCormick assists with the Firm’s legal representation of its municipal clients. Her practice of local government law includes drafting and reviewing contracts, drafting resolutions and ordinances, and producing legal memoranda on topics such as open records, open meetings, and the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (“CGIA”).  Read more.


Silvia has been advising state and local governments since 2013 and joined Michow Cox & McAskin LLP in 2018. She is passionate about helping local governments identify their goals and craft an approach to meet these needs. Silvia has a strong background in land use and public finance, and has advised clients regarding special district organization, real property conveyances including public easements, open meetings and open records laws, and governmental immunity, among other municipal issues. Read more.



Randall Sampson joined the Firm as “Of Counsel” in early 2019. With over 36 years’ experience as a Colorado attorney, his career has included early service as a Deputy District Attorney (18thJudicial District), representation of the Colorado Department of Transportation, as an Assistant Attorney General, and until joining the Firm, 22 years as Senior Assistant City Attorney for the City of Arvada, specializing in land use and planning. Read more.



Lori Strand joined the Firm as “Of Counsel” in the Fall of 2019.  Lori has over 13 years’ experience practicing local government law, with a specialization in land use, zoning, and general contract matters (including negotiating and drafting intergovernmental agreements, development agreements, subdivision improvement agreements, sponsorship agreements, and professional services agreements). Read more.



Karen comes to MCM with a background in municipal government. She has worked for the City of Cherry Hills Village in the capacity of court clerk, police clerk and community development clerk. Karen was employed by the City of Greenwood Village for nine years in the Community Development Department acting as Planning and Zoning Commission secretary, maintaining recordkeeping for the City’s Elevator Program and holding a certified permit technician designation through the International Code Council. Karen is a Colorado Notary Public and a member of the Colorado Association of Permit Technicians.