Jennifer Emmi, 43, also known as Jennifer Edwards, was arrested on Jan. 25 and charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, retaliating against a victim or witness, domestic violence, violation of a mandatory protection order and three counts of stalking, according to an affidavit filed by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
The latest charges are in addition to 16 felonies and 16 misdemeanors in other felony cases filed over the last year that allege attempts to influence public servants, domestic violence and retaliation against witnesses.
Emmi is an animal rights attorney, who began The Animal Law Center based in Englewood and owns the 14 Hands Ranch in Evergreen.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — An Evergreen lawyer who operated a prominent local animal rights law firm pleaded guilty last month to three counts in a case in which she was suspected of conspiring to kill her estranged husband's girlfriend.
According to court records, Jennifer Emmi, 43, of The Animal Law Center, pleaded guilty on June 28 to:
- Retaliation against a witness or victim (Class 3 felony)
- Stalking (Class 4 felony)
- Solicitation of second-degree murder (Class 3 felony)
Emmi was scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 16, according to records.
Between January 2020 and her arrest in January 2021, Emmi, also known as Jennifer Edwards, had been charged with 16 felonies and 16 misdemeanors in five felony cases, according to the case affidavit.