Yolanda Clarke

Senior Associate Attorney




455 Sherman St.
Suite 390
Denver, CO 80203


J.D., University Colorado, Boulder
B.A., University of Massachusetts


Yolanda Clarke is a senior associate attorney in Vicente LLP's Denver office, where she focuses on licensing and regulatory compliance. Since joining the firm as a law clerk in 2016, she has led and assisted with licensing projects across the U.S. in California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Ohio, New York, Illinois, Utah, Iowa, Georgia, as well as internationally in Canada. With more than 40 licenses obtained for clients, she is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of the licensing process.

In 2023 and 2024, Yolanda was recognized by her peers in the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" list for her work in administrative/regulatory law.

While in law school, Yolanda practiced as a student attorney at CU’s Criminal Defense Clinic and was active in the Korey Wise Innocence Project and Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association Record Sealing Clinics. She was also a founding member of the university’s If, When, How: Lawyers for Reproductive Justice Group and served as vice president of the Cannabis Law League. Prior to law school, Yolanda worked as a paralegal at a real estate law firm serving the mid-Atlantic region.


Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Attorney, Turn Over a New Leaf Record Sealing Clinic, 2018-2019


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Administrative / Regulatory Law, 2023-2024