Saturday, March 18, 2023
The Colorado Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved a year and a day suspension by consent of an attorney for ethics violations in the representation of a criminal defendant.
The problem involved, in part, a six-month suspension imposed during the pendency of the criminal matter.
The Denver Post reported on her participation in the Discovery Channel series "Naked and Afraid" in a 2019 story
In addition to running her own law firm (Molly Jansen Law Group) and practicing criminal defense, the Denver native is a longtime morning DJ on hard-rock station KBPI 107.9-FM (Mondays 8:30-9:30 a.m.), a mountaineer, a ski instructor at Beaver Creek, a licensed real estate broker (Falk Ryan LLC), a yoga instructor, a former candidate for Denver district attorney, and a single mother of three who hails from a prominent Denver family known for its philanthropy.
Now Jansen can add “Naked and Afraid” survivalist to the list — a title that seems impossibly distant from her debutante past. Teasers for her episode advertise her as a “super fan” of the series, and one who was paired with “Naked and Afraid” veteran and Lakewood-based Wright. (A fan-favorite “all-star,” Wright counts the equivalent of more than three months of filming for the show.)
The “super fan” tag is true now for Jansen, having watched every episode twice. But it wasn’t when she started.
“There’s a part of me that has a lot of adrenaline because I like to do unique things, like heli-skiing in Iceland or running marathons,” she said. “So when I got back from an 18-day climb in Nepal last April (part of her training for a May 2020 attempt to summit Mount Everest), I saw a random message on Facebook asking if I wanted to apply.”