Ellis “failed to meet the employer’s expectations” and “made mistakes on cases the employer believes she should not have made,” according to a document from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment…

“The employer noted some cases were being processed that did not adhere to the Victim Rights Act,” the state labor department document says. “… There is the appearance in case documentation the claimant did not follow proper protocol for some of the cases she handled.”…

Ellis was hired by the Weld County District Attorney’s Office in August 2012 and fired in the first quarter of 2013, documents obtained by The Sun show. Ellis’ boss was Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, who is now chairman of the Colorado Republican Party and a U.S. representative…

“There are insufficient facts (Ellis) was not performing the duties to the best of her ability,” the state labor department document says. “There were some deficiencies in her education and experience that account for some of the errors she committed while learning on the job under high-volume conditions.”