May, 2013

Success for the Sixth Amendment Task Force

Congratulations to Sixth Amendment Task Force volunteers for their role in helping to protect the rights of individuals charged with misdemeanors. In 2010, the team filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a Colorado statute that required indigent individuals charged with misdemeanors to meet with a prosecutor before counsel was appointed. Task Force members also brought the matter...

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Lawyers Committee Presents 35th Anniversary Report

The Colorado Lawyers Committee’s 35th Anniversary Report is here! The report takes a comprehensive look at the major projects the Lawyers Committee has undertaken since 1978. It includes brief project descriptions, photographs of numerous volunteers, and interesting historical information about the organization. To read it online, click...

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President of Legal Services Corporation Gives Keynote Address

The President of the Legal Services Corporation, Jim Sandman, gave an inspiring speech about the value of pro bono work at the 35th Anniversary Awards Luncheon. Thank you, Jim!  Click here to watch it online.  

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Craig Stewart Receives Outstanding Sustained Contribution Award

Congratulations to Craig Stewart (Holland & Hart LLP), who received the Outstanding Sustained Contribution Award at the 35th Anniversary Awards Luncheon. Thank you, Craig, for your longstanding support and extensive contributions to the Colorado Lawyers Committee! Click here to see the video honoring Craig’s...

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Two Firms Receive Law Firm of the Year Award

For the first time in Colorado Lawyers Committee history, the Board of Directors selected two Law Firm of the Year recipients at its Awards Luncheon: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP and Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. Congratulations to both firms and thank you for your significant contributions in 2012!

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