March, 2014

Four Law Firms to be Honored at Awards Luncheon

The Colorado Lawyers Committee is delighted to honor four Law Firm of Year nominees at this year’s Awards Luncheon on May 20th: Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP Patton Boggs LLP Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. The nominees for the 2014 Law Firm on the Year award represent firms whose attorneys and staff members made significant pro bono contributions to Lawyers Committee projects...

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Congratulations, Bill Callison!

We are delighted to announce that Bill Callison, a partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Sustained Contribution Award. Bill has volunteered with the Colorado Lawyers Committee since 1983, participating on countless projects and task forces as well as serving on the Executive Committee for over a decade. The award will be presented at the 2014 Awards...

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Lawyers Committee Volunteers File Marriage Equality Lawsuit

Colorado Lawyers Committee volunteers have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutional ban on gay marriage in Colorado. The suit, McDaniel-Miccio v. State of Colorado, was filed on February 19, 2014 in Denver District Court. While the state permits civil unions between gay couples, the complaint argues that the constitutional ban denies same-sex couples the “full panoply of rights enjoyed by...

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Voting Rights Hearing A Success

The Colorado Lawyers Committee was honored to be a co-sponsor, with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, of the National Commission on Voting Rights Colorado/New Mexico hearing. Held on Friday, March 7 at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, the hearing included two panels of voting rights experts: one focused on the challenges of providing access to the polls to...

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Save the Date

Please join us on May 20, 2014 for the Colorado Lawyers Committee’s 2014 Awards Luncheon! Held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott Denver City Center, the Awards Luncheon will celebrate and honor the individuals who were an important part of the Lawyers Committee’s success in 2013. Highlights will include presentation of awards for Outstanding Sustained Contribution, Community...

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