CWBA President Kathryn Starnella was named U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Inga Causey was appointed to the Eagle County Court.
Meegan Miloud was appointed to the First Judicial District Court.
Monica Haenselman was appointed to the Boulder County Court.
Jonathan Shamis was appointed to the Fifth Judicial District Court.
On the Move
Glory Schmidt joined Griffiths Law PC as an associate.
Stephanie Schrab joined Solem Woodward & McKinley, P.C. as an associate.
Sara Bush, Mia Boggs, and Mary Walsh joined Johnson Law Group.
Emily Olson joined the Harris Law Firm.
Emily Miller was named shareholder at Nathan Dumm & Mayer, P.C.
Haley Carmer became a shareholder at Garfield & Hecht, P.C.
Kathleen Craigmile, Elizabeth Weishaupl, and Kris Zumalt joined JAMS.
Jessica Kyle joined the Sparks Willson, P.C. Executive Committee as Chief Operating Officer.
CWBA Board member Andrea Bronson, Past CWBA Board member Brandee Caswell, Sarah Kellner, Almira Moronne, and Alena Prokop became partners with Davis Graham & Stubbs.
Alexi Gedlaman joined Zinda Law Group, PLLC as an associate attorney.
Tomi Hanson started her own firm, The Best Interests of the Child, LLC, in Fort Collins.
Kristin Bronson will serve as the new executive director of the Colorado Lawyers Committee.
CWBA Past President Miranda Hawkins and Jennifer Gordon have formed the firm Hawkins Gordon.
CWBA Board member Chelsea Augelli became a shareholder at Wells Family Law, P.C.
You Were Recognized
CWBA COLGBT Representative Kyriaki “Kiki” Council was featured in the March issue of Colorado Lawyer.
CWBA Board Member Sonia Russo, Nora Passamaneck, and Phyllis Wan are finalists for the 2023 Inclusiveness@Work awards from the Center for Legal Inclusiveness.
Justice Monica Márquez received the Lifetime Achievement award from the Center for Legal Inclusiveness.
Jennifer Evans received the Distinguished Achievement-Private Practice Award at the 42nd Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards.
Jenipher Jones Bonino was named to the Denver Business Journal 40 under 40.
Leading the Way
Teresa Akkara coauthored “Demystifying Colorado’s Atypical Civil and Administrative Appeals” for the January/February issue of Colorado Lawyer.
J. Ryann Peyton authored “It Takes a Village: The Case for Distributed and Agile Mentoring” for the January/February issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Abigail Walker coauthored “Construing the Restitution Statutes” for the March issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Martine Wells, Airina Rodrigues, and Kayla Dreyer coauthored “Colorado’s Non-Compete Statute Q&A for the March issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Reagan Larkin coauthored “Dirt in the Courts: A Summary of Recent Colorado Real Estate Caselaw” for the March issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Gene Commander authored “Staying Ahead of the Talent Curve—Part 1: Talent Challenges Facing Colorado Law Firms” for the March issue of Colorado Lawyer and “Staying Ahead of the Talent Curve—Part 2: Talent Solutions for Colorado Law Firms” for the April issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Ashley Chase and Cara Nord coauthored “House Bill 22-1038: Colorado Continues Its History of Expanding Children’s Voice and Representation in D&N Proceedings” for the April issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Hon. Maria E. Berkenkotter authored “Judges’ Corner: Seven Questions with Christina Gomez, Dea Lindsey, and Ashley Andrews” for the May issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Amy Lopez, Claire Mueller, Codi Cox, Hannah Westmont, Isabel Broer, and Melanie Jordan are members of the 2023 COBALT Class.