CWBA Board Member LaQunya Baker was appointed to the Eighteenth Judicial District Court.
Victoria Klingensmith was appointed to the Eighteenth Judicial District Court.
Amy Danielle Touart was appointed to the Arapahoe County Court.
Jon Olafson was appointed to the Second Judicial District Court.
Amanda Philipps was appointed to the Fourth Judicial District Court.
Pax Moultrie was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Hon. Amanda Hopkins was appointed chief judge of the Twelfth Judicial District.
Hon. Erin Sokol was appointed chief judge of the Fourth Judicial District.
Kerri Lombardi has been chosen as the new presiding judge of the Denver County Court, effective February 1.
On the Move
Lara Rausch joined The Harris Law Firm as an associate.
Danielle Edwards joined Lyons Gaddis as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group.
Morgan Cali was promoted to Senior Counsel with Coombe Curry Rich & Jarvis.
Olivia Heffner joined Willoughby & Associates as an associate.
CWBA Past President Doris Truhlar retired from the active practice of law.
Anna Goebel joined Miller & Steiert as an associate.
Isabel Broer joined the new firm of Olson Grimsley.
Casey Peel joined Davis & Ceriani, P.C. as an associate.
Lowrey Parady Lebsack Law Firm is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
Katherine Klein joined Keller Rohrback L.L.P.’s Denver office.
You Were Recognized
Kristin Arthur and Susan Minamizono were named 2023 Pro Bono Stars by the Denver Bar Association Access to Justice Committee.
Fay Matsukage was awarded the 2023 Colorado Bar Association Award of Merit.
Hon. Mariana Vielma was a 2023 Colorado Judicial Institute Judicial Excellence Awards Honoree.
Leading the Way
Nicoal Sperrazza is the 2023-24 Denver Bar Association President.
J. Ryann Peyton authored “‘Help’ Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Ask for Help in the Legal Profession” for the July/August 2023 issue of Colorado Lawyer.
CWBA President Emma Garrison authored “Why a Women’s Bar?” for the November 2023 issue of Colorado Lawyer.
J. Ryann Peyton authored “The Paradox of Professional Rivalry: Why Lawyers Don’t Always Like Other Lawyers” for the November 2023 issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Alison Connaughty authored “Doyle Inn CLE Program Continues to Be Open—and Free—to All in Honor of Award-Winning Member Randy Bramer” for the November 2023 issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Hon. Maria Berkenkotter co-authored “Artificial Intelligence and Professional Conduct: Considering the Ethical Implications of Using Electronic Legal Assistants” for the January/February 2024 issue of Colorado Lawyer.
Tiera Brown authored “Liberatory Love: Transforming the Legal Profession” for the January/February 2024 issue of Colorado Lawyer.