Updated: Aug 26, 2022
Hon. Nina Wang and Charlotte Sweeney were confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Hon. Julie Hoskins was named Chief Judge of the 19th Judicial District. Judge Hoskins is a past recipient of our Annual Judicial Excellence Award.
LaQunya Baker was appointed to the Arapahoe County Court.
Anita Schutte was appointed to the Second Judicial District Court.
Demetria Trujillo was appointed to the Second Judicial District Court.
Kaitlin Turner was appointed to the Eleventh Judicial District Court.
Hon. Kelley Southerland was appointed to the Seventeenth Judicial District Court.
Past President of the CWBA Larimer Chapter Renee Doak was appointed to the Weld County Court.
Sarah Wallace was appointed to the Second Judicial District Court.
Jenny Lopez Filkins was appointed to the Larimer County Court.
On the Move
Brittany Kauffman was named CEO of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System.
Anne Ollada joined JAMS.
Jane Cox is a shareholder with Burns Figa & Will.
Adrienne Scheffey is a shareholder with Burns Figa & Will.
Emma Fletcher is a partner with Harrington Brewster Mahoney Smits.
CWBA Past President Madeline Collison has joined Benezra & Culver, P.C.
You Were Recognized
Sarah Wallace was nominated for 2022 Individual of the Year by the Colorado Lawyers Committee.
Leading the Way
CWBA Past President Alison Zinn co-authored the article “In Defense of the Guardianship and Conservatorship: A Tool to Protect the Most Vulnerable,” published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw.
Jody Harper Alderman authored “Public Use or Purpose, Necessity, and Pretextual Takings in Colorado Eminent Domain Law” for the July issue of the Colorado Lawyer.
Liz Merrill coauthored “Managing High-Conflict Dissolutions in Mediation and Court” for the August/September issue of the Colorado Lawyer.
Melissa Meirink coauthored “Recent Amendments to the Colorado Appellate Rules” for the August/September Issue of the Colorado Lawyer.
·Hon. Maria E. Berkenkotter authored “Judges’ Corner: Seven Questions” for the August/September Issue of the Colorado Lawyer.