Bar News, 0916 COBJ, Vol. 45, No. 9 Pg. 15

Author:Jessica Volz, J.

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Bar News

Vol. 45, No. 9 [Page 15]

The Colorado Lawyer

September, 2016

Jessica Volz, J.

News From the CBA, Local Bars, and More: September 2016

Bar News is a monthly compilation of news from the CBA, including sections and committees, administration, and local and specialty bar associations. It also includes notices of activities —past, present, and future—from local and national law-related organizations and groups. Please send information and high-resolution photos (with captions identifying the subjects) to CBA Communications Specialist Jessica A. Volz at

Legal Aid Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado recently welcomed nine new trustees to its board: Maranda Compton, of counsel at the Denver office of Van Ness Feldman; Matt Ellsworth, a shareholder at Sheridan Ross; Patricia Jarzobski, a solo practitioner in Denver and the current president of the CBA; Sarah Klahn, the managing partner at the Denver law firm of White & Janokowski; Mike Miner, a solo practitioner in Boulder; Chris Montville, a partner at the Denver law firm of Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell; Lindsey Nicholson, a shareholder at the Durango law firm of Goldman Robbins Nicholson & Mack; Brent Rychener, a partner in the Colorado Springs office of Bryan Cave; and Susan Ryan, a shareholder in the Denver office of Ryley Carlock & Applewhite.

The newly-elected officers are: Chairperson Chris Ford, a member of the Boulder law firm of Hutchinson Black & Cook; Vice-Chairperson Natalie Hanlon-Leh, a partner in the Denver office of WilmerHale; Secretary Eric Olson, a partner in the Denver office of Bartlit Beck; Treasurer Cheryl Walton, a principal in the accounting and consulting firm of Causey Demgen & Moore; and Past-Chairperson Jessica Brown, a partner in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s Denver office.

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Announces the New Fellow Class of 2016

John A. Culver.

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, recently unveiled the Class of 2016. This year’s class includes 75 new fellows and four honorary fellows from all sections of labor and employment law. CBA and DBA member John A. Culver of Benezra & Culver has been appointed to the class. Fellows are recognized as distinguished members of the labor and employment community who promote achievement, advancement, and excellence in...

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