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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

Vol. 50, No. 3 [Page 48]

Colorado Lawyer

March, 2021



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.

Judge Karen Ashby Receives Trailblazer Award

The Colorado Women's Bar Association has named the Honorable Karen Ashby recipient of this year's Mary Lathrop Trailblazer Award. Judge Ashby, who retired from the Colorado Court of Appeals bench in 2019, has spent nearly four decades blazing the trail for women and people of color in the legal profession and in the larger community. Before serving on the Court of Appeals, Judge Ashby presided over the Denver Juvenile Court.

Richard Murray Receives Davis Award

On January 21, the Denver Bar Association, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, and the Davis family honored Polsinelli attorney Richard Murray with the 2020 Davis Award. The award recognizes Murray's outstanding service to the legal community, along with his civic and charitable leadership. Murray is a shareholder in Polsinelli's litigation practice group and is the immediate past chair of the University of Colorado Law School's Law Alumni Board. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the DBA Young Lawyers Division.

2021 Roll Out the Barrels Campaign

The DBA YLD's annual Roll Out the Barrels campaign was a tremendous success, raising $40,371 to support Metro Caring's mission of providing nutritious food to people in need. Thanks to the 15 firms and 243 individuals who participated, 6,000 families will receive a week's worth of healthy, culturally relevant food. The funds raised will also help support five months of food deliveries for between 100 and 150 families every week (which equals 2,500 grocery deliveries!).

Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Webinar

On January 29, the Colorado Women's Bar Association and the Women's Foundation of Colorado co-hosted a 1.5-hour webinar for job seekers and employees of all backgrounds. Top legal and employment experts explained the state's new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and how it affects working Coloradans.

Jane Jackson Joins CJI Board

The Colorado Judicial Institute welcomes Jane Jackson as its...

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