News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More, 0621 COBJ, Vol. 50, No. 6 Pg. 58

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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

No. Vol. 50, No. 6 [Page 58]

Colorado Lawyer

June, 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.

Honk if You're Grateful—Drive Thru Celebrates Pro Bono Attorneys

On April 16, The lustice Center of the El Paso County Bar Association, in partnership with Colorado Legal Services and the Civil Pro Bono Project (4th Judicial District), hosted a drive-thru appreciation event to recognize volunteers who provide pro bono services through their organizations. Despite the cold and windy weather, Judge Timothy Schutz led a cheer line of local judges in welcoming volunteers to the event with pom-poms. After being greeted, volunteers drove their vehicles through the parking lot, where staff and board members from The Justice Center and Colorado Legal Services provided gift bags, a warm cup of coffee, and certificates acknowledging their service.

1 Deborah Hamilton, board chair for The Justice Center and law librarian for the Pikes Peak Library District, hands a goodie bag to Amber Blasingame, an immigration attorney volunteer.

2 Britt Kwan of The Justice Center and Sarah Lipka of Colorado Legal Services chat with volunteer Paul Haller.

3 Local judges greet attendees.

4 The judges, staff, and volunteers that made the drive-thru possible: Judge Thomas Kane, Judge Michael McHenry, Magistrate William Moller, Judge Laura Findorff, Judge Timothy Schutz, Craig Caremean, Deborah Hamilton, Britt Kwan, Monica Crandall, Jessie Berger, and Sarah Lipka.

Professor Anna Carpenter Receives IAALS Legal Visionary Award

IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, has named AnnaE. Carp enter recipient of the inaugural Alii Gerkman Legal Visionary Award. The award showcases innovators, risk-takers, visionaries, and emerging leaders who bring a different perspective and a reform-minded approach to the improvement of our legal system, and who are early in their legal careers. Carpenter is a law professor and the director of clinical programs at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.

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