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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

No. Vol. 51, No. 1 [Page 52]

Colorado Lawyer

January, 2022



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.

CBA Celebrates 2020-21 Award Recipients

Because members were unable to gather in person last year, the CBA hosted a reception to celebrate the 2020 and 2021 CBA Award of Merit and Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award recipients. The Award of Merit is the CBAs highest honor and recognizes a current CBA member for outstanding service or contributions to the association, the legal profession, the administration of justice, or the community. The Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award recognizes a CBA YLD member who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession and community. CBA President Joi Kush, Executive Director Amy Larson, and YLD Council member Tanya Sevy presented the awards.

Law Suit Days Benefits Three Local Nonprofits

The DBA Young Lawyers Division hosted its annual Law Suit Days clothing drive in November, collecting donations of gentiy used professional men's and women's clothing, shoes, and accessories. The donations were then distributed to Arrupe Jesuit High School, Marsha's Closet of the Transgender Center of the Rockies, and Bayaud Enterprises. The YLD thanks everyone who donated clothing, time, or money to this worthy cause.

Colorado Chapter of ABOTA Hosts Awards Dinner

The Colorado Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) honored Denver District Court Judge Shelley Gilman with the 2021 Judicial Excellence Award on November 5 at the Denver Country Club. Judge Gilman was appointed to the bench in 1998 and has served, and continues to serve, as a mentor, teacher, and coach for judges throughout Colorado...

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