Associates Lead the Charge for Legal Aid

The 2015 Associates Campaign raised nearly $115,000 for legal aid during the month of March. This annual effort, led entirely by young lawyers, helps ensure access to civil justice for those who might otherwise go without.

A record number of 50 firms participated in this year’s Associates Campaign, 34 of which achieved 100 percent participation among their associates. This was the 11th year that young lawyers have demonstrated their commitment to access to justice and leadership through the Associates Campaign. While the Campaign has grown steadily every year, the Legal Aid Foundation’s Associates Advisory Board, which was established in 2012, is largely responsible for its recent impressive growth.

“Just as important as the amount of money raised during the 2015 Associates Campaign is the scope of participation,” said Associate Director Kelly Bossley. “It demonstrates what young lawyers working together can accomplish for a great cause, and their success will make a big difference in the lives of low-income Coloradans.”

Colorado Supreme Court Justice Will Hood presented the following awards at the Associates Campaign Recognition Event on May 13th:


Associate Per Capita Gift Winners

Larger firms:                     Davis Graham & Stubbs

Mid-Size firms:                Merchant & Gould

Smaller firms:                   Jones & Keller


Non-Associate Total Winners

Larger firms:                      Polsinelli

Mid-Size firms:                 Snell & Wilmer

Smaller firms:                    Fennemore Craig


100 Percent Associate Participation Firms:

Arnold & Porter                                                                        Jackson Kelly

Ballard Spahr                                                                           Jones & Keller

Bartlit Beck                                                                               Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck                                           Kutak Rock

Bryan Cave                                                                              Lewis Bess Williams & Weese

Burg Simpson                                                                           Littler Mendelson

Childs McCune                                                                         McKenna Long & Aldridge

Davis Graham & Stubbs                                                          Merchant & Gould

Faraci Leasure                                                                          Otten Johnson

Fennemore Craig                                                                      Polsinelli

Fortis Law Partners                                                                  Pryor Johnson Carney

Gibson Dunn                                                                             Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

Greenberg Traurig                                                                    Sheridan Ross

Hale Westfall                                                                             Silver & DeBoskey

Hogan Lovells                                                                            Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

Husch Blackwell                                                                        Snell & Wilmer

Ireland Stapleton                                                                       Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell