Author Archive | Kelly Bossley

Record-Breaking 2017 Associates Campaign

The 2017 Associates Campaign raised nearly $164,000 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. Over 1,200 members of the legal community from 57 firms contributed and it’s virtually impossible to overstate the importance […]

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Celebrating 35 Years of Your Commitment to Equal Justice

Thanks to the loyal support and generosity of our donors, more Coloradans receive the legal help they need to protect themselves and their families.  View an electronic version of the newly released 2015-16 Annual Report. Dear Friends: Anniversaries are an important part of life.  They bring to mind defining events, both personal and cultural, and they give us […]

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Injustice is lack of affordable representation

Article by Melody K. Fuller that appeared in the Daily Camera on August 10, 2016 The Daily Camera’s recent editorial praising the reversal of a Boulder County Court’s decision allowing the eviction of a mobile home park tenant fails to address the most pressing problem within our civil justice system: the lack of lawyers to help the […]

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Legal Aid Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado is pleased to welcome 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 current Colorado Bar Association president; Sarah Klahn, the managing partner at the […]

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Record Support for Legal Aid

Lawyers and law firms from across the state came together to raise a record $1.8 million in the Legal Aid Foundation’s annual fundraising drive for Colorado Legal Services. The funds will be used to provide necessary legal assistance in serious civil matters for Coloradans who cannot afford counsel. The remarkable success of the 2015-16 Campaign for […]

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Associates Campaign Reaches New Heights

The 2016 Associates Campaign raised over $135,000 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 57 firms participated in this year’s Associates Campaign, 36 of which achieved 100 percent participation […]

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CLS’s Specialized Immigrant Services Unit: Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities

The March edition of The Colorado Lawyer included a compelling article about the Associates Campaign and the important work of CLS’s Specialized Immigrant Services unit. “The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado kicks off its annual Associates Campaign for Justice on March 1. Now in its 12th year, the Associates Campaign has become a spring tradition […]

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CBA President Urges Support for the Associates Campaign

Colorado Bar Association President, Loren Brown, addresses the Legal Aid Foundation and the Associates Campaign in the March edition of The Colorado Lawyer. “There are many honors that come with being CBA president. One of the most special is getting the privilege to sit on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Foundation of […]

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Building a Foundation of Equal Justice

Thanks to the loyal support and generosity of our donors, more Coloradans receive the legal help they need to protect themselves and their families.  View an electronic version of the newly released 2014-15 Annual Report – Building a Foundation of Equal Justice. ——————————————— Dear Friends, The concept of equal justice is a relatively simple one.  It’s grounded in American […]

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