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Record Support for Legal Aid

Lawyers and law firms from across the state came together to raise a record $1.7 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 success of the 2014-15 Campaign for Justice […]

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Legal Aid Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado is pleased to welcome eight new Trustees to its Board: Loren Brown, a founding shareholder at the Broomfield law firm of Ciancio Ciancio Brown and current President of the Colorado Bar Association; retired United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Campbell; Julie Gifford, a shareholder at the Denver law firm […]

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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 […]

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Responding to Domestic Violence

The March edition of The Colorado Lawyer included a compelling article about the Associates Campaign and Colorado Legal Services’ work protecting victims of domestic violence. “On March 1, 2015, the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado (LAF) began its annual Associates Campaign for Justice. During this month-long campaign, law firm associates will spearhead efforts to raise money for Colorado Legal Services (CLS). […]

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Can You Afford You?

Legal Aid Foundation Trustee Heidi Potter poses this question in the Boulder County Bar Association’s December newsletter. “For many of us, the answer to that question is either ‘No, I couldn’t afford to hire me’ or ‘Yes, but not for very long.’ Now, imagine that you are living in poverty and are in desperate need […]

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$1.6 Million Raised for Legal Aid

Thanks to the most significant participation ever from the legal community, the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado raised a record $1.6 million in its 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. Lawyers and law firms from […]

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