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 […]
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 […]
Be sure to check out the June edition of “Justice at Work” for the latest on access to justice issues in Colorado, including a legal aid lawyer honored for service, results of the 2015 Associates Campaign, and the Legal Aid Foundation’s new leadership. View the June newsletter.
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 […]
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). […]
Be sure to check out the November edition of “Justice at Work” for the latest on access to justice issues in Colorado, including an update about Colorado Gives Day and legal aid client story . View the November newsletter.
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 […]
In order to preserve resources for services, the complete list of our donors is now available here. 2013-14 Annual Report – Your Gift Matters. Dear Friends, We invite you to take a bow. Through your ongoing commitment to equal justice, each one of you plays a starring role in our civil legal aid system here in […]
A recent article in the Boulder County Bar Association Newsletter addressed access to justice issues in Colorado and what can be done about it. View the article here.
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 […]