In recognition of extraordinary commitment to equal justice, the national Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors presented its Pro Bono Service Award to four Coloradans and the firm of Holland & Hart LLP in Denver on July 22, 2013. Speakers at the event included LSC Board Chairman John G. Levi, Colorado Bar Association President […]
The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado is pleased to welcome the following lawyers to its Board of Trustees: Amy Benson (Bryan Cave HRO) Rebecca Anderson Fischer (Sherman & Howard) Tamara F. Goodlette (Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons) Eric R. Olson (Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott) Heidi C. Potter (Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti) Jonathan W. Rauchway […]
The 2013 Associates Campaign raised nearly $85,000 for legal aid during the month of April. This associate-led effort raised 70 percent more than last year by recruiting 795 members of the legal community to help ensure access to civil justice for those who might otherwise go without. A record number of 43 firms participated in […]
Don’t miss the April “Justice at Work” featuring the 2013 Associates Campaign and the innovative partnership between legal aid and Children’s Hospital. View the April 2013 newsletter.
The April edition of The Colorado Lawyer included a compelling article about the Associates Campaign and Colorado Legal Services’ Medical–Legal Partnership for Children. “On April 1, 2013, the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado kicked off its annual Associates Campaign. For many young lawyers, the Associates Campaign will be their first exposure to the work of Colorado […]
The 2013 Associates Campaign began on April 1st and will run through April 30th. The first Associates Campaign was held in 2005 with only 10 firms participating and has grown every year. Last year, 34 firms raised over $50,000 and this year with 44 firms on board, we are hoping to raise even more. 2013 Associates […]
Last year, the Legal Aid Foundation launched a new “Community Partners” initiative to showcase those vendors and other professionals who are joining the legal community in improving access to justice. We are grateful to our inaugural Community Partners that can be seen here .
The Legal Aid Foundation raised $99,425 within a 24-hour period on Colorado Gives Day this year. On behalf of the thousands of low-income Coloradans who will receive necessary civil legal assistance over the course of the next few months, our warmest thanks to everyone who made a donation and helped get the word out about Colorado […]
The Legal Aid Foundation’s occasional e-newsletter, Justice at Work, provides news, updates and examples of how Legal Aid is making a difference. View the November e-newsletter.
The Legal Aid Foundation’s annual fundraising drive for Colorado Legal Services is officially underway. Thank you to all of our wonderful donors and volunteers who help ensure that necessary civil legal assistance is available for low-income Coloradans.