2020-2021

Board of Directors

Officers:

President: Thomas W. Henderson

President-Elect: Courtney McConomy

Treasurer: Hon. Ben Leutwyler

Secretary: Amanda Eno

Immediate Past President: Porya Mansorian

Directors:

Serving until June 2021:

Hon. Andrew Baum

Hon. Benjamin Currier

Mollie Hawes

Brian Matise

Hon. David Stevens


Serving until June 2022:

Drew Fein

Jersey Green

Graham Hersh

Virginia Robbins


2020-2021 Committees & Chairs

Access to Justice

18th Judicial District Access to Justice is dedicated to expanding access to and the quality of Colorado's justice system. ~ Thomas Henderson

 Annual Meeting & Golf 

Organizes the Annual Meeting and Golf Tournament. 

Business Law

Coordinates speakers and develops programming in the areas of business and transactional law.  ~ Henry Smith

Pro Se Clinic

Organizes volunteer attorneys to contact community members that have general questions regarding child support, maintenance, parenting time, separation agreements, post-decree issues, adoption, and juvenile matters.
~ Virginia Robbins 

Continuing Legal Education

Organizes speakers for CLE programs. ~ Brian Matise, Hon. Elizabeth Weishaupl and Jersey Green

CLE - Domestic Relations

Coordinates speakers and develops programming in the area of domestic relations. ~ Judge Andrew Baum

Community Service

Coordinates the association’s involvement in community activities. 

Courthouse Liaison

Oversees the ACBA member office at the courthouse. Keeps track of the ACBA judge pictures and plaques. Communicates special courthouse information to the ACBA. ~ Hon. Bonnie McLean

EDI

Coordinates speakers and develops programming in the area of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Estate Planning

Coordinates speakers and develops programming in the areas of estate planning and probate. ~ Bette Heller

Foundation

Liaison between the ACBA and the Foundation.
~ Michael Miller, Foundation Chairman

Immigration

Coordinates and develops immigration programming and activities.
~ Erin Williams

Law Day

Plans presentations for area high school students.
~ Mollie Hawes

Law Student Liaison

Connects the ACBA with law students from DU & CU and encourages student involvement in ACBA meetings and events.

Lawyer Well-Being

The Lawyer Well-Being Committee is charged with the responsibility for raising awareness of lawyer well-being issues, providing assistance to our community regarding available resources, and normalizing the essential conversations around issues such as substance abuse, mental illness, and end of practice issues facing our members. ~ David P. Hersh and Tricia Shepard

Lawyers at the Library

Organizes volunteers to staff legal clinics that provide free 30-minute consultations to patrons of the Arapahoe Library District (ALD). (Bemis Public Library volunteers are organized by the association staff.)

Events

Works with the ACBA Officers and Executive Director to plan and conduct events and socials. ~ Hon. Ben Currier, Amanda Eno, and Graham Hersh

Member Communications

Edits printed and electronic newsletters. ~ Susan Pray

Membership

Evaluates and proposes services that may be of interest to the membership. Develops ideas to increase membership.
~ Courtney McConomy, Adam Hepp and Dawn Rodgers

Mentorship

Works to foster mentoring within the ACBA and larger legal community.
~ Carolyn Wiley, Graham Hersh, and Jersey Green

Past Presidents

Works with the ACBA Executive Director to plan and host the annual Past Presidents Reception. Acts a a liaison to the ACBA Past Presidents ~ Porya Mansorian

Professionalism

Coordinates speakers and plans the annual October Professionalism Dinner & Ethics CLE.  ~ Magistrate Echo Ryan

Speakers Bureau

Informs community organizations of the availability of speakers; matches requests for speakers with lawyer volunteers.
~ Porya Mansorian and Adam Hepp

Spring CLE

Plans spring out-of-state CLE program.
~ Hon. David Stevens and Hon. Benjamin Currier

Technology

Provide content for website and social media platforms.
~ Drew Fein 

Young Lawyers Section

Coordinates and hosts social events and CLE seminars on topics of interest to young lawyers. ~ Drew Fein and Adam Hepp

Youth Education (Mock Trials)

Assists with the Arapahoe County Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament. 
~ Hon. Ben Leutwyler, Hon. Eric White and Heather Quayle

Board of Governors Representatives to the Colorado Bar Association

Porya Mansorian
Thomas W. Henderson
Courtney McConomy
Michong Son
Alisha Coombe

Board of Governors Alternates:
Hon. David Stevens
Drew Fein
Graham Hersh

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The Arapahoe County Bar Association is a non-profit, organization for legal professionals that is dedicated to serving nearly 1,000 members in the Denver Metro area.


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Centennial, CO  80161

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