Board of Directors


President: Echo D. Ryan

President-Elect: Porya Mansorian

Treasurer: Tom Henderson

Secretary: Courney Radtke McConomy

Immediate Past President: Hon. Bonnie McLean


Serving until June 2019:

Hon. David Stevens

Hon. Benjamin Currier

Amanda Eno

Brian Matise

Martin Plank

Serving until June 2020:

Hon. Ben Leutwyler

Drew Fein

James Benjamin

Virginia Robbins

Committee & Chairs

Access to Justice

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

Lawyers at the Library

Organizes volunteer to staff legal clinics that provide free 30-minute consultations to patrons of Littleton Bemis Library and the provision of education and consultations to the Arapahoe Library District (ALD). 
~ Hon. Ford Wheatley & Kimberly Utesch 

Pro Se Clinic

Organizes volunteers to staff twice weekly (Wed/Fri) sessions at the Arapahoe County Justice Center relating to 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 & Jersey Green

CLE - Professionalism

Coordinates speaker(s) and plans the annual October Professionalism Dinner. 
~ Martin Plank

CLE - Business Law

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

CLE - Estate Planning

Coordinates speaker(s) for continuing education in areas of estate planning and probate. ~ Bette Heller

CLE - Immigration

Coordinates and develops immigration programming and activities.
~ Erin Williams

Community Service

Coordinates the association’s involvement in community activities. 
~ Mag. Lisa Teesch-Maguire & Alisha Taibo

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. Andrew Baum 


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

Law Day

Plans presentations for area high school students.
~ Lucy Denson & Mollie Hawes

Law Student Liaison

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

Lawyer Wellness

The Lawyer Wellness 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. ~ Hon. Terri Diem, David P. Hersh & Tricia Shepard

Meetings & Events

Works with the ACBA Officers and Executive Director to plan and conduct events and socials. ~ Hon. Benjamin Currier & Amanda Eno

Annual Meeting

Organizes the annual golf tournament and meeting. ~ Graham Hersh

Member Communications

Edits printed and electronic newsletters. ~ Susan Pray


Evaluates and proposes services that may be of interest to the membership. Develops ideas to increase membership.
~ James Benjamin & Courtney McConomy


Coordinates the ACBA program with the CAMP program and works to foster mentoring within the ACBA and larger legal community.
~ Graham Hersh & Carolyn Wiley

Past Presidents

Coordinates the ACBA program with the CAMP program and works to foster mentoring within the ACBA and larger legal community. ~ Hon. Bonnie McLean

Speakers Bureau

Informs community organizations of the availability of speakers; matches requests for speakers with lawyer volunteers.
~ Porya Mansorian & Paul Prendergast

Spring CLE

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


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

Young Lawyers Section

Coordinates and hosts social events and CLE seminars on topics of interest to young lawyers. ~ Drew Fein & William Ross

Youth Education (Mock Trials)

Assists with the Arapahoe County Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament. 
~ Hon. Ben Leutwyler, Porya Mansorian & Heather Quayle

Board of Governors Representatives to the Colorado Bar Association

Echo D. Ryan
Porya Mansorian
Hon. Bonnie McLean
Hon. David Stevens
Thomas W. Henderson

Board of Governors Alternates:
Hon. Benjamin Currier
Lucy Denson


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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P.O. Box 2587
Centennial, CO  80161

Tel. 303 797 2227  

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