Pro Bono Attorney Recognition and Awards

Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony held on  July 12, 2016

  1. Judge Martha Minot (left) and Magistrate Sarah Law (right) had the honor of presenting the awards at the 2016 Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony.


2. All were enjoying themselves!


3. Among those who received awards for their wonderful pro bono work were Lynne Sholler, Lynne Bruzzese, Katie Steelman, and Melissa Delio.


4. Other members who received awards included Robert Duthie, Tracy Cross, Julie Riley, Josh Mack, Deb Anderson, Richard Emmett, Curtis Kofoed, and Chuck Owens.


Thank you to everyone who has volunteered and provided so much for those in our community! 


Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony held on May 24th 2011


SWBVLA President Michael Goldman (pictured above) giving out a few awards at a recent Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony hosted by Justice Hobbs.


SWBVLA President Michael Goldman giving volunteer attorney Marla Underell an award to recognize all her hard work dedicated to pro bono family law cases.  Marla’s work has made such a huge impact on her clients and their families. We are so incredibly grateful for all that she does!


Pro bono attorney Marla Underell and her award.


SWBVLA honored Rob Crane and his invaluable assistant Susan Balliger for starting the highly successful Small Claims Mediation Program. Roughly 40 attorneys volunteer their time and expertise throughout the year to the program that provides free mediation services twice a month to people with small claims cases. Judge Minot and Judge Law also presented certificates of recognition to the volunteer attorneys involved in the program.  Susan Balliger (pictured above) accepted her award and Rob Crane’s award on his behalf.


Justice Hobbs and Judge Lyman giving out pro bono awards from the Colorado Supreme Court.