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Congratulations to Ana M. Gutierrez!

Ana recently made partner at Hogan Lovells. Ana is co-chair of the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Legal Group and has been an integral leader of the Pledge and its Summer Diversity Clerkship Program for the past 10 years, since she was a 1L Summer Diversity Law Clerk with Hogan.  

Congrats to Patrick O'Rourke on Recent Appointment as Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer!

Chancellor Philip DiStefano has appointed CU system Vice President, University Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Regents Patrick O’Rourke interim executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer beginning Feb. 20. 

“Patrick has a wealth of experience and expertise supporting our university, and he has worked with the Boulder campus on many issues,” said DiStefano. “I have asked Patrick to continue to build upon the strong foundation of our Strategic Resources and Support team and to collaborate to move our strategic imperatives and Academic Futures priorities forward.”   O’Rourke will oversee all areas currently encompassing Strategic Resources and Support (SRS), including enrollment management; finance and business strategy (CFO); human resources (CHRO); information technology (CIO); infrastructure and sustainability; institutional equity and compliance; integrity, safety and compliance; strategic relations and communications; and government, community and external relations.

Read the full statement from University of Colorado Boulder here

Congrats to Ryann Peyton for all her wonderful work with Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program ("CAMP") among other contributions to the profession!

2019 American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyer Professionalism Award Winner

“Ms. Peyton has transformed the idea of mentoring into a lifelong professional development—and professionalism—tool.”

J. Ryann Peyton is the Executive Director of the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program (CAMP), a program of the Colorado Supreme Court dedicated to providing mentors and professional guidance to new and transitioning lawyers across Colorado. Ms. Peyton is widely regarded as a leader in the promotion of professionalism and professional development, and for developing CAMP into a national model for attorney mentoring.

Ms. Peyton is a consultant and advocate for Colorado’s LGBT community, and sits on the boards of the Colorado LGBT Bar Association, Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation, GLBT Community Center of Colorado, CBA Board of Governors, and Center for Legal Inclusiveness. She has held a long list of leadership positions, and is a member of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility Diversity Committee and past President of the Colorado LGBT Bar Association.

Ms. Peyton has been recognized as a “Thought Leader” by the Denver Business Journal, was the 2014 Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Attorney of the Year (Colorado Bar Association), and the recipient of the 2014 Exemplary Service Award (Colorado GLBT Bar Association). In addition, under Ms. Peyton’s leadership, CAMP received the Denver Bar Association’s “Outstanding Program of the Year” Award (2017), and the ABA Gambrell Professionalism Award (2018). She is a frequent commentator, presenter, and lecturer on legal mentoring and diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.  

Prior to joining CAMP, Ms. Peyton served as the Training and Legal Director for the GLBT Community Center of Colorado, and as Special Counsel and Chair of the Non-Traditional Family Law Practice Group with the Harris Law Firm P.C. She is also the chair-elect of Center for Legal Inclusiveness's Board of Directors.

Presentation of the 2019 Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyer Professionalism Award will take place during the 45th National Conference for Professional Responsibility in Vancouver, during the reception the evening of Thursday, May 30, 2019.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/professional_responsibility/initiatives_awards/awards/rosneraward/2019-award-recipient/



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