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Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner

20th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Gala Dinner

Hosted by the Colorado Judicial Institute

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 5:30-9:30 p.m. | Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel


This year we honor:

  • District Court Chief Judge Michelle Amico, 18th Judicial District
  • County Court Judge David Archuleta, 20th Judicial District
  • Magistrate Kevin Kennedy, 21st Judicial District
  • Magistrate William McNulty, 21st Judicial District


** CJI invites businesses, law firms, and other organizations to sponsor its 20th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Gala Dinner. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click Dinner Sponsorship. **






Thanks to Our Sponsors So Far*!

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP**
Dietrich Partners
Polsinelli PC**
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP

American Arbitration Association
DISH Network LLC
Dowd Bennett LLP
Garfield & Hecht PC
Moye White LLP
Sherman & Howard LLC
Tomazin Law Group LLP

Arapahoe County Bar Association
BAM Family Law**
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC**
Caplan & Earnest LLC
Colorado & Denver Bar Associations
and Colorado Bar Association CLE
Douglas Elbert County Bar Association
Fortis Law Partners LLC**
GEM Family Law**
Harris Law Firm, The
Holland & Hart LLP**
Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC**
Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc.
MDC Richmond American Homes Foundation
Messner Reeves LLP**
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Robinson Waters & O'Dorisio PC**

Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations, LLC
Baker Tilly US, LLP**
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Childs McCune LLC
Ciancio Ciancio Brown, PC
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section**
Colorado Bar Association, Solo Small Firm Section
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association**
Cox Baker & Page, LLC
Employers Council**
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP**
Goddard & Hawkins, PC
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Griffiths Law PC**
Levin | Sitcoff | Waneka PC
Montgomery Little & Soran, PC
Parker Lipman LLP**
Perkins Coie LLP**
Quaero Group
Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC
Solem Woodward & McKinley, PC
Sturm College of Law, University of Denver
Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Small/Solo Firms
Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
Waltz | Reeves
Werge Law Group

Premier Wine Sponsors
Childs McCune LLC
Ciancio Ciancio Brown, PC
Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc.

Supporting Wine Sponsors & Donors
Caplan & Earnest LLC
Employers Council
GEM Family Law
Levin | Sitcoff | Waneka PC
Moye White LLP
Sherr Puttmann Akins Lamb PC
Mindy Sooter, Esq.
Shannon Stevenson, Esq.
Wells, Anderson & Race, LLC

Harrington Brewster Mahoney Smits, PC
Lyons Gaddis PC
Nussbaum Speir Gleason PLLC


*List last updated October 20, 2022.
**This organization is also a CJI year-round corporate member.



Contact CJI Executive Director Jeff Rupp at or mobile 703-309-1389.


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