May 16, 2006 - Ben Aisenberg Receives Don W. Sears Ethics Award
May 16, 2006
For Immediate Release
Contact: Melissa Nicoletti
Ben Aisenberg Receives Don W. Sears Ethics Award
Ben Aisenberg will be awarded the Don W. Sears Ethics Award on May 20 at the Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee Meeting. The award is given to outstanding CBA members who have given tirelessly to the ethical enhancement of the legal profession in Colorado. Aisenberg has been a member of the CBA Ethics Committee since 1986.
Aisenberg is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School. He is a former partner in Gorsuch Kirgis Campbell Walker & Grover (1958–1980). He currently practices under the Law Offices of Bennett S. Aisenburg PC, specializing in litigation, arbitration, mediation and grievance matters.
In 2004, Aisenberg donated a $10,000 unrestricted gift to the Denver Bar Foundation. In recognition of this gesture, the Board of Trustees created a special category of donors, the “Aisenberg Society.” Members of the society donate $10,000 to the foundation, either in a lump sum or within a period of four years, and are recognized at the annual Bar Fellows Dinner. In addition, members have their names engraved on a plaque housed at the foundation offices.
Aisenberg has been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado and Massachusetts. He is a member of the Denver, Colorado and American Bar Associations. Aisenberg is a past president of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (1984–1985); past-president of the Denver Bar Association (1991–1992); past-president of the CBA (1998–1999); Judicial Nominating Commission member (1988–1994); and an Ethics Committee member (1986–present). He is a member of the Colorado Bar Foundation, International Society of Barristers, American Board of Trial Advocates and the National Academy of Arbitrators. He has been an instructor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Colorado Extension School and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and has been a speaker at numerous Continuing Legal Education programs.