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2014 COBALT Class

2014 COBALT class

2014 COBALT Class at the State Capitol.  The Class met with several legislators including Rep. Bob Gardner, Senator Mark Scheffel and Rep. Beth McCann.

Back row:  Megan Downing, Sal Quintana, Sumi Lee, Lia Fazzone, Charles Spence

Second from back row:  Adam Espinosa, Toni Wehman, Katy Dunn, Jean Martin, Jessica Bernfeld, Patrick Thiessen

Middle row:  Mandy Hopkins, Ryann Peyton, Shelly Dill Combs, Josh Berry, Nicole Black, Sarah Ehrlich

Front row:  Ashley Chase, Becky Wiggins

Not pictured:  Ed Hopkins


On July 16 and 17, 2014 the 2015 Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training Program (COBALT) held a “Get to Know your Rights, Get to Know Your Courts” program for 60 at-risk kids.  The program was the first of two service projects the 2015 COBALT class committed to and that benefit the Colorado Uplift program.  The Colorado Uplift Program focuses their efforts on underserved, underprivileged, at-risk kids in Colorado.  Several Colorado Supreme Court Justices (Justice Hobbs and Justice Marquez), Court of Appeals Judges (Judge Taubman, Judge Casebolt, Judge Fox, Judge Navarro), and other Judges (Juvenile Judge Clark) participated in the “Get to Know your Rights, Get to Know Your Courts” program alongside the 2015 COBALT class.  Shelly Dill-Combs, Becky Wiggins, Adam Espinosa, and Ed Hopkins organized and developed the program.  They were assisted by current and former COBALT members in presenting the program to the kids, including,  Adam Espinosa, Megan Downing, Ed Hopkins, Shelly Dill Combs, Becky Wiggins, Ashley Chase, Sal Quintana, Sumi Lee, Lia Fazzone, Jean Martin, Toni Wehman, Katy Dunn, Harry Budisidharta, and Magistrate Ruben Hernandez.  
2014 the 2015 Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training Program (COBALT) at the

COBALT at the United States Air Force Academy

 

Jessica Bernfeld
Jessica Bernfeld
Centennial
Area of Practice:  Criminal law/indigent defense
Years in Practice:  2 years

Joshua Berry
Joshua I. Berry

Denver
Area of Practice:  Malpractice/insurance defense
Years in Practice: 3 years

Nicole Black
Nicole M. Black

Denver
Area of Practice: Complex commercial litigation
Years in Practice: 2 years

Ashley Chase
Ashley L. Chase

Loveland
Area of Practice:  Juvenile law
Years in Practice:  6 years

Shelly Dill Combs
Shelly Dill Combs

Denver
Area of Practice:  Civil litigation, arbitration
Years of Practice:  7 years

 

Megan Downing
Megan M. Downing

Denver
Area of Practice:  Criminal defense
Years in Practice:  8 years

 

Katy Dunn
Katy J. H. Dunn

Denver
Area of Practice:  Real estate development
Years in Practice:  13 years

 

Sarah Erlick
Sarah Ehrlich

Denver
Area of Practice:  Juvenile law, government
Years in Practice:  8 years

 

Adam Espinosa
Adam J. Espinosa

Denver
Area of Practice:  Professional responsibility, criminal
Years in Practice:  11 years

 

Rosalia Fazzone
Rosalia A. Fazzone

Denver
Area of Practice:  Criminal defense, P.I., family
Years in Practice:  16 years

 

Amanda Hopkins
Amanda C. Hopkins
Alamosa
Area of Practice:  Criminal defense
Years in Practice:  6 years

 

 

Edward Hopkins
Edward C. Hopkins, Jr.

Denver
Area of Practice:  Defamation & privacy law
Years in Practice:  2 years

 

Sumi Lee
Sumi Lee

Denver
Area of Practice:  Probate, elder law
Years in Practice:  2

 

Jean Martin
Jean T. Martin

Denver
Area of Practice:  Health law
Years in Practice:  3

 

J. Ryann Peyton
J. Ryann Peyton

Denver
Area of Practice:  Domestic, tax, corporate
Years in Practice:  5 years

 


Salvador C. Quintana
Salvador C. Quintana

Denver
Area of Practice:  Real estate law and estate planning
Years in Practice:  3 years

 


Charles Spence
Charles C. Spence

Durango
Area of Practice:  Estate planning, elder law, tax law
Years in Practice:  14 years

 


Patrick Thiessen
Patrick R. Thiessen

Denver
Area of Practice:  Estate planning, elder law, estate administration, probate litigation
Years in Practice:  5 years

 


Toni Wehman
Toni J. Wehman

Boulder
Area of Practice:  School/health litigation
Years in Practice:  6 years

 


Rebecca Wiggins
Rebecca R. Wiggins

Denver
Area of Practice:  Child protection
Years in Practice:  14 years