Nikea Bland

Last Word: Hon. Nikea Bland ('05)

April 21, 2020

The spring 2020 Amicus featured the Hon. Nikea Bland ('05), a district court judge in Colorado's 2nd Judicial District. Prior to her appointment to the bench by Gov. Polis in January 2020, Bland was a senior associate at O'Malley and Sawyer, LLC, where her practice consisted of criminal defense and dependency and neglect matters.

Marvin Wolf

In Memoriam: Marvin Wolf ('54), Longtime Colorado Law Benefactor and Knous Award Recipient

April 6, 2020

Marvin Wolf ('54), a Denver attorney and philanthropist who was a longtime benefactor of the University of Colorado Law School and other organizations, died March 15 in Denver. He was 89.

Holly Sterrett

Alumni Spotlight: Holly Sterrett ('05) on Clerkships, BigLaw, and the Importance of Mentorship

April 6, 2020

Growing up, Holly Sterrett (’05) did not see law school in her future. However, she has since built an accomplished career that includes clerkships with two of Colorado’s most esteemed jurists, a 10-year stint at a national law firm, and her current position as assistant general counsel at DaVita.

Marc Walters

Alumni Spotlight: Marc Walters ('95) Bridges Commercial Law with Common Good

Feb. 27, 2020

Marc Walters, deputy general counsel at Microsoft HQ in Seattle, began his career at CU as an undergraduate and played quarterback for the Buffaloes from 1986 until 1989. During law school, classes like Contracts sparked his interest in the business side of law.

Katleen Hearn Croshal

Alumni Spotlight: Community, Determination Characterize Hon. Kathleen Croshal’s ('79) "Untraditional" Path in the Law

Dec. 2, 2019

The Hon. Kathleen Croshal (nee Winters) ('79) describes her path as a law student as "untraditional." Croshal grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland and worked in theater management prior to law school. Her passion for her community is the driving force behind her career and also a motivator of her time spent in nonprofit work, including as current president of the Colorado Bar Association.

2020 Alumni Award honorees

University of Colorado Law School Announces 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Oct. 25, 2019

The University of Colorado Law School will celebrate six alumni and friends of the law school at its 39th annual awards banquet on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver.


Zachary New ('19) Wins Yale Law Journal’s Immigration-Focused Student Essay Competition

Oct. 16, 2019

Recent Colorado Law graduate Zachary New ('19) is one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal's annual student essay competition, focused this year on emerging issues in immigration law.