Kyle Hybl and Ryan Haygood

Kyle Hybl ’96 and Ryan Haygood ’01 Honored by Board of Regents

March 29, 2022

Two University of Colorado Law School alumni—Kyle Hybl ’96 and Ryan Haygood ’01—are among an esteemed group recognized by the University of Colorado Board of Regents for their outstanding achievements.

Velveta Golightly-Howell

The Uplifter

May 11, 2021

Velveta Golightly-Howell (’81) has achieved many firsts throughout her life. Today, she is helping a new generation of Colorado Law students find their voice.

Law Alumni Awards Banquet

New Awards to Recognize Alumni for Mentorship, Diversity and Inclusion

Feb. 24, 2021

Two new Dean’s Choice Awards established by the University of Colorado Law School’s Law Alumni Board—the Brooke Wunnicke Outstanding Mentor Award and the Sonny Flowers Award—will recognize alumni for their mentorship of other attorneys and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

2021 Alumni Award recipients

Honorees Announced for 40th Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Celebration

Feb. 17, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School will celebrate eight alumni and friends at its 40th annual awards celebration on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The ceremony will be held virtually.

Julia Yoo

Alumni Spotlight: Julia Yoo ('98)

Nov. 30, 2020

Civil rights attorney Julia Yoo was recently named president of the National Police Accountability Project. She is both the first woman and the first person of color to hold the leadership position.

Ariel Diamond

Promising Start: Ariel Diamond ('17)

Nov. 30, 2020

Ariel Diamond is an associate attorney in the telecommunications group at the global law firm DLA Piper in Washington, D.C.

Aditi Kulkarni-Knight

Promising Start: Aditi Kulkarni-Knight ('15)

Nov. 2, 2020

Aditi Kulkarni-Knight, an associate in the trial department at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver, decided to attend law school because she knew that a law degree would open up a wealth of professional opportunities.

Henry Cooper

Alumni Spotlight: Henry Cooper ('87)

Oct. 22, 2020

Henry Cooper recently retired after 34 years with the Denver District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted cases involving gang-related crime.

Emily Bobenrieth

Promising Start: Emily Bobenrieth ('16)

Sept. 24, 2020

Emily Bobenrieth, a prosecutor for the U.S. Army stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State, attended Colorado Law after being selected for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Although she had never set foot in Colorado prior to visiting the law school, it immediately felt like home.

Hunter Knapp and Alexia Brunet Marks

Recent Graduate, Professors Examine Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Communities

Sept. 11, 2020

A new report coauthored by postdoctoral fellow and recent graduate Hunter Knapp ('20) and University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor Alexia Brunet Marks seeks to protect Colorado food workers in their workplaces as they contribute their essential labor throughout the state’s food system.

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