The El Paso County Bar Association

Proudly Serving the Pikes Peak Region Since 1902


Law Day Awards 

Ben S. Wendelken Award

For an individual showing excellence in the legal field by showing "Competence, Compassion and the Ability to Get Things Done". The Ben S. Wendelken Award is the El Paso County Bar Association's highest annual award.

2018 Mayor John Suthers

 

2017

 

Portia Award 

Outstanding woman lawyer for services in the community. Portia is the heroine of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice". In the play, Portia disguises herself as a man to assume the role of a lawyer's apprentice, whereby she saves the life of her true love's friend in court. 

The Mo Frederick Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award 

The Justice Center Pro Bono Firm of the Year 

Brian S. Gardner Award 

Outstanding new lawyer who has made significant contributions to the EPCBA, the legal profession and the community through dedication, legal and volunteer services.

Lohman Award

Excellence on behalf of children. The Lohman Award is presented to an individual that has dedicated their talents and time to improving the lives of children.

2018 - Wendy Hammack-Smith


2017 - Trudy Strewler Hodges


2016 - Debbie English


Mikki Kraushaar Award

Outstanding individual on behalf of our community's senior citizens.

Liberty Bell Award

Presented to an individual who has promoted an understanding of the law, promoted awareness of the Bill of Rights, encouraged greater respect for the law, stimulated a deeper sense of individual responsibility, contributed to the effectiveness of government institutions and furthered a better appreciation of the law. 

2018 - Sarah Lipka


2017 - Magistrate Jami Vigil


2016

2015


2014


2013


2012


2011


2010


2009


2008

2007 - Jim Hustad

2006 - Joseph Ruffini

2005 - Dennis McKinney


2004 - Dottie Harman


2003 - Norm Thom

2002 Michael Vigil


2001 - Janet Kerr

2000 Pat Dean


1999 - Libby Pittman

1998 - Janet Buss

1997 - Tim O'Connor

1996 - Floyd Young


1995 - Bob DeMarce


1994 - Pat Ezell, Barby Schlabs


1993 - Terry Lynn Green

 

1992 - Pat & Marcia Murphy

 

1991 - Linda Kruse Lynch

 

1990 - Leslie Cook

 

1989 - Lyn Doyon

 

1988 - Thomas Crawford

1987 - Kathy Butterfield

 

1986 - Dennis Ritchie

 

1987 - Kathy Butterfield

 

1986 - Dennis Ritchie

 

1985 - Frances Taylor

 

1984 - Millicent E. Krushaar

 

1983 - James H. Smith Sr.

 

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