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1894 Class of 1894 (black/white photo - from newspaper)
1895 Class of 1895 (black/white photo - from newspaper)
Mary Lathrop, J.D. 1896, first woman lawyer admitted to practice before the Colorado United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals. First woman to be admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 1917.
1897 Class of 1897 (black/white photo - from newspaper)
Clarence Lea, JD 1898, U.S. Representative from California (1917-1949)
1899 Class of 1899 (black/white photo - from newspaper)
1900? Mary Lathrop, J.D. 1896, first woman to argue before the Colorado Supreme Court. First woman to join the Colorado Bar Association in 1913. First woman to serve as President of the Law Alumni association (1920-1921).
Judge Wilbur M. Alter, JD '06, 1928-1933, 1944-1957
Julian Moore, '07, DU alum and Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court 1929-1933
1910 Wayne Williams, JD '06, Attorney General of Colorado (1924-1925)
1913 Benjamin Griffith, JD '04, Attorney General of Colorado (1911-1913)
1913 Benjamin Griffith, JD '04, Attorney General of Colorado (1911-1913)
1914 Class of 1914 (filmstrip copied onto paper)
Judge William S. Jackson, Jr., Class of 1915, Colorado Supreme Court Justice (1941-1953)
1917 Frederick M. Farrar, JD '01, Attorney General of Colorado (1913-1917)
Judge O. Otto Moore, JD '22, 1949-1969; Chief Justice of Colorado Supreme Court 1957-1959 and 1967-1969
Judge Warren L. Jones, JD '24, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th District
1927 Class of 1926-27
1928 Class of 1928
Frank H. Ricketson, Jr., J.D. 1919, Westminster College of Law
1937 Teller Ammons, JD '29, Governor of Colorado (1937-1939)
1940 John C. Vivian, JD '13, Governor of Colorado (1943-1947), Lt. Governor (1939-1943)
Frank H. Ricketson, Jr., J.D. 1919, Westminster College of Law (center)
1945 John C. Vivian, JD '13, Governor of Colorado (1943-1947), Lt. Governor (1939-1943)
William S. Jackson, J.D. '15, Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court 1941-1953
1950 Judge James C. Flanigan, JD '46
1950 ? Karl C. Schuyler, LLB 1898, U.S. Senator (1932-1933)
1958 John A. Carroll, JD Westminster '29, U.S. Senator from Colorado (1957-1963)
1960's Paul Laxalt, JD '49, U.S. Senator from Nevada (1974-1981)
1965 Judge Morris Cole, JD '60 -- Colorado District Judge
Frank H. Ricketson, Jr., J.D. 1919, Westminster College of Law (right)
Frank H. Ricketson, Jr., J.D. 1919, Westminster College of Law
1966 Federal District Court Judge John L. Kane, JD '60
1969 Frank E. Evans (with Lucy Lennox), JD '49, U.S. Representative from Colorado (1964-1978)
1969 James D. McKevitt, JD '56, member U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado (1970-1972)
1970 ? Judge Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., JD '41 (1960-1970)
1970 Judge Karen Metzger, JD '70, Colorado Court of Appeals (1983-2003)
Myron M. Miller (prominent businessman), JD '54
1970 Judge Sherman G. Finesilver, JD Westminster '52, U.S. District Court -- Colorado
Edward C. Day, '33, Westminster alum and Justice of the CO Supreme Court 1957-1976 (right)
1972 John P. Moore, J.D. '59, Attorney General 1972-1975, U.S. District Court Judge 1982-1985, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals 1985-present (later changed his name to John C. Porfilio)
1974 Wayne Aspinall, JD '25, member U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado (1948-1972) (photo by Fabian Bachrach)
1975 Judge Sherman G. Finesilver, JD Westminster '52, U.S. District Court -- Colorado
1975 ? Federal District Court Judge John L. Kane, JD '60
1977 John A. Love, JD '41, Governor of Colorado (1963-1973)
1977 John A. Love, JD '41, Governor of Colorado (1963-1973)
1977 Judge Jesse C. Manzanares, JD '69
1977 John A. Love, JD '41, Governor of Colorado (1963-1973)
1978 Judge Larry Lopez-Alexander, JD '73
1980 ? Judge Donald P. Smith, Jr., JD '56, Colorado Court of Appeals (1972-1993)
Judge Leonard Von Bibra Sutton (r), Class of 1941, Justice of Colorado Supreme Court (1956-1968), Chief Justice (1960-1966)
1995 Judge Anthony F. Vollack, JD '56, Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice
1995 Chancellor Daniel Ritchie speaking with alumni Howard Jenkins, Jr. at the presentation of his papers to the College of Law. For more information see Jenkins Exhibit
1995 The Honorable John P. Moore, LLB '59, United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (later changed his name to John C. Porfilio)
1995 Judge Patricio M. Serna, JD '70, elected President of New Mexico District Judges' Association
1995 Pete V. Domenici, JD '58, LLD '93, (R-New Mexico), Chair, Senate Committee on the Budget
1995 Judge Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., JD '41, United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Wife Joan, JD '82
1996 The Honorable John P. Leopold, J.D. '74
1996 Donald Sturm, JD '58, prominent Denver businessman and DU benefactor
1996 Donald Sturm, JD '58, prominent Denver businessman, and Sue Sturm, DU benefactors
2000 Mary E. Ricketson, JD '78, DU Law School Dean (2000-2006)
2003 Gale A. Norton, JD '78, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of the Interior (2001-2006)
2005 R. James Nicholson, JD '72, Head of the Republican National Committee (1997-2001), Ambassador to the Vatican (2001-2004), Secretary of Veteran Affairs (2005-2007)
2007 "Lucas v. Kmart" by Tamara Chapman, DU Today, Winter 2007. Article link. Disability-access suit filed by DU Law graduate Carrie Ann Lucas against Kmart.
2007 "A Dutiful Life" by Larry Getlen, University of Denver Magazine, Spring 2007, profile of R. James Nicholson
2008 "Justice High Puts Students in the Courtroom: Magistrate T.J. Cole holds court in the classroom" by Adam Cayton-Holland, Westword, 3/6/08. Article link. DU Law graduate and Boulder county magistrate T.J. cole is principal of Justice High School, a small charter school for at-risk juveniles.
2008 Alumni Professionalism Award -- Daniel E. Muse, JD'71. View award ceremony video.
2008 Outstanding Alumni Award -- Craig D. Joyce, JD'80. View award ceremony video.
2009 Peter C. Groff, JD '92, Director of Faith Based & Community Initiatives, U.S. Department of Education, 2009-present; President of the Colorado Senate, 2008-2009; Colorado Senator, 2003-2009; Founder of Center for African American Policy at DU, 1997
2009 Terrance Carroll, JD '95, Member, CO House of Representatives, 2002-present; Speaker of the House, 2008-present
2009 Andrew Romanoff, JD 2008, Member, CO House of Representatives, 2000-2008; Speaker of the House, 2005-2008
2009 Floyd A. Esquibel, JD '75, Wyoming Senate (2009-present); Wyoming House of Representatives (1997-2008)
2010 Don Gorder, JD '80, Chair and Founder of the Music Business/Management Department at the Berklee College of Music
2010 Carol Harvey, JD '78, Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs Executive Secretary
2010 Graduate Composite Photos - locations in the building
2011 Brian Boatright, JD '88, Colorado Supreme Court (2011-present)

 

Guide to Abbreviations
JD - Juris Doctor LLB - Bachelor of Laws
LLD - Honorary Doctorate LLM - Masters of Law in Taxation
MSJA - Masters of Science in Judicial Administration
JD replaced LLB in 1962-1963