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Class Notes from Fall 2018


  • 1975: Judith Levine
    Judith D. Levine of Roetzel & Andress Named Among The Best Lawyers in America for 2019 Columbus, OH. August 31, 2018 Roetzel & Andress LPA is proud to announce that Judith D. Levine has been named among The Best Lawyers in America for 2019 in the areas of Corporate Law and Real Estate Law. In order to be named in The Best Lawyers in America, an attorney must be nominated by another attorney or by a client. The attorney's name will then appear on a ballot for a specific practice area and geographical region. 7.8 million votes were cast during the selection process. Pending positive evaluation, and good standing with the Bar Association, they may be included in the Best Lawyers list. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." About Roetzel Roetzel is a full-service law firm with offices located throughout Ohio and Florida, and in Chicago. The firm provides comprehensive legal services to national and international corporations, closely held and family-run businesses, institutions, organizations, and individuals. For more information, visit
  • 1976: Dee Wisor
    Dee Wisor was named the 40th President of the National Association of Bond Lawyers at NABL's annual meeting on September 26. NABL was established in 1979 to promote the integrity of the municipal market through the education of its members in the laws affecting state and municipal bonds. NABL also provides commentary and recommendations at the federal, state and local levels with respect to legislation, regulations and rulings affecting bonds. Dee is a partner in the Denver office of Butler Snow LLP.
  • 1979: Mary Jo Gross
    Mary Jo Gross, JD '79, is the 2018 recipient of the Denver Bar Association Award of Merit. The Award of Merit recognizes outstanding service and contributions to the DBA and legal profession, or rendered in the interest of the improvement of the administration of justice. It is given to a lawyer, judge or law professor who is a regular member of the DBA and whose distinguished career exemplifies the purpose of the Award of Merit.


  • 1992: Jack Robinson
    Jack Robinson, a 1992 graduate of the Sturm College of Law at University of Denver and a founding partner at Spire, Powers and Robinson, P.C., has spent the past several decades representing children with disabilities and their parents against educational marginalization and discrimination and student mistreatment and abuse in schools. Most recently, Robinson represented Endrew F. before the U.S. Supreme Court in the IDEA case, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. Due to his accomplishments, Robinson will receive The ARC’s Legal Advocate of the Year award on November 9, 2018 at its Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. ARC is the largest organization in the country to advocate for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • 1999: Harold E. Miller
    Wynn joined the board of directors of North London Mill Preservation, Inc. at incorporation in February, 2017. NoLo aims to restore the North London Mill on the banks of Mosquito Creek, between Alma and Leadville—site of Colorado’s first aerial tramway—and convert the old office on site to a backcountry ski hut. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in September, 2018. [photo caption: Wynn (l.) with Kevin Williams ‘97 (r.) at Tenth Circuit Judicial Conference, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs 2018]


  • 2005: Arnulfo Hernandez
    Arnulfo D. Hernandez was named Barrister's Best "Best Immigration Lawyer" by Law Week Colorado in 2018. Arnulfo is the Managing Partner of Hernandez & Associates, a bilingual immigration, crimmigration, and criminal defense firm in Denver, Colorado.


  • 2010: Courtney Butler
    Courtney Butler, JD'10, Order of St. Ives joined Elkind Alterman Harston PC as Senior Attorney in August 2018.
  • 2013: Kira Suyeishi
    Kira Suyeishi, a 2013 graduate of the Sturm College of Law and an associate attorney at Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC, has been selected by the Denver Bar Association as a 2018 Pro Bono Week Honoree.

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