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James E. Wallace (Deceased)

Robert B. Yegge Excellence in Teaching Award - 1999

Professor Emeritus Jim Wallace’s involvement at the University of Denver College of Law spans more than three decades and includes a stint as associate dean for academic affairs. Wallace came to DU Law from Princeton Theological Seminary after being recruited by former Dean Robert Yegge, and was instrumental in building the College of Law’s nationally known Law & Society curriculum. For many years he served as the Executive Director of the Law and Society Association as well as the director of DU Law’s Professional Responsibility program. Wallace’s myriad other affiliations and appointments include: Partner, Adams, Duque & Hazeltine, Los Angeles; Judge, City of Greenwood Village Municipal Court; CBA Ethics Committee; Colorado Supreme Court Committees including the Model Rules Committee, Code of Judicial Conduct Revisions, Group Legal Services and Advertising, and the Joint CBA Task Force on Professionalism. His involvement with various committees appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court is yet another testament to his passion for the law.