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Past Volunteer of the Year Honorees

Presented to a DBA member who has performed extraordinary voluntary legal or community service. Criteria: a Denver lawyer who is a member of the DBA and has volunteered with distinction for various pro bono projects.

1986—Doris Truhlar

1987—Shelley Dodge

1988—Michael Bender & Lee Foreman & Patrick Burke

1989—Helen Shreves & Harold Baer

1990—J.E. "Joe" Kuttler

1991—Thomas A. Faulkner, Thursday Night Bar

1992—Stanley Angich, Thursday Night Bar

1993—John S. Castellano, Lincoln Park Scholar Tutorial Program

1994—Sheila Gutterman

1995—Ed Kahn

1996—Ida Escobedo-Betson

1997—Jeffrey Goldstein

1998—Joe Dischinger

1999—Chris Hardaway

2000—Steve Collins

2001—Christopher Little

2002—Leanne DeVos and Karen DuWaldt

2003—Rebecca Franciscus & Lisa Williams

2004—Stacy Carpenter

2005—Jim Castle & Elsa Martinez Tenreiro

2006—Neil Oberfeld

2007—Casie Collignon

2008—Karen H. Wheeler

2009—Charlene M. Krogh

2010—Jason Crow

2011—Mary Jo Gross

2012—Erich Bethke

2013—Karen L. Spaulding

2014—Ilene Lin Bloom