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Concerning the Codification of the Colorado Access to Justice Commission

What The Bill Does:

  • Officially codifies the existing Access to Justice Commission 

  • Establishes annual review of access barriers and recommended solutions to the General Assembly and Governor

  • Expands the reach and capacity of the Access to Justice Commission's work

HB23-1280 Passed with Overwhelming Support

List of Supporters:

Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger

Grand Family Coalition

Denver Symposium on Race

Durango Family Law

4 The Children


Project Safeguard

Tara Bay, Advocate

John Major, citizen of Routt County

Ellen Squires, Advocate

Beci Leitman, Advocate

Christa Menning, Advocate

Cathy Cheasman, Advocate

Jennifer Wherry, Friend of the Commission

Gale Miller, Friend of the Com'n. (ret. judge)

Maha Kamal, Friend of the Commission

Dick Gast, 11th JD ATJ Committee member

John Zakhem, Friend of the Commission

Lynne Sholler, 6th JD ATJC past chair

Deborah Hamilton, Pikes Peak L.D. Librarian

Hassler Law Firm, LLC

Colorado Family Law Project

Durango Women's Resource Center

Colorado Attorney General's Office

Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel

Office of the Child's Representatives

Office of Respondent Parents' Counsel

Colorado Bar Association

Boulder County

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition

Colorado Economic Defense Project

Rocky Mtn. Immigrant Advocacy Net.

Boulder County District Attorney's Office

Hispanic Affairs Project

Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center

Colorado Poverty Law Project

ACLU of Colorado

Mediation Association of Colorado

Colorado Hispanic Bar Association

Park County Sheriff's Office, Victim Svcs. Program

Advocate Safehouse Project

Southwest Water and Property Law LLC

NAACP Boulder County

Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center

Virtual Pro Se Clinic (VPC) Program

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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