Each of the students participated in the Association’s annual scholarship challenge, which asks applicants to submit information about their community service and their academics along with an essay discussing their personal positions on body cameras on police officers. A panel of judges including Keating Wagner Polidori Free attorneys Larry Free and Christina Habas reviewed all of the applications before selecting the winners. Read more
Christina Habas Joins Board of Si Se Puede Law School
Keating Wagner Polidori Free shareholder Tina Habas this week joined the Board of Directors for Si Se Puede Law School, a pipeline mentoring program based in Denver. The school, which Colorado District Court Judge Christine Arguello founded, is focused on developing and expanding the pipeline of diverse law school applicants and diverse attorneys. The program works by matching college students, or fellows, with legal mentors who will help guide them through their undergraduate experience with the goal of helping them receive admission to the law school of their choice.
Other board members include Lorenzo Trujillo, a former professor and dean at the University of Colorado Law School; Ed Hopkins, a private practice attorney; Rufina Hernandez, the director of the Civil Rights Division for the state of Colorado; and Roberto Ramirez, the former chair of the Education Committee for the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association.