Sherman & Howard Associates’ 2009 Support of Legal Aid Foundation Recognized
July 29, 2009 - Sherman & Howard's Colorado associates contributed to the Legal Aid Foundation the highest per capital level of support of any Denver law firm of more than 30 associates. Approximately 2/3 of the firm's 33 Colorado associates participated in the Foundation's 2009 Associate Campaign which raised approximately $30,000 to support legal services for low-income people. They were recognized, along with all of the firms who supported the campaign, at the Legal Aid Foundation Board of Trustees meeting on July 15 at the Colorado Bar Association's offices. Sherman & Howard Attorneys Haley Burton and Angela Gasperini coordinated the Firm's participation in the campaign. Attorneys Chuck Newcom and Steve Brett sit on the Legal Aid Foundation's Board.
About The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado
The Legal Aid Foundation's Associate Campaign created competitions among area law firms in three separate categories - those with 30+ associates, those with 15-29 associates and those with less than 15 associates. The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. It was founded in 1981 to expand the funding base to support civil legal services for low-income people. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprised primarily of lawyers from around the state. The Legal Aid Foundation has a four-person staff that it shares with the Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation. For more information visit www.legalaidfoundation.org.
About Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
Sherman & Howard L.L.C., established in 1892, is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. Sherman & Howard's more than 190 attorneys currently practice law from offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs and Vail, Colorado; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.