Our Current Board Members



Current Members in Alphabetical Order

  • James Anaya, Dean, University of Colorado Law School, Ex-Officio
  • The Honorable Christine Arguello, U.S. District Court Judge, District of Colorado
  • Rolf Asphaug, retired General Counsel, Regional Transportation District
  • Naomi Baez Amos, Counsel, Western Union 
  • John Baker, Attorney At Law (Treasurer) 
  • Justin Cruz, Senior Counsel, Michael Best & Friedrich
  • Jordan Fox, Member, Sherman & Howard, LLC
  • The Honorable Rayna Gokli, Judge, 17th Judicial District (Secretary)
  • “Skip” George W. Gray, III, retired Senior Assistant Denver City Attorney, Denver City Attorney's Office 
  • Fernando Guzman, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence, University of Colorado Law School 
  • Hermine Kallman, Senior Assistant Counsel, University of Colorado
  •  Laura Lopez Nickerson, Associate, Holland & Knight LLP
  • Lisa Mickley, Member, Hall & Evans, LLC 
  • Misae Nishikura, Director of Recruitment and Professional Development, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Patrick O’Rourke, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor & COO, University of Colorado - Boulder (Chair Emeritus)
  • J. Ryann Peyton, Director, Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program (Chair)
  • Meshach Rhoades, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
  • Mayra Rosa, Attorney/Energy Consultant
  • Joel Sayres, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Bruce Smith, Dean, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Ex-Officio
  • Michael Song, Partner, Feldmann Nagel Cantafio, PLLC
  • Connie Talmage, Executive Director, Colorado Lawyers Committee
  • Sarah Wallace, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Phyllis Wan, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Holland & Hart LLP
    (Chair Elect)


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