Following 20 years as a highly respected trial attorney, and 17 years on the Colorado Supreme Court, three as the Chief Justice, Former Chief Justice Michael Bender is joining the Denver office of Perkins Coie. Before his appointment to the Supreme Court by Gov. Roy Romer, his career included acting as the Deputy Public Defender for Jefferson County, Associate Regional attorney of the Denver Regional Litigation Center Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and a Deputy State Public Defender.
For more about Chief Justice Bender and Perkins Coie, click HERE for the story as reported in the Denver Business Journal.
For additional reflections on his career, follow this link: Former Colorado Chief Justice Bender reflects on his legacy, looks ahead to private practice
The CLR congratulates Chief Justice Bender and Perkins Coie.