Lucy Hojo Denson Receives High Honor from Colorado Women’s Bar Association

Hinds and Hinds Family Law, P.C. is so excited that our associate, Lucy Denson was among the incredible honorees at the 2016 Raising the Bar event in Denver!

While we’re sure that Lucy would say she is humbled by her recent honor, the award is well-deserved as she has always been a standout attorney and member of the community from early on in her career.

Each year, the CWBA Foundation honors women lawyers who have made a difference in our communities and have “raised the bar” for all of us. The evening is always a memorable one with about 400 attendees gathering to celebrate the accomplishments of our honorees and to thank them for paving the way for other women in Colorado and around the nation. On September 8, 2016, the CWBA Foundation celebrated “Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar by Maintaining a Significant and Sustained Commitment to Pro Bono Services.”

Here’s an excerpt from the program:

“Lucy Hojo Denson is an associate attorney for Hinds and Hinds Family Law specializing in the area of family law. She is being honored for her remarkable work with the Pro Bono Pro Se Domestic Clinic in Arapahoe County. The clinic was originally founded in 2002 to teach classes and evolved into an every Friday clinic with individuals with family law legal questions to provide advice and information. As a long-term member of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, Lucy continues to be active with the Arapahoe County Bar Association and is co-chair of the Law Day Committee which works with young people in the community.

Lucy’s colleagues describe her as an incredibly talented litigator ‘who has no idea of how great an attorney she is,’ as well as a dedicated mentor. In addition to her practice and the Arapahoe County clinic, Lucy been a leader is Colorado’s legal community for many years, serving as the first president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association and as present of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association. More recently, she has volunteered as a mock trial coach for the Evergreen High School team, which made it to the final state competition in 2016. Lucy is a member of the Minoru Yasui Inn of Court and a hearing board member of the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge.

Lucy graduated from Chapman College in 1975 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Denver in 1979. She work as a social worker in the areas of developments disabilities, adoption, and medical social work prior to becoming a lawyer.”

Congratulations to Lucy again on this prestigious and well-deserved award!