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William Donald Neighbors

William Donald Neighbors, American judge. Bar: Colorado 1965.

Background

  • Neighbors, William Donald was born on April 21, 1939 in Longmont, Colorado, United States. Son of Donald Andrew and Myrtle Marie (Lee) Neighbors.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, 1961. Master of Arts, Colorado State University, 1962. Bachelor of Laws, University Colorado, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate firm Williams, Taussig and Trine, Boulder, Colorado, 1965-1969. Partner firm Williams, Trine and Greenstein, 1969-1971. Chief trial deputy Colorado State Public Defender System, Denver, 1971-1973.

      Judge 20th Judicial District, Boulder, 1973-1983. Associate justice Colorado Supreme Court, since 1983. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1965.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President Burke Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, Boulder, 1970-1971. Chairman parish board St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1974-1976. Assistant coach Thunderbird Little League, Boulder, 1976, board directors, from 1977.

    Vice president, 1977-1978, president, 1978-1979, coach, 1977. Member Colorado State University Alumni Association, St. Vrain Valley Alumni Association (director 1969-1973, president 1972-1973), Colorado District Judges Association, American Judicature Society, American Trial Lawyers Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, Colorado 4-H Foundation (president from 1976, treasurer 1977-1979), Boulder County Legal Services (director 1975-1976), American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association (board governors from 1976), Boulder County Bar Association (trustee 1973-1978, president 1975-1976), American Law Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Jean Ware, December 27, 1961. Children: Linda Ann, Alan William.
    • father: Donald Andrew Neighbors
    • mother: Myrtle Marie (Lee) Neighbors
    • spouse: Bonnie Jean Ware
    • children: Linda Ann Neighbors
    • Alan William Neighbors
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