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Celeste Lisanne Crizer, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1990, United States District Court Colorado 1992. Recipient Hoffman Cup (champion trial moot court competition) Denver University, 1989.


Crizer, Celeste Lisanne was born on June 26, 1964 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Donald Oliver Crizer Junior and Vahona Joan (Fryar) Walta.


Bachelor in Psychology and Sports Medicine, Denver University, 1986. Juris Doctor, Denver University, 1990.


Figure skating instructor Denver University, North Jefferson County Ice Arena, Denver, 1984-1988. Intern Storage Technology Corporation, Louisville, 1989, Colorado Attorney General' General’ s Office, Denver, 1989, Arapahoe County Public Defender, Denver, 1990. Law clerk Grant, McHendrie, Haines & Crouse, 1988-1990.

Law clerk to Honorary Alan Sternberg, Chief Judge Colorado Court Appeals, 1990-1991. Associate Cooper & Kelley, Professional Corporation, 1991-1992. Junior partner J. Gregory Walta, Professional Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1992-1995, partner, since 1995.


  • Bar: Colorado 1990, United States District Court Colorado 1992.


Coordinator Legal-Medical Substance Use Prevention Program, Colorado Springs, since 1993. Member Colorado Bar Association (young lawyers executive council since 1994), El Paso County Bar Association (chair young lawyers 1994-1995, women lawyers since 1992, treasurer since 1996, Bryan S. Gardner Outstanding Young Lawyer award 1995), Psi Chi, Delta Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cross-country and downhill skiing, bicycling, mountain climbing, roller blading, (was competitive figure skater 10 years).


Donald Oliver Crizer Walta Junior

Vahona Joan (Fryar) Walta