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William D. Neighbors, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.


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


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


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.


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.


Married Bonnie Jean Ware, December 27, 1961. Children: Linda Ann, Alan William.