Gina B. Weitzenkorn

GINA B. WEITZENKORN


Gina B. Weitzenkorn

Gina B. Weitzenkorn

Gina's practice consists primarily of family, juvenile, and adoption matters.  She represents parties in divorce, allocation of parental responsibilities, and dependency and neglect and adoption matters. Gina also serves as a child and family investigator, the child’s legal representative, parent coordinator, decision maker and arbitrator. 

Gina previously served as Director of Client Services for the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver (now known as Colorado Legal Services)  and Director of the Thursday Night Bar Program (this program is now known as Metropolitan Volunteer Lawyers, the volunteer lawyers program in the Denver metropolitan area).

She was an adjunct professor at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver where she taught family law. 


Awards

  • The Colorado Bar Association's Public Service Award, 1993
  • The University of Denver Law Stars Professionalism Award, 1994
  • The Colorado Lesbian and Gay Bar Association, Outstanding GLBT Ally Attorney, 2004
  • The Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section Icon Award 2011
  • The Colorado Women’s Bar Association Raising the Bar Award 2012
  • The Legal Services Corporation Pro Bono Award 2013

Committees and Commissions

  • Board of Directors, Colorado Women's Bar Association
    1983 - 1984, Chair, Public Policy Committee
    1988 - 1989, 2003- 2006, Chair, Legal Services Committee
    1989 - 1990, President - Elect
    1990 - 1991, President
    2002 - 2003 & 2005-2006, Representative to CBA Board of Governors
    2007 - 2008, Co-Chair, Judicial Committee
    2009 - Chair, Nominating Committee
    011-2012 - Co-Chair, Membership Committee
  • State Department of Education, Ad Hoc Committee on the Homeless 
    1988 - 1992, member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Availability of Legal Services Committee 
    1978 -1994, member
    2003- 2007, Chair
  • Civil Rules Subcommittee on Domestic Relations Standards
    1988, member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section
    1978 - present, member
    1991 - present, Executive Council member
    1993 - 1994, Secretary
    1995 - 1996, Chair
  • Colorado Bar Association, Gender Bias Task Force
    1991 - 1992, Co-Chair
    1992 - 1993, Chair
  • Colorado Women's Leadership Coalition
    1990 - 1992
    1991 -  l993, Chair, Family Issues Committee
  • Denver Bar Association, Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution
    1991 - 1994, member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Committee on the Homeless
    1991 - 1992, member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Board of Governors
    1992 - 1994, member
    2002 - 2003, member
  • Colorado Child Support Commission
    1995 - 1996, Chair
    2009 -  present, member
  • Governor's Commission on the Rights and Responsibilities of Same Sex Relationships
    1997 - 1998, member
  • Lend-A-Lawyer Program, Board of Directors
    1997 - 2004, member
  • Domestic Relations Multidisciplinary Committee
    Office of the State Court Administrator
    1998 - 1999, member
  • Colorado Supreme Court Standing Committee on Families
    2002 - 2009, member
  • Legal Aid Foundation Board of Trustees
    2006 - 2012, member
  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
    Alumni Council
    2007 - 2013, member