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Bill Neighbors

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1601 Blake Street Ste #400 Denver, CO 80202

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Introducing

Judicial Service Colorado Supreme Court Justice, 1983-1986 (Deputy Chief Justice, 1985-86) District Court Judge, 20th Judicial District, Colorado, 1973-1983 Education J.D. – University of Colorado School of Law M.S., Economics – Colorado State University B.S. – Colorado State University Background Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Bill Neighbors joined the staff of arbiters at JAG in 1986. After serving as the Chief Trial Deputy for the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office for two years, he was appointed to the Boulder County District Court in 1973, serving primarily in a civil division until 1983, when he was appointed to the Colorado […]

Judicial Service
BACKGROUND
  • Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Bill Neighbors joined the staff of arbiters at JAG in 1986. After serving as the Chief Trial Deputy for the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office for two years, he was appointed to the Boulder County District Court in 1973, serving primarily in a civil division until 1983, when he was appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court. In 1985, Neighbors was elected Deputy Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court. Neighbors has long been an advocate of judicial education and legal professionalism as demonstrated by his long-standing relationship with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy as a teaching team leader and member. He has taught trial advocacy at Harvard, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado and New Mexico law schools. Neighbors and Justice William H. Erickson have written two books on constitutional criminal law and procedure.

Career Highlights
  • Lawyer of Year 2017: Mediation
    5280 Magazine Top Lawyers 2015
    Colorado Super Lawyers 2015
    The Best Lawyers in America© 2015, 2016, 2017
    Joined JAG as an arbiter in 1986
    Chief Trial Deputy for the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office
    Private Practice 1965-1971