University of Denver

Special Symposium for Governors’ Legal Counsels

August 10, 2012

IAALS assembled a panel of experts at the National Governors Association’s Management Seminar for Governors’ Legal Counsels to discuss the importance of judicial appointments to a governor’s legacy and the value of using a nominating commission to fulfill this responsibility.

Panelists included former governors Christie Todd Whitman of New Jersey and Bill Ritter of Colorado, as well as former legal counsels to Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona and Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado.