Tag:Zita Weinshienk

Zita Weinshienk, Trailblazing Colorado Judge, Dies

In Colorado’s legal community, Weinshienk is remembered as a pioneer and inspiration to many lawyers and judges.

Judge Gary Jackson Inducted Into the Blacks in Colorado Hall of Fame After a 51-Year Pioneering Career

Judge Gary Jackson was inducted this month into the Blacks in Colorado Hall of Fame for a career where he advocated for diversity in the bar.

The First Woman on the Federal Bench in Colorado

In 1979, Zita Weinshienk became the first woman to sit on the federal bench in the state and she broke many glass ceilings.