Attorneys’ Fund for Client Protection
Board of Trustees
Appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court
Charles Goldberg, Esq., Chair of the Board, is a partner in the Denver firm of Rothgerber, Johnson and Lyons, LLP, and a former Denver District Court Judge. Mr. Goldberg served for over 20 years on the Supreme Court's Pattern Civil Jury Instruction Committee and is a former member of the Board of Director of the National Client Protection Organization. Mr. Goldberg is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, recognized by Best Lawyers in America and as one of the "Colorado Super Lawyers". Mr. Goldberg is involved in several professional and community organizations.
Nathifa Miller, Esq., is a staff attorney and the Director of Denver Prevention Partnership Project. Denver Prevention Partnership is a joint program with Denver Department of Human Services that helps strengthen struggling families at-risk of entering the court system. She trains and provides support to volunteer attorneys who are assigned to work with a family to help create a stable home, thereby sparing the children the trauma of being removed from their family. After earning her J.D. from the University Of Denver College Of Law, Nathifa served as Public Defender for 2 1/2 years before she joined the Children's Law Center in 1999.
Charles Turner, Esq., is the Executive Director of the Colorado/Denver Bar Associations. Mr. Turner is involved locally and nationally in professional organizations.
Andrew P. McCallin, Esq., is a First Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office.
Honorable Ethan D. Feldman has been a judge of the Arapahoe County Court since February 1992 and has twice been Presiding Judge of the Court. His assignments have included preliminary felony matters, domestic violence cases and other misdemeanors, DUI's, traffic, and civil cases. He has also served as an acting judge of the District Court.
Judge Feldman is a 1970 graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Russian Studies and is a 1974 graduate of the University of Denver College of Law. Prior to his appointment to the County bench, Judge Feldman was Deputy and Chief Deputy District Attorney in Arapahoe County from 1974 to 1980. He was in private practice from 1980 to 1992 during which time he also served as a part-time municipal judge in Glendale for 12 years.
Judge Feldman is past president of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, a past member of the Board of Governors of the Colorado Bar Association, and past chairperson of the Criminal Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. He is currently president of the Colorado County Judges' Association and the Colorado Trial Judges' Council. He has served on several committees of the Colorado Supreme Court.
Melinda M. Harper is a managing partner of Denver-based CPA firm Harper Hofer & Associates.
Michael B. Lupton is a graduate of University of Washington with a degree in electrical engineering and has more than 40 years in the telecommunications industry. He has been an active volunteer for more than 20 years with a Douglas County youth sports organization.