17 May Iris Eytan and “Jail Wait” Litigation Team Earn 2019 Colorado Lawyers Committee’s Team of the Year Award
May 2, 2019
For over a decade, Colorado criminal defense attorney, Iris Eytan, and has led the team of lawyers involved in the “Jail Wait” litigation. Through the Colorado Lawyers Committee these attorneys have fought for the rights of the mentally ill who have been forced to wait for competency hearings in jail before standing trial.
Iris Eytan, a partner of Eytan Nielsen LLC, began her personal investment in this case over a decade ago. Eytan and the “Jail Wait” team were given the highest honor by the Colorado Lawyers Committee, the Team of the Year Award, for 2019.
Other members of the legal team include:
Alison L. Butler (Disability Law Colorado)
Sean Connelly (Connelly Law LLC)
Caleb Durling (Fox Rothschild LLP)
Mark Ivandick (Disability Law Colorado)
Scott F. Llewellyn (Morrison & Foerster LLP)
Ellie Lockwood (Snell & Wilmer)
Jennifer Purrington (Disability Law Colorado)
Timothy P. Scalo (Snell & Wilmer)
Byeongsook Seo (Snell & Wilmer)
Congratulations to all the “Jail Wait” team for their impact on protecting the rights of
Coloradoans for generations to come.