Bryan P. Timbers Pro Bono Award(s): These awards recognize the extraordinary pro bono efforts of small/solo practitioners, law firms, and public sector agencies toward closing the justice gap to Alaskans with civil legal needs.
Lori A. Colbert
Lori A. Colbert is the owner of Colbert Family Law, LLC in Anchorage, and was previously a partner with Mendel Colbert & Associates. A graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Willamette University College of Law, her practice areas include divorce, child custody, modification and support, adoption and assisted reproductive technology.
Lori served for eight years as the co-chair of the Family Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association. She has been active in the American Bar Family Law Section working on the CLE, Diversity, and Member Benefit Committees. She also served for six years as a member of Council for the American Bar Association Family Law Section.
Lori is currently the Alaska State Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates where she is a member of the Nominating Committee and the Steering Committee for the Nominating Committee. Lori is a life-long Alaskan and proud mother of two daughters and grandmother to two grandsons.
Since 2000, Lori has completed 25 Family Law pro bono cases, donating 955 pro bono hours.
Lane Powell has participated in Alaska Legal Services Corporation’s Attorney-of-the Day program since its inception in 2006. Every month they provide one of their firm’s attorneys to give general one-time consultations to ALSC clients.
Lane Powell shareholder Michael Baylous, who accepted the award on behalf of the firm, has done most of these pro bono consultations, more than 50, sometimes taking on the client’s case. He’s provided 345 pro bono hours since 2000.
In addition to firm attorneys Peter Partnow and Brewster Jamieson, who also provide consultations with the monthly Attorney-of-the day program, ALSC deeply appreciates all the Lane Powell professional and reliable staff who also assist clients with a variety of matters.