Community Involvement

HKJP is passionate about making a positive impact on the community of the Denver metro area and the state of Colorado. Collectively and individually, HKJP attorneys and staff give their time, money and talent. Over the years, attorneys have:

  • HKJP was a General Sponsor for the 2014, 2015, and 2016 RMPCA's Toys for Kids Fundraising Event
  • HKJP has financially contributed to the Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado in the past
  • HKJP since 2006 has participated annually in the Denver Bar Association's Community Action Network (CAN), which hosts various events and drives (i.e., school supply drive to benefit Denver Public Schools and Children's Outreach Project; toothbrush drive to benefit KIND (Kids in Need of Dentistry); and a food drive to benefit Food Bank of the Rockies)
  • HKJP and its employees support a different charity or project each year during the holiday season. Past years have included: Arapahoe County Adopt-a-Family Program, Lutheran Family Services of Colorado "Angel Tree Gift" program, sending of care packages to support our U.S. Troops in Iraq, the Colorado Homeless Families Adopt-a-Family program and Toys 4 Tots

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  • HKJP has participated annually since 2006 in the Lee National Denim Day, which benefits the American Cancer Society
  • Mark Neider participated in the 2015 BluSky 12 th Annual Clays for Kids benefitting the Children's Hospital Colorado Springs.
  • HKJP Shareholder Thomas H. Falivene is a Volunteer Mentor for the CBA's Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program ("CAMP"), 2013-Present. The program matches attorney-mentors with younger lawyers to assist in their practice development and help them become more comfortable with the court system, legal issues, bar association involvement, and to emphasize the importance of professionalism in their practices.
  • HKJP Associate Emily L.P. Aguero volunteered for the Colorado Defense Lawyers Habitat for Humanity event in November 2012

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  • HKJP Shareholder Art Karstaedt volunteered for the Colorado Defense Lawyers Habitat for Humanity event in February 2012

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  • HKJP Shareholder Susan Stamm taught Junior Great Books to fifth graders from 1997 to 2007 and from 2010 to the present
  • HKJP Shareholder Susan Stamm is serving a four-year term on the board of directors of Certified Addiction Counselors from 2011 to 2015
  • HKJP Shareholder Susan Stamm is a member of the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary, January 2012 to present
  • HKJP Shareholder Mark Neider served as Scoring and Judging Panelists for numerous Colorado Mock Trial Tournaments 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • HKJP has raised money and sponsored a team as part of the Furry Scurry, a two-mile walk and fun run and fundraiser for the Denver Dumb Friends League since 2000
  • HKJP Shareholder Mark Neider has served as a mentor in the University of Denver Law School Mentoring Program since 2011
  • HKJP Shareholder Susan Stamm was appointed to the State Grievance Board (2007-2011) by Governor Ritter; the Board is now known as the State Board of Registered Psychotherapists.
  • HKJP Employees donated old/unused cellphones to Cell Phones for Life in 2011
  • HKJP Shareholder Mark Neider has participated annually since 2010 in the Step Up Walk sponsored by the Mile High Down Syndrome Association
  • HKJP Shareholder Jamey Jamison participated in the Junior Achievement fundraisers from 1998 to 2009
  • HKJP Shareholder Tom Falivene has been a Volunteer Tutor/Mentor for The Bridge Project from 2003 to 2005 and Big Brothers/Big Sisters from 2006 to 2007
  • HKJP Shareholder Jane Lucero starting in 2015 is the Kids Zone Coordinator for Colorado Cancer League's annual Race for Research 5K.
  • HKJP Shareholder Jane Lucero served as a Judge for the Hon. Phillip S. Figa Motions Competition at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law September 2016
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