Anne F. and Julius Schlezinger Law Day Lecture (2020)

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The Adult Education Committee presents the Annual Law Day Lecture in memory of Anne F. and Julius Schlezinger, z'l.

Speaker: PHIL WEISER, Attorney General of Colorado

Philip Jacob Weiser was elected Attorney General for the State of Colorado in the 2018 election, becoming the first Democratic Colorado Attorney General in 15 years. He is the Hatfield Professor of Law and Telecommunications, Executive Director and Founder of the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, and Dean Emeritus at the University of Colorado Law School. He previously served in the Obama and Clinton Administrations in the White House and Justice Department.

He holds a bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College with high honors, and a J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law, with Order of the Coif honors, where he was an Articles Editor for the New York University Law Review.

Weiser is one of two sons born to a Holocaust survivor who came to the United States at a young age. His mother was born in a German concentration camp before coming to the United States at age six.  He is married with two children.

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