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Howard Kenison Appointed to Center for Human Rights

October 20, 2021
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Championing the work of the ABA’s Center for Human Rights in protecting vulnerable populations and communities.

Howard Kenison accepted an appointment by ABA President Reggie Turner to the Advisory Council of the Center for Human Rights. The Center consists of an executive board, chaired by the Hon. James A. Wynn, special counselors and an advisory council, all appointed by the ABA president.

The Center for Human Rights (CHR) mobilizes lawyers to help threatened advocates, protect vulnerable communities, and hold governments accountable under the law. Among the initiatives are the Justice Defenders Program and the TrialWatch Project in conjunction with the Clooney Foundation for Justice. Other initiatives target atrocity crimes, business and human rights, and human trafficking.

Most recently, Howard completed his term as Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment Energy and Resources, an 8,000-plus member forum, in August 2021. He brings vast legal and practical knowledge to both his clients and the industry in assessing environmental risk and resolving legal issues impacting public and private transactions. A former Colorado Deputy Attorney General, clients trust Howard advises and guides clients in solutions that balance economic and environmental interests and achieve client objectives.