Arvada, CO . . . Christopher K. Daly, City Attorney for the City of Arvada, was appointed by the International Municipal Lawyers’ Association (IMLA) as the Association’s Colorado State Chair.
The appointment was made on August 5 by Sheryl King Benford, 2013-2014 IMLA President, who stated: “Active state chairs are vital to the continued success of IMLA as a relevant and valuable resource for local government attorneys throughout the United States and Canada.”
State Chairs serve a one-year term but may be re-elected or re-appointed to successive terms. Their role is as follows:
- To act in an advisory capacity to the IMLA Board on matters of policy, programs and memberships.
- To make state appellate and supreme court case referrals to IMLA.
- To confer on such cases and refer with a recommendation for action to IMLA.
- To regularly identify, monitor and promptly report pending state appellate and Supreme Court cases in which IMLA may want to participate.
- To recruit new membership in their state.
- To assist in the retention of existing members.
Of his appointment, Daly stated, “I believe this is an opportunity to serve the other municipal attorneys in Colorado as well as to take a broader view of municipal legal issues both here and in Canada.”
About the International Municipal Lawyers’ Association
IMLA is the oldest and largest association for attorneys representing local governments. Its purpose is to promote, support and strengthen local government law. Local governments, state leagues, and special municipal districts in the United States and Canada make up IMLA’s voting membership; the remaining membership consists of non-voting members, including associate members (private practitioners), library members, judicial or law professor members and others.