Joseph N. de Raismes, III

Joseph N. de Raismes, III, was City Attorney for the City of Boulder from 1979-2003.  During this time, he rewrote the entire City code and drafted the Open Space sections of the Boulder City Charter.  He handled a vast array of litigation, taking three cases to the Supreme Court.  He served as interim City Manager during 1990-1991.

He received his B.A., magna cum laude from Yale College in 1967 and his J.D. from the Harvard Law School in 1970.  He received the Order of the Coif (1991) from the University of Colorado law faculty and served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the University, as well as President and Trustee of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, the national organization of city and county attorneys. He currently serves as General Counsel of Mental Health America, a national mental health and substance use disorder advocacy organization based in Alexandria, VA. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado and Virginia.

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William Cooter Stewart

Well buckaroos and buckarettes, my time here in this body has bagged its last rodeo, sunrise, sunset, mountain peak, ocean break, spring, summer, fall and has settled in on winter.

I have set sail on the great mystery and journey that I have pondered on for quite some time. I was privileged to have had a wonderful and creative life, full of boundless pleasure and deep sorrow. I was the father to two beautiful children, Wilton Todd Stewart and Elizabeth Doane Stewart. Both independent and strong. I was privileged to be married to their mother, Kimberly Doane Stewart who passed in 1994. From there, by divine intervention, I met and married Pamela Beckedorf Stewart, with whom I shared more adventures then I could have ever imagined. 

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