THE WATERMAN FUND is a charitable trust that provides financial assistance to Colorado lawyers. The trust was created by the will of Anna Waterman, surviving spouse of Colorado’s U.S. Senator, Charles Waterman.
Financial awards from the Fund are made "…for the sole and only purpose of relieving the financial necessities, assuaging the hardships and lightening the financial burdens of aged, infirm or otherwise incapacitated members of the Colorado bar, in good repute and standing, and who shall have practiced law in Colorado for a period of at least 10 years…." Read a recent Docket Article on how the Waterman Fund is directly impacting local attorneys.
Five Fund attorney-administrators meet monthly to consider applications for assistance. Distributions range from one-time benefits to six-month awards which are renewable.
To download an application, please go to the Application Download page. All information about applicants and awards from the Fund are confidential. Please direct your questions or a completed Application to -
Denver Bar Association Waterman Fund
1900 Grant Street, Suite 900 Denver, Colorado 80203
Phone (303) 824-5319 Fax (303) 861-5274
There is currently an opening for an administrator for The Waterman Fund Board. The administrators meet bi-monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, the next meeting will be held on November 20, 2018. Please see the information below regarding The Waterman Fund. If you are interested in the position which has a term to expire in July of 2022, please submit a brief statement including any relevant experience you have and why you are interested in serving and send it to Jessica Lindzy, email@example.com no later than, Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Five Fund attorney-administrators meet bi-monthly to consider applications for assistance. Distributions range from one-time benefits to six-month awards which are renewable.