About Us

Alpine Legal Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit civil legal assistance agency dedicated to providing legal services and upholding fundamental legal rights in Garfield, Pitkin and western Eagle Counties for more than a quarter century.   

Board of Directors

  • Co-Board Chair:  Jeanne Doremus, Attorney
  • Co-Board Chair:  James Bradford, Garfield County Clerk of Combined Courts
  • Vice President:  Fred Lodge, Attorney 
  • Treasurer:  Nick Chimerakis, CPA, Reese Henry & Company
  • Secretary:  Jordan Matthews, Law Office of Jeanne C. Doremus
  • Richard H. Hart, Retired Judge, Attorney 
  • Leslie Emerson, Assistant Director of RFSD Pre-Collegiate Program
  • Diana Ettlinger, Attorney 
  • Ryan Kalamaya, Attorney 
  • Helen Ward Obermeyer, Development Director
  • Lisanne Rogers, Attorney 
  • Edward P. Sands, Attorney 
  • Sue Smedstad, Retired VP, Aspen Skiing Company
  • Vallerie Sullan, Attorney 

Our Staff

  • Jennifer Wherry, Executive Director
  • Kathryn Wentzel, Managing Attorney, Glenwood Springs
  • Eric Sandoval, Staff Attorney, Aspen
  • Daniela Leon, Administrative Assistant, Glenwood Springs
  • Emily Simeone, Supervising Attorney, Aspen
  • Sue O'Bryan, Attorney Of-Counsel, Aspen
  • Bob Spuhler, Senior Ombudsman, Garfield County