Dietze and Davis, P.C. is proud to congratulate Peter Dietze for his receipt of the William Lee Knous Award for 2018.
The Knous Award is Colorado Law’s highest alumni honor and recognizes outstanding achievement and sustained service to the Law School. It was established in memory of former governor, federal judge, distinguished statesman, and Colorado Law Alumnus, William Lee Knous, a 1911 graduate of the Law School and the only person in Colorado history to have occupied the highest seats in each branch of government: President of the state Senate, Governor, and Chief Justice. The Law Alumni Board of Directors has conferred this award annually since 1960. Renowned recipients include former Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court Michael Bender and former Governor Bill Ritter.
The Law School will honor Peter at its 37th Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Seawell Grand Ballroom of the Denver Center for Performing Arts. The ceremony will also honor Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice of the Colorado Supreme Court.
Dietze and Davis, P.C. is pleased to announce the establishment of the Peter C. Dietze Scholarship Fund at the University of Colorado Law School. The Fund is being established by Dietze and Davis, P.C. to honor Peter’s notable career both inside and outside the courtroom, as well as the mentorship, leadership, and friendship he provided, and continues to provide, to those around him.
Peter graduated from the University of Colorado Law School in 1962 and has served as Boulder’s assistant city attorney between 1963 and 1965 and as the city attorney between 1965 and 1968. Peter co-founded Dietze and Davis, P.C. with his friend and classmate, Joel Davis, in 1972 and recently retired after a long and accomplished career in real estate title insurance law. Over the course of his career, Peter participated in over fifty Colorado appellate court cases and several federal appellate court cases. He also has given generously to his alma mater, previously serving as Regent, member of the CU Law Alumni Advisory Board, and member of the University of Colorado Real Estate Foundation.
The Peter C. Dietze Scholarship Fund will be used to provide scholarship awards each academic year to students enrolled in the University of Colorado Law School who have exhibited financial need and who intend to practice in Colorado after graduating.
Please contact Dietze and Davis, P.C. at (303) 447-1375 or the University of Colorado Law School at (303) 492-6678 with any questions or for more information about the Peter C. Dietze Scholarship Fund.