Ryann Peyton serves as the director of the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program (CAMP), a program of the Colorado Supreme Court. A former litigator and a seasoned consultant and advocate on professionalism, diversity, and equity in the legal field, Ryann is a frequent commentator, presenter, and lecturer having contributed to the Denver Post, Law Week Colorado, Denver Business Journal, KDVR Fox 31, Rocky Mountain PBS, and Colorado Public Radio. Prior to joining CAMP, Ryann focused her law practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on LGBT families and civil rights.
Ryann is co-founder of RANGE Consulting, a social enterprise focused on training employers on strategies for LGBT workplace inclusivity. RANGE is Colorado’s only consulting organization dedicated solely to the needs of LGBT employees and the workplaces in which they are employed. Partnering with hundreds of corporations, non-profits, and government entities across the state, RANGE assists employers in creating inclusive policies and systems, solving common LGBT related workplace issues, and maintaining legal compliance.
Ryann has been routinely recognized for her legal practice, most recently earning the 2019 American Bar Association Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyer Professionalism award and the 2014 Colorado Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Attorney of the Year award. Ryann sits on the boards of the Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation, The Center on Colfax, Colorado Bar Association, and Center for Legal Inclusiveness. Ryann is a graduate of the Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) program and the Center for Legal Inclusiveness’ Level I Diversity and Inclusiveness training program. Ryann earned her law degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and holds an LLM and undergraduate degree from the University of Denver.
Ryann Peyton discusses the importance of helping lawyers define their professional identity and offers guidance for developing successful attorning mentoring programs.
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