Ireland Stapleton employment and special districts attorney Michelle Ferguson has received the 2022 Fort Lupton Fire Chief’s Community Partnership Award.

Fort Lupton Fire Chief Phil Tiffany selected Michelle for providing exceptional legal services to the District for the past 19 years and for always keeping the District and the community’s best interests at heart.

The Fort Lupton Fire Protection District, founded in 1898, provides emergency services to 88 square miles in Weld County, Colorado. Their mission is to provide professional service to those in a time of need with a sense of integrity, pride, and compassion for well-being.

Ireland Stapleton’s Special Districts Practice Group works with special districts across Colorado, including park and recreation districts, fire protection districts, and ambulance districts.  They advise on a wide range of legal matters including administrative proceedings, employment law, litigation, real estate, regular and special elections, annual budgets and financing mechanisms, intergovernmental agreements, and statutory compliance.