Kent B. Willis received his license to practice law in Colorado in 1981. He worked for Chicago Title Company in Denver while going to law school at the University of Denver Law School where he received his Juris Doctorate in 1981. After graduating from law school, he worked for Husky Oil for a couple of years before moving to Summit County.
Kent is a native of Colorado, having grown up in Denver and Littleton. He attended the University of Denver as a undergraduate where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in American Studies. He moved to Summit County in 1983, where he has lived ever since. He is married and has four children.
Kent was a council member of the Frisco Town Council from April 2006 to April 2014 and Mayor Pro Tem. He has also served on the Summit Stage Board since 2007 and has been the chair since 2009.
Kent has been involved in the community by participating on various committes, as well as teaching at Colorado Mountain College over the years.
Kent is a member of:
Continental Divide Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Breckenridge Mountain Rotary Club (2006 to present)
Frisco Home Rule Charter Commission (1988)
PEAK Parent Center, Inc. (Director, 1997 to 2009; Board President 2002 to 2009)
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center, Inc. (Director, 1992 to present)
Coach, Summit County Alpine Team, Special Olympics of Colorado (2006 to present)
Summit County Rotary Club (1985 to 1998); Club Secretary (1990 to 1993)
Rotary Foundation of Summit County, Inc. President, 1993 to 1997
In Re the Marriage of Bonifas, 879 P.2d 478 (Colo. App. 1993) parental custody
Thomas v. Dorris, 93 CA 2107 (Colo. App. 1993) NSOP foreclosure procedures