W. Harold “Sonny” Flowers Jr. (’71), a prominent Boulder attorney known for his perseverance and efforts to make CU Boulder and the University of Colorado Law School more inclusive, died July 29, 2020.
Sonny Flowers has been in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Black America since 1987, and was selected by his peers as a “Super Lawyer” in Colorado’s 5280 Magazine.
Distinguished Achievement—Solo/Small Firm Practitioner: W. Harold "Sonny" Flowers Jr. ('71)
When I was young, I was in constant contact with two lawyers: my mother and father.
W. Harold “Sonny” Flowers didn’t have many fellow black classmates at Boulder High in the early 1960s, but he found community among black CU student-athletes he befriended on The Hill.