Public SpeakerJudge Colombaro frequently spoke to attorney and civic groups, as well as at conferences. The Louisiana Supreme Court also appointed her as one of six judges on its Speakers Bureau
Honored for Career In Public ServicIn 1993, a federal bipartisan agency honored Judge Colombaro as a Pacesetter – "a proven leader across the South who serves as an example to others who aspire to public service careers."
Public Outreach to the YouthJudge Colombaro created a “hands-on” in the field program to permit the Youth to experience how the court system operates on all levels
LA State Bar Association AppointmentJudge Colombaro was appointed to serve on the Professionalism & Quality of Life Committee
Appointed: National CommitteeThe American Inns of Court Leadership appointed Judge Colombaro, who founded and was President of the Judge Albert Tate, Jr. Inns of Court in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and she was named to serve on the State Supreme Court's Commission.
Named Woman of the YearJudge Colombaro was named as the 1993 Quota Woman of the Year, because of her accomplishments, and being elected as the first woman judge in Louisiana's history from her region.
Masters Degree in Judicial ProcessJudge Colombaro earned this degree in 1998 from the University of Virginia's Law School.
Published AuthorJudge Colombaro's book, explaining laws to the layperson was published in 1992. Since 1995, she is also a lead author for Westlaw's "Louisiana Civil Trial Procedure, Practice Series".