Archive for ‘June, 2014’

Picture This: July/August

2014 Spring Admission Ceremony The Spring Admission Ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 27, at the Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver. The swearing-in ceremony was…

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Legal Affairs: July/August

GOOD THINGS The American Subcontractors Association of Colorado (ASAC) announced that Carrie A. Rodgers has received the chapter’s “Attorney of the Year” award.  Rodgers is a…

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Law Student Chronicles First-Year Perspective: The Best is Yet to Come

  Editor’s note: We asked four 1L law students—two from Colorado Law and two from Denver Law—to submit articles for our new column, “Law Student Chronicles,”…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Legislation Pt. 1

  We whose names are underwritten … having undertaken … a voyage to plant ye first colonie …, doe … covenant & combine our selves togeather…

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Denver Domestic Relations “Firefighters”

When people going through a divorce have no resources, but do not qualify for means-tested free legal services, what happens? Typically, moderate income parties will be…

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Book Review: Johnny Carson

  Almost anyone living on the North American continent in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s who appreciated a good laugh, had access to a television set,…

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An Ethical Practice in Today’s Electronic World

  A funny thing happened on the way to my law office. Everything changed. When I first began practicing law, there were some attorneys to whom…

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Who’s Representing You in 2014? Meet the New Members of Your Board of Trustees

Janet Drake President-elect Please tell us a little bit about yourself, personally and professionally: I am a Denver native, but moved around a lot as a…

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[POINT] Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers [COUNTERPOINT] The Importance of Being Prolix

Point: WITNESSETH Our Profession Modernizing Our Drafting Practices  Why Lawyers Need to Stop Writing Like Eighteenth Century Barristers It’s 2014. You’re in your high-rise office on…

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John Vaught, DBA’s 2014–15 President: A Veteran, Lawyer, and Leader Focused on the Future of our Bar

  “I can’t imagine being anything other than a trial lawyer.”     John Vaught isn’t just saying that because he’s the new President of the…

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