Archive for ‘June, 2015’

Janet Drake Will Make a Difference as 2015–16 DBA President

“I want to inspire people to get involved, and I’d like to see the bar have more synergy with what’s happening in Denver.” Janet Drake, a…

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Promoting Professionalism

Much has been said and written about the perceived decline in professionalism and civility in the practice of law. The Professionalism Working Group of the Chief…

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CAN Committee’s Annual “Roll Out the Barrels” Food Drive Law firms help “stock the shelves” of Metro Caring’s new Hunger Relief Center in Denver

The Denver Bar Association’s Community Action Network (CAN) Committee sponsored the 16th Annual “Roll Out the Barrels” Food Drive in April to benefit Metro Caring. As…

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Experiential Learning: A Growing Trend in Legal Education

There has been a great deal of debate lately about whether the current law school experience and curriculum adequately prepares law students for the real world.…

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What it Means to be a Rovira Scholar

By Joey Scott Although I’m a Denver native, I went to law school in Chicago and did not know anyone in the local legal community when…

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Ten Questions with DBA Member Don McMichael

“Ten Questions” is a Docket feature focused on getting to know DBA members. If you’re interested in being in the spotlight—or know someone else who should…

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Welcome Back, Arapaho and Cheyenne, To Your Homelands

I. Their testimony lives on. What happened here must be remembered. My wife Bobbie and I arrive at Sand Creek in Southeastern Colorado on the evening…

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Meet New Denver County Court Judge Kerri Lombardi

Kerri Lombardi was recently appointed as a judge to the Denver County Court, effective May 1. Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced the appointment after Judge James…

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Meet the Incoming DBA President-Elect, Vice Presidents, and Board of Trustee Members

NANCY COHEN, President-Elect Please tell us a little about yourself, personally and professionally. I grew up in New Jersey and came out West to attend college…

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July/August Picture This

2015 Spring Admissions Ceremony The 2015 Spring Admissions Ceremony was held on June 1 at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver. After the new Colorado attorneys…

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