Archive for ‘January, 2016’

Volunteer Corner: Busy Times for the Colorado Poverty Law Project

The Colorado Poverty Law Project (CPLP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to recruit and coordinate volunteer attorneys to participate in a monthly pro…

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Reflections on My New iPad: The Ethical Implications of Technology ~ By James S. Bailey

Congratulate me — my New Year brings me a new iPad. As I begin the process of preparing my iPad for its new life and workload,…

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The Buffalo Creek Disaster: Profiles in Heroism ~ By Eden Rolland

In the early morning hours of February 26, 1972, after several days of rain, a coal mining impoundment dam, situated at the top of a narrow…

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The Hovenweep Community in Transition ~ By Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

Ask The Towers Why do the builders build you? Because bees lead us to the water pockets See here! See here! Raven cries, Climb down! Climb down! Taste…

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The Force Awakens: A Movie Review ~ By Judith Keene

For those of you who have not yet succumbed to peer pressure and seen the movie, I won’t yield any spoilers in this review. It is…

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The Super Docket: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Metro Volunteer Lawyers ~ By Emma Garrison, Kate Schuster and Jessica Volz

Story:  Emma Garrison garrison@wtotrial.com Artwork:  Kate Schuster kschuster@cobar.org Editor:  Jessica Volz  jvolz@cobar.org

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MVL Honors Dianne Van Voorhees and Looks to the Future ~ By Candace Whitaker

On January 7, 2016, after eight years as executive director, Dianne Van Voorhees left her role at Metro Volunteer Lawyers to serve the Arvada community as…

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Metro Volunteer Lawyers and Colorado Legal Services: A Shared History ~ By Dianne Van Voorhees

Metro Volunteer Lawyers started as the Thursday Night Bar (TNB) project, the collective brainchild of Donald Giacomini, Jerry Conover, and other young and distinguished attorneys, including…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

Access to justice is critical. People need access to our courts and judicial system, regardless of their economic status, race, gender, sexual preference or age. People…

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Letter from the Editor ~ Jessica A. Volz

February 2016 DEAR MEMBERS: Superheroes come in many forms. Some wear billowing capes, some sport iconic masks and some take on inconceivable muscularity. Yet as with…

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