Archive for ‘February, 2016’

Mean Girls Revisited: Reflections after Reader Reactions ~ By Becky Bye

In 2012, I reluctantly wrote an article about a problem that many women practicing law encounter: other women. I hesitated to publish it out of fear…

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Networking with Men: A Key to Career Success ~ By Ida Abbott

Overall, women are surprisingly ineffective at networking for business. In particular, they are not very effective at networking with men. Multiple studies have shown that women…

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Women Lawyers, Discipline and Leaving the Practice of Law ~ By Nancy Cohen

In 2014, there were approximately 25,665 active Colorado attorneys. Of these lawyers, 9,317 were women and 16,348 were men. It may come as a surprise that…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

Mentoring has literally changed my life. As a young woman in the law, I needed professional guidance. Sometimes, I didn’t even know what questions to ask.…

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Letter from the Editor ~ Jessica A. Volz

March 2016 Dear Members: It is easy to forget how lucky we are to live in the year 2016 — despite its economic woes, technological fixations,…

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I Just Felt Like Running ~ By Deanna Alfred

  At the start of 2016, I knew that I would be one of 26,000 to run in the Los Angeles Stadium to Sea Marathon. Because…

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