Archive for ‘June, 2016’

Picture This ~ July/August 2016

Law Day Event — Celebrating Colorado Women in the Law   On May 3, a panel of the highest-serving female justices and judges in Colorado spoke…

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Legal Affairs ~ July/August 2016

GOOD THINGS Martin Semple, Semple, Farrington & Everall, was elected President of the Board of Trustees of The Helen G. Bonfils Foundation, a satellite foundation of…

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Bar Review: Solitaire ~ By Eden Rolland

Solitaire Restaurant 3927 W. 32nd Ave. Denver, CO 80212 303-477-47321 It did not take much arm-twisting to convince the Docket Committee to welcome the arrival of…

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Easter Island and the Walking Heads ~ By Marshall Snider

As remote places go, it is hard to beat Easter Island. Of course, this island off the coast of South America is not as inaccessible as…

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The Bequest: A Short Story ~ By Lawrence Savell

The boxes arrived in Nick’s office on a Friday morning. Inside the one designated “1” on the outside was a short letter from the executor. “Dear…

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Can We Communicate Concisely? ~ By Joseph P. McMahon

“I wouldn’t give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity; I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side…

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The Five Points Renaissance ~ By Tracy Winchester

How often have you heard “the neighborhood will come back organically” or “revitalization will eventually happen”? These are phrases that people use when commenting on deterioration…

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DBA Member Highlight ~ Samuel Ventola

1. Why did you become a lawyer? I wanted to help people solve their problems. 2. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? In life,…

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Ethics Column ~ Use of the Client Trust Account: What Not to Do ~ By Amy DeVan

I often tell people that I went to law school because I graduated from college with a degree in history, and there was no math on…

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Meet the Incoming Vice Presidents and Board of Trustee Members ~ Curated by Jessica A. Volz

1st Vice President: Erich Bethke   Please tell us a little about yourself, personally and professionally. I have had a rewarding 30-year career as a lawyer…

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