Archive for ‘September, 2016’

Picture This ~ October 2016

Law School … Sí Se Puede Law School … Yes, We Can (Sí, Se Puede), a law school pipeline program that is nearly 200 lawyers strong,…

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Legal Affairs ~ October 2016

GOOD THINGS Casey Kannenberg was awarded the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Star of the Year award for his work as Public Service Director. DCT…

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DBA Member Highlight ~ Megan Rose

1. Why did you become a lawyer? As a kid, I was always in awe of people who were good communicators and advocates. I learned that…

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Game of Loans: Interest Is Coming ~ By Drew Hefflefinger

Consolidation, income-driven repayment and private refinancing are three student loan repayment strategies. By understanding their pros and cons, the borrower is better able to make an…

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Law Student Chronicles: “Bar” Star by Day. Law Student by Night. ~ By Rebecca Spence

As I walked off the elevator on the ninth floor of my downtown office space, I sleepily lugged my overstuffed book bag to my desk and…

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Metro Volunteer Lawyers Begins a New Chapter in Its History ~ By Jessica A. Volz

The Denver Bar Association recently welcomed Toni-Anne Dasent as the new director of Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL). She assumed her responsibilities on August 22, 2016. Dasent…

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Seat at the Bar: What the DBA Does for Young Lawyers ~ By Raul Chacon, Jr.

Legal culture, legal community, “the bar” — terms that, to an outsider, seem imposing, foreign, mysterious and even threatening at times — can and should be…

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How Lawyers Can Maximize Their Presence on LinkedIn in Five Smart Steps ~ By Meranda Vieyra

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful networking and social selling tools available for professionals — including lawyers. The company advertises that more than 450 million…

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Volunteer Corner: Ease Into Pro Bono Work During Pro Bono Week 2016 ~ By Lauren Dickey and Matt Pierce

Despite our best intentions, too many of us either haven’t started doing pro bono work or just don’t do as much of it as we’d like.…

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