Archive for ‘December, 2016’

Picture This ~ December 2016/January 2017

DBA Celebrates 125th Anniversary   For the past 125 years, the Denver Bar Association has thrived as a dynamic force in the legal community. DBA President…

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Legal Affairs ~ December 2016/January 2017

GOOD THINGS E. Martín Enriquez, a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP who specializes in distribution, franchise and international trade law, has joined the World…

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DBA Member Highlight: William Benjamin King

1. Why did you become a lawyer? It has always been in my nature to be protective of others. The word “advocate” comes from the Latin…

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Pro Bono, Public Interest and More: A Look at a Student-Led Initiative to Elevate the Public Good at Denver Law ~ By Alexi Freeman and Katie Steefel

“The first thing I lost in law school was the reason I came.” This famous line from well-known law professor Bill Quigley’s article, “Letter to a…

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Building Our Dreams: The Finances of Law Firm Startups ~ By Drew Hefflefinger

Who is tired of making someone else’s dream come true? The sacrifice, the hours, the faceless P&L reports. Learning how passionate and dedicated attorneys are, it…

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First Semester of Law School: Has Stress Ever Been This Real? ~ By Jessica Cordero

As a graduation newborn, I thought studying for the LSAT was hard. I remember considering all of the brilliant people out there going through the same…

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Book Review: Appealing for Justice ~ By Emma Garrison

Appealing for Justice retraces the career of Jean Eberhart Dubofsky, the first woman appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court and the lead counsel for the landmark…

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Why Patenting Is at Its Highest Level Since the Industrial Revolution ~ By George C. Lewis, P.E.

The meteoric rise in patent filings reflects a fundamental change in how business is done in the modern world, as much as it reflects the pace…

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Legal Marketing Etiquette in the 21st Century ~ By Meranda M. Vieyra

Good etiquette doesn’t cost a thing. Bad etiquette can cost you everything. In the legal industry, we have our own ways, customs, standards and norms when…

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There and Back Again: Relaunching Your Legal Career ~ By Paul Miller

I re-entered the practice of law after an extended “sabbatical” in public education. I left the legal world 15 years ago and taught high school for…

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