Archive for ‘April, 2017’

DBA Member Highlight: Courtney Butler

1. Why did you become a lawyer? It may sound cliché, but I became a lawyer to help people. I wanted to give a voice to…

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Ethics Column: What Happens if I Get Hit by a Bus? ~ By Gerald D. Pratt with Research Assistance from Patrick T. Pratt

If you are a sole practitioner or a member of a small firm, have you ever asked yourself, “What happens to my practice if I get…

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My Experience As a Rovira Scholar at MVL ~ By Jamie Leaver Sawyer

As a Cleveland native who attended law school in Nashville, I moved to Denver with no connections to the legal community. I knew that I wanted…

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Judicial Profile: Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang ~ By Emma Garrison

Nina Wang has served as a magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado since February 2015. Nina Wang was first exposed…

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Open Offices. Open Minds. ~ By Cynthia Steinbrecher

Love them or hate them, open office floor plans are likely here to stay. How they translate to law offices is something I’ve discussed frequently with…

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Transitioning Your Tech: Selling Your Practice in the Digital Age ~ By Corinne C. Miller

In a profession that has prided itself on maintaining its traditions over the years, the injection of technology has created new opportunities and challenges for the…

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Unique Challenges of Advising Older Clients in Divorce Cases ~ By Joseph E. Brown

The practice of family law has always presented uniquely challenging opportunities to attorneys. In recent years, domestic relations practitioners have seen an ever-evolving client demographic contributing…

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COLAP Wellness Corner ~ All in the Family: How Stress Affects Attorneys and Those They Love ~ By Jessica Warren and Zach Warren

We all know that the practice of law can exact a toll in terms of stress, anxiety and overall quality of life. For decades, these challenges…

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Second Semester of Law School: Is There Something in the Air? Yes? Oh, It Is Change ~ By Jessica Cordero

It all came down to this: Your future career depends on the words you conjure from the deepest precipices of your brain. But let us backtrack.…

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Bar Review: ‘The Docket’ Journeys to Coperta ~ By Kaelyn Gustafson

COPERTA 400 E. 20th Avenue, Denver 720-749-4666 Docket Rating: 5 out of 5 gavels A fragrant note of succulent tomatoes roasting permeates the kitchen while splashes of…

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