Archive for ‘June, 2017’

Letter from the Editor ~ June/July 2017

Dear Members: Thank you to those of you who attended the “Around the World” themed Barristers Benefit Ball on April 29. The evening sparkled with the…

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A Final Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen ~ June/July 2017

This will be my last Docket article as your president. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Denver Bar Association president. I…

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A Letter from Your Incoming President Franz Hardy: From There to Here

It’s more than fair to ask, “Who is the new guy with the funny name now leading the bar (association)?” Here’s my best attempt to answer…

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Briefly ~ June/July 2017 ~ By Jessica A. Volz

“‘Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, the tempest-tossed…

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Your DBA Membership Is a Portal to Priceless Possibilities: Introducing 2017–18 DBA President Franz Hardy ~ By Jessica A. Volz

In an era where even lawyers are reevaluating how they spend their money, the definition of value becomes the conundrum du jour. “I want to reinforce…

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Colorado Legal Aid Stories ~ Compiled by Jon Asher, Diana Poole and Kelly Bossley

Civil legal aid ensures fairness for all in the justice system — not just for those who can afford it. The elimination of federal funding for…

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Ethics Column: Fulfilling Ethical Obligations and Finding Happiness by Giving Back ~ By Amy DeVan

When I first started working in the field of legal ethics, I was surprised to discover that the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct contain one aspirational…

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The Launch of a New Colorado Inn of Court ~ By Natalie Powell

In 1985, under the leadership of U. S. District Court Judge John Kane, the Judge William Doyle Inn of Court — the first Inn in Colorado…

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In Their Own Words: The Winners of the 2017 DBA Awards

The Denver Bar Association thanks those individuals who took the time to submit nominations for this year’s awards. During the course of the past 126 years,…

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“Communication Snacks: 52 Bite-Sized Communication Tips for the Busy Professional” ~ A Book Review by Eric Jaworski

Sometimes you do not know you are hungry until you see or smell a plate of food. I did not know I was in need of…

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