Archive for ‘August, 2017’

Letter from the Editor ~ August/September 2017

Dear Members: It is not unusual for August and September to conjure to mind “back-to-school” sensations. Such déjà vu experiences are often Proustian in nature: They…

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A Message from DBA President Franz Hardy ~ August/September 2017

Since my letter “From There to Here” appeared in the last issue of The Docket, I have received scores of responses from DBA members. They embody…

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Briefly ~ August/September 2017 ~ By Jessica A. Volz

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair (June 25, 1903–January 21, 1950), better known…

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ON THE TOWN ~ Chapter One: DBA President Franz Hardy Chats with Charles Casteel

From the moment when I marked the date of the interview on my calendar, I looked forward to meeting with Charles Casteel. He is one of…

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Meet the Incoming Vice Presidents and New Board of Trustees Members

PRESIDENT-ELECT: MAUREEN “MO” WATSON Please tell us a little about yourself, personally and professionally. In my day job, I am General Counsel at CQG, Inc., a…

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C’mon In. The Water Is Fine. Starting a Law Practice ~ By Sara Scott and Danaé Woody

The practice of law is not one-size-fits-all nor is starting a law firm. A new law practice’s success depends on a solid foundation of legal experience,…

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COLAP Wellness Corner ~ Mindfulness for Lawyers: Decrease Your Stress and Improve Your Performance ~ By Debra Austin, J.D., Ph.D.

“Mindfulness” involves increased awareness of what is happening from moment to moment. It requires letting go of ruminating about the past and worrying about the future.…

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SEAT AT THE BAR ~ DBA Bench-Bar Committee Launches Courtroom Chats Series ~ By Doug Stevens and Jerry Pratt

As co-chairs of the Bench-Bar Committee for nearly 10 years, we have come to learn one thing above all else: Denver attorneys value the opportunity to…

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Solo Not Alone: Consulting Lawyers and Other Professionals When Starting Your Own Firm ~ By Damian J. Arguello

There is an old adage that virtually every lawyer has heard: A lawyer who represents himself or herself has a fool for a client. This can…

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ETHICS COLUMN ~ Eleven Principles Related to the Duty to Report the Misconduct of Another Lawyer ~ By Alec Rothrock

Reporting the misconduct of a fellow attorney to the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel (OARC) is serious and personal business. Even apart from the outcome, the…

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