Archive for ‘December, 2017’

Legal Affairs

  GOOD THINGS The Association of Former Members of Congress honored Dentons’ senior advisor David Skaggs at its annual Distinguished Service Awards luncheon in Washington, DC.…

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  Fall Bar Admission Ceremony On October 30 the Colorado Supreme Court held an Admission Ceremony for the 536 individuals who passed the July 2017 Colorado…

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Briefly

TRIVIA Q: What is the meaning of the Latin phrase cum grano salis?  A: With a grain of salt.     OF NOTE  Scalia Speaks is the definitive collection…

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COLAP Wellness Corner – Legal Avatars: District Attorneys And Public Defenders

  By Sarah Myers All attorneys are avatars for their clients. We represent our clients and their problems, fighting for their best interest and navigating the…

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Metro Volunteer Lawyers Mentoring

  By James Garts   MVL’s mission is “to bridge the gap in access to justice by coordinating the provision of pro bono legal services by…

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Book Review: Seeing Through Legalese

  By Mark Cohen Seeing Through Legalese is Professor Joseph Kimble’s second book of essays on the use plain of language in law. Prof. Kimble taught…

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Law Student Chronicles: GATHERING HEAP

  By Maria Zalessky When I was applying to law school, I visited a school in the Pacific Northwest. I stayed at an inexpensive little hotel…

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Side Gig: Two Denver Lawyers Patrol the Slopes on Weekends at Loveland Ski Area

By Adrienne Fischer If you hit the slopes this winter at Loveland Ski Area, you may run into Christina Saunders and Eric Massof (although you probably…

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Let’s Get Real About It

By David P. Hersh Scenario One:  As the apprehension mounts over that case — you know, that case — the one you keep pushing to the…

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Inactive Status

By Sarah Coleman After several years of private practice, I decided to take a career break to be a stay-at-home parent. For two years, I was…

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