Posts from the ‘DBA Community’ category

This May the DBA Celebrates YOU ~ By CBA/DBA Membership Marketing Manager Vanessa Babarsky

DBA members work hard every day to enhance the practice of law in Colorado and beyond. During the month of May, the bar association will be…

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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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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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Coffee with Senator Steadman ~ By Kaelyn Gustafson

Seneca Falls in 1848, Gettysburg in 1863 and Topeka in 1954: These sites of major historical import were integral in solidifying the value of equality in…

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The Trouble with Taxing Sin ~ By Ryan K. Carnes

In times of financial trouble, a state may look to increase taxes, expand the tax base or repeal existing tax benefits in an attempt to balance…

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A Standing Ovation for Professor Ved Nanda ~ By the Ved Nanda Center for International & Comparative Law and the Sturm College of Law

Ved Nanda vividly remembers the balmy afternoon in the fall of 1965 when he arrived in Denver from New Haven, Connecticut and saw the Rocky Mountains…

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DBA Member Highlight: Emily Warren

1. Why did you become a lawyer? I went to college to be an actress, but realized partway through that I wasn’t willing to “suffer for…

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CBA’s ACTNow Initiative and President’s Diversity Council ~ By CBA President Patricia M. Jarzobski

The American Bar Association has observed that the legal profession has a diversity problem. As Deborah Rhode noted in her May 2015 article for The Washington…

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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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