Posts from the ‘DBA Community’ category

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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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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DBA Member Highlight: Michael Stafford

1. Why did you become a lawyer? I tell people it’s because I can’t sing and dance well enough to make a living at it (ha-ha).…

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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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