Posts from the ‘DBA Community’ category

From Trial Lawyer to Historian ~ By Hugh Wise III

After more than four decades of extensive civil trial and occasional appellate practice in Colorado, I decided to write a historical book. I craved a new…

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10 Questions with New Board of Trustees Member J. Ryann Peyton

1. What are five adjectives that you would ascribe to yourself? Tenacious. Collaborative. Innovative. Thoughtful. Resilient. 2. Why did you become a lawyer? I thought it…

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The Art of Inclusion ~ By Emily Korson

Whether you are perfecting a long-held skill or acquiring a new one, the benefits of artistic activities are physical, emotional and spiritual. Making and experiencing art…

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The Hate Crimes Education Task Force ~ By Docket Committee Co-Chair Kaelyn Gustafson

As he left his home Friday morning, local math teacher Dr. Mohamed Mustafa discovered an unloaded replica assault rifle next to his garage door below a…

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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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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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DBA Member Highlight: Kwali Farbes

1. Why did you become a lawyer? I wanted to have work that is intellectually challenging and to have an opportunity to give back to my…

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Making the Case for Reform: Colorado’s Proposed Continuing Legal Education Revisions and the Age Exemption ~ By Corinne C. Miller

Colorado lawmakers have been diligent in crafting improvements to our Continuing Legal Education (CLE) regime over the past several years. The proposed changes eliminate the vast…

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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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