Posts from the ‘DBA Community’ category

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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The Docket’s Gift Guide for the New Year ~ By Jessica A. Volz

To make gift-giving less of a chore, The Docket has curated an exclusive guide with DBA members in mind. 1. FOR THE DEDICATED DENVERITE: Denver Neighborwoods…

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Riding with the Wheels of Justice in the 27th Courage Classic ~ By Jerry Bowman

I participated in the 27th Courage Classic bicycle tour to benefit the Children’s Hospital Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The two-day 157-mile bike ride through…

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DBA Member Highlight: Jamie H. Hubbard

1. Why did you become a lawyer? Because my liver would not have survived if I continued in my chosen profession of bartending. And I like…

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DBA Member Highlight ~ Megan Rose

1. Why did you become a lawyer? As a kid, I was always in awe of people who were good communicators and advocates. I learned that…

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