Posts from the ‘From the President’ category

A Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen: On Transitions ~ December 2016/January2017

Sometimes the transition from being in control of your life to having absolutely no control is swift, but other times it is so gradual that you…

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A Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen ~ November 2016

Veterans Day is almost upon us; it is a day to remember the loss of loved ones and reflect about the men and women who serve…

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A Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen ~ October 2016

“Lawyers have a license to practice law, a monopoly on certain services. But for that privilege and status, lawyers have an obligation to provide legal services…

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A Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen ~ September 2016

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers,” exclaimed Dick the Butcher in William Shakespeare’s Henry VI. Friends and colleagues jokingly like to tell…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake ~ June 2016: The Denver Bar Association’s Five-Year Plan

Over the course of the past year, the Denver Bar Association developed a strategic plan that specifically articulates our mission, vision and values. We spent a…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake ~ May 2016

Lawyers are stressed out, depressed and we drink too much. At least that’s what the statistics show. It’s time for attorneys to have an honest conversation…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

April 1, 2016 It’s no secret that most attorneys measure success by the billable hour. Billable hours are the method by which we bring in revenue…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

Mentoring has literally changed my life. As a young woman in the law, I needed professional guidance. Sometimes, I didn’t even know what questions to ask.…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

Access to justice is critical. People need access to our courts and judicial system, regardless of their economic status, race, gender, sexual preference or age. People…

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A Message from DBA President Janet Drake

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, so this seemed like the perfect month to highlight the progress that the anti-human trafficking movement is making in Colorado.…

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