Posts from the ‘From the President’ category

Make A Difference ~ Message from DBA President Janet Drake

      I’ve committed myself to a career in public service because I want to use my law degree to make a positive difference to…

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Janet Drake Will Make a Difference as 2015–16 DBA President

“I want to inspire people to get involved, and I’d like to see the bar have more synergy with what’s happening in Denver.” Janet Drake, a…

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From the President: The Rear View Mirror

  This magnificent journey we call the Denver Bar Presidency will soon come to an end for me. I know it has been a great ride…

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From the President: The DBA Supports Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans

  “As Memorial Day approaches we need to recall why CLCV was formed—to serve veterans in our community who need and deserve our help.” Although Colorado…

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From the President: The Man for All Reasons

  The Denver Bar Association was founded in 1891. We have had many wonderfully qualified Executive Directors over the years—none more capable or endearing (or enduring)…

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What’s the Profession’s Best Kept Secret? All the Good We Do!

  I have to admit, sometimes it is a challenge to talk with the lay community and not hear pointed criticism about lawyers and the profession.…

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From the President: Now That Was A Party!

  As you may be aware, a new DBA initiative is dedicated to growing the Young Lawyer Divisions of the DBA and CBA by 15% before…

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Change is Gonna Come

  “Change is Gonna Come.” Sam Cooke’s civil rights era song, first penned in the ‘60s, applies today in a different context to both the Colorado…

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From the President: Grab Your Portfolio—A Bar Ambassador Program For Young Lawyers

  The sky is by no means falling. Nonetheless, it is a challenge to make the bar association constantly relevant to new lawyers. The employment market…

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From the President: Would You Like to Enlist?

  Veterans’ Day is coming up in early November, and I thought maybe you would like to enlist for a tour of duty with our armed…

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