Posts from the ‘Metro Volunteer Lawyers’ category

MVL Makes Strides Amid a Troubling Time for Legal Aid ~ By Graham Winch

As an intern for Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL), I can confirm that when clients show up for an MVL legal aid clinic, they are visibly distressed…

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VOLUNTEER CORNER ~ A View from the MVL Board ~ By Teresa Locke

As attorneys living and practicing in the Colorado, we have been given much. We are wealthier than 99 percent of the world and at least 80…

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Volunteer Corner: Metro Volunteer Lawyers’ Power of Attorney Clinic ~ By Paul Miller

Metro Volunteer Lawyers’ Power of Attorney Clinic is the brainchild of Joey Scott, who founded this award-winning program in 2015 during his tenure as an MVL…

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My Experience As a Rovira Scholar at MVL ~ By Jamie Leaver Sawyer

As a Cleveland native who attended law school in Nashville, I moved to Denver with no connections to the legal community. I knew that I wanted…

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VOLUNTEER CORNER: Why I Volunteer with MVL ~ By Steve Cook

I genuinely believe that the more we give, the happier we feel. When we are doing good for others and the community, it provides a natural…

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Metro Volunteer Lawyers Begins a New Chapter in Its History ~ By Jessica A. Volz

The Denver Bar Association recently welcomed Toni-Anne Dasent as the new director of Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL). She assumed her responsibilities on August 22, 2016. Dasent…

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Dressing for Success at This Year’s Barristers Benefit Ball: Disclaimers and Warranties ~ By Jessica A. Volz and Sara Sharp

With the Golden Globes, BAFTAs and Oscars behind us and this year’s Barristers Benefit Ball on the fast-approaching horizon, Denver lawyers will have no choice but…

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2016 Barristers Benefit Ball and the Superheroes of MVL ~ By Philip Lietaer

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) is the largest pro bono program of the Denver Bar Association and is co-sponsored by the…

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The Super Docket: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Metro Volunteer Lawyers ~ By Emma Garrison, Kate Schuster and Jessica Volz

Story:  Emma Garrison garrison@wtotrial.com Artwork:  Kate Schuster kschuster@cobar.org Editor:  Jessica Volz  jvolz@cobar.org

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MVL Honors Dianne Van Voorhees and Looks to the Future ~ By Candace Whitaker

On January 7, 2016, after eight years as executive director, Dianne Van Voorhees left her role at Metro Volunteer Lawyers to serve the Arvada community as…

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