Posts from the ‘Young Lawyers’ category

Law Student Chronicles: The Halfway Point

  Greetings Docket Readers! I am one final and two papers away from being halfway through law school. I can hardly believe it’s true, but an…

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Ten Questions with Member Heather O’Donnell

“Ten Questions” is a new Docket feature focused on getting to know DBA members. If you’re interested in being in the spotlight—or know someone else who…

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Ten Questions with Member Richard Gama

“Ten Questions” is a new Docket feature focused on getting to know DBA members. If you’re interested in being in the spotlight—or know someone else who…

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10 Tips to Win at Life (in the Legal Profession)

  “When one of my clerks leaves and goes into practice, I tell them what I think it takes to succeed—which is what I’m going to…

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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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Life & the Law: Lessons Learned from a Denver Judge’s 50-year Journey

  “I still believe in paper. They had to pull me kicking and scratching into the 21st century,” Judge Herbert Galchinsky says, chuckling. Galchinsky may not…

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Incoming DBA YLD Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer on the Value of the Bar

I don’t know how she does it. Yes, that’s the title of a recently released blockbuster, but it’s also going to be what you’re thinking as…

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RIDING THE BICYCLE: Advice to Help Young Lawyers Start Pedaling

  When I was teaching each of my kids to ride a bicycle, I had options. I could lecture them on riding a bicycle. I could…

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Hanging a Shingle: Lessons Learned From Launching a Practice As a Young Lawyer

  I graduated from law school and took the bar in 2013. For the past year, I’ve been working as a law clerk in the Denver…

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What to do now that you’ve passed THE BAR EXAM

  Editor’s note: There are several ways to become a licensed attorney in Colorado. This article is targeted to those Class C applicants who passed the…

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