Posts from the ‘Young Lawyers’ category

Seat at the Bar: What the DBA Does for Young Lawyers ~ By Raul Chacon, Jr.

Legal culture, legal community, “the bar” — terms that, to an outsider, seem imposing, foreign, mysterious and even threatening at times — can and should be…

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Raising the Bar: A Conversation with DBA YLD Chair Klaralee Charlton ~ By Jessica A. Volz

The Docket recently sat down with Klaralee Charlton, an associate attorney with Katz, Look & Onorato, to discuss her aspirations and motivations as chair of the…

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Law Student Chronicles: Shaquille Turner

In a Crisis of Faith God’s Grace is Enough The first semester of my third-year in law school was accompanied by a crisis of faith. I…

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D.C. Calling: My Rise to the Burger Prize ~ By Gurney Pearsall

In late August, I saw that I had an incoming call from Washington, D.C. As someone who receives more than a fair share of spam calls,…

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Reconstructing Professionalism: A Conversation with DBA-YLD Chair Mo Watson ~ By Jessica A. Volz

The Docket recently sat down with Maureen (“Mo”) Watson, an associate attorney with Fennemore Craig, P.C., to discuss her ambitions as Chair of the Denver Bar…

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Why Join the Bar?: What It Has Done for Me and What It Can Do For You ~ By Kevin E. McReynolds

One of the benefits of attending so many Young Lawyers Division (YLD) events is that I get to meet a lot of the new attorneys who…

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Experiential Learning: A Growing Trend in Legal Education

There has been a great deal of debate lately about whether the current law school experience and curriculum adequately prepares law students for the real world.…

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DU Law School’s Tribal Wills Project Delivers Critical Services

  “In the four-cornered landscape of the Colorado River plateau we all revere, our lessons are for and with each other.” —Hon. Gregory Hobbs, Justice of…

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Interview Segment to be Added to the Bar Exam to Improve Professionalism

  Bar examiners announced recently that the July 2015 Bar exam is adding an interview portion on the third day to attempt to “weed out the…

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A Big Denver Welcome to the Auraria School of Law

  When the news hit the Denver legal community that a law school was opening in town in fall 2015—The Auraria School of Law— there was…

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