Posts from the ‘Young Lawyers’ category

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…

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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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What advice would you give to a new lawyer in their first year of practice?

  The transition from law student to full-fledged attorney isn’t exactly a piece of cake. In fact, it can sometimes feel like you have no idea…

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Back to School for Lawyers: Three Primary Focus Areas for Volunteers in Denver’s Schools

  Sharpen your pencils and get ready for fun and meaningful volunteer opportunities in our Denver schools! The DBA’s Lawyers and Schools Committee (LSC) is kicking…

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Ten Questions with DBA Member Sarah Domke

“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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A Tale of Two Careers: My Journey To and From the Law

  Akin to many college students, I found myself at a crossroads during my senior year of college. I was barely old enough for adult privileges,…

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Law Student Chronicles First-Year Perspective: The Best is Yet to Come

  Editor’s note: We asked four 1L law students—two from Colorado Law and two from Denver Law—to submit articles for our new column, “Law Student Chronicles,”…

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Denver Domestic Relations “Firefighters”

When people going through a divorce have no resources, but do not qualify for means-tested free legal services, what happens? Typically, moderate income parties will be…

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