Posts from the ‘Young Lawyers’ category

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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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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