Docket Arts and Literature Contest Ceremony and Reception
The Fifth Annual Docket Art Party was held at the Mike Wright Gallery on September 15. The event attracted more than 50 attendees and was celebrated in conjunction with the DBA YLD’s Barristers After Hours. DBA Past President Janet Drake applauded all attorneys who demonstrate that the law and the arts do not need to be mutually exclusive passions. Drake introduced each of the following winners, most of whom were present: Drawing — Ryan Carnes; Painting — Andrew Carafelli; Photography — Corey Deliere; Prose — María Belén Albuja; Poetry — Ronnie Walls; People’s Choice Drawing — Mark Barnes; People’s Choice Painting — Brett Godfrey; People’s Choice Photography — Brent Johnson; College Poetry — Joni Hobbs; College Photography — Asa Cogswell; Young Artist Drawing — Katelin Godfrey; Young Artist Prose — Richard Lyman; Young Artist Poetry — Matthew Chufong-Sprague. The evening provided an opportune setting for artistically inclined conversation that was fueled by a complementary spectrum of hors d’oeuvres.
Presentation of R. Sterling Ambler Award
On September 15, the Trust and Estate Section held a dinner at Coohills in honor of this year’s recipient of the R. Sterling Ambler Award, Eugene P. Zuspann II. Darla Daniel, the section’s current chair, presented the award for outstanding contribution to the trust and estate practice in Colorado. The award is named after R. Sterling Ambler, an exceptional attorney who practiced law in Colorado for more than 50 years and who gave freely of his time and expertise to the legal profession until his death in 2004 at the age of 72.
Two 2016 Recipients Chosen for the Cathy Stricklin Krendl Business Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award
In 2014, the CBA Business Law Section created the Cathy Stricklin Krendl Business Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her generosity of spirit and contributions to business law in Colorado. This year, the Business Law Executive Council selected two outstanding recipients for 2016: John Moye, founding partner at Moye White, and John McCabe, senior of counsel with Davis Graham and Stubbs. The awards were presented at a reception on September 15 at the 2016 Business Law Institute.
CWBA Foundation Raises the Bar with Annual Dinner
On September 8, 2016, the CWBA Foundation celebrated four women lawyers who “raise the bar by maintaining a significant and sustained commitment to pro bono services” at its 11th annual Raising the Bar dinner held at The Brown Palace hotel. Approximately 400 individuals were in attendance. This year’s honorees were Lucy Hojo Denson, Christina Gomez, Tamara Goodlette and Mari Newman.