Fall Bar Admission Ceremony
On October 30 the Colorado Supreme Court held an Admission Ceremony for the 536 individuals who passed the July 2017 Colorado bar exam. Friends, family, and distinguished members of the legal community gathered at Boettcher Concert Hall to help the new admittees celebrate their achievement. The ceremony included opening remarks from CBA President Dick Gast and the Honorable Marcia Krieger. The Honorable Wiley Daniel, U.S. District Court Senior Judge for the District of Colorado, gave the keynote address. All lawyers then stood to take the Oath of Admission, which was administered by Chief Justice Nancy Rice. Immediately following the ceremony, new lawyers made their way to a reception at Limelight Supper Club hosted by the CBA, DBA, Colorado LGBT Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Asian Pacific American Bar, Sam Cary Bar Association, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, and Faculty of Federal Advocates
1 Judge Wiley Daniel gives the Keynote address
2 Reception at Limelight Supper Club
3 Taking the Oath of Admission
Lawyers’ Art’s Reception
On October 19, the DBA YLD, CBA YLD, and Docket Committee held a Lawyers’ Arts Reception at Meier’s Skis in Denver. The event gave the Docket Committee and DBA President Franz Hardy a chance to thank all of the entrants in the Docket’s 2017 Arts and Literature Contest for their participation. The CBA and DBA Young Lawyers Divisions also welcomed students and alumni of the University of Wyoming College of Law to the reception.
Attendees enjoyed tacos, drinks, and free tours of the Meier Factory. Guests also had the opportunity to see (or hear) the winning works and mingle with contest participants. Art contest winners were: Yvette Lewis-Molock — drawing and painting; Reid Neureiter — photography; Maha Kamal — fiction; and Andrew Felser — poetry.
1 Fiction: Maha Kamal
2 Drawing and Painting: Yvette Lewis-Molock
3 Poetry: Andrew Felser
DBA and CBA Young Lawyers Divisons Ice Cream Social
The DBA YLD and CBA’s “Lawyers with Littles” co-hosted an ice cream social on October 25 at Little Man Ice Cream in Denver. Members and their families gathered on the patio to enjoy their desserts alfresco while celebrating the season and decorating pumpkins. Look for more family-friendly events in the near future from both bar associations.