Chairperson 2017–2018: James G. Benjamin
Staff Liaison: Heather Folker, 303-824-5350
Responsible for nominating the winners of the annual Award of Merit; also coordinates other awards given by the association: DBA Volunteer Lawyer of the Year, DBA Young Lawyer of the Year, Judicial Excellence, and Teacher of the Year.
Submissions are accepted from November through January each year.
SUBMIT A NOMINATION
Bench Bar Committee
Chairperson 2017–2018: Jerry Pratt and Doug Stevens
Staff Liaison: Juliann Tricarico, 303-824-5340
Co Chairs 2017–2018: Kaelyn Gustafson and Paul Miller
Managing Editor: Alexa Drago, 303-824-5313
Graphic Designer: Clair Smith, 303-824-5360
Advertising: Clair Smith, 303-824-5360
Committee: Ainsley E. Bochniak, Julie M. Borisov, Jerry R. Bowman, II, Scott H. Challinor, Craig C. Eley. David L. Erickson, Emma E. Garrison, James R. Garts, III .Peter E. Grandey, Ryan T. Jardine, Thomas L. Kanan, Jr, Judith A. Keene, April H. Killcreas, Lauren Lockard, Kyle J. Martelon, Esq, Alicia J. McCommons, Daniel R. McCune. Douglas I. McQuiston, William R. Meyer, Corinne C. Miller, Paul F. Miller, Jr,Barbara J. Mueller, Kaitlin F. Nares, Heather O'Donnell, Gregory D. Rawlings, Sara C. Sharp, Marshall A. Snider, Daniel A. Sweetser, Erica N. Vargas, Anthony J. Viorst, Rachel L. Young
The Docket is the publication for the Denver Bar Association. Each month, The Docket presents news of interest to the Association's members calendars of events and CLE classes; restaurant, movie and book reviews; practice tips, gossip and humorous articles of all kinds. The committee members write material and work with the DBA staff to publish The Docket. Written material is solicited from all members of the DBA, not just the committee members.
Staff Liaison: Melissa Nicolleti, 303-824-5321
A joint CBA/DBA committee. A committee consisting of attorneys and other professionals that seeks to promote better understanding among the professions; prepares statements of principles governing interprofessional relations; and assists in resolving disputes between professionals. Maintains the Interprofessional Code.
Chairperson 2017–2018: Jim Benjamin
Staff Liaison: Greg Martin, 303-824-5317
Legal Fee Arbitration Committee
Chairperson 2017–2018: Jennifer I. Holt, Glendon L. Laird, Diane Smith
Staff Liaison: Josh Junevicus, 303-824-5360
Legal Fee Arbitration is a joint committee with the Colorado Bar Association and provides for arbitration of fee disputes between lawyers and their clients.
Chairperson 2017–2018: Nicole Black
Staff Liaison: Melissa Nicoletti, 303-824-5321
This committee puts together and runs the DBA's mentor program.