Denver Bar Association
August 2002
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Committees and Departments

Get Some Balance

The DBA Community Concerns Committee offers many opportunities to help in the community. To place information about your law firm’s efforts, e-mail Karen Bries at

Family Homestead House

This nonprofit organization has “Work Days,” where a group can paint or do light maintenance for a day at a house or condo for a low-income family. Call Judy Muggler at (303) 777-9198 to reserve your firm’s “Work Day.”

DBA Community Concerns Committee

School Supply Drive • July 29-Aug 2

Please sign up with to get more information. For the 600 Homeless Students in the Denver Public Schools



Jim Carr and Kath Schoen answer questions at the People’s Fair.

Kenzo Kawanabe, Dawn Adeletti and Janet Drake at a minority scholarship reception.

This Capitol Hill People’s Fair participant asks a question of volunteers John Demas, Dawn Adeletti and Rose Mary Zapor about environmental and oil law.
 David Juarez, Bill Walters and Lance Isaac are at the same reception.

John Castellano awards scholarships and door prizes at the annual Celebration of Excellence, a graduation ceremony for foster children.

DBA 2002-2003 Officers

Liz Starrs

Joe Dischinger

Immediate Past President
Bill Walters

First Vice President
Laura Embleton

Second Vice President
Megan Brynhildsen

Treasurer (cont.)
Lenore Martinez

Executive Director
Charles C. Turner

Board of Trustees (new)
Tamatha Blase
Jim Carr
Kenzo Kawanabe
Elsa Martinez Tenriero

Board of Trustees (cont.)
Linnea “Nea” Brown
Paul Chan
Claudia Jordan
Michelle Lucero
JoAnn Vogt
Elizabeth Weishaupl

CBA Board of Governors Reps. (New)
Linnea “Nea” Brown
Megan Brynhildsen
Paul Chan
Joe Dischinger
Laura Embleton
Jeff Esses
Sherri Heckel Kuhlmann
Wes Howard, Jr.
Claudia Jordan
Bob Keatinge
Michelle Lucero
Mary Malatesta
Gilbert Román
Cathy Traugott
Whitney Traylor
JoAnn Vogt
Elizabeth Weishaupl
CBA Board of Governers Reps. (cont.)
Les Berkowitz
Steve Briggs
Stacy Carpenter
Charles Garcia
Jimmy Goh
George “Skip” Gray III
Natalie Hanlon-Leh
Chris Hardaway
Bob Hawley
Dan Himelspach
Dick Holme
Barbara Kelley
Tom Kelley
Lucy Marsh
Lenore Martinez
Beth McCann
David Miller
Larry Naves
Liz Starrs
Bill Walters
Kim Willoughby
Fred Yu

Seniors Spring Banquet

On May 22 at the University Club, the Denver Bar Association honored those who have practiced for 50 years. The DBA Seniors Committee honored 17 attorneys with history, fine food and camaraderie. Those 50-year honorees who came to the banquet included: Pictured back row: Lawrence Litvak, Jacques Machol, Jr., Robert Appel, Richard Cullen, Jack Henderson, Hans Johnson, Ellis Sobol, Richard Bernick, James Heyer and Jerry Mellman. Pictured bottom row: Jack Karford, George Ashen, Jack Greenwald, Robert Rottman, Sherman Finesilver and Robert McGehee.


Allen and Kay Mitchem, Gladys Johnson and honoree Hans Johnson.

Walter Gerash and Barbara and Jack Karford take a moment to hoof it at the Seniors Spring Banquet.

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