Denver Bar Association
February 2002
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Dave Jankowski, Legal Aid Foundation board chair,
and 130 attorneys and their friends sampled wine at
the DBA Young Lawyers Division Wine Tasting
to Benefit Legal Aid.

Hockey, Beer, DU Reception

The DBA YLD, CBA YLD and the DU College of Law Alumni Office are hosting a reception for young lawyers and recent graduates in the Gottesfeld Room at the DU Ritchie Center on Feb. 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. Afterward, everyone is invited to support the number-two-ranked DU Pioneers in a game against St. Cloud State at the Magness Arena. The cost is $10 and covers the reception and one hockey ticket in group seating. R.S.V.P. to Sarah Tonso at (303) 871-6398 or For more information go to recentgradYLDevent.htm.

Roll out the Barrels From March 18-22

Look in your firm’s lobby for a barrel to drop in your nonperishable food items or come to the DBA, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, to donate (or make a cash donation). We’ll donate the food and money to Food Bank of the Rockies. In years past, we’ve gathered thousands of pounds of food. Let’s do it again.

Call Tom Kim at (303) 923-2185 to host a barrel or to find out more.

YLD Happy Hour at Citrus, Feb. 21

The DBA YLD is hosting its monthly happy hour on Feb. 21, from 5-7 p.m at the very chic Citrus, 1701 Wynkoop St. (next to the Ski Train). Bring two new children’s books and get two free drinks. DBA YLD happy hours are held on the third Thursday of every month. Citrus is accessible to all members! Come down for a cocktail and great networking opportunities. Hope to see you there! Call Megan Brynhildsen at (303) 232-2134.

Metro Volunteer Lawyers Reception

On Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m., all 2001 MVL volunteers are invited to attend this reception in their honor, complete with free hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Call Barb Chamberlain at MVL

MDA Lock-Up

The once-cancelled-now-rescheduled MDA Lock-Up will be on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Wynkoop Brewery, 1634 18th St. Put that law degree to work and get your friends and colleagues out of jail (or volunteer to be the inmate) at the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s “Lock-Up.” This YLD program raised $57,105 for muscular dystrophy patients last year. Call Beth at MDA to volunteer to be locked-up: (303) 691-3331.

Elsa Martinez Tenreiro and Stephen Theis
try their luck at gambling;

Barbara and Roger Chamberlain and
Mag and Tom Levi enjoy themselves
at last year’s ball.










A Capital Evening Barristers Benefit Ball

April 27-Hyatt Regency Tech Center, 7800 E. Tufts Ave.
Explore the different cities that make our country great while you dance, dine and gamble. This year’s Barristers Benefit Ball will give you a chance to win great prizes and mix and mingle with some of your friends.
The folks who are working hard on this event are: Laura Embleton and Liz Starrs, co-chairs; Alan Friedberg and Sue Kim, patron tables; Al Bonin and Paul Vorndran, individual tickets; Bob Fullerton and Leonard Plank, judicial tickets; Jessica Lee, overall raffle; Sharon Oliver and Jessica Lee, raffle tickets; Amy Cook Olson, raffle prizes; Marisa Williams, silent auction; Chris Little, MVL honorees; Barbara Chamberlain, MVL liaison; Dana Collier Smith, DBA liaison; and Faye Gardenswartz, event coordinator.
Call Dana Collier Smith for Details, (303) 824-5318
Elizabeth Starrs and Laura Embleton are this year’s co-chairs.

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