Denver Bar Association
May 2004
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Committees & Departments

Barristers After Hours

Thursday, May 20, at the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th & Curtis. Two free drinks and free appetizers. No reservation needed—just show up! Contact Megan Brynhildsen at for more information.



Seniors Golf Tournament


The Denver Bar Association Seniors Committee (for those 65 and better) will have its annual golf tournament on Wednesday, July 28, at the Homestead Golf Course, 11500 West Hampden Avenue. An informal lunch will be at noon with tee off at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $45, and includes green fees, cart, prizes and lunch.

Checks should be made out to Denver Bar Association and mailed to: DBA, Attn: Stacy Chesney, 1900 Grant Street, Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203.

Thanks to David Naiman for setting this up.


Legal Night at the Center

Legal Night at the Center is May 18, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at El Centro Bienestar, in Denver’s Baker Neighborhood.

Attorneys and paralegals provide legal information to the community about ethics, landlord/tenant and immigration issues. There is a need for bilingual (Spanish–speaking) attorneys to help out.

Volunteer by contacting Dipak Patel at (preferred) or (303) 777-5482.

Law Day Activities


Law on the Mall, May 3–11

A number of groups are helping out with this week-long event: Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, DBA Board of Trustees, Colorado Women’s Bar Association, DBA Young Lawyers Division, DBA Community Action Network Committee and the Paralegal Committee.

Each day, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., attorneys and paralegals will be at Writer’s Square on the 16th Street Mall offering information and materials to the public.

It’s sponsored by the DBA Legal Services Committee.

DBA YLD Sponsors Law Line 9, May 5

Join attorneys in providing legal information on general legal issues to callers on May 5th, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in volunteering can contact Brian Popp at or call (303) 329-9700.

Attorneys offer advice at last year's Law Day

Senior Spring Banquet

The DBA Seniors Banquet will be held on May 19, 5:30 p.m., at the Denver Athletic Club. For more details, contact Diane Hartman, (303) 824-5312.


People's Fair

We’re looking for volunteers for the 2004 Capitol Hill People’s Fair, June 5–6. Attorneys are needed to provide legal information. Contact Carolyn Ferber for more information, (303) 824-5323 or


From the CAN Committee

A big thank you to all the firms that participated in the fifth annual
"Roll Out the Barrels" food drive to benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies. Look for the winners and donation totals in June’s Docket. Thanks also to Lowe’s™ and Rubbermaid™ for donating the much-needed barrels for the drive.

Welcome to the new CAN co-chairs, Michelle Ferguson and Norman Beecher. They are fantastic and we are excited to continue our projects under their leadership!

Congratulations to past CAN co-chair Rebecca Franciscus and her husband, Tucker, on their new daughter, Elle Nicole.

CAN’s Third Annual School Supply Drive is scheduled for the week of July 19. More details to come.


DBA Annual Party
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway
Free Food  & Free Drink
June 9 at 5:30 P.M.

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