Denver Bar Association
July 2004
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Committees & Departments

It’s Baaaack!

That’s right—the CAN CAN is back and traveling to Tuesdays at the Bar and Coffee Talk!
Bring a stuffed animal or kids’ book to a Tuesdays at the Bar program and get a $5-off coupon for the session.
The toys and books will be donated to the Denver Warm Welcome Court Child Care Center.
For more information, contact Kari Brandt at (303) 824-5340 or

YLD thanks . . .

Elissa Bercovitz, Megan Brynhildsen, Tawni Cummings, Jonathan Frank, Michael Gates, Alison Gerkman, Michelle Gersic, Jack Harding, Richard Harris, Christine Nierenz, Brian Popp, Ellen Squires, Doug Stevens, Mark Szcezesny, and Alexandra White for providing legal information at Law on the Mall on May 4.

More Thanks . . .

Nathalie Bleuze, Megan Brynhildsen, Michael Gates, Chris Jenkins, Molly McGill, Valarie Pappas, Deborah Read, Brian Popp, Kimberlie Ryan, and Heidi VanHuysen for volunteering for Law Line 9 on May 5.

People’s Fair

Elizabeth Greer and Ilene Bloom help
out in the booth.

Greg McAuliffe, Molly Allen
and Matt Rita talk with passersby.

Thirty members volunteered to staff the 2004 CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair on June 5 and 6.
Thanks to: Molly Allen, Darla Benford, Ilene Bloom, Brian Boney, Bill Burns, Jim Carr, Dan Cohen, Michael Conditt, Elizabeth Greer, Craig Hess, Ravi Kanwal, Becky King, Ryan Kirchoff, Paul Maricle, Greg McAuliffe, Nora Nye, Lucia Padilla, Brian Popp, Pat Post, Ayesha Qaiser, Deborah Read, Matt Rita, Lori Roberts, Lauren Saine, Bill Sewell, Ernest Shively, Robert M. Smith, Philip Theune, Elizabeth Thomas, Elsa Martinez Tenreiro.

Thanks to all who participated in the DBA Golf Tournament. The winners:

Men’s Individual Low Gross
Donald A. Brenner

Women’s Individual Low Gross
Greg Smith, Ross Smith,
Michael McKinstry and
Joe Dischinger
Team Low Gross

Theresa M. Mehringer

Team Low Gross
Richard Strauss
Steve Van Daele
Steve Cramer
Steve Peace

Team Low Net
Phil Cockerille
Stuart Sargent
Roger Baer
John Connell






Dear DBA,

On behalf of all who will benefit from the Denver Bar Association’s “Roll Out the Barrels” Food Drive—and accompanying “Fund Drive”—THANK YOU!
Combined, your generosity will enable us to provide and distribute over 25,000 meals to those in need & less fortunate through our partner agencies—25,000 meals!

Please extend our gratitude to all of the DBA’s terrific folks that helped make this wonderful donation possible! We appreciate your support in the fight against hunger.

Very best regards,
Food Bank of the Rockies


Barristers After Hours

Come to the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th & Curtis, on Thursday,
Aug. 19. Two free drinks and free appetizers. No reservation needed—just show up! Contact Brian Popp at for more information.

Legal Night at the Center

Legal Night at the Center is Aug. 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at El Centro Bienestar, in Denver’s Baker Neighborhood.
Volunteer by contacting Dipak Patel at

Judge Raymond Satter (center) and
court administrator Mat McConville
(right) present a certificate of appreciation
to the DBA for the work done by the Court
Annexed Mediation Program (CAMP). Patrick
Kenney, who oversees the program, is shown
accepting the award.

Help Out!

Looking for volunteers for DPS law-related educational programs for the 2004–2005 school year. If you are interested in being a classroom speaker, in-class mock trial volunteer or court tour volunteer, contact Carolyn Ferber at or 303-824-5323, or see under “Volunteer Opportunities.”


The following firms participated in the Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive:

Attorney General’s Office
The Corporate Express drivers who
volunteer to pick up all the donations
for Roll Out The Barrels.

Attorney Regulation
Baker & Hostetler
Bayer Carey & McGee
Becker Stowe & Bieber
Berenbaum, Weinshiek &
Brownstein Hyatt & Farber
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine
Burns Figa & Will
Cage Williams Abelman & Layden
Colorado Court of Appeals
Colorado Municipal league
Edwards & Taylor
Faegre & Benson
Featherstone DeSisto
Harris Law Firm
Harris Karstaedt, Jamison &
Holme Roberts Owen
Kennedy & Christopher
Isaacson Rosenbaum Woods & Levy
John Mitchell III
King & Greisen
Lohf Shaiman Jacobs & Hyman
Lowe Fell & Skogg
McKenna Long & Aldridge
Montgomery, Kolodny, Amatuzio &
Pendleton Wilson & Hennessey
Powers Phillips
Qwest Legal Dept.
Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio
Rossi Cox Kiker & Inderwish
Ritsema & Lyon
Sherman & Howard
Silver & DeBoskey
Townsend, Townsend, & Crew
United General Title Insurance
Wheeler Trigg & Kennedy
White & Steele


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