Denver Bar Association
February 2005
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Committees & Departments

Seniors Roast — Feb. 16

At long last! The annual Seniors Roast is Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m, at the Denver Athletic Club. Come celebrate the life and work of Jerry Conover, this year’s “roastee.” His son, author Ted Conover, and former DBA and CBA President Miles Cortez are just a couple of the chosen “roasters.” Family, friends and fellow bar members are encouraged to attend. RSVP by sending a check for $35 to the DBA, Attn: Stacy Chesney, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203. For more information, contact Stacy at (303) 824-5347 or

Make Kids Smile!

The Community Action Network’s (CAN) annual toothbrush drive is the week of
Feb. 14, in conjunction with Health Smiles Week. Proceeds benefit Kids in Need of
 Dentistry (KIND), a non-profit organization that provides low-cost dental care for   
 Colorado children up to age 18 who are from families without dental insurance
or cannot afford private dentistry. Help give a child a healthy smile! For more information, contact Leslie Toepfer, event chairperson, at (720) 264-3714 or

NBLSA Convention Comes to Denver

The National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) Convention is coming to Denver! NBLSA is the largest student-run organization in the U.S., with more than 200 chapters at law schools throughout the country representing over 7,000 black law students. The 2005 Annual NBLSA Convention will be March 30–April 3, at the Inverness Hotel. Attendees will participate in the NBLSA Moot Court Competition and the Mock Trial Competition, as well as workshops, a job fair, organization meetings and banquets. For more information, go to or contact Convention Coordinator Danielle Rash at Congratulations to DU and CU law students in bringing the national convention to Denver!

Food Folks & Fun

Take a break! Barristers After Hours is Thursday, Feb. 17. Come to the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th & Curtis,   5–7:30 p.m. Enjoy networking, socializing and two free drinks and free appetizers with the YLD. No reservation needed — just show up! For more information, contact Brian Popp at

What was Your New Year’s Resolution?

Was it to serve the community? Here’s your chance to do that without getting locked into an expensive, time-consuming commitment!

Legal Night at the Center is Feb. 15, 5:30–8 p.m. Provide legal guidance in the areas of family,
landlord-tenant, immigration, employment, and housing law. Location is El Centro Bienestar, 623 Fox St. Contact Alison Daniels at

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