Denver Bar Association
July 2005
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Committees & Departments

What is a "Young Lawyer"?

DBA Young Lawyers Division members are lawyers age 37 or younger, or who have been in practice less than three years.

Want to learn more about the DBA YLD? Come to an Executive Council meeting! YLD meets the second Wednesday of every month, 6 p.m., at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., 9th floor. Contact Michael Gates at if you have new ideas or questions about upcoming events.

You also can go to and click on the "Young Lawyers" link to learn about volunteer opportunities and social/networking events.

People's Fair, June 4-5

Volunteers Spencer Crona and Mark Bove (right) field questions from passers-by.
DBA volunteers answered legal questions at the 2005 People’s Fair, June 4–5. Braving Saturday’s rainy weather, the volunteers sustained, answering more than 100 legal questions over the weekend.

Thanks to Mariya Barmack, Michael Belo, Brian Boney, Mark Bove, Rebecca Brandt, John Campbell, Jim Carr, Amy Costello, Spencer Crona, Deb Erhenstrasser, Robert Fischer, Sharon Grossenbach, Michelle Lawonn, Elsa Martinez Tenreiro, Nora Nye, Brian Popp, Pat Post, Matt Rita, Ellen Squires, Philipp Theune and Leia Ursery for volunteering their time and resources.


Paralegal Day Planning Committee (l to r): Ernest Shively, Chair Chris Rockers, Laura Teter, Carol Werner and Barbara Biondolillo

Paralegal Day Reception, May 4

The CBA Paralegal Committee gratefully acknowledges the generous support of these sponsors: Special Counsel; CLS Copying & Scanning Service, LLC; Ford Personnel, Inc.; Kelly Law Registry; Today’s Legal Staffing; Paralegal Resource Center; Attorneys Service Center, Inc.; Robert Half Legal; Gibson Arnold & Associates, Inc.; Rossi Legal Staffing, LLC, and the Colorado Bar Association.


6th Annual "Roll Out the Barrels" Food Drive Sponsored by the DBA’s Community Action Network
April 25–May 6

Participants from Montgomery, Little & McGrew


• 60 firms participated
• -5,185 lbs. of food were collected
• $6,766 were donated

As a result of your efforts, more than 34,400 meals will be provided to the Denver community. Special thanks to Aaron Bradshaw of Pryor Johnson Montoya Carney & Karr, who not only put together this year’s drive, but also donated 40 additional barrels on behalf of his firm.

Trophy winners (by firm size):

(1–20) — Edwards & Taylor

(21–60) — Isaacson Rosenbaum

Dawn Nagle and Mary Jo Gross, United General Title Insurance Company

(61–100) — Colorado Court of Appeals

(100+) — Colorado State Bank & Trust

(151+) — Faegre & Benson

Thanks to all participating: Baldwin Carpenter • Bayer Carey & McGee • Berenbaum Weinshienk & Eason • Brownstein Hyatt & Farber • Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine • Cage Williams Abelman & Layden • CBA/DBA • CBA CLE • Colorado State Bank & Trust • Cooper & Clough • Colorado Court of Appeals • Davis Graham & Stubbs • Denver City Attorney’s Office • Dickinson Prud’Homme Adams & Ingram • Dorsey & Whitney • Edwards & Taylor • Faegre & Benson • Fairfield & Woods • Fowler Schimberg & Flanagan • Godfrey & Lapuyade • Hall & Evans • Harris Karstaedt Jamison & Powers • Hoffman Reilly Pozner & Williamson • Hogan & Hartson • Holland & Hart • Holme Roberts & Owen • Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe • Isaacson Rosenbaum • Janet Gross • Jaudon & Avery • Kennedy Christopher Childs & Fogg • Leventhal, Brown & Puga • Litvak Litvak Mehrtens & Epstein • Lohf Shaiman Jacobs Hyman & Feiger • Lowe Fell & Skogg • Martin Conklin • Montgomery Little & McGrew • Muhaisen & Muhaisen • Pendleton Freidberg Wilson & Hennessey • Pickard & Waters • Pryor Johnson Montoya Carney & Karr • Quest Communications, Inc. • Ritsema & Lyon • Securities and Exchange Commission • Sherman & Howard • Spies, Powers & Robinson • Tiemeier & Hensen • Townsend and Townsend and Crew • TQ3Navigant • United General Title Insurance Company • University of Colorado College of Law, Student Bar Association • White & Steele

CAN Committee Annual School Supply Drive
Donate July 18–29

CAN Committee Annual School Supply Drive

Donate July 18–29

Collect school supplies at your office to help the students of Denver Public Schools who are in need. See the impact of your donations on Aug. 7. Supplies will be handed out that Sunday at the Museum of Nature & Science, 1–5 p.m. To volunteer on Aug. 7 or to participate in the drive, contact Kari
at or (303) 824-5340.

Collect school supplies

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