Denver Bar Association
December 2005
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Picture This: DBA Happenings

Swearing-In Ceremony

Dianna and Ben Petre and their daughter Mary. Ben was sworn in.
Left to right, Gerritt Koser, Susan Curtis, David Hall, and Jessica Grether were sworn in.








Proud new lawyers gathered at the Swearing-In Ceremony on Oct. 25 at Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. There were 584 new lawyers sworn in at the ceremony.

Left to right, Dan D’Angelo, Anthony Ryan, and Melissa Peter were sworn in.
Michael Gates, DBA YLD chair, spoke at the ceremony.


Law Suit Days

Young lawyer Joe Lusk collects gently-used professional clothing to help low-income and unemployed community members dress-to-impress for job interviews. On Oct. 12 and 13, members of the Young Lawyers Division took donations on the steps of the City and County Building.


Red Rock Ramble

CIBA President Sarah Krakoff

The Colorado Indian Bar Association’s Fifth Annual Road Race Fundraiser was held in Lyons on Oct. 15. The proceeds from the race went toward scholarships for Native American law students.


Law Club — Ethics Revue


On Thursday, Oct. 27, the Denver Law Club had its first “Ethics Revue” performance. The CBA–CLE program offered three ethics credits.

Doug Tisdale performed a solo (Frank Sinatra style, “Your Ethics Trash” to the tune of “New York, New York.”)
Phil James and the Phil-ettes: Cindy Eley, Barbara Laff, Brenda Taylor, Diana Terry, Val McNaughton, and Carolyn White.

LAF Wine Tasting

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the LAF had their 12th Annual Wine Tasting at the Denver Athletic Club. The event raised more than $17,000.


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