Denver Bar Association
March 2006
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Picture This: DBA Happenings

Kourlis Reception

Former CU Law Dean Hall Bruff and Justice Ben Coats enjoy the reception.

Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey honors Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis at her reception.

Justice Michael Bender and Tom Kourlis engage in conversation.

On Jan. 26, a reception for Colorado Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis was held to recognize her dedicated service to the courts and legal community. The reception was sponsored by the CBA/DBA. It was at the Governor’s Mansion, where she lived as a child (her dad was Gov. John Love).

Glenna McKelvy, legal assistant, John Moye and his wife Pam.

Award of Merit

John Moye received the 2005 Colorado Bar Association Award of Merit on Jan. 13, 2006 at the Colorado Bar Foundation’s annual Bar Fellows Dinner at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. More than 350 guests attended the event. The Colorado Bar Foundation welcomed 53 new Bar Fellows. Fellows Emeriti who made contributions in 2005 were also honored.


Denver Bar Association CAN Soirée a Success

Chris Little with his wife Christy, and their daughters Kate and Molly.

The Denver Bar Association’s Community Action Network Committee Winter Soirée and Silent Auction on Jan. 26 was a great success. More than 250 adults and children attended, and more than $14,000 was raised for Children’s Outreach Project, which provides early childhood and kindergarten education to “typical, gifted, and developmentally delayed children” in the Denver-metro area.

The event, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, was emceed by Molly Hughes from Channel 4 News. The evening included the “Dolphins” and “Everest” IMAX movies, exhibits at the museum, great food and wine, and special silent auction items.

Congratulations to the winners of the “We CAN” Community Service Awards including Pryor Johnson Carney Karr & Nixon; Edwards & Taylor; Qwest Services Corporation; and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

A special thanks to the sponsors of the event, which made it possible to provide such a wonderful event for children in the Denver area and to make a considerable contribution to Children’s Outreach Project. The sponsors of the event included Empire Title; Pryor Johnson Carney Karr & Nixon; LexisNexis®; Perkins Coie; Edwards & Taylor; and Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe.

Bryan Willis (left), executive vice president of ET Investments and John Dwyer (right), president and CEO of ET Investments LLC and president of the board of trustees of Children’s Outreach Project.

Channel 4 News Anchor Molly Hughes (left) with Christie Searls (right), representing Qwest Services Corporation for Qwest’s involvement with the Community Action Network.

Term Day

Judge Bayless presents the Outstanding Community Service Award to Colleen Maher at Term Day. Others who received awards were Celeste Bell, for Outstanding Clerk’s Office Employee; April Davis, Outstanding Probation Employee; Jury Commissioner LeAnna Mosher, Distinguished Special Achievement Award; Outstanding Denver Adult Probation Sex Offender Unit, to all employees of that unit; Mary Ann Bishop, Honorary Special Service Award; Kristen Marburg, Outstanding Courtroom Employee; and Amber Roth, Outstanding Administrative Employee.

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