Denver Bar Association
April 2007
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Picture This: DBA Happenings

Past Presidents’ Dinner

Above left, President Paul Chan (right) presented Immediate Past-President Chris Little with his pin at the Past Presidents’ Dinner, which was held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Sparrow in Denver. Above right, Past-President Chris Little enjoys the evening with his family from left to right, parents Dave and Paula Little and wife Christy Jordan.

Denver Regional Mock Trial Tournament

George Washington High School, pictured at left, won the Denver Regional Mock Trial Tournament, which was held Feb. 9–10 at the U.S. Bankruptcy Courthouse. George Washington High School continued its winning streak at the state tournament and competed in the final championship round against Evergreen High School. This marked the first year a Denver Public School made it to the championship round. A special thanks to Judge Sid Brooks and Brad Bolten, U.S. Bankruptcy Court clerk, for their hospitality.

Members in the Community

On Monday, Feb. 5, Hon. Marshall Snider served as a judge at Pioneer Charter School in Denver as the third grade class tried the case of Three Bears v. Goldilocks and the fifth-and sixth-graders tried Giant’s Wife v. Jack (from Jack and the Beanstalk). Brad Hill and Michelle Norcross, each coached two teams.

Above left, the prosecution team in Three Bears v. Goldilocks. Above right, Judge Snider steps down from the Bench to meet with Goldilocks and one of the three bears.


Law Line 9 — 15th Anniversary

Law Line 9 celebrated its 15th Anniversary on Wednesday, Feb. 7. To learn more about the program or volunteer, contact Carolyn Gravit (303) 824-5323 or, or Meghan Seck, (303) 824-4303 or

Pictured top left, from left to right, Brian Popp, Ida Escobedo-Betson, Ken Lampton, Clay Russell and Mark Chapleau.
Pictured top right, from left to right, Craig Eley, Jayme Ritchie, Dan Cohen and Cliff Eley.
Pictured bottom left, from left to right, Art Frazin and Craig Eley.
Pictured bottom right, from left to right, Richard "Mac" McManus Jr. and Deborah Read.

 From the mouths of lawyers…

Who would you like to have coffee with?

"Martin Luther King Jr."
— Rich Gabriel

"My mother."
— Will Hood

"Thieh Nhat Hanh, a Zen master, poet and human rights activist."
— R. Craig Hess

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