Denver Bar Association
February 2011
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Picture This: DBA Happenings

Monica Márquez Sworn In as Colorado Supreme Court Justice

Monica Márquez, deputy state attorney general, was sworn in as a Colorado Supreme Court Justice on Dec. 10. Márquez was sworn in by her father (below), former Colorado Court of Appeals Judge José Márquez. Monica Márquez is the state’s first Latina and the first openly gay jurist to serve on the high court. Márquez replaced Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey, who retired on Nov. 30. You can read an interview with Márquez and Chief Justice Michael Bender from the January Docket at Photos by Jamie Cotten.




Solo Small Firm Holiday Party

The Solo and Small Firm Section hosted its annual Networking and Holiday Party on Dec. 13. The celebration included door prizes and a luncheon.



Community Action Network Committee Holiday Party

The Community Action Network Committee of the Denver Bar Association held its holiday party on Dec. 14 at the Uptown Tavern. The CAN Committee provides an opportunity for members to reach beyond the legal community to the Denver community at large and provide valuable legal, educational, social, and civic assistance to those in need. Ongoing programs include addressing the issues of the homeless, education, and encouraging attorneys to serve on boards of nonprofit agencies. If you are interested in joining this committee please contact staff liaisons Heather Clark, (303) 824-5350 or or Kate Mills, (303) 824-5312 or


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