Denver Bar Association
January 2013
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Barristers After Hours—Thursday, Jan. 17

Join the DBA’s Young Lawyers Division at Katie Mullen’s Irish Restaurant & Pub, 1550 Court Place, for Barristers After Hours. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. The happy hour networking event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. No need to RSVP; contact Joel Jacobson at for more information.

DBA YLD Coffee Talk: International Service of Process under the Hague Convention and Colorado Law—Thursday, Jan. 24

This CLE addresses serving a defendant located outside the United States pursuant to the Hague Service Convention. It will examine the purpose, history, and applicability of the Hague Service Convention, as well as the available methods of service under the convention. It also will consider available substituted service methods and include a discussion of the Colorado Supreme Court’s sole opinion on this topic, Willhite v. Rodriguez-Cera. The CLE is presented by Grant Sullivan, assistant solicitor general, and Cash K. Parker, an attorney at Hall and Evans LLC. One general CLE credit applied for. Cost to attend is $5 for DBA members and $20 for non-members. RSVP at or email

Call for DBA Awards Nominees

The DBA Awards Committee needs your nomination for its annual awards: DBA Award of Merit, DBA Young Lawyer of the Year, DBA Volunteer of the Year, Judicial Excellence, and Teacher of the Year. Please submit a brief statement online at or email Heather Clark at on why the nominee deserves the honor. The committee will consider involvement with the DBA, community contributions outside the bar associations, and career history and accomplishments. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Jan. 31.

Barristers Benefit Ball—Early Bird Pricing Ends Feb. 1

Get down and derby at the 25th annual Barristers Benefit Ball on May 4 at the Hyatt Convention Center in Denver. The ball benefits the Denver Bar Association’s Metro Volunteer Lawyers, which provides free and low-cost civil legal services to people in need. To purchase tickets or a table at the ball, please visit; early bird pricing will end on Friday, Feb. 1. For information about sponsorship opportunities, please visit

Encourage Future Legal Minds: Judge a Denver Regional Mock Trial

Volunteer attorneys, law students, paralegals, and community leaders are needed to judge the 2013 Denver Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament Feb. 8 and 9 at the Denver City and County Building. Several timeslots are available; breakfast or lunch provided. For more information, please email or visit for a volunteer sign-up form.

Support CAN’s Toothbrushes for Tots Drive

Sign up your firm to participate in the DBA Community Action Network’s Toothbrushes for Tots Drive, Feb. 18 to 22. The drive benefits Kids in Need of Dentistry. To sign up, email Kate Schuster at, call (303) 824-5312, or visit  

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