Month: January 2014

Council Spotlight: Blair McCarthy

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Blair McCarthy is an attorney at the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Timlin where she practices juvenile, education, family, and criminal law. She graduated from Whittier Law School in 2009

Posted in Council Profiles

Six Suggestions for Staying Afloat in a Competitive Job Pool

by Jeffrey N. Street, Jr. After enjoying a well-deserved celebration for passing the bar exam, newly licensed attorneys start wading into their careers. For some, a prearranged job at a law firm awaits them once the bar results are posted.

Posted in Career Development, future of law

Law Student Chronicles: A Day in the Life of CU Law Student Zamir Pearsall’s First Semester

By Zamir Pearsall Originally posted on Though I hardly knew it at the time, a day in the life of my first semester followed a fairly clear schedule. The routine was buried under a blur of back-to-back obligations in

Posted in Law Student, Networking

Council Spotlight: Beth Mankamyer

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Beth Mankamyer (Chair Elect) is an associate attorney at Benjamin, Bain, Howard & Cohen, LLC.  She practices in real estate transactions and corporate law, with a focus on real estate sales

Posted in Council Profiles, DBA YLD News

DBA-YLD, The Legal Center, and the Colfax Marathon!

Come join us and The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People at the Colfax Marathon! Form your own Marathon Relay team or join one of ours.

Posted in Community, DBA YLD News

Council Spotlight: Matt Larson

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Matt Larson (DBA YLD Chair) is an associate with Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP and counsels utilities on state and federal aspects of regulation and administrative law. He has worked on matters

Posted in Council Profiles

Council Spotlight: Sarah Gibson

Sarah Gibson is a Hearings Officer with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. She previously clerked at the Oregon Department of Justice and the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office before returning home to Colorado after law school. Sarah has been a member of the DBA YLD Executive Council for two years, where she focuses on planning events for young lawyers.

Posted in Council Profiles, Uncategorized

Emergency Unemployment Compensation

Kate Beckman

by Kate W. Beckman On December 28, 2013, about 1.3 million unemployed people lost federal unemployment benefits.  Congress is currently on break after letting a program expire that pays federal benefits to unemployed Americans when their state benefits run out. 

Posted in Uncategorized

Council Spotlight: Jessica Black Livingston

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Jessica Black Livingston is an associate at Hogan Lovells, where her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar and fraud investigations, and False Claims Act litigation.  Jessica spent a year

Posted in Career Development, Community, Council Profiles, DBA YLD News, Uncategorized