Month: October 2016

DBA Member Highlight ~ Megan Rose

Read more about the DBA’s new representative to the American Bar Association, Megan Rose.

Posted in Career Development, Community, Member Profiles, Professionalism

Game of Loans: Interest Is Coming

By Drew Hefflefinger Consolidation, income-driven repayment and private refinancing are three student loan repayment strategies. By understanding their pros and cons, the borrower is better able to make an educated and informed decision tailored to their financial circumstances.

Posted in Finances, Law Student

Law Student Chronicles: “Bar” Star by Day. Law Student by Night.

By Rebecca Spence As I walked off the elevator on the ninth floor of my downtown office space, I sleepily lugged my overstuffed book bag to my desk and plugged in my password to fire up my desktop. Before August

Posted in Career Development, Law Student, Member Profiles

How Lawyers Can Maximize Their Presence on LinkedIn in Five Smart Steps

By Meranda Vieyra LinkedIn is one of the most powerful networking and social selling tools available for professionals — including lawyers.The company advertises that more than 450 million people are registered users; this number literally grows by the second (two

Posted in Marketing

So, How Do You Look?

By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton The first — and most important — marketing steps that any young lawyer must take are to:

Posted in Career Development, Marketing

Webinar: Successful Start—Cultivating Your Professional Profile

By Pilar Rodarte Your YLD: Successful Start—Cultivating Your Professional Profile from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo.   Look for more information videos by the CBA Young Lawyers Division in the coming months.

Posted in Career Development, Marketing

Top Ten Networking Tips—Infograph

By Emma Garrison

Posted in Career Development, Marketing

A Message from DBA President Nancy Cohen

“Lawyers have a license to practice law, a monopoly on certain services. But for that privilege and status, lawyers have an obligation to provide legal services to those without wherewithal to pay, to respond to needs outside themselves, to help

Posted in Career Development, Community, Professionalism

Nomination Period for the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award Closes Oct. 14

The nomination period for the CBA Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award is open. We invite you to nominate Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division members in good standing who have made outstanding contributions to the legal

Posted in Career Development, Community, Marketing, Networking, Professionalism, Uncategorized, Volunteering

Raising the Bar: A Conversation with DBA YLD Chair Klaralee Charlton

By Jessica Volz For Klaralee Charlton, perhaps nothing could be more thrilling than becoming chair of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) during the Denver Bar Association’s 125th anniversary — a year made all the more significant by the fact that

Posted in Career Development, Community, Council Profiles, future of law, Professionalism, Volunteering

Making the Most of Attending a National Conference

By Laura Liss This summer I had the good fortune to be able to attend the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting held in San Francisco. This is one of the largest, if not the largest, national attorney conferences in the

Posted in Career Development, Networking