Month: November 2016

An Encounter with Justice Sotomayor from Two Perspectives

By Karina Rocha and Melissa Austin Through the Eyes of Karina Rocha On September 1, 2016, my friend Melissa Austin and I had the opportunity to attend Justice Sotomayor’s VIP event in Denver. This event was limited to 100 people,

Posted in Community

Mount Saint Vincent Volunteer Day

By Robin Hoogerhyde, On Saturday, November 5, members of the Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division met at Saint Ann’s Lodge in Bailey, Colorado, to help clean the Lodge for the children and staff of Mount Saint Vincent Home. Mount

Posted in Volunteering

Seat at the Bar: The Denver Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans Clinic Is Busy!

By Doug Tumminello, It is estimated that veterans make up one third of the adult homeless population. A considerable number of veterans are in need of legal help but are unable to afford attorneys. The monthly Colorado Lawyers for Colorado

Posted in Volunteering

Using Social Media to Network

By Melanie Fischer, Social media. You probably either love it or hate it. But regardless of your personal feelings about social media, it’s a fantastic tool that can be used to connect with prospective clients. When it comes to using

Posted in Marketing, Networking

FREE Webinar—Seven Steps to Going Solo—Tuesday, Nov. 15

Are you thinking about hanging your shingle? Every lawyer—at some point—considers opening their own law firm. Running your own practice means your name is on the letterhead. There are no partners to placate, and all the proceeds go directly into

Posted in Career Development, Solo Practice

Hoops and Ladders

By Caitlin Stover As I walk in, my heart is racing. Over and over again, I remind myself of the early mornings, the late nights, the exhaustion. I remember the dreams, the fears and the passion behind today. In my

Posted in Law Student