Month: February 2017

Why I Volunteer with MVL

By Steve Cook I genuinely believe that the more we give, the happier we feel. When we are doing good for others and the community, it provides a natural sense of accomplishment that instills a sense of pride and identity.

Posted in Volunteering

Don’t Let Life Pass You By

By Sarah Myers Your Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program (COLAP) is happy to announce our new COLAP Wellness Corner in The Docket. You will now find in every issue an article with simple yet thoughtful advice about how to reduce your

Posted in Wellness

Beyond the Safety Pin: How To Be an Active Ally

By Jill Mullen In late November, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report called “Ten Days.” The document noted there were more than 900 reports of harassment or intimidation in the 10 days following Donald Trump’s election as the

Posted in Community, Professionalism

Toothbrushes for Tots Drive Starts Next Week!

The DBA YLD is sponsoring a Toothbrush Drive to benefit Kids In Need of Dentistry (KIND). KIND is a nonprofit organization that provides high-quality, affordable dental care to children in need throughout Colorado. We are looking for firms to collect

Posted in Community

Why the Centennial State is Perfect in the Millennial World

A Brief History of LGBT Rights in Colorado — This blog post is a reflection from two different view points, on our Jan. 26 Coffee Talk about LGBT Rights in Colorado that was presented by Former Senator Pat Steadman. By

Posted in Diversity

Establishing a Strategic Plan for Your Balanced Legal Career — Workshop, Feb. 15

Don’t miss this unique workshop organized by the CBA’s Balanced Legal Career Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the DBA. In this interactive workshop, private practice lawyers will envision and begin formulating a strategic

Posted in Life Work Balance