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Get to Know Your DBA YLD Chair: Jim Fogg

Jim, a Colorado native, always knew that he wanted to be a lawyer. His dad is a lawyer, so he grew up learning about the legal profession and learning that it was (at its core) a profession about helping people.

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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

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Council Member Highlight: Jill Mullen

Find out more about your DBA Young Lawyers Division Council members. Jill works at the Colorado State Senate Minority office as the Civic Engagement Director. She hails from Austin, TX and who if she weren’t a lawyer would be an emu rancher. Find out

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Council Member Highlight: Joey Mark

Find out more about your DBA Young Lawyers Division Council members. Joey Mark is an appellate law clerk for the Honorable Terry Fox at the Colorado Court of Appeals who, before law school, spent a couple of years teaching ski

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Council Member Highlight: Matthew Broderick

Find out more about your DBA Young Lawyers Division Council members. Matthew is a civil litigator at Fennemore Craig who hails from Loveland and describes himself as open, encouraging, and committed. Find out more about him!

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Council Member Highlight: Vanya Akraboff

Find out more about your DBA Young Lawyers Division Council members. Vanya is a Colorado Supreme Court law clerk who hails from San Francisco who would be a writer if she weren’t an attorney. Find out more about her!

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The Docket Sits Down with Newly Appointed Supreme Court Justice Richard Gabriel

By Keith Lewis Justice Richard L. Gabriel was sworn in as the 104th Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court on September 1, 2015, marking a new chapter in the former Court of Appeals Judge’s prolific career. The Docket recently sat

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Make A Difference ~ Message from DBA President Janet Drake

By Janet Drake I’ve committed myself to a career in public service because I want to use my law degree to make a positive difference to individuals and the community. During the course of the next year, I encourage you

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CBA YLD Chair Nicole Marie Black—Reestablishing the Bar as a Home for Young Lawyers

By Danaé D. Woody As the 2015–16 Chair of the CBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD or Division), Nicole Marie Black has lofty plans for the Division. Black comes to the leadership position at what she characterizes to be a unique

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Council Spotlight: Jim Fogg

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Jim Fogg is a Denver native and currently serves as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James S. Casebolt of the Colorado Court of Appeals. He began his clerkship

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Council Spotlight: Jeffrey Land

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Jeffrey Land is originally from Tennessee, and often visited his grandmother for vacation in Colorado. Jeffrey attended CU-Boulder for undergrad and Florida Coastal for law school. He is a solo-practitioner

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Submit Your Application for the DBA YLD Council

The DBA-YLD is currently seeking new board members for the Executive Council. The Council consists of 11 members who help serve the Denver legal community and its members. Council members organize networking events, CLE’s and other opportunities for young lawyers.

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Incoming DBA YLD Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer on the Value of the Bar

By Courtney Gibb I don’t know how she does it. Yes, that’s the title of a recently released blockbuster, but it’s also going to be what you’re thinking as you read about Elisabeth “Beth” Mankamyer. Along with working as an

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Council Spotlight: Raul Chacon

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Raul Chacon, Jr. is an associate at Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. in Greenwood Village. His practice is devoted to commercial litigation. Raul is a graduate of Middlebury College and

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Join the YLD Council—Applications Due Friday, April 25

The DBA YLD is currently seeking new board members for the Executive Council. The Council consists of 11 members who help serve the Denver legal community and its members.

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Council Spotlight: Joel Jacobson

Meet your Denver Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Council Joel Jacobson is an associate attorney with Rubicon Law Group, Ltd. He practices business law, including formation, transactions, and securities. Joel serves on the Executive Council of the Denver Bar

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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