Category: DBA YLD News

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.

Third Annual Ski CLE

On March 24th, members of the DBA and DBA YLD participated in our third annual Ski CLE at A-Basin! Check out the fun! See you there next year!

Your DBA Membership Is a Portal to Priceless Possibilities: Introducing 2017–18 DBA President Franz Hardy

By Jessica Volz In an era where even lawyers are reevaluating how they spend their money, the definition of value becomes the conundrum du jour. “I want to reinforce the value in being a member of the Denver Bar Association.

Celebrate the DBA Young Lawyer of the Year (our very own council member, Robin Hoogerhyde!) — June 20

The DBA Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception is just around the corner — come help us honor our very own council member Robin Hoogerhyde who will be receiving the Young Lawyer of the Year Award on June 20!!!! The awards

DBA Member Appreciation Month Kicks Off on Monday!!!

It is because of you, that the Denver Bar Association is currently in its 125th year of serving the Colorado legal community! There are no words that can fully express our appreciation for your continued membership, support and time, so

Message from DBA YLD Executive Council Vice Chair

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

DBA-YLD Currently Seeking New Board Members for Executive Council

By Klaralee Charlton, DBA-YLD 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. This includes developing new ideas, marketing and

CBA/DBA Joint Management: 75 Years Later

By Jessica Volz Your bar association is special in many ways. The CBA is one of only two state bars that require members to belong to a local bar association.1 Whereas the CBA promotes local bar associations, other state bars

Kids’ Books Always In Need at Denver Warm Welcome Court Childcare Center

By Klaralee Charlton On December 17, the Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division hosted its monthly Barrister’s After Hours networking event in collaboration with the CAN Committee. Two large boxes of children’s toys, books, and warm jackets were collected from attendees

Message From Your Chair Maureen “Mo” Watson

Hello! It is hard to believe it is already September! Before fall gets away from you, please put a DBA YLD event on your calendar. Consider joining us at September’s BAH and Arts and Literature Reception on September 17th—the event

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

Message From Your Chair Maureen “Mo” Watson

Welcome to our 2015–2016 term. If you are not already receiving the DBA YLD eNewsletter, email Heather Folker to get signed up. This is a monthly notification that you will receive from DBA YLD that will highlight upcoming events, ways

Message From Your Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer

I hope that this newsletter finds all of you well. If you’re like me, you are looking at the calendar in shock that we are days away from 2015! The holidays can become a very hectic time as we try

DBA Fosters Involvement Through Its 15 by 15 Initiative—One Young Lawyer’s Experience

by Andrew Herre Several months ago, I received an email from the Denver Bar Association seeking volunteers to discuss retention rates for younger attorneys. This group, later named the 15×15 Task Force, was put together to John Vaught, the DBA

Take Our Short Two Question Survey and Help Us Help You!

The DBA Young Lawyers Division Council is looking for practice areas that you would like to learn more about for upcoming Practice Area Previews. For more information about this program, check out an article about the inaugural event in The

DBA YLD Upcoming Events and Programs

Join the DBA YLD for the following September events.

Message from the DBA Young Lawyers Division Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer

It is my pleasure to serve as Chair of the Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, one of the largest and most active YLDs in Colorado. As a DBA YLD member, you will receive periodic announcements about upcoming events, happenings

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.

Special Announcement Regarding Proposed Changes to the Public Interest Loan Forgiveness Program

The Obama Administration’s proposed FY2015 budget includes some changes to student loan programs and public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) programs that may concern law students and young lawyers.

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