News From the CBA, Local Bars, and More: February 2017, 0217 COBJ, Vol. 46 No. 2 Pg. 7

Author:Jessica Volz, J.

46 Colo.Law. 7

News From the CBA, Local Bars, and More: February 2017

Vol. 46, No. 2 [Page 7]

The Colorado Lawyer

February, 2017

Bar News

Jessica Volz, J.

Bar News is a monthly compilation of news from the CBA, including sections and committees, administration, and local and specialty bar associations. It also includes notices of activities-past, present, and future-from local and national law-related organizations and groups. Please send information and high-resolution photos (with captions identifying the subjects) to CBA Communications Specialist Jessica A. Volz at

Solo Small Firm Section Holiday Party

On December 8, the CBA Solo Small Firm Section held its annual holiday networking party at the offices of Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. More than 90 section members and their guests enjoyed the hospitality of the event's gracious hosts, Siddhartha Rathod and Qusair Mohamedbhai, while catching up with longtime colleagues and making new friends. It was a memorable evening filled with laughter, great conversations, and delicious food.

DBA Seniors Holiday Luncheon

Twenty DBA seniors (age 65 or better) gathered at the bar associations' offices on December 16 for the DBA Seniors Committee's annual holiday luncheon. Not even the impending blizzard could stop these dedicated lawyers from getting together to catch up and celebrate the season. Attendees were treated to toast-worthy libations and a bountiful holiday buffet. Introductions were made, and Seniors Committee Chair Leonard Plank prompted everyone to reminisce on the days when they had just been admitted to the bar. DBA President Nancy Cohen also spoke at the event and encouraged committee members to attend one of the many upcoming Barristers After Hours socials.

Appealing for Justice Book Talk

On December 15, the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center hosted an event to celebrate the release of Susan Casey s Appealing for Justice. This riveting biography narrates Jean Dubofsky's previously untold journey of battling injustice over four decades. It recounts the pain of discrimination and a behind-the-scenes look at Romer v. Evans. The event featured a panel discussion with Susan Casey...

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