News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More, 0518 COBJ, Vol. 47, No. 5 Pg. 58

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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

Vol. 47, No. 5 [Page 58]

The Colorado Lawyer

May, 2018



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.

CBA Presidential Visit to the DBA

On March 7, CBA President Dick Gast visited with members of the Denver Bar Association at the Molson Coors Tap Room in Denver. He was joined by guest speakers Judge Allison H. Eid of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Alan M. Loeb of the Colorado Court of Appeals. With beautiful views of Denver as a backdrop, the speakers each discussed a bit about their backgrounds and current positions, as well as the future of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, while members enjoyed a selection of fine beers and appetizers.

CBA Tax Law Section James E. Bye Lifetime Achievement Award

Te CBA Tax Law Section has awarded the James E. Bye Lifetime Achievement Award to James R. Walker, a senior tax partner of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie. Walker received the award during a section luncheon at the Brown Palace Hotel. Also in attendance were three prior recipients of the prestigious award: John Mansfield (2011), Ted Gelt (2014), and Nancy Crow (2016).

Lawyers League Basketball

Lawyers League Basketball’s version of March Madness for 2018 concluded with its championship games this year:

■ In A League, Starbury v. Madison defeated Evans & McFarland.

■ In B League, Burns Figa and Will defeated the Ex-Patriots.

Congratulations to the 2018 champions!


Bar News is always looking for pictures and descriptions of legal events happening throughout Colorado. Snapshots taken with a phone camera work great! To contribute pictures, simply email them to Brendan Baker at, and be sure to select the largest file size when prompted.

Colorado State High School Mock Trial Tournament

On Saturday, March 10, students from Fairview High School in Boulder took first in state at the CBA State Mock Trial Tournament, defeating a team from Lakewood High School in the championship round. It is the first time a Boulder County school has taken the title of State Champion in the tournament, which is funded and supported by...

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