News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More, 0421 COBJ, Vol. 50, No. 4 Pg. 58

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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

Vol. 50, No. 4 [Page 58]

Colorado Lawyer

April, 2021



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.

Roll Out the Barrels Giving Campaign Breaks Records

Each year the DBA YLD organizes the Roll Out the Barrels Giving Campaign in support of Metro Caring, a local anti-hunger organization. The campaign is centered around the collection of primarily canned food donations through barrels that are delivered to each participating organization. As with everything else in 2020, the Campaign dealt with a new set of challenges, including a switch to being a monetary campaign. But the level of support from the legal community exceeded all expectations and made this the most successful Campaign ever, raising $40,371 in support of Metro Caring!

The winning firms, by firm size, were:

■ 1-10 employees: Alderman Bernstein

■ 11-21 employees: Zaner Harden Law

■ 22-60 employees: Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani

■ 101-150 employees: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

■ 150+ employees: Denver District Attorney's Office

Other participating firms and organizations included Block & Chapleau; Fortis Law Partners; Harris, Karstaedt, Jamison & Powers, PC; Husch Blackwell; Lass Moses Ramp & Cooper; Littler Denver; Lumen, Polsinelli PC; and Shook Hardy & Bacon. Many thanks to everyone who participated and assisted in supporting Metro Caring.

To participate in next year's campaign, which runs from mid-November through the end of December, contact Elizabeth Akalin at

Doug Becker Receives James E. Bye Award

The CBA Tax Section was honored to present the 2020 lames E. Bye Lifetime Achievement Award to Doug Becker, of Becker, PC, during the Tax Section's Annual Ethics Update. The award is named in honor of the late lames E. Bye, a longtime Denver tax lawyer, and is awarded annually to a Colorado tax lawyer who has made significant contributions to the practice of tax law.

Becker has practiced tax law in Colorado since 1989 and for many years has taught as an adjunct professor for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and in the graduate tax program...

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