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February 2010
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Trials

by Dick Ott

Dick Ott is a solo criminal law attorney who sketches in and out of court. A painter with his Masters degree from the Pratt Institute in New York, he is also one of the founding members of The Art Student’s League of Denver on Grant Street in the Baker district. He brings his sketch book in to The Docket on occasion, to share his court scene sketches with DBA members.
Dick Ott Cartoon, Feb. 2010
Above - "Denver County Court — Waiting to Testify in Restraining Order Court" The two women in front are mother and daughter. The daughter wanted a restraining order against her boyfriend. I’m not sure why the mother was present — her daughter was uncomfortable with her. A difficult family dynamic. The man in the foreground testified about a tenant in his son’s home. Nobody wanted to be in this room.

— Sketched Aug. 17, 2009

 Dick Ott Cartoon, Feb. 2010
 

Right - "Deputy Shadow" This is a lawyer who was trying to keep his client out of jail. He got three years in the D.O.C. The deputy shadowed him closely.

— Sketched July 24, 2009


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