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August 2011       Vol. 40, No. 8       Page  119
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CBA Young Lawyers Division News and Notices

Readers may send news to Joe Bernstein at

YLD Thanks Supporters of the 2011 Annual Charity Fundraiser

On Friday, June 3, the YLD held its 2011 Annual Charity Fundraiser. The event included a beer and wine tasting, as well as a silent auction. This year’s chosen charity was The Third Way Center, a Denver organization offering support services to high-risk, homeless, mentally ill, and disadvantaged youth.

The YLD thanks the Moye White LLP law firm for donating the meeting space. Also, several establishments either donated wine and beer or provided it at tremendous discount. These generous donors included Del Norte Brewing Company, JAQK Cellars, Odell Brewing Company, Strange Brewing Company, and Vine Street Pub.

The YLD is grateful to the many donors who provided an assortment of items for the silent auction. Among these generous sponsors are:

240 Union
The Broadmoor
Bucksnort Saloon
The Burnsley
Corepower Yoga
Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Broncos
Elixir Mind Body Massage
Ergun Tercan European Salon
Alex Farkouh
Fascination St. Fine Art
Great Divide Brewing Company
The Harris Law Firm
Il Posto
Inverness Hotel
L. Elizabeth Planning and Photography
Lovely Confections
Olsen & Traeger, LLP
The Pet Valet
Scarlet Salon
Simply Moore
Stables at the Broadmoor
University of Denver Athletics
U.S. Air Force Academy Athletics
Water 2 Wine
CBA YLD 2011–12 Executive Council


CBA YLD 2011–12 Executive Council

Benjamin P. Currier

Chair Elect
Carlos A. Migoya

Council Members
Joseph Bernstein
Joshua I. Berry
Becky Bye
Arax R. Corn
Benjamin R. Davis
Emma E. Garrison
James R. Garts
Erica M. Longnecker
Ruth N. Mackey
Mackenzie A. Morgan
Michael A. Paul
Cassie J. Ta
Lance P. Timbreza
Staff Liaison
Denise Lynch
(303) 824-5327

YLD Definition

“Young” lawyers are 37 years old or younger or have been licensed to practice law for fewer than four years. Young lawyers auto­matically are members of the Colorado Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD).

YLD Mission Statement

The mission of the CBA YLD is to be a liaison to young lawyers of local bar associations throughout Colorado; to provide public service information and assistance to communities; and to provide professional development opportunities for young lawyers practicing in Colorado.

The YLD fulfills this mission by sponsoring a number of programs that benefit young lawyers and the surrounding communities. For more information, please visit (click on “Inside the Bar,” then “Young Lawyers Division”).

Get Involved

The CBA YLD has a number of programs, projects, and events throughout the year in which young lawyers can participate. Information is available on the YLD website. If you would like to volunteer to work on YLD projects, please contact Joe Bernstein at

CBA YLD Listserv

Young lawyers who have their e-mail addresses on file with the CBA periodically will receive e-notices about upcoming events and topics of interest. Please contact Denise Lynch at if you have not received CBA YLD-related correspondence.

Discounts and Promotions

As a member of the CBA YLD, you are entitled to special discounts and promotions from various Colorado businesses. For more information, visit the CBA website at and type “YLD discounts program” in the search field.

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