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September 2010
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Who’s Who, Representing You? 2010–11 DBA Board of Trustees Profiles


Ilene Bloom

Daniel McCune

Ilene Bloom

DBA Board of Trustees position: President-Elect

Employment: Self-employed

 Free time hobbies: Traveling, running, skiing, listening to live music

Favorite Restaurant in Denver: The Watercourse

What would you do if you didn’t practice law Travel guide writer

Last good book you read: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Inspiration for practice of law: Wanted to help children, but didn’t want to be a teacher

Daniel McCune

DBA Board of Trustee position: First Vice President

Employment: Shareholder at Kennedy Childs & Fogg

Free time hobbies: Motorcycles, sailing, bagpipes, guitar and backpacking

Favorite Restaurant in Denver: Too hard to choose!

What would you do if you didn’t practice law? If I were retired, sail around the world. If I were still working, run for political office in a small mountain town like Steamboat Springs.

Last good book you read: Hmmm, one just doesn’t come to mind.

Inspiration for practice of law: Constitutional law class in 11th grade

Kwali Farbes

Tony Ryan

Kwali Farbes

DBA Board of Trustee position: Second Vice President

Employment: Peck, Shaffer & Williams  

 

Free time hobbies: For the past year, I’ve been learning how to ride a horse. I’m learning a traditional English riding style called Saddle Seat.

Favorite Restaurant in Denver: My new favorite spot is the Fuel Cafe. Great food and patio.

What would you do if you didn’t practice law? I would teach high school.

Last good book you read: I recenently picked up Mondays on the Dark Night of the Moon by Kirin Narayan, again. It was one of my favorite books in graduate school.

Inspiration for practice of law: Although attorneys are the subject of many a joke, I still think we’re uniquely positioned to do great good. 

Tony Ryan

DBA Board of Trustee position: Trustee/Young Lawyers Division Chair

Employment: Hogan Lovells

 

Free time hobbies: Skiing and running

Favorite Restaurant in Denver: Rodney’s Cherry Creek

What would you do if you didn’t practice law? Work for an airline

Last good book you read: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

Inspiration for practice of law: The late JJ Johnson, professor at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver during my undergraduate "Business Law" class


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