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Announcing the 2015 DBA Award Winners
The DBA Awards Committee has chosen winners for the following categories: Award of Merit, Young Lawyer of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Judicial Excellence, Education in the Legal System and Outstanding Programs or Projects. Involvement with the DBA, community contributions outside the bar associations, career history, and accomplishments were all considered in the selection process. The winners listed below are outstanding individuals whom we would like to recognize publicly for their commitment to the legal field and our community at the DBA Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception on Thursday, July 9, at the Ralph Carr Justice Center. Thank you for inspiring us all!

Award of Merit: Charles C. Turner
Judicial Excellence: Ruben Hernandez
Young Lawyer of the Year: Gillian M. Bidgood
Volunteer of the Year: John M. McHugh
Education in the Legal System: Doug Wilhelm, Denver Public Schools Hamilton Middle School 8th Grade History Teacher Projects and Programs: Denver Bar Association Court Mediation Services Program

RSVP for the Annual Party on Thursday, July 9 at the Ralph Carr Justice Center. Ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m., reception at 6 p.m. Email lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.

The Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature Reception—Thursday, Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m.
The winners and their works will be featured in the September issue of The Docket. To thank all of the entrants and winners, a reception will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mike Wright Gallery on Thursday, Sept. 17. All are invited to attend and enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers. See and hear the winning works and mingle with the artists. Please RSVP online or to lunches@cobar.org or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.