Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers Invites To Dinner: Douglas Bry, Retired Public Defender


Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America Invites To Dinner: Douglas Bry, Retired Public Defender and Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker

When: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Where: The Denver Press Club,
1330 Glenarm St., Denver, CO
Time: 7:00 p.m. dinner; 8:00 p.m. program
Cost: $20, includes colleagues, dinner and program (Cash and check only please)


Menu: TBA
Adult beverages are available at the cash bar downstairs

PROGRAM: “WHO WOULD YOU KILL? Douglas Bry, retired Public Defender and award winning documentary filmmaker, will provide insight into the defense perspective and the importance of jury selection in fighting for the life of persons facing the death penalty.

Graduating from Beloit College in 1974 with a double major in Philosophy and Sociology, Bry obtained his law degree from the University of Colorado in 1978. From September 1978 until June 1982, he served as a Public Defender in Philadelphia, PA; and from June 1982 through January 1987, he was a Public Defender in Arapahoe County, CO. He is currently on the Board of Directors the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar. In 2004, Bry ormed Wild Berry Productions LLC to create independent documentary films. In 2009, Wild Berry released “The Life Penalty” about the defense perspective in representing clients facing the death penalty. “The Life Penalty” has been selected by 17 film festivals worldwide and won Best Documentary at the 2009 Macon, Georgia Film and Video Festival.

RSVPs ARE MANDATORY. The reservation deadline is Monday, May 9, 2011. RSVP to Becky Martinez: or call 303-522-1073. No shows and anyone not cancelling their reservation 72 hours in advance will be expected to pay since RMMWA will be billed for their reservation.

(The directions to the Denver Press Club, located at 1330 Glenarm Place in Denver, are as follows: Take 1-25 to 6th Ave. east. Turn north onto Santa Fe to Colfax Ave (15th) and turn right (east). Go about 4 blocks to Glenarm, turn left (north). The Denver Press Club will be about a block and half down on the right hand side, across from the Denver Athletic Club. It’s a small stone building with an awning. Parking is available to the south, in the lot next to the Press Club, for $3. Bring singles or a credit card. You must pay the machine and then leave the ticket on your dashboard. Otherwise, there is meter parking on the street, for which you will need quarters. The Denver Press Club telephone number in the event you get lost is 303-571-5260.)


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