Denver Bar Association
December 2002
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Committees & Departments





YLD member Meghan Brynhildsen collected suits on
the steps of the City and County building on
Oct. 16 and 17.

  


Law Suit Day

“Law Suit Day,” sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the DBA, once again was successful during its annual fall clothing drive. This year, the YLD received more than 300 pieces of women’s clothing and 100 pieces of men’s. The drive took place on the steps of the City and County Building on Oct. 16 and 17. Donated items will be given to help low-income and unemployed community members dress-to-impress for job interviews.

  


Denver Bar Association
Lawyers Have Heart Race for the American Heart Association

Lace up for Denver’s first Denver Bar Association Community Action Network Lawyers Have Heart™ 5K
Saturday, June 7, 2003
Denver’s City Park

If you would like more information about starting a team and how your firm (no matter the size) can get involved, contact Karen Bries (303) 824-5303 or kbries@cobar.org.


Christmas in January

It’s time to plan for Christmas in January, a DBA YLD annual event that provides holiday gifts and a party for 400 Denver-area foster children. This holiday festivity will be held Jan. 18, 2003, at Denver Human Services, and the YLD needs your help with donations and volunteers. Help your client get a tax write-off before the year-end, or start the new year with a bang by asking them to donate clearance items, over-stocked inventory or slow-moving merchandise!

Committee meetings will be held the second Monday of each month at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, at noon. Please join us on Monday, Dec. 9. To get more information, contact Nora Nye at (303) 355-6504 or e-mail: noranye@interfold.com.


Working with the TV Media

Come to a FREE CLE-accredited program and take away tips on how to deal with the TV media, develop your own sound bite and see how it looks on TV.

Learn how to get what you want from the media on January 9, from 9 to noon. Call Diane Hartman to register at (303) 824-5312 or e-mail her at dianeh@cobar.org.


Tuesdays at the Bar

 
Larry Pozner made his way to Tuesdays at the Bar on Oct. 22 for a lunchtime talk on “experts.” Check your January Docket for upcoming topics.


Seniors Roast for Mike Reidy
at the Brown Palace Hotel

 
Dick Eason, Mike Reidy and Brooke Wunnicke reminisce before dinner.

On October 9, more than 80 friends, relatives and co-workers of Denver attorney Mike Reidy were on hand for the annual DBA Seniors Roast. The roast, which was held at the Brown Palace Hotel in downtown Denver, provided an evening of excellent food, drink and entertainment. Denver attorneys Dick Harring, Winston Howard and Maureen Reidy Witt (Mike’s niece) were among the many people that took a few moments to entertain guests with stories from Mike’s career.

 
2001 Roastee Bob Hawley and his wife Betty.

 
Roaster Winston Howard entertained guests with his insightful comments about Mike.


Seniors Holiday Party

Join your friends and colleagues for a hot lunch and lots of holiday cheer!
December 12, noon, DBA offices

R.S.V.P. by sending a check for $12 to the DBA,
Attn: Lindsay Packard
1900 Grant St., Suite 900,
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 824-5347


Colorado Bar Association
Disaster Response

Team Training Day
sponsored by the DBA Community Action Network
Monday, Dec. 9
6 CLE Credits and 2.4 ethics $10 CBA members/$15 non-members

Topics include:

  • Available resources—referring those in need to the right resources
  • Learning from the New York Bar Association’s response to terrorism
  • Real stories from recent Colorado emergencies
  • Overview of legal areas in which citizens may need experience
  • Outline of current disaster response procedures

Attorneys receiving CLE credit for this session agree to join the CBA Disaster Response Team roster for a minimum of one year by providing legal information to those who have been involved in a disaster.

To register, call the CBA at (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.


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