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July 28, 2015
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Volunteers Needed for Reading Partners—Wednesday, Aug. 19
The Denver Lawyers and Schools Committee is teaming up with Reading Partners, a nationwide education nonprofit dedicated to improving students’ reading skills. Volunteers are needed to work one-on-one with students for just one hour per week. The committee will be hosting a one-hour training on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 8:30 a.m. Returning Reading Partners tutors are also welcome to join in for an optional refresher course. Please RSVP to Meghan Bush at mbush@cobar.org if interested in getting participating.
Meet Forthcoming ABA President-Elect Linda Klein —Thursday, Aug. 13
Please join Linda Klein at 5:30 p.m. for a roundtable discussion in the DBA lobby, located at 1900 Grant St. (9th floor) An array of complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided in honor of the occasion. Please RSVP online or to lunches@cobar.org. You may also call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Call for Member Travel Photos
Where have your travels led you in the past year? The Docket would like to publish pictures of your exhilarating adventures and exotic excursions! Please email photos accompanied by a (very) brief description, to Heather hfolker@cobar.org.
7th Annual Elder Law Retreat—Aug. 27–29 in Snowmass
Co-Sponsored by the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
You are cordially invited to attend this special event, where you will be able to network with colleagues, take in the idyllic mountain setting and familiarize yourself with the latest news in Elder law. Plenary Session and luncheon topics include: Maximizing Social Security and Retirement Benefits; Denial Rates and the ABLE Act; Criminal Prosecution of Financial Exploitation of the Elderly; and Federal Legislation/Hot Topics from NAELA. Click here for further information and to access the complete agenda.
Colorado Real Estate Practice with Willis Carpenter—Begins Thursday, Sept. 10
This 10-week course has been offered annually since 1977 and is widely recognized as the best basic skills course in Colorado property law. If you are a recent bar admittee, an experienced practitioner seeking a comprehensive refresher course, a real estate professional or a legal assistant working in real estate, this is a course that you don't want to miss! The CBA-CLE publications Colorado Real Estate Practice and Title Insurance Practice will serve as the course books for the class. Sign up now!
2015 Colorado Legal and Technology Expo—Friday, August 21
The Colorado Legal and Technology Expo is the premier event in Colorado for checking out new trends and tools in technology, marketing and law practice management. This valuable resource for firms and legal departments of all sizes provides practical information for enhancing productivity and boosting profits. Not only will legal technology companies be present, there will also be educational seminars on the latest in technological trends and law practice management. This year, we are also offering three CLE presentations on key technology topics for a nominal fee. They will be given by leading attorneys who have harnessed the powers of technology to yield impressive results. Please reserve your spot as soon as possible, as complimentary refreshments and a catered lunch will be provided. Click here.

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A YMCA membership is one of the best investments that you can make for personal well-being and family fun. DBA members can join for free and receive a 10% discount on monthly membership fees. Stop by your local YMCA to find out more about program offerings and facility amenities. You are welcome to contact Heather Folker at the Denver Bar Association for more information (303-824-5350 or hfolker@cobar.org).

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