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July 26, 2016
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From the Bar
Final Week of the Annual Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive — Donate Today!
The DBA Community Action Network's annual Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive ends this Friday, July 29. If your office is hosting a barrel, please don't forget to bring in non-glass and non-perishable items by the end of this week. Check and cash donations are greatly appreciated. Donate online (reference 2016 ROTB), or send your checks payable to Metro Caring to Kate Schuster at the DBA — 1900 Grant St., Ste 900, Denver, CO 80203. All donations benefit Metro Caring, whose mission is to provide nutritious food to hungry families and individuals while promoting self-sufficiency.
News from The Docket
Meet the Incoming Vice Presidents and Board of Trustee Members:
Get to know the latest additions to the DBA’s leadership here.
Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature Reception and DBA YLD Barristers Afterhours — Thursday, Sept. 15
The arts contest 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 Mike Wright Gallery on Thursday, Sept. 15. All are invited to attend and enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers. See and hear the winning works, mingle with the artists, and pick up a copy of the September issue of The Docket. RSVP online or to lunches@cobar.org or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Call for Member Travel Photos
To which wondrous lands have your travels led you in the past year? The Docket would like to publish photos of your most memorable adventures. Please email photos, accompanied by a (very) brief description, to Docket Editor Jessica Volz.
Hanging Your Shingle: A Comprehensive Seminar for Building a Successful Legal Career — Aug. 18-20
Sponsored by the CBA Professional Liability Committee and CBA Solo/Small Firm Section
In this intensive two and a half day course, learn how to build, brand and grow your firm. You will get the tools, information and building blocks you need to confidently open the doors to your new firm and keep them open. Whether you are in your first five years of practice in an established firm, or have decided to venture out on your own, it’s time to renew your commitment to your career. Register today.
Three Critical Skills Classes for Attorneys and Legal Staff in August
With the Honorable Russell Carparelli: Mediator, Innovator, Judge, Leader, Lawyer

1. A Comprehensive Approach to Negotiating — The Right Tactics at the Right Time, Thursday, Aug. 11, with the Honorable Russell Carparelli: Mediator, Innovator, Judge, Leader, Lawyer — Register now. 2. Adobe Acrobat Pro for Lawyers and Legal Support Staff, Wednesday, Aug. 3: Learn from Dave Masters, an attorney and expert in Adobe. Click here to register now; and 3. Mastering Microsoft Word in the Law Office, Friday, Aug. 12, featuring Barron Henley, one of the nation’s best legal technology teachers. This course provides advanced training on how to conquer Word formatting and Styles to save time and create better legal documents. Sign up now.
From the Courts
CJD 16-02 and CJD 04-05 Regarding Court Appointed Counsel Amended Effective July 1, 2016
On Thursday, July 7, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the amendments of two Chief Justice Directives, both effective July 1, 2016. Chief Justice Directive 16-02, “Court Appointments Through the Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel,” was amended to include an income eligibility guideline chart as Attachment B for parents who request appointment of respondent parents’ counsel based on indigency. Click here to read more.
Optimize Your Membership
YMCA Membership Discounts
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 Vanessa at the Denver Bar Association for more information (303-824-5345 or vbabarsky@cobar.org).

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