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November 26, 2014 Sally Brown to Charlie Brown: “…but Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck. You heard what Linus was saying out there. Those early Pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by ‘Thanksgiving,’ Charlie Brown.”
~ A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
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From the Bar

CBA and CLE Office Holiday Closures

The Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association CLE offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The CBA and CLE offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, Dec. 1. We wish you and your family a very happy and safe holiday!

Ethics for Government Lawyers XIV—Friday, Dec. 5

The CBA Government Counsel Section and the Colorado Attorney General’s Office jointly present Ethics for Government Lawyers XIV on Friday, Dec. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Warwick Hotel in Denver. Registration and hot breakfast buffet begin at 7:30 a.m. Four ethics credits applied for. Click here for the full agenda and to register.

Support Justice on Colorado Gives Day—Tuesday, Dec. 9

There are low-income Coloradans who need legal assistance to protect themselves and their families but cannot afford counsel. You can help by donating to the Legal Aid Foundation on Colorado Gives Day, when the value of your donation will be increased by the $1 million FirstBank Incentive Fund. Stand up for justice, and schedule your Colorado Gives Day donation here now.

How to Become a Rock Star Lawyer the Ethical Way AND Fear Factor: How Good Lawyers Get Into Trouble—Wednesday, Dec. 3

Both programs feature national speaker Stuart Teicher. Your choice of the morning, afternoon program or both for a total of six ethics credits. Click here to find out more.

COLAP’s Tip of the Week

COLAP’s Tip of the Week: To New Beginnings

In light of the Thanksgiving holiday, we at COLAP are grateful for many things, especially the overwhelming support from the legal community. This year, we especially want to express our profound gratitude to the entire staff of the Colorado Bar Association for their constant encouragement of COLAP and the well-being of all Colorado judges, attorneys, and law students. As an aside, we offer our best wishes to Chuck in his “transition” at the end of December after 34 years at the CBA’s helm! Remember Chuck: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ~Neale Donald Walsch

From the Courts

Weld County DA Vacancy and Application—Wednesday, Dec. 3 Deadline

The Governor’s Office is calling for applicants for the position of District Attorney in the 19th Judicial District. This vacancy occurred following the election of Kenneth R. Buck as Representative for Colorado’s 4th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for a term commencing on January 3, 2015. To be eligible for appointment, the applicant must be a qualified elector of the 19th J.D. and must have been admitted to the practice of law in Colorado for five years. Applications are available online or by contacting the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel at 303-866-6390. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Tip of the Week From the LPM Department

Alternate Way to Print When There is No “File” Heading or Printer Icon to Click On

Unfortunately, there are instances when there is no obvious way to print because there is no “File” heading, printer icon, or “Printer Friendly” text to click on. Here’s how you can force the printer dialog box to come up so you can print. By the way, this works on the Internet, Word, Outlook and other applications. Press <Ctrl> and <p> together. This will bring up the print dialog box that you were looking for. The <Ctrl><p> method is a shortcut and will work even if you do see “File” or other icons for printing.

Contact Reba Nance at reban@cobar.org if you have questions.

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