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March 20, 2007

March 20, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive

- Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament

- Life After Bankruptcy Reform

- DBA Board Supports Measure 1

- 50 Years at the Same Bar 

- Become a Guardian Ad Litem 

- Ask Gov. Ritter Questions

- CBA-CLE Publications: Practitioner's Guide to CO Business Organizations



*** Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive
The DBA Community Action Network's 10th Annual Roll Out the Barrels food drive is April 23-May 4. Over the last several years, this drive has provided close to 100,000 meals and more than $30,000 for the Food Bank of the Rockies. It's easy! Barrels will be delivered and picked up at your office. Cash donations also are welcome, payable to Food Bank of the Rockies. To sign up, e-mail Aaron Bradford, abradford@pjckn.com.

*** Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament
The Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament is Monday, June 11, at the Fossil Trace Golf Course. Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m., and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Cost per player is $115, which includes lunch, cart, greens fees and range balls. The registration form is online at www.denbar.org.

*** Life After Bankruptcy Reform
A practical look at how the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 has impacted consumer and commercial bankruptcy practice. Learn from expert counsel for creditors and debtors, as well as a distinguished panel of judges. Stay current in this ever-changing area of the law. Register online: Life After Bankruptcy Reform; March 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

*** DBA Board Supports Measure 1
The DBA Board of Trustees voted to support Measure 1, which the Denver City Council voted unanimously to put on the May 8 ballot. The intent of this measure is to make the term limits for the Denver District Attorney equal to the terms of other elected officials in Denver. All city officials, including the mayor, city council members, auditor and county clerk, are allowed to seek three consecutive terms in office - Measure 1 would extend this provision to the District Attorney, who currently is limited to two terms in office.

*** 50 Years at the Same Bar
Save the date to honor DBA members who became lawyers in 1957. The Senior Spring Banquet is Wednesday, May 9, 6 p.m., at the Warwick Hotel. Lawyers of all ages are invited to honor these accomplished attorneys. Honorees include: Peter Adolph, Donald Burkhardt, Mackintosh Brown, James Bye, George Christiansen, Roger Cisneros, John Conway, Kermit Darkey, Warwick Downing, Richard Eason, J. Michael Farley, Norton Frickey, Garth Grissom, William Huff, Isaac Kaiser, Norman Markman, Hugh McClearn, Robert Meer, William Murane, Charles E. Rhyne, Roger Simon, Rahe Von Hoene, Richard Wohlgenant and Lester Woodward. If your name should be on the list, or to RSVP, contact Mindy Marks at mmarks@cobar.org or (303) 824-5312.

*** Become a Guardian Ad Litem
The Office of the Child's Representative is taking applications or requests to renew contracts from attorneys seeking appointment as a Guardian ad Litem and/or state paid Child's Representative/Child Family Investigator. Attorneys interested in receiving appointments effective July 1 must complete the application or request to renew contract. Click here for applications, or contact the district court administrator's office in each judicial district. Applications or requests to renew contract must be postmarked no later than Monday, April 16. Questions? Call Sarah Ehrlich or Linda Weinerman, (303) 860-1517.

*** Ask Gov. Ritter Questions
KBDI-TV Channel 12's "The Aaron Harber Show" wants to hear your questions for Gov. Ritter, who will be interviewed by Harber this week. Questions should be sent to RitterQ@HarberTV.com by 7 p.m. today (Tuesday, March 20). The program will be broadcast on Friday, March 23, at 9 p.m., and rebroadcast at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 25.

*** CBA-CLE Publications (order online!): Practitioner's Guide to CO Business Organizations
The first edition of the Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Business Organizations, written by 25 of Colorado's top business lawyers, covers the legal aspects of forming start-up entities in Colorado, with references to federal law as well. It includes sample forms, tables and appendices to augment the text. It also offers a broad subject index and tables of authorities that will direct you to the information you need to serve your clients. The handbook is a comprehensive tool for forming and advising start-up business entities during the initial period of business operations. Buy now! For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

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