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June 12, 2007

June 12, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association



- Save the Date: Constitution Day

- Transitions Committee Seeks Topics 

- Steamboat CLE Conference

- Writing Competition for Lawyers 

- Available from CLE Books (order online!):
Colorado Water Law Benchbook

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*** Save the Date: Constitution Day
Do you think today’s students don’t know enough about the Constitution? Would you like to see your child’s school get involved? Here’s your chance to do something about it. The DBA Democracy Education Committee needs volunteers to help out for an hour or two at a Denver Public School on the week of Sept. 17, 2008. A training session will be scheduled in August. If you or your child’s teacher would be interested in participating, contact Meghan Seck at or (303) 824-5303.

*** Transitions Committee Seeks Topics
The Transitions Committee presents programs for members who are contemplating retirement, morphing to a new position, or just want to see what options might be available down the road. The committee is planning next year’s programming. If you have ideas about topics you would like presented, please forward them to

*** Steamboat CLE Conference
You can learn about energy, resources, agriculture and ethics all at one seminar. The Steamboat Conference features: the 16th Annual Ag and Rural Law Roundup; the Fourth Annual Water Law Conference; and the Fourth Annual Environmental Law Conference/Natural Resources and Energy Law Conference. Come and enjoy the Sheraton Steamboat Resort while obtaining knowledge from world-renowned speaker David L. Bernhardt, Solicitor U.S. Department of the Interior. Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity — register today! Register online for the Steamboat CLE Conference; June 22–23, 2007.

*** Writing Competition for Lawyers
SEAK, Inc. is sponsoring its Sixth Annual National Legal Fiction Writing Competition for lawyers. Submissions of 2,500 words or less of the legal fiction genre will be accepted before Sept. 7. For more information, e-mail Steven Babitsky at or visit

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!):
Colorado Water Law Benchbook
Written by Colorado water law experts — in private practice and the public sector, including the court system — CBA–CLE’s new Colorado Water Law Benchbook covers the historical foundation, the fundamentals of practice, and the anticipated future trends in the complex and ever-changing area of water law in Colorado. This book is designed to explain not only the mechanics of the processes, but also to provide a practical, analytical, and referential guide to practice in this fascinating area of Colorado law. Featuring informative chapters, useful Colorado Water Court forms and State Engineer applications, and water-related verses penned by Colorado Supreme Court Justice Greg Hobbs, this book is a must for every water law professional in Colorado — buy now! 


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