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March 21, 2006

March 21, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- More Deals for DBA Members!

- "Here's Looking at You ... and Your Wine Collection"

- Kids Today Don’t Know Their Civics

- Deposition and Trial Skills Explored In-Depth

- Networking and CLE!

- The Snow Will be Gone Soon! Sign up for DBA Family Day, April 23, at Six Flags Elitch Gardens

- CBA–CLE Publications 

*** More Deals for DBA Members!
Check out the latest on discounts for DBA members, including: Brooks Brothers store discounts and a great new program with GlobalFit, a network of nationwide health clubs. You can try out Colorado health clubs with a day pass, or join a club with the guaranteed lowest enrollment fees! Go to the DBA website and click on the "Denver Deals" link on the left-hand side.
*** "Here's Looking at You ... and Your Wine Collection" 
The 18th Annual Barristers Benefit Ball, set for April 29 at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, will have a wine-themed silent auction. The planning committee is collecting wine and wine-related items for the auction. If you have a special or rare vintage bottle in your personal collection to donate, contact Holli Hartman at or Julie Kronenberger at Also, the committee welcomes any other wine-related items that you are willing to donate — such as a wine of the month club membership, tickets to tasting events or vineyard tours, a set of fine wine glasses, wine-themed art, or trips to wine country. Proceeds benefit Metro Volunteer Lawyers. Sign up and learn more about the Barristers Benefit Ball

*** Kids Today Don’t Know Their Civics
But you can help! Attorney and paralegal volunteers are needed to lead court tours for middle and elementary school students at the Denver City and County Building in April. Help students learn about local government, jury civic responsibilities and the local judicial system by leading a court tour. If you are even somewhat familiar with the Denver Courthouse and can explain the basics, this role is for you. Training materials provided. Become a court tour volunteer.

*** Deposition and Trial Skills Explored In-Depth
Take your deposition and trial skills to the next level with this series of in-depth half-day programs. Register online today for these courses!
The Nuts and Bolts of Deposition Practice — March 23, 2006 (morning)
Examining Experts at Deposition and Trial — March 23, 2006 (afternoon)
Medical Evidence Made Simple: Finding It, Understanding It, Using It — March 24, 2006 (morning)
Examining Doctors at Deposition and Trial —March 24, 2006 (afternoon)

*** Networking and CLE!
The Solo/Small Firm Section’s next networking meeting in Denver is at Racines Restaurant on April 6 at 7:30 a.m. It will host certified fraud examiner and small law office consultant daphne salone of law and equity, ltd., for a discussion on "Avoiding Employee Financial Theft in the Solo or Small Firm Practice." One CLE credit will be offered. Solo/Small Firm meeting details.

*** The Snow Will be Gone Soon! Sign up for DBA Family Day, April 23, at Six Flags Elitch Gardens
Join the DBA for "Spring Spin" at Six Flags Elitch Gardens on Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Tickets are only $21 per person (includes other goodies), and kids 3 and under are free! This year, Elitch Gardens is a new, more "Family-Oriented" park, featuring live street entertainment, two parades daily, and more interaction with cartoon characters. Spring Spin is a fundraiser and $5 of each ticket will go to the Denver Bar Foundation and Metro Volunteer Lawyers! Spring Spin details and ticket info

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
Colorado DUI Benchbook (new edition) — This is Colorado’s definitive statement of DUI law and practice that every county judge has been given. Each chapter of this new edition has been updated and reorganized. You don't want to be without it! For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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