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April 11, 2006

April 11, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Win a Trip to Mexico!

- Courage Classic Kickoff Party

- The DBA: Doing Great Things for the Denver Community

- DBA Family Day at Six Flags Elitch Gardens

- 2006 Technology Law Conference — Friday, April 21

- DBA Coffee Talk CLE Program: Updates to the CCIOA

- Live & In Person: Your Colorado Judges

- Law Day Lunch: Separation of Powers

- CBA–CLE Publications

*** Win a Trip to Mexico!
Raffle tickets for the Barristers Benefit Ball are only $10 and prizes include: two round-trip tickets to Mexico, plus a week-long stay in a luxury condo; airfare for two, four nights of lodging and four lift tickets for Telluride; early-season Broncos, DU Hockey, Avalanche, and Rockies tickets; a golf set; restaurant gift certificates; an iPod Nano; and a Nikon Digital Coolpix. All proceeds go to Metro Volunteer Lawyers. Need not be present to win. Contact Dana to get your tickets: or (303) 824-5318. Details on the Barristers Benefit Ball. 

*** Courage Classic Kickoff Party
The Wheels of Justice CBA/DBA cycling team will be riding through the Rockies in July, but they’ll be kicking off the event with a party on Wednesday, April 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at Nine 75, 975 Lincoln Ave. Meet the team, greet the sponsors, enjoy free food and drink, win great prizes, and hear about the Courage Classic Cycle Tour, which benefits The Children’s Hospital. RSVP to Carolyn Gravit, cgravit@cobar.orgJoin the team or donate.

*** The DBA: Doing Great Things for the Denver Community
The DBA Community Action Network (CAN) is proud to sponsor the seventh annual "Roll Out the Barrels" food drive to benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies. The drive will run from April 24 to May 5, and the DBA CAN Committee will drop off a barrel at your firm or office. Just fill it with non-perishable food items and the committee will collect it. To participate, contact Aaron Bradford, or (303) 874-3434.
*** DBA Family Day at Six Flags Elitch Gardens
Spring is here! 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 ages 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 information. 

*** 2006 Technology Law Conference — Friday, April 21 
Software licensing agreements, open source software, online privacy and security, website intellectual property issues — is your practice becoming more and more impacted by the legal issues arising from the rapid advance of technology? If so, you won’t want to miss this CBA–CLE conference on the hottest topics in technology-related law!

*** DBA Coffee Talk CLE Program: Updates to the CCIOA
On April 26, 8–9 a.m., CBA Real Estate Section Chair Fred Skillern, of Montgomery Little Soran Murray & Kuhn, P.C., will speak on updates to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (CCIOA). This program provides an overview of the law of common interest communities, how last year's legislation affected the laws, and what is happening in this year's legislative process. This short, interactive CLE program is offered for only $5 to members and includes a continental breakfast. The program will take place at the DBA offices at 1900 Grant St, on the 9th floor. To RSVP, call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mail

*** Live & In Person: Your Colorado Judges
The Lawyering Process Program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will hold its sixth annual Judges’ Day April 13 at the Ricketson Law Building, 2255 E. Evans Ave. Interact with judges and hear oral arguments to the Colorado Court of Appeals on the DU campus. The event begins with a forum at noon, and ends with a dinner at 5 p.m. Come for some or all of the day.

*** Law Day Lunch: Separation of Powers
Presented by the DBA Young Lawyers Division, this year’s Law Day program is "Separation of Powers," May 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Warwick Hotel, 1776 Grant St. Former Justice Rebecca Kourlis is the speaker. Cost is $25 and includes lunch. Call-in is available for $10. One general CLE credit requested. Law Day Luncheon details and RSVP information. 

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
Electronic Evidence and Discovery: What Every Lawyer Should Know. This ABA publication is designed to help lawyers grasp the leading issues associated with electronic evidence and to help them demystify this technology. The book contains numerous charts, rules and statutes relating to electronic evidence, case law, sample forms, and secondary resources. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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