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May 2, 2006

May 2, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Hear Former Justice Kourlis

- Wine Tasting Tomorrow

- Advanced Business Succession Planning

- Never a Dull Moment at the People’s Fair 

- You’re Hired!

- Lessons from a Corporate Governance Expert

- CBA–CLE Publications  

*** Hear Former Justice Kourlis 
Don’t miss this year’s Law Day program, "Separation of Powers," May 5, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., at the Warwick Hotel, 1776 Grant St. Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Kourlis is the speaker. One general CLE credit requested.  

*** Wine Tasting Tomorrow
Join the Communications Law Section for a networking wine tasting party tomorrow, Wednesday, May 3, 5–7:30 p.m., at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., 9th Floor. Cost is $15, and reservations can be made by calling (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mailing

*** Advanced Business Succession Planning
Sharpen your transaction tools! Gain the techniques, practice tips and drafting pointers needed for planning business succession transactions and transitions. Learn about advanced-succession planning tools, tax planning opportunities, recent case developments and statutory changes. Lunch is included. Register online: Advanced Business Succession Planning, May 4, 2006.

*** Never a Dull Moment at the People’s Fair
Attorney volunteers are needed to staff the DBA booth at the People’s Fair, June 3–4, to answer legal questions for the public. There’s never a dull moment when staffing the People’s Fair! Contact Carolyn Gravit,, for details on the three-hour volunteer shifts.

*** You’re Hired!
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association presents its monthly educational luncheon on using marketing to recruit and hire talented lawyers. Local law school representatives and a professional recruiter will share their insights into this process. The program, which includes lunch, is Tuesday, May 9, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Sage Room of The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St. Cost is $40 (with a $10 discount for LMA members).

*** Lessons from a Corporate Governance Expert
The University of Denver’s next “Voices of Experience” program is Friday, May 12, 10 a.m.–noon, at the Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Blvd. Charles Elson, professor of corporate governance at the University of Delaware, will speak on “Corporate Governance and Enron — Past, Present and Future.” The program offers 1.2 ethics and two general CLE credits.

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
NEW — 2005 Annual Survey of Colorado Law: This 35th edition provides Colorado practitioners with comprehensive updates on new case law, as well as legislative, administrative and regulatory developments from 2005. Written by top lawyers in their fields and covering 28 areas of Colorado law and practice, the Annual Survey is a convenient way to stay current with legal trends. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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