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May 23, 2006

May 23, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Party On 

- IP for the Non-IP Specialist

- More Golf for You

- Liberty Walk & Run

- Differentiate Your Firm

- Sensational News Stories and the Law

- CBA–CLE Publications 

*** Party On
The DBA Annual Party is Tuesday, June 6, 5:30 p.m., at the Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. You’ve worked hard all year — here’s your chance to kick back! No cost to attend: enjoy free food and drink with your friends and colleagues. Awards will be presented to Anthony van Westrum, Judge Mary Celeste, Judge Lawrence Manzanares, Neil Oberfeld and Michelle Ferguson. RSVP to (303) 860-1115 or

*** IP for the Non-IP Specialist
This special one-day sequence of presentations is designed for in-house counsel and business transactional attorneys who are not IP specialists, but whose daily work and practice require an understanding of intellectual property. This CBA–CLE program is an ideal opportunity to learn more about IP basics and network with your colleagues. Register online: IP for The Non-IP Specialist, May 31, 2006 (1900 Grant St., Third Floor).  

*** More Golf for You
— The CU/DU Battle for the Barrister’s Boot is June 5, 1 p.m., at the Pinehurst Country Club, 6255 W. Quincy Ave. 
— The CDLA and CTLA Golf Tournament is June 14, 7:30 a.m., at Fossil Trace Golf Course, 3050 Illinois St. in Golden. Deadline to register is May 25.

*** Liberty Walk & Run
The ACLU of Colorado is sponsoring its Liberty Run, Walk and Festival of Rights on July 4, 8 a.m., in Washington Park. 

*** Differentiate Your Firm
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association presents “Differentiate your law firm: Create a unique focus and position.” Attorney and consultant Ross Fishman will use more than 100 real-life examples to illustrate the value of differentiation in the legal industry. The event is Thursday, June 15, 5–6:30 p.m. at Holland & Hart, 555 17th St., Suite 3200.

*** Sensational News Stories and the Law
A screening of the documentary, “Breaking News,” is Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m., at the Tivoli Theater. According to its website: “‘Breaking News’ dramatically confronts one of the most pressing issues facing modern media — the constant pressure on television news organizations for ratings and money.” The film highlights the Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson cases. A celebrity bartending reception is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Denver Press Club.

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
NEW — Colorado Water Law Benchbook. CBA–CLE's new Colorado Water Law Benchbook covers the historical foundation, fundamentals of practice, and 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. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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