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June 20, 2006

June 20, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Litigation Bootcamp Series: Termination Without Trial

- Movie Screening

- Improve Your Public Speaking Skills to Generate New Business

- School Partners Program

- CBA–CLE Publications



*** Litigation Bootcamp Series: Termination Without Trial
This is the eighth half-day session (out of 10) of CBA–CLE’s 2006 Litigation Bootcamp series, designed for lawyers with limited litigation experience. “Termination Without Trial” topics include: Voluntary and Involuntary Dismissal, Motion to Dismiss, Default Judgment, Failure to Prosecute, Summary Judgment, and Settlement — Drafting Settlement Agreements and Releases. Register online: Litigation Bootcamp: Termination Without Trial, June 21, 2006.

*** Movie Screening
A screening of the documentary, “Breaking News,” is this 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.

*** Improve Your Public Speaking Skills to Generate New Business
Public speaking at events is a great way for lawyers to establish themselves as experts within their fields. Join the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association as Brigid O’Connor presents the tenets of successful public speaking. The program is Tuesday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sage Room of The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St.

*** School Partners Program
The DPS Foundation is launching a pilot of the School Partners Program to create tailor-made partnerships between local businesses and Denver schools. Partners can contribute volunteer time, in-kind contributions, financial donations and other resources to meet the specific needs of their schools. If interested, contact Ciandra Jackson, at (303) 894-8246 or ciandra@coronaresearch.com, or visit www.denverspp.org.

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
NEW! Colorado Landlord-Tenant Law, 4th Edition (2006)
This summary of landlord-tenant law is designed for lawyers, housing counselors, paralegals, judges, tenants and landlords. Topics include: eviction; judicial process; obligations of the landlord — remedies of the tenant; obligations of the tenant — remedies of the landlord; and security deposits. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

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