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September 5, 2006

September 5, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Tuesdays at the Bar Returns! 

- MVL and Law Firms Doing Good Works 

- Wine Fiesta and Fundraiser 

- Young Lawyers CLE Program  

- DBA Bench-Bar Retreat

- CBA-CLE Programs and Publications 

- DU Daniels College of Business Program



*** September in Denver: The Return of Football, Fall Colors, and DBA Tuesdays at the Bar Programs
Tuesdays at the Bar is back. This one-hour DBA-CLE lunch series is geared toward busy attorneys who want to fit in a quality CLE program over the lunch hour. You can RSVP at (303) 860-1115, ext 727, or at lunches@cobar.org. Click here for the September programs
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*** Congratulations to MVL and Jerremy Ramp of Kelly Haglund Garnsey & Kahn
The Rocky Mountain News was able to share the good works of Metro Volunteer Lawyers and Jerremy Ramp of Kelly Haglund Garnsey & Kahn, on behalf of a Denver-area mother and her two-year old daughter. Read about the challenges and the incredible rewards at
http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,DRMN_15_4955257,00.html.

*** Rumba at La Rumba! A Latin-Flavored Wine Fiesta
Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting to benefit Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado. Co-hosted by the DBA Young Lawyers Division, this year’s Latin-Flavored Fiesta is Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at La Rumba (99 W. 9th Ave.). Enjoy fine wines from South America, Latin America, Spain and Portugal, plus fun food and friends — and don’t forget to bid on fabulous silent auction items. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, and $25 for Young Lawyers. For more info contact Jodi Korthuis at jodi@legalaidfoundation.org or (303) 863-9544. You can purchase tickets online at https://www.legalaidfoundation.iddhosting.com/2006WineTasting.php

*** Young Lawyers: Get Connected on Sept. 15
Join the CBA Young Lawyers for their Annual CLE program and Fundraiser at the Warwick Hotel. CLE topics include Handling Your First Appeal (or Second or Third), Creating A Malpractice-Free Office, and other valuable programs. You'll also have a a chance to network and enjoy a fun beer tasting after the program. Click here to find for a detailed agenda at
http://www.cobar.org/group/display.cfm?GenID=8957.

*** Face to Face with the Judges at the 2006 DBA Bench-Bar Retreat on Saturday, Oct. 21
This is an invaluable opportunity for attorneys and judges to meet, share ideas and concerns, and work to improve the administration of justice. This year’s program topic is "Mending Justice" and speakers include Hon. Rebecca L. Kourlis, Executive Director for the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System; Hon. Gregory Hobbs, Colorado Supreme Court; Hon. Lawrence Manzanares, Denver District Court; Hon. Andrew Armatas, Presiding Judge, Denver District Court; and Hon. Terrance Carrol, Chairman, Judiciary Committee, Colorado House of Representatives.  More information at
www.denbar.org.

*** New Family Limited Partnership Techniques
Featuring nationally renowned speaker Stacy Eastland who will share techniques that will enhance your success in dealing with family limited partnership. He also will share numerous strategies that facilitate asset diversification, charitable planning and "freeze" planning in synergy with partnership planning. If you want to ensure a promising partnership, this program is for you. Register online: New Family Limited Partnership Techniques; Sept. 2006, 9 a.m.-Noon.

*** CBA-CLE Publications (order online!):
Mental Health Experts: Roles and Qualifications

 This book is a systematic and comprehensive review of the roles and qualification standards in which mental health professionals hold.  This massive benchbook is practical, relevant advice in approaches to establishing credentialing expert witnesses. A definite must have. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

*** University of Denver Daniels College of Business "Voices of Experience" Speaker Series
The Voices of Experience series runs Sept. 2006 through May 2007. This enlightening series of presentations links leadership theory to practice and real-world experience. Develop new insights, fresh perspectives and a heightened resolve to examine the decisions in every area of your professional and personal life. Click here for more information http://daniels.du.edu/about/VOE.cfm.

 

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