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October 24, 2006

October 24, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Vote No 40 Update

- NEW Pension Act

- Volunteer Opportunity on Thursday

- 2007 Colorado Legal Directories to Arrive in December 

- Health Insurance Seminar for Members on Nov. 15 

- Sam Cary Bar Dinner

- CBA-CLE Publications (order online!):
Discovery Deskbook for Construction Disputes



*** Vote No 40 Update
We are in the home stretch before the election and need all the help you can provide! We are within striking distance to beating this measure, but will need every vote we can get! We have opportunities for you to wave signs and distribute brochures. If you want to volunteer, e-mail chad@voteno40.org, specify what you’d like to do and we will let you know how to help. Spread the word to friends by sending them an e-mail, or consider telling your clients why you’re “voting no.” Visit http://www.voteno40.org.

*** NEW Pension Act
Are you up to speed on the new Pension Act? CBA–CLE’s expert faculty will educate you on the nuts and bolts of the important changes, including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, other pension law changes, and an overview of critical tax-exempt organization changes. Inform yourself! Register online: NEW Pension Act, Nov. 15.

*** Volunteer Opportunity on Thursday
The Center for Education in Law and Democracy and the DBA Democracy Education Committee invite you to a very special breakfast and CLE program on Oct. 26, 7:30–8:30 a.m., at the DBA offices. Learn how Colorado lawyers can help Colorado students develop an understanding of constitutional history, principles and current issues. You will receive one CLE credit, and “We the People” text and materials. Breakfast will be served. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. (Please indicate the program you will attend.) For more information, call Carolyn at (303) 824-5323.

*** 2007 Colorado Legal Directories to Arrive in December
As a DBA member you receive a free Colorado Legal Directory! Also, your DBA membership entitles you to buy two additional copies at a special discount price. This year, the directories will be delivered around mid-December (a little bit later than usual). If you have questions or need an order form for others in your office, go to www.denbar.org.

*** Health Insurance Seminar for Members on Nov. 15
If you want to find out ways to reduce your health insurance premiums, attend a free seminar on Nov. 15 at the office of Benefits and Incentives Group, one of the bar association’s approved member providers. The seminar is from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and space is limited, so register early.

*** Sam Cary Bar Dinner
On Oct. 28, the Sam Cary Bar Association will host its fourth annual fundraising dinner, “Celebrating 35 Years of Service to the Community.” The gala will honor the founders of the Sam Cary Bar Association. A silent auction also will be featured. For more information, contact Victor Devereaux (720) 944-2307.

*** CBA-CLE Publications (order online!):
Discovery Deskbook for Construction Disputes
This book outlines the discovery process from its inception prior to formal litigation, through the planning and conduct of discovery, through document production, interrogatories and depositions, with emphasis on the growing need for skill in electronic discovery. Moreover, it alerts the reader to the confusing but important subjects of discovery objections, discovery sanctions and international discovery. BUY NOW! For general information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit http://www.cobar.org/cle.

 

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