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January 25, 2005

IN THIS ISSUE: 
- Tomorrow!! Last Chance to Become a Better Person
- Preventing Legal Malpractice – in Colorado Springs and Denver 
- No Random Acts of Marketing
- Help Us Pay Homage
- Retreat with the Bench and the Bar
- Calendar April 13: Champions for Children
- Be on TV
- CBA-CLE Publications (now you can order online!)

***Tomorrow!! Last Chance to Become a Better Person
DBA YLD Coffee Talk: Oh Behaaave! The Etiquette and Ethics of Socializing for New Practitioners. Learn how to conduct yourself in front of fellow lawyers, clients, and complete strangers in social situations; how to avoid ethical problems at cocktail parties and much more! Its 8 – 9 a.m., 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. Cost is $5 for DBA members, $15 for non-members, continental breakfast included. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

***Preventing Legal Malpractice – in Colorado Springs and Denver 
Click on: Preventing Legal Malpractice, Jan. 27, Colorado Springs to sign up for this live CLE program. Or register for the program in Denver by clicking on: Jan. 28, Denver.

***No Random Acts of Marketing
Join the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association to hear national strategy experts discuss how to develop an effective strategic marketing plan on Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm. For reservations, e-mail JWSmith@pattonboggs.com.

***Help Us Pay Homage
E-mail your nomination of the most wonderful persons to receive the DBAs Award of Merit, Volunteer of the Year, Liberty Bell and Judicial Excellence Award to dianeh@cobar.org.

The committee meets Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. to select honorees – we invite your nominations and/or attendance.

***Retreat with the Bench and the Bar
Mark your calendarThe 2005 DBA Bench-Bar Retreat will be Saturday, April 2, at the Inverness Hotel. This years theme is "Backlash Against the Judicial System: Where Does it Come From? What is the Impact? What Can We Do About It?" Watch The Docket for registration info or contact Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318 or dcolliersmith@cobar.org.

***Calendar April 13: Champions for Children
The Childrens Law Center will host a dinner at the Marriott, 6 – 9 p.m. to raise funds for the Childrens Law Center. For more information call (303) 302-9910 or visit www.rockymountainchildrenslawcenter.org.

***Be on TV 
Attorneys are needed to be Lawline 9 volunteers to answer caller questions on landlord/tenant, family law and bankruptcy/credit issues during 90 minute shifts on Wednesday evenings. Please contact Kari Brandt at kbrandt@cobar.org or 303-824-5340 to volunteer. 

***CBA-CLE Publications (now you can order online!):
Colorado Estate Planning Handbook Fifth Edition – pre-order by Jan. 31, 2005 and get 10% off! 

For more information, call 303-860-0608, toll free (888) 860-2531; or visit us at www.cobar.org/cle.