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February 15, 2005

IN THIS ISSUE:
TUESDAYS AT THE BAR, noon
 -Feb 22: Practicing Safe E-Mailing: The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
 -Mar 1: Colorado Employment Law Update
 -Mar 8: Top Ten Trial Mistakes
 -Mar 15: Ethical Misconduct
 -Mar 22: Effective Appellate Writing
 -Mar 29: Backing-Up: Cheap, Easy, Inexpensive Options
DBA YLD COFFEE TALK, 8-9 am
 -Feb 23: Mechanics’ Liens...Your Chance to Learn and Ask Questions
 -Mar 23: DBA YLD Coffee Talk: Copyrights 101 

TUESDAYS AT THE BAR! GET LUNCH, CLE, A GREAT PROGRAM!
Make reservations for these programs by sending a check for $15, payable to the Denver Bar Association, to Tuesdays at the Bar, DBA, 1900 Grant St, Suite 900, Denver, 80203. A form to use is below. Or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. Or e-mail lunches@cobar.org. Indicate the program you’re reserving for. All programs are at noon, on the third floor, have one CLE credit and include lunch (with the exception of Coffee Talk, see below).

--TUESDAYS AT THE BAR--

***FEBRUARY 22 - Practicing Safe E-Mailing: The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
Michelle Fagin will tell you what to know to advise your clients about this up-and-coming area of regulation. Her talk will be based on her October article in The Colorado Lawyer. One general CLE requested.

***MARCH 1 - Colorado Employment Law Update
Hear what’s new in employment law and what you need to know as both a lawyer and an employer.

***MARCH 8 – Top Ten Trial Mistakes
Denver District Court Judge Morris Hoffman will go over the top ten trial mistakes lawyers make.

***MARCH 15 - Ethical Misconduct
Join Nancy Cohen from the Office of Attorney Regulation as she discusses ethical misconduct relating to misrepresentations. One ethics credit applied for.

***MARCH 22 – Effective Appellate Writing
Spend the lunch hour with Anthony Viorst and walk away with a “brief” case of ideas on how to improve your appellate writing style and skills. This program offers great tips and tricks on how to write effectively, and how to get the appellate court’s attention. Learn how to identify and use persuasive legal authorities, how to simplify complex arguments, and how to emphasize your good facts while downplaying your bad facts.

***MARCH 29 - Backing-Up: Cheap, Easy, Inexpensive Options
Brock Wood will show you software and hardware to make backing-up an easy proposition, instead of a painstaking one.  Your office staff can attend at the member price. 


--DBA YLD COFFEE TALK--

***FEBRUARY 23 - DBA Young Lawyers Division Coffee Talk: Mechanics’ Liens...Your Chance to Learn and Ask Questions
Speaker Carrie A. Rodgers of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter. Rodgers has a vast background in mechanic’s lien claims and bond claims and co-authored the handbook, Colorado Construction Mechanic Lien Practice. In this interactive program, participants are encouraged to ask questions.

Join colleagues from 8-9 a.m. at 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. Cost is $5 for DBA members and $15 for non-members. Continental breakfast included. RSVP by sending a check to DBA Coffee Talk. One general credit requested.

***MARCH 23 - DBA YLD Coffee Talk: Copyrights 101, 8–9 a.m.
Can you copyright an idea? Find out in Copyrights 101. This introduction on copyright law is presented by Kevin Cross, associate counsel, programming, at EchoStar Satellite LLC.  It’s in the DBA Offices, 9th floor; cost is $5 for members, $15 for non-Members and includes a continental breakfast. One general credit is offered.

RSVP by sending a check to 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver 80203.

Tuesdays at the Bar Registration Form
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Please circle the programs that you would like to attend.

Feb 22, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Practicing Safe E-Mailing: The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003

Mar 1, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Colorado Employment Law Update

Mar 8, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Top Ten Trial Mistakes

Mar 15, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Ethical Misconduct

Mar 22, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Effective Appellate Writing

Mar 29, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Backing-Up: Cheap, Easy, Inexpensive Options