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March 11, 2008

March 11, 2008 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Pro Bono Spotlight

- Senior Spring Banquet

- 2008 Annual Spring Workers’ Compensation Update

- Children’s Book Drive

- Advance Health Care Directives: A Handbook for Professionals

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*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to help a hearing impaired client file for divorce in Jefferson County. The parties were married in 1982, have two children that are over 18 years old, and do not own a home. Contact Patricia Trujillo at patt@denbar.org or (303) 866-9307 if you are interested in helping this client.

*** Senior Spring Banquet
The 2008 Senior Spring Banquet is Thursday, May 8, 6–9 p.m., at the Oxford Hotel. The Denver Bar Association will honor the following attorneys who became lawyers in 1958 and have been loyal members of the DBA for the most recent 10 years: Richard A. Anderson, Alan A. Armour, William M. Balkovatz, Frank J. Brainerd, William J. Brennan, Richard B. Burns, Paul D. Holleman, William E. Kenworthy, Gerald H. Kopel, Richard M. Kranzler, Herman A. Ratner, Theodore J. Soja, Howard B. Sweig, Max L. Wymore, David Butler, Charles W. Ennis, Don D. Etter, Michael D. Groshek, Daniel S. Hoffman, William P. Johnson, George E. Lohr, Ronald S. Loser, Joseph W. Morrisey Jr., Donald J. O'Connor, Harry M. Sterling, Earl S. Wylder, William F. Schoeberlein. We hope we caught everyone — if you feel you have be inadvertently left off this list, or to RSVP for this event, contact Tara Miller, tmiller@cobar.org or (303) 824-5312. Tickets are $50 per person and each honoree will have their meal on us!

*** 2008 Annual Spring Workers’ Compensation Update
Get up to date with the latest information to help enhance your workers’ compensation practice. This CBA–CLE program, March 14, 9 a.m.–4:20 p.m., highlights Colorado’s new and changed workers’ compensation rules, shows you how to draft orders, reviews important ethical issues and much more. Register online: 2008 Annual Spring Workers’ Compensation Update.

*** Children’s Book Drive
In celebration of National Library Week, the U.S. Courts Library for the Tenth Circuit will hold a children’s book drive from April 1-19 to benefit Reach Out and Read Colorado. Bring new children’s books to the library at 1929 Stout St., Room 430. For every book you bring in, you will have your name entered in a drawing for a $100 certificate to the Tattered Cover. Join the library staff for refreshments and the drawing on Thursday, April 17, 3–5 p.m., along with a thank-you program and children’s story time. Call the library at (303) 844-3591 for more information.

*** Advance Health Care Directives: A Handbook for Professionals
Advance Health Care Directives: A Handbook for Professionals
will help your clients and patients plan, write, execute, and implement essential "personal contingency plans" for health care decision-making. This book includes a CD-ROM containing statutes and Advance Health Care Directives by state. Order online! For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531, or visit http://www.cobar.org/cle.

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