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July 1, 2008

July 1, 2008 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


Pro bono Spotlight 

- DNC volunteers 

- Thanks for all the KIND donations!

- Make this the most rewarding School Supply Drive 

- CLE: Advising closely held or family businesses

- In-House Counsel's Toolkit 

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*** Pro bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to help a disabled client, who is having problems with a home warranty and has tried to resolve this issue with the sellers. Contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or if you are interested in helping this client.

*** DNC volunteers
A nonprofit organization called the People’s Law Project announced it is independently coordinating free legal services for during the Democratic National Convention. The group seeks office space and volunteer attorneys and paralegals. For more details, contact project intern Shannon Carson at or (732) 331-6675. 

*** Thanks for all the KIND donations!
Thanks to each of the 46 firms who participated in the DBA Community Action Network’s Sixth Annual Toothbrush Drive to benefit Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND). This year, we raised over $900, and collected more than 1,000 toothbrushes and hundreds of tubes of toothpaste and spools of dental floss. KIND will donate the items to children of families who cannot afford such luxuries. For more information about KIND, go to

*** Make this the most rewarding School Supply Drive
Sign up your firm now for the DBA Community Action Network’s annual School Supply Drive. We are looking for firms to collect school supplies from July 28 – August 6. Backpacks will be handed out to children in need, while they enjoy a free day at the Denver Zoo on August 12. We hope to fill more than 300 backpacks with school necessities such as pencils, notebooks and crayons. To participate in the drive or for more information, contact

*** Advising Closely Held or Family Business
Learn how to handle the most common issues that attorneys face when assisting a client who has an ownership interest in a closely held or family business. This CBA-CLE program, July 10, 9 a.m. – 4:05 p.m., will cover the basics of buy-sell agreements, divorce issues and sale of the business. Register online: Advising the Closely Held or Family Business

*** In-House Counsel's Essential Toolkit
This toolkit provides forms, policies and practice tips in seven broad practice areas, with an accompanying CD-ROM ready to tailor to your transactions. Order online



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