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October 20, 2009

October 20, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association



- Tuesdays at the Bar 

- CLE for MVL Volunteers

- Seniors Roast 

- “We the People”

- Personal Assistant Services

- CLE: Asset Protection for the Common Man

- Book: Funding the Revocable Living Trust


*** November Tuesdays at the Bar 
TAB programs are lunchtime CLEs on a variety of general and ethical topics in the practice of law. Programs are on Tuesdays from noon–1 p.m. at DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., ninth floor. RSVP by noon the day before the program by e-mailing or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. Or fill out the form below to mail in. Programs are $15 for members, non-members pay $25. See you there!

If you have ideas for topics that would be helpful to your law practice, send them to Melissa Nicoletti at

Tuesday, Nov. 3 — Privilege/Confidentiality in Negotiations Not Involving Mediators
This panel will discuss privilege and confidentiality when dealing with various types of negotiations. Other topics include Uniform Collaborative Law Act and its privilege provision. One general credit.

Tuesday, Nov. 10 — Free Job Search and Career Transition Support Group
Participate in a confidential brown-bag forum where attendees can share experiences, network and gather practical information to enhance job searches or career transition efforts. NO CLE credit.

Tuesday, Nov. 17 — Communication Skills: Let Your Communication Skills Accelerate Your Business Success
Good communication creates a long-lasting relationship with clients and serves as an excellent base for referrals. Attendees will learn about best practices, find out what is missing in their communication and learn how to improve their communication. One CLE credit.

Tuesday, Nov. 24 — NO TAB Program: Happy Thanksgiving! 

*** CLE for MVL Volunteers
Commemorate National Pro Bono Week (Oct. 26–31) at a CLE for Metro Volunteer Lawyers volunteers hosted by Faegre Benson, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to noon, at 1700 Lincoln St., Suite 3200. This is a training session for new attorneys volunteering with MVL. Topics include the anatomy of a family law case, working with pro bono clients, professionalism and ethics. Three general credits, including .7 ethics. RSVP to Candance Whitaker at or (303) 607-3780.

*** Seniors Roast — Come watch these guys in action, Oct. 29
The Seniors Committee selected James T. Bayer for roasting by Dick Bayer, Charles Brega, Robert Fullerton and Gary Palumbo on Thursday, Oct. 29. Join us for the annual tradition of “roasting” — and toasting — one of Colorado’s finest at the 2009 Seniors Committee Roast dinner at 6 p.m., at the University Club. Cost is $45 per person. RSVP to Tara Miller, or (303) 824-5312.

*** Donate 3 hours to students and the Constitution
Judges are needed to listen to student groups present on a Constitutional topic, score the presentation and engage in a dialogue with the students about the topics. Dates are Nov. 5, 7:30–10:30 a.m. at Skinner Middle School and Nov. 12, noon to 3 p.m., at George Washington High School. Each group presentation is 10 minutes. Help students understand Constitutional principles by e-mailing Meghan Bush at

*** Optimize your DBA membership with Personal Assistant Services
Need a little help knocking out your endless to-do list during the busy holiday season? Just Ask Katie! Katie is a personal assistant looking to help get you organized and stress-free. DBA members receive 10 percent discount off standard hourly rates. Register now! 

*** Book: Funding the Revocable Living Trust
Author Bill Schmidt passes along the techniques and forms that he has developed in many years of service to his clients. This represents his collective wisdom gained from many years of practice to help you avoid some of the pitfalls and mistakes in funding revocable living trusts. Get more information or purchase now!

*** Economic Task Force's Career Assistance Center
Check out ETF's Career Assistance Center for tools, tips and news about assisting members during the economic slump. Come back often for updates on free and discounted CLE programs.


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Please circle the programs that you would like to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 3, Noon-1 p.m., $15 ($25 for nonmembers)
Privilege/Confidentiality in Negotiations Not Involving Mediators

Tuesday, Nov. 10, Noon-1 p.m., FREE
Free Job Search and Career Transition Support Group

Tuesday, Nov. 17, Noon-1 p.m., $15 ($25 for nonmembers)
Communication Skills: Let Your Communication Skills Accelerate Your Business Success

*** Send to: Denver Bar Association, Attn: Tuesdays at the Bar, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203. 




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