*** Chief Judge Naves announces retirement — Applications due March 25
Chief Judge Larry Naves will retire April 1. The Second Judicial District nominating commission will interview and select nominees for the appointment by the governor. For more information and the application, look here.
*** Announcing this year’s DBA Award recipients
Plan to join us Tuesday, June 8, at The Curtis Hotel to honor the 2010 DBA Award Recipients: Award of Merit — Mark Fogg, Volunteer of the Year — Jason Crow, Young Lawyer of the Year — Kara Veitch, and Judicial Excellence — Larry Naves. Read all about the recipients in the May issue of The Docket. Thanks to all who participated in nominating deserving members who are doing amazing work. For more information about the event, call (303) 860-1115.
*** CLE Program: Commercial Real Estate — The Fundamentals, March 5
Learn the fundamentals of commercial real estate law. We'll walk through a typical purchase contract for office property. Also, hear about special issues affecting the sale of retail property, financing and due diligence in commercial real estate transactions.
*** Network, socialize and win great prizes all to support Metro Volunteer Lawyers
Get your tickets today for the “Citizen Lawyer” 2010 Barristers Benefit Ball, May 1, at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. The ball is MVL’s No. 1 source of funds that support access to justice for the indigent in Denver. Contact Dana Collier Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 824-5318 to purchase tickets. Click here for pricing information.
*** Fight hunger and feed hope: 11th Annual Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive
The DBA Community Action Network annual food drive to benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies is May 10–17. Donation barrels are delivered and picked up for ease of participation by Staples, so secure a donation barrel by visiting www.denbar.org. Last year, this two-week drive produced approximately 10,700 pounds of food and $36,000 in cash donations. Questions? E-mail Heather Clark at email@example.com.
*** Buy-One-Get-One-Free Avalanche Tickets
Purchase tickets to the Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings rivalry game on March 1 and receive tickets to another game for free. For every ticket you purchase to this game, you will receive one ticket to another March Avs game of your choice.
*** Optimize your DBA Membership: Discount rates at The Warwick Hotel
The DBA has negotiated a 2010 rate of $149 per night, per room with The Warwick Hotel. Includes free WiFi and continental breakfast. Reserve a room by calling (303) 861-2000, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.warwickdenver.com. Be sure to include rate code: COBARA when registering.
*** CLE Anytime, Anywhere!
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*** Rock out with 80s cover band and support law group
The 15th Annual Public Interest Law Group Auction is on Thursday, March 4, at the Cable Center at the University of Denver. Individual tickets are $40 and can be purchased at www.denverpilgauction.com. Contact Gracie Chisholm for details: GChisholm11@law.du.edu. The ticket price includes a silent and live auction, a full dinner and music by Flock of Beagles, Denver’s premier 80s cover band.
*** Book: Colorado Real Estate Practice with Forms on CD-ROM
This comprehensive two-volume set provides a complete exposition of Real Estate law in Colorado, written by Willis V. Carpenter and Holly S. Hoxeng.
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