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July 6, 2010

 

July 6, 2010 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- New DBA President 

- CLE: Citizens United and SB 203 

- Seniors Golf Tournament 

Pro Bono Spotlight 

- Discounted King Tut Exhibit Tickets

- Book: Real Estate Law Publications 

 

 

 

 

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*** Stacy Carpenter starts DBA presidency term
On Thursday, July 1, Stacy Carpenter officially started her term as DBA president. Check out this article written by her father (and former DBA president) for the July/August issue of The Docket. Congratulations, Stacy! Best wishes for a successful year!

*** CLE: Citizens United and SB 203: What’s in Store for Campaign Financing in Colorado’s Mid-Term Elections, Friday, July 9
In direct response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial holding in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission earlier this year, the Colorado Legislature carried and Gov. Bill Ritter signed into law SB 203, which requires corporations and labor unions to register their election campaign donations with an independent agency, showing both the donor and the amount of the donation. With mid-term elections swinging into full gear, learn how this bill will be implemented by the Secretary of State’s Office, and what impact we can expect it to have on the 2010 elections and beyond.

*** Hit the course! DBA Seniors Golf Tournament
The DBA Seniors Committee annual golf tournament is Wednesday, Aug. 11, at the Homestead Golf Course, 11500 W. Hampden Ave. A casual lunch is at noon, with tee-off around 1 p.m. Cost is $50, which includes greens fees, cart, prizes and lunch. RSVP by Monday, Aug. 1 to Tara Miller at (303) 824-5312 or tmiller@cobar.org. Send a check made out to the DBA for $50 to: DBA Seniors Golf, Attn: Tara Miller, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203.

*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist a grandmother in filing to adopt her three grandchildren. The grandmother has had guardianship of them for seven years because the father is in prison and the mother is on drugs. If you can assist this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or patt@denbar.org.

*** Discounted tickets for the King Tut Exhibition
Discover more than 100 striking objects of ancient Egyptian history. See breathtaking treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb, including the golden sandals found on his mummy. Relive the excitement of Howard Carter’s 1922 discovery of King Tut’s tomb and explore new scientific discoveries that provide insight into the Boy King’s legendary life and death. Click here for more information and to purchase your discounted tickets.

*** Book: Is Your Real Estate Library Complete? CBA-CLE Carries a Variety of Colorado-Specific Real Estate Law Publications! 
Also available: Colorado Title Insurance Practice, Colorado Liens and Claims Handbook, Colorado Real Estate Practice, and more. All written by Colorado experts in real estate law.

 

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