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July 26

July 26, 2011
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In this issue...
  • Job Search and Career Transition Support Group on Bar Resources
  • 2012 Colorado Legal Directory Verification E-mails and Postcards
  • Temporary Light Rail Closures
  • Law Practice Management on Legal Connection
  • Hidden Traps of the Tripartite Relationship
  • Elder Law Retreat
  • National Conference on Evaluating Appellate Judges
  • CJI's 9th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner and Awards
  • Optimize Your Membership
From the Bar
Job Search and Career Transition Support Group on Bar Resources, Tuesday, Aug. 9
Attend this complimentary, noon group session to participate in a safe, confidential forum and share your experiences, network and gather practical information to enhance your job search or career transition efforts. RSVP to or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.
2012 Colorado Legal Directory Verification E-mails and Postcards
Verification e-mails will be sent out to all attorneys on Aug. 1. Attorneys whom we do not have an e-mail address for should receive a postcard in the mail the week of Aug. 1. To decrease costs and increase efficiency we will collect all verifications and changes to printed listings through the CBA website.
In the News
Temporary Light Rail Closures to Impact Downtown Denver, July 23–Aug. 14
As a result of ongoing construction, RTD will be temporarily closing light rail lines coming into downtown Denver. Signage and information for customers will be posted at all affected stations and on trains. Click here for more information.
Continuing Education
Law Practice Management on Legal Connection
CBA-CLE Legal Connection is now featuring Law Practice Management articles, covering a wide range of topics including legal technology, office and time management tools, financial performance, and legal writing. Visit us here for frequent updates or sign up for RSS or email notifications.
Hidden Traps of the Tripartite Relationship—or Why I Need to Call My Own Carrier, Thursday, July 28
This one hour ethics program will explore practical examples of the unanticipated problems created by the relationship among insurance-retained counsel, the client, and the insurance company. The focus will be on realworld issues facing the practitioner when the interests of an insurance company and the client conflict. Sign up now!
Join us for the Third Annual Elder Law Retreat, Aug. 25-27
Live Only in Vail!

Grow your practice in this expanding area of law! Topics this year include: Special Needs Trusts; Financial Abuse of the Elderly: A Detective's Case Files of Exploitation Crimes; Baby Boomers: How to Reach Clients Who Don't Want Elder Lawyers; Criminal Elder Financial Exploitation; Litigation for Elder Lawyers; Advanced VA and Medicaid Issues; Issues that Challenge Guardianship Practitioners; and more! Review the complete schedule here.
Legal Community Events
National Conference on Evaluating Appellate Judges, Aug. 10-11
Join the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System and featured speaker, Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court, in considering ways to improve existing processes for evaluating the performance of appellate judges, and for informing voters about evaluation results. Click here for more information.
Colorado Judicial Institute’s 9th Annual “Judicial Excellence for Colorado” Dinner and Awards, Tuesday, Nov. 1
CJI will present four judicial officers with the Colorado Judicial Institute Judicial Excellence Award for their outstanding service on the bench. The event will be held at the Denver Marriott City Center Hotel and will feature CNN Legal Analyst Jeffery Toobin as the keynote speaker. Click here for more information.
Optimize Your Membership
Get Your Photo Taken at No Cost for the Find-A-Lawyer Directory
Get your photo taken at no cost for the CBA's online Find-A-Lawyer directory from Aug. 17 to 18 at the DBA offices. Chad Ogburn Photography Inc. is providing the complimentary services. Additional portraits will be made available to those wishing to purchase them; however, there is no obligation. Call Margaret Haywood at 303-824-5316 or e-mail to schedule your appointment.

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