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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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2013 Colorado Legal Directory—Go Online to Verify Your Listing
Verification for the 2013 Colorado Legal Directory is underway. Please take the time to verify the information for your free listing in the 2013 edition of the Colorado Legal Directory, which is scheduled for release in December 2012. You can verify your listing either online, or by completing a paper verification form. Verification forms have been mailed to all attorneys with an active license and a Colorado address. Questions? Please email legaldirectory@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115.
2012 Richard Marden Davis Award
The Davis Award honors attorneys under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence as a lawyer and leadership in Denver’s civic, educational, and charitable activities. Click here for a nomination form. For more information, contact Margee Fawley at Davis Graham & Stubbs at 303-892-7528 with questions.
Represent the First District of the CBA
The Denver Bar Association seeks nominees to represent the First District (Denver) as Vice President on the CBA Executive Council and Board of Governors. This is a one-year term beginning July 2013. Nominations are due by Sept. 14. For more information or to send nominations, contact Dana Collier Smith at dcolliersmith@cobar.org.
RSVP for the Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature Contest Reception on Thursday Sept. 6
Click here for a list of Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature Contest, who are featured in the September issue of The Docket. To thank all of the entrants and winners, a reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the first floor lobby of the DBA office building on Thursday, Sept. 6. All members are invited to attend and enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers. Please RSVP to Kate Schuster by Friday, Aug. 31.
Legal Training on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP, DBA’s Metro Volunteer Lawyers partner,and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) invite attorneys and advocates to a training on the newly announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The training is free for attorneys who agree to take a pro bono DACA case, as well as for paralegals who sign up to help with a pro bono case. The training is Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Faegre Baker Daniels office. RSVP to Melissa.Fri@FaegreBD.com or 303-607-3592. CLE credit request is pending.
Continuing Legal Education
Legal Connection: Short Lunch-Hour CLE and Ethics Programs (Live and Webcast)
Annual Tort Law Update 2012—Friday, Sept. 28
Fast-paced 30-minute topic segments will cover updates in nursing home abuse, insurance coverage, subrogation law, wrongful death, product liability, insurance bad faith, medical malpractice, premises liability, and personal injury in motor vehicle accident cases. Click here to learn more.
Back to School Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers Needed for Mock Congressional Hearings—Wednesday, Oct. 10
Rachel B. Noel Middle School, 5290 Kittridge St., Denver, 7:15–9:45 a.m.

Serve on a mock congressional hearing panel as students investigate major concepts of our government and how they relate to their current surroundings and current events. Volunteers will provide feedback on students’ presentations. Training and prep materials are provided. Interested volunteers may contact Michael Grosso at 720-424-0800.
Help Students at Denver Public Schools Attendance Mediation Workshops
Developed through research-based practices, AMWs target habitually truant middle and high school students by re-engaging them in school. The Colorado Department of Education has awarded Denver Public Schools a $35,000 grant to train and implement AMWs for the 2012–13 school year. DPS and DBA are looking for attorneys to partner with DPS schools for three to five evening commitments throughout the school year. If you are interested in this opportunity, attend the training from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.

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