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Oct. 30

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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From the Courts
2013 Denver District Courtroom Assignments
The Denver District Courts has posted the 2013 District Court Assignments on their webpage. Click here to view the assignments, or visit the courts’ webpage.
From the Bar
DBA Mentoring Program: Applications Due Thursday, Nov. 15
The Denver Bar Association is accepting applications for both mentors and mentees for the 2012 program. The program’s objectives are to promote pride in the profession; excellence in service; and strong relationships with the bar, courts, clients, and the public. This is accomplished by teaching the core values and ideals of the legal profession, as well as, the best practices for meeting those ideals. Click here for additional information on the program and to fill out an application.
Strikes for Tykes—Saturday, Nov. 3
Put on your bowling shoes and join the DBA’s Community Action Network at Strikes for Tykes—a bowling benefit for the Children’s Outreach Project. This event will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Elitch Lanes, located at 3826 Tennyson in Denver. Cost is $35 for adults and $20 for children (12 and under). Click here to RSVP.
Veterans Day Reception—Monday, Nov. 12
In honor of Veterans Day, Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans invites you to a reception honoring those who have served in the U.S. military. Remarks by Chief Justice Michael Bender. Event hosted by Wheeler, Trigg, O’Donnell, LLP and will take place at their office from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Nov. 5 to or 303-244-1829.
DBA YLD and CAN Book Drive—Nov. 26–Dec. 7
Join the DBA YLD and CAN to collect new and used books for children ages 6 months–12 years for the Denver Warm Welcome Court Child Care Center. Sign up online. Questions? Contact Blair Bowen or Heather Clark.
Barristers Benefit Ball—Saturday, May 4
The Ball will be held Saturday, May 4 at the Hyatt Convention Center in downtown Denver. Please join us this year to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Barristers Benefit Ball—Derby Style! Click here for details about the sponsorship packages and other options. Purchase tickets or a table online at
Continuing Legal Education
Trust and Estate Annual Fall Update: Making the Right Choices—Friday, Nov. 2
There is Still Time to Register!

At this year’s Fall Update, get the guidance and acquire information to help you make the right choices for your clients. Don’t miss some of the best discussions from this year’s Estate Planning Retreat, including the mock trial demonstrating direct and cross-examination of an expert in a breach of fiduciary case. Register now!

Employment Law Basics: Access to Experience—Thursday, Nov. 15
Whether your case is before the court, the EEOC, or a mediator, you will learn the skills you need to handle an employment law case with confidence. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to find out the basics from some of the most experienced employment law veterans in Colorado. Find out more.

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