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Dec. 4

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
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From the Bar
Support Metro Volunteer Lawyers on Colorado Gives Day—Today, Tuesday, Dec. 4!
For the third year, Metro Volunteer Lawyers is participating in Colorado Gives Day, which aims to support nonprofits that protect and nurture quality of life in Colorado. For today only, donations will be taken online to local nonprofits, including MVL. You’re entire dontation—100 percent—will go to MVL, supporting its mission to provide free and low-cost legal services to people in need. Donate now!
Movie Night: “Win Win”—Tuesday, Dec. 11, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Need last minute ethics credits? Join the DBA Young Lawyers Division at the CLE offices for a viewing of “Win Win,” followed by guest speakers Jack Tanner, director of Fairfield and Woods, P.C. and Robert Gibson, professor of philosophy at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Cost to attend is $5 for members and $20 for nonmembers. One ethics CLE credit is available. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
DBA YLD Professionalism Vignettes CLE—Thursday, Dec. 13
Join Judge Richard L. Gabriel and Julie Warren from Kennedy Childs presenting selections from the CBA’s Professionalism Vignettes in an informal and interactive format. One ethics credit has been applied for. Registration is $10 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Click here for more information.
From the Courts
Colorado Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Library, and Office of the State Court Administrator Set to Move
Courts and library will open in new location Dec. 19

The Colorado Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Library, and Office of the State Court Administrator will move from the Denver Newspaper Agency Building to the new Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center on Dec. 15 and 16. The courts will close at noon Friday, Dec. 14, and will reopen in the Judicial Center (2 East 14th Avenue) at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19. Any deadlines for filings in either the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals on Dec. 17 and 18 are automatically extended to Dec. 19. The library is closed to the public on Nov. 23 and will reopen on Dec. 19. The Office of the State Court Administrator will close on Friday, Dec. 14, and will reopen in the Judicial Office Tower (1300 Broadway) on Monday, Dec. 17. Read more here.
Continuing Legal Education
Colorado Notary Law Program—Live Only in Denver on Tuesday, Dec. 11
Please pass this on to anyone in your office, including legal assistant, office manager, or other staffer, who is looking to become a notary public. This program will cover everything notaries, new notary applicants, and their employers must know about the Colorado Notaries Public Act, including recent changes with HB12-127, and notary best practices. Click here for more information.

Bankruptcy Basics from the Creditor’s Perspective—Thursday, Dec. 13
Every lawyer can benefit from understanding the basics of the bankruptcy process. Whether you practice in another area, or you are new to bankruptcy law, this program can give you a strong foundation. Our experienced faculty will discuss each type of bankruptcy, how debts are discharged, avoidance actions, stays, and much more. Review the complete agenda.

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Discounted Nuggets Basketball Tickets
This December, enjoy discounted tickets to a Denver Nuggets basketball game. On Friday, Dec. 14, watch the Nuggets take on the Memphis Grizzlies. Prices start at $29.50 and include ticket, beer voucher, and T-shirt. Click here to purchase tickets. In addition, discounted tickets are available for Nuggets vs. Bobcats on Friday, Dec. 22, and for the game against the L.A. Lakers, on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Contact Kristy Howell to purchase the Dec. 22 and 26 games.

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