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March 6

March 6, 2013
In This Issue:
  • Barristers Afterhours
  • Trial Prep: Witnesses, Voire Dire, and the Makings of a Winning Trial
  • Movie Night—The Verdict
  • Barristers Afterhours
  • The Colfax Marathon and the Legal Center
  • Community Action Network's Social Hour
  • Meet Domestic Jurists of Denver District Court
  • Barristers Benefit Ball
  • Legal Nights

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DBA YLD Upcoming Events and Programs

Barristers After Hours—Thursday, March 21
The DBA YLD invites you to attend Barristers After Hours, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Katie Mullen's. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. No need to RSVP, contact Joel Jacobson for more information

Trial Prep: Witnesses, Voire Dire, and the Makings of a Winning Trial—Thursday, March 28
Jeffrey J. Timlin will discuss strategies and preparation techniques that will amount to a winning formula at trial. One general CLE credit has been applied for. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.

Legal Movie Night Featuring “The Verdict”—Thursday, April 11
Join the YLD for a Legal Movie Night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 11at the CBA CLE offices. The Verdict is a 1982 courtroom drama film which tells the story of a down-on-his-luck alcoholic lawyer who pushes a medical malpractice case in order to improve his own situation. Judge Robert McGahey will discuss legal ethics raised by the movie; one ethics CLE credit requested. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Cost to attend is $5 for DBA members, $20 for nonmembers, and free for students. RSVP here or to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.

Barristers After Hours—Thursday, April 18
The DBA YLD invites you to attend Barristers After Hours, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Katie Mullen's. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. No need to RSVP, contact Joel Jacobson for more information.

The Legal Center and DBA YLD Team Up for the Colfax Marathon
Join DBA YLD members in conjunction with The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People on May 18 and 19 in the marathon, half-marathon, Urban 10-Miler, 5K or 3K (walk or run). Click here to find out more about the event and register. Contact Matt Larson to find out more.

From the Bar

DBA Community Action Network’s Social Hour—Tuesday, March 19
Join the CAN Committee for a social hour to learn how we reach beyond the legal community to the greater Denver community and provide valuable assistance to those in need. CAN sponsors several yearly drives befitting various non-profit organizations that address hunger relief, children’s dental needs, preschool education, and school-year preparedness for homeless children. Social Hour will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Katie Mullen’s. Complimentary drink tickets and appetizers provided. If you've been wanting to become more involved in the DBA and the Denver community—come check us out! To RSVP, please email lunches@cobar.org.

Bench and Bar: Meet Domestic Jurists of Denver District Court—Wednesday, March 20
Meet with the domestic judicial officers on the Denver District Court, including Hon. Shelley I. Gilman, Hon. William W. Hood III, Magistrate Karen Hubler, Hon. Anne M. Mansfield, and Hon. Elizabeth A. Starrs. Judges will discuss courtroom procedures, address some of the latest topics in domestic law, and answer questions. The program will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly room on the fourth floor of the City and County Building. Two CLE credits are requested. The cost to attend for DBA members is $15; $25 for nonmembers. Click here to RSVP.

Barristers Benefit Ball—Saturday, May 4
Individual tickets are now on sale for the 25th Annual Barristers Benefit Ball. Young Lawyers receive a discounted price of $100 for an evening of dinner, dancing and fun. And, you can request to be seated with your friends at dinner. Click here to purchase tickets online or call Denise Lynch at 303-824-5327.

Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved with Legal Nights
Denver Legal Night is an open house where volunteer attorneys provide free legal and referral information to people who cannot afford legal services. Areas of law addressed commonly include:

  • Immigration
  • Family
  • Criminal
  • Housing
  • Consumer and bankruptcy
  • Employment
Denver Legal Night is a terrific opportunity to assist those in need while also broadening your own knowledge by working with experienced and committed lawyers. Since 2006, more than 400 volunteer attorneys have helped more than 12,000 people in the Denver-metro area. We cannot be successful without volunteers like you! Sign up for one of the upcoming Legal Nights.
  • March 6 (El Centro de San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80205)
  • March 19 (Mi Casa, 360 Acoma Street, Denver, CO 80204)
  • April 3 (El Centro de San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80205)
Denver Legal Night is co-sponsored by the Colorado Lawyers Committee, Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Denver Access to Justice Committee.

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