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March 20

March 20, 2013
In This Issue:
  • New Website Launch
  • Barristers Afterhours
  • Trial Prep: Witnesses, Voire Dire, and the Makings of a Winning Trial
  • Movie Night—The Verdict
  • The Components of a Great Appeal
  • Movie Night—Lincoln
  • The Colfax Marathon
  • Attorney's Night Out
  • The Brother's Size
  • Food Drive
  • Barristers Benefit Ball
  • Wheels of Justice
  • Legal Nights

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The DBA Young Lawyers' new website has launched! Please visit dbayounglawyers.org.

Are you intersted in writing? We are looking for writers to submit articles for the blog portion of the new website. Please contact Joel Jacobson. Individuals who already expressed interest in writing will be contacted soon to setup a date for submission.

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. Ccontact 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. Coffee Talk programs are held every fourth Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at the DBA offices. 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 Components of a Great Appeal—Thursday, April 25
Lindy Frolich will talk about criminal appeals which includes traditional briefing familiar to many attorneys, including standards of review, as well as legal issues and argument. Gina Bischofs will discuss appeals in the dependency and neglect area with its expedited time frames, petitions on appeal, and condensed presentation of issues and legal argument. The increasing utilization of electronic tools and their practical application to appeals will also be explored. One general CLE credit has been applied for. Coffee Talk programs are held every fourth Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at the DBA offices. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.

Young Lawyers Division Law Day Movie Night Featuring “Lincoln”—Wednesday, May 1
Celebrate Law Day with the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations’ Young Lawyer Divisions at the Mayan Theater on May 1, at 5 p.m. Denver District Court Judge John Madden will give a CLE presentation on President Abraham Lincoln, followed by a showing of the 2012 Oscar-winning film, “Lincoln.” One general CLE credit has been applied for. Cost to attend is $15. This event is for members and their significant others only. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.

Barristers After Hours at the Ralph Carr Justice Center—Thursday, May 16
The DBA YLD invites you to attend Barristers After Hours, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ralph Carr Justice Center. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. Tours will be available. 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.

8th Annual Attorney’s Night Out—Thursday, June 27
Join the DBA YLD as they celebrate The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People's protection of the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado since 1976. Event includes a silent auction. To be held at the Blake Street Tavern from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available by contacting Joshua Anderson at janderson@thelegalcenter.org or 303-722-0300, ext. 507.

From the Bar

“The Brothers Size” Live Theater Performance and CLE—Thursday, April 11
Join the CBA Young Lawyers Division for a live theatre performance of “The Brothers Size” at the Curious Theatre and a CLE presentation that addresses issues of race and recidivism. The one-hour CLE presentation starts at 6 p.m., followed by cocktails and appetizers at 7 p.m., and curtain at 8 p.m. Balcony seats are $35 for CBA members and includes the CLE presentation, appetizers, and cocktails. Redeem this exclusive offer by using the code “COBAR” when purchasing tickets through the box office at 303-623-0524 or boxoffice@curioustheatre.org.

14th Annual Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive—April 15–26
Sign up your office as a donation location by Friday, April 5, to continue to fight hunger and feed hope in 2013. The food drive runs April 15–26 and benefits Metro CareRing, a nonprofit hunger relief organization that operates one of the largest food pantries in Denver. Questions? Email Kate Schuster.

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.

The Wheels of Justice Team Rides Again
Register today for Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Courage Classic cycling fundraiser, July 20–22. Click here to join the DBA-sponsored team, the Wheels of Justice. To sponsor the team or for more information, visit wheelsofjusticecycling.org.

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