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June 17

June 17, 2014
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All are Invited to Attend the Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception-Thursday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m.
The 2014 honorees are: Judge Richard L. Gabriel, Award of Merit; Ilene Lin Bloom, Volunteer Lawyer of the Year; Judge Dennis A. Graham, Judicial Excellence; and Margrit Parker, Young Lawyer of the Year. Everyone is invited to celebrate with the honorees at the DBA Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception on Thursday, June 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center. RSVP online, by emailing or calling 303-860-1115, ext. 727.


Coffee Talk: Colorado Special Education Law-Thursday, June 26, at 7:30 a.m.
The presentation will provide information on the Rules for Administration of the Protection of Persons from Restraint Act created by the Colorado Department of Education. We will discuss state seclusion and restraint laws and policies for schools and where Colorado stands nationally. We also will discuss some case examples and the results of The Legal Center's project and data collection dealing with restraint and seclusion in Colorado public schools. One general CLE credit applied for. Coffee Talk programs are the fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the DBA offices. RSVP online, email or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.

Book Reception for Judge Morris Hoffman's New Book "The Punisher's Brain" -Thursday, June 26, at 4:30 p.m.
The DBA Bench Bar Committee invites you to join them for a complimentary Book Reception on Thursday, June 26 at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in the Supreme Court Courtroom. Judge and author Morris Hoffman will discuss his recently published book "The Punisher's Brain." After the book reception, stick around for the DBA annual awards ceremony and reception. Click here to RSVP.

Seniors Golf Tournament-Wednesday, July 30, at 12 p.m.
This year's tournament will be held at Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood. Lunch will be served at noon, with golf to follow. Cost is $50 per player; DBA members and their family are welcome. Click here for more information and a registration form. Questions? Email Heather Clark or Alexa Drago.

2014 Business Document Drafting Series: Drafting IP Licenses, Information Technology Contracts and Related Documents-Thursday, June 19, at 8 a.m.
Co-sponsored by the New Lawyers Subsection of the CBA Business Law Section
Businesses are focusing more on their intellectual property assets, and license agreements are used both to protect those assets and to leverage those assets as a source of revenue. You don't have to be an IP specialist to benefit from a fundamental understanding of how and why licenses for software, trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other types of intellectual property are created. Find out more.

Effectively Representing Clients in Arbitration-The Art and Skill of Lawyering-Wednesday, June 25, at 9 a.m.
Learn in a short interview session what could take years of litigation to learn. Our panel of four experienced arbitrators bring decades of experience to this session and will explain the best practices for trial lawyers moving cases to and through arbitration hearings including: What should you do before filing your arbitration demand? What are best practices in selecting an arbitrator? What should I know about prehearing motions? How do I prepare for and participate in a preliminary hearing before the arbitrator or panel? What should I consider about discovery in arbitration? How do I best prepare for the arbitration hearing? Register now.

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