Denver Bar Association
June 2003
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Committees & Departments

Happy 25th Docket

Craig Eley, Bob Kapelke and the rest of The Docket gang celebrate in style

Cutting the anniversary cake. Kapelke feeding Eley. The happy duo.


Save the Date!

On Friday, July 18, the CBA Regional President’s Visit comes to Denver. The day includes a luncheon followed by an afternoon of CLE programs, which include: “Law Practice and Technology,” “All that Ethical Jazz” and “Practice Tips from the Bench.” The afternoon will be topped off with a lively round of the “Bench Bar Bowl,” with everyone’s favorite game show host—2003-04 CBA President Bob Truhlar. Look for further details in the July Docket and at


Barristers After Hours

The June Barristers After Hours, sponsored by the DBA YLD, will be held on June 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th and Arapahoe. Two free drinks and free appetizers! No reservation needed, just show up! For more information, contact Megan Brynhildsen at:


Tuesdays at the Bar is Going E-mail

Tuesdays at the Bar is no longer sending out paper brochures in the mail! From now on, you’ll get an e-mail telling you about the great programs coming up. We’re off in July and August, but will resume programs in Spetember! Of about 7,200 members, there are 1,600 for whom we need an e-mail address. Please give us your e-mail by calling (303) 860-1115 or by e-mailing:



JUNE 11, 5:30 p.m.
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway
Free Food & Free Drink!

Want to know more about this year’s award winners?


Looking for Something to Do?

Make your way to a section symposia!

In an effort to bring a wider variety of targeted programs to members, the CBA is offering a number of small symposia. Like last year, the symposia will take the place of the traditional CBA annual convention and is presented through the cooperation of the Colorado Bar Association CLE. For more information, contact Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318, (800) 332-6736, or: Details about the symposia will be posted at as they become available or call CLE at (303) 860-0608.

    June 12–13 Intellectual Property, Denver
    June 19–21 Trust and Estate, Breckenridge
    June 27–28 Agricultural Law, Steamboat
    July 10–12 Real Estate, Vail
    July 25–27 Family Law, Steamboat
    Sept. 19–20 Solo/Small Firm, Denver
    Oct. 3–4 Litigation Law, Denver
    Oct. 23–24 Employment Law, Denver
    Nov. 4–6 Business Law, Denver


June 2003 - Coffee Talk Program

"Negotiating Landlord-Tenant Disputes"
Free Food & Free Drink
June 11, 5:30 p.m.

Find out more about Landlord-Tenant disputes in this interactive format. Topic includes: Local Landlord-Tenant Laws, Evictions:The Landlord's Perspective, and Evictions:The Tenant's Perspective

    when -Wednesday, June 25, 2003, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
    location -Denver Bar Association, 1900 Grant Street, 9th Floor
    cle -One general credit has been applied for
    cost -$5 for members & $10 for non-members


Twistin' the Night Away
The 15th Annual Barristers Benefit Ball on April 26 was a huge success!

Want to see more pictures from the ritzy event?


Run (Or Walk) Like the Wind!
At the Lawyers Have a Heart 5K Run

Invite your colleagues, friends and family to run the Denver Bar Association’s First Annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K. On June 7, run to benefit the American Heart Association’s fight against heart disease and stroke. If running isn’t your thing, there is a walk starting five minutes after the race. You can also collect money for your firm’s team or volunteer to help organize the event! Participants can run, walk, or make up a team of three (one must be a woman), by registering at For more information, contact either Rebecca Franciscus at (303) 844-1072 or or Heather Purcell at (303) 820-0820 and


Law Day on the Mall, April 28-May 2
(From left) Janet Price, Pam Knapp, Stacy Carpenter and
Jim Carr give legal information to members of the public.
DBA YLD member Janet Drake answers legal questions at Law on the Mall.

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