Denver Bar Association
November 2002
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Committees & Departments

Dave Furgason gives a presentation on discovery at
the New Lawyers Coffee Talk, held the fourth Wednesday
of every month. Both Coffee Talk and Tuesdays at the
Bar programs are not scheduled in December but will
will start again in January. Watch your mail for
the brochure (along with Tuesdays at the Bar.)


Denver Bar Association
Lawyers Have Heart Race

for the American Heart Association

Lace up for Denver’s first

Denver Bar Association Community Action Network Lawyers Have Heart™ 5K Saturday, June 7’ 2003 Denver’s City Park

If you would like more information about starting a team and how your firm (no matter the size) can get involved, contact Karen Bries (303) 824-5303 or


Disaster Response Team Training Day
Sponsored by the DBA Community Action Network

Monday, Dec. 9

6 CLE Credits and 2.4 ethics

Topics include:

  • Available resources—referring those in need to the right resources
  • Learning from the New York Bar Association’s response to terrorism
  • Real stories from recent Colorado emergencies
  • Overview of legal areas in which citizens may need experience
  • Outline of current disaster response procedures

Barristers After Hours, Nov. 21

Barristers After Hours, sponsored by the DBA YLD, is on Nov. 21 and offers a great opportunity to network and mingle with other legal professionals. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th and Arapahoe. Barristers After Hours is always the third Thursday of each month

Christmas in January

It’s time to plan for Christmas in January, a DBA YLD annual event that provides holiday gifts and a party for 400 Denver-area foster children. This holiday festivity will be held Jan. 18, 2003, at Denver Human Services, and the YLD needs your help. Donations and volunteers are needed for this fun day. Help your client get a tax write-off before the year-end, or start the new year with a bang by asking them to donate clearance items, over-stocked inventory or slow-moving merchandise!

Committee meetings will be held the second Monday of each month at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, at 6 p.m. Please join us on Monday, Nov. 12. To get more information, contact Nora Nye at (303) 355-6504 or e-mail

Just Desserts Nov. 8

Fine baking awaits you at the DBA Community Action Network’s Dessert Auction to benefit Work Options for Women. Attorneys, staff and restaurants will donate desserts. Taste them all, but the highest bidder gets to take home their own culinary treasure. Beer and wine are complimentary. The cost is $5 per ticket ($10 at the door) and tax-free donations are welcome. Send your check, payable to WOW, to 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, Denver, CO 80203, along with your name and e-mail address. An e-mail ticket will be sent to you to bring to the event. WOW teaches women skills to use in the workplace and in life. The auction will be held Nov. 8, 5-7:30 p.m., at The Pinnacle Club, 555 17th St., 37th Floor.

Seniors Holiday Party

Join your friends and colleagues for a hot lunch and lots of holiday cheer!
December 12, noon, DBA offices

R.S.V.P. by sending a check for $12 to the DBA,
Attn: Lindsay Packard
1900 Grant St., Suite 900,
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 824-5347

Court Orientation, Nov. 22

Court Orientation is an all-day program for recently admitted and not-so-new attorneys wanting to learn more about the rules and procedures of domestic relations, civil cases, and the Denver District and County Courts, sponsored by the DBA and DBA YLD. Judges will also give tips about their courtrooms. The program is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room in the Denver City and County Building, 1437 Bannock. The cost is $35 to DBA members, or $45 for non-members, payable to the Denver Bar Association.

CLE credits have been applied for. Return the form below to register, or R.S.V.P. to Call Eric Nunemaker at (303) 831-7770 for more details or check the DBA YLD Web site at


NAME: ______________________
PHONE: ______________________
E-MAIL: ______________________
AMOUNT ENCLOSED: ______________________


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