Denver Bar Association
February 2002
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Dates on the Docket


 
February 1

DBA/CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution
noon-2 p.m.

  Call Patrick Kenney at (303) 757-5000.

February 5

Tuesdays at the Bar: Truth, Lies and Private Eyes
noon

   Jane Cracraft will explain how use an investigator to identify, locate and interview credible witnesses for both civil and criminal cases. R.S.V.P. for lunch by sending a check for $15 to 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver 80203. Call (303) 860-1115 ext. 727 to leave a voicemail message or e-mail lunches@cobar.org.

DBA Legal Services Committee
4-6 p.m.

  Call Marte Timmers, (303) 861-0600 or Jeff Timmers, (303) 773-8100.

Diversity in the Legal Profession
noon

  Call Melissa McClerkin, (303) 824-5321.

February 6

DBA Sports Committee
7:30 a.m.

  Call Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318.

LawLine 9
Every Wednesday
4-6:30 p.m.

  Volunteer any Wednesday for this ask-a-lawyer program at KUSA Channel 9, 400 Speer. Call Dave Ells, (303) 824-5323.

February 12

Tuesdays at the Bar: Legal Fee Agreements
noon

   Jerre Dixon and Michael Canges give the new rules concerning fee agreements, along with authorities, including relevant ethics opinions. Please R.S.V.P. for lunch by sending a check for $15 to 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver 80203. Call (303) 860-1115 ext. 727 to leave a voicemail message or e-mail lunches@cobar.org.

February 13

DBA Awards Committee
noon

  Come and cast your vote to decide who receives the DBA Awards in June. Call Molly Osberg to R.S.V.P. for lunch at (303) 824-5347.

February 14

Board of Trustees
7:30 a.m.

   All members are invited. Call Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318 for details.

DBA Young Lawyers Division
noon-1:30 p.m.

  Call Dawn Adeletti at (303) 592-6631.

February 19

Tuesdays at the Bar: Perils & Practical Considerations in the Co-Counsel Relationship
noon

  Get the facts from Dan McCune and Nancy Cohen about ethical considerations when sharing fees, including competency and neglect of the client’s matter, such as who is responsible.Please R.S.V.P. for lunch by sending a check for $15 to 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver 80203. Call (303) 860-1115 ext. 727 to leave a voicemail message or e-mail lunches@cobar.org.

DBA/CBA Public Legal Education
noon

  Call Jim Carr, (303) 866-5283 or Wes Howard, (303) 866-9400.

DBA Young Lawyers Division Legal Night at The Center
5:30-8 p.m.

  Volunteers are needed for this ask-a-lawyer program. Contact Suzanne Bruce, suzanne.bruce@pprm.org.

February 20

DBA Legal Fee Arbitration
3:30-5:00 p.m.

  Call Diane Vaksdal Smith at (303) 792-5595.

February 21

Metro Volunteer Lawyers Volunteer Reception
5:30 p.m.

   All 2001 MVL volunteers are welcome to attend this reception in their honor, complete with free hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Call Barb Chamberlain at MVL to R.S.V.P., (303) 866-9378.

DBA Young Lawyers Division MDA Lock-Up
All Day

  Call Beth at MDA to be locked-up, (303) 691-3331.

DBA Young Lawyers Division Happy hour
5-7 p.m.

  Citrus, 1701 Wynkoop St. Call Megan Brynhildsen, (303) 232-2134.

February 22

DBA Young Lawyers Division Hockey Night
6:30 p.m.

  DU Ritchie Center. $10. R.S.V.P. to Sarah Tonso at (303) 871-6398

February 26

Tuesdays at the Bar: The Inaccurate Client
noon

  In a perfect universe, all clients are absolutely truthful and straightforward. Michael Canges of Canges Iwashko Bethke & Bailey will discuss the varying degrees of “inaccuracy.” Please R.S.V.P. for lunch by sending a check for $15 to 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver 80203. Call (303) 860-1115 ext. 727 to leave a voicemail message or e-mail lunches@cobar.org.

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