Denver Bar Association
November 2001
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Committees & Departments


Winetasting to Benefit Legal Aid, Dec. 5

The DBA YLD Annual Winetasting to Benefit the Legal Aid Foundation will be Dec. 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at La Rumba, 99 W. Ninth Ave. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 at the door, and will be available for sale at the Fall Soirée (on Nov. 7). See page 12 for more details, or call Tamatha Blase at (303) 221-2715.

YLD Happy Hour at the Breckenridge Brewery in LoDo, Nov. 15

The DBA YLD is hosting its monthly Happy Hour on Nov. 15, from 5-7 p.m. DBA YLD happy hours are held on the third Thursday of every month (except December). The Breckenridge Brewery, 2220 Blake St., is accessible to all our members! Hope to see you there!

Court Orientation, Nov. 16

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. The cost includes two volumes of materials.

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


Please send this to: Tessa Crowley 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, Denver, CO 80203

You’re Invited to Two Parties in One!
Nov. 7 ~ 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Maggiano’s Little Italy

For $5, dine on the fine food at Maggiano’s Little Italy (in the Pavilions area on the 16th Street Mall) and enjoy cocktails with your colleagues and friends at the DBA Fall Soirée.

The party is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the programs and perks that the DBA offers you as a member. More important, the DBA will honor its cherished volunteers.

What better way to network, socialize and learn how the DBA can help you than over great food and drinks? R.S.V.P. to

This event is sponsored by the DBA Board of Trustees, Membership Department and the YLD.

MDA Lock-Up is Cancelled

Due to the nation’s tragedies, the MDA Lock Up has been rescheduled for next spring. Call Dawn Adeletti at (303) 592-6631 for more information.

Left: Phil Figa, DBA President Bill Walters, Christy Murphy
and Terry Kelly at the CLE-packed Institute in Vail.

2001 CBA Institute in Vail

Drawing nearly 350 attendees, the CBA Institute in Vail on September 21-23 was appreciated by all who were there. Home-study audiotapes from the Institute are also available. Call Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318 for more information.

DBA YLD Newsletter

Does YLD have your e-mail? The DBA YLD is now sending out a monthly electronic newsletter to all DBA YLD members. If you are not getting it, we don’t have your e-mail in our membership database! Please send current information to Tessa Crowley at and stay connected!

Online CBA Attorney Member Directory

Have you checked your listing yet? It’s a new service from the Colorado Bar Association that makes it easy for your colleagues and the public to look you up.

Just go to to review the information included and to make any updates. This new directory will list only members of the Colorado Bar Association—another benefit of membership. Your listing can include contact information, a Web site address if you have one, and your practice areas. When someone is looking for an attorney in your area of law, they can quickly find it.

The new directory will be available to the public on Dec. 1. If you have any questions about the directory, please e-mail You can also call (303) 860-1115 or (800) 332-6736 and ask to speak with someone in the membership department.

Senior Holiday Party, Dec. 12

’Tis the season to celebrate the holidays and meet up with friends whom you haven’t seen for a while. If you’re 65 or better, join your DBA colleagues for a warm meal, good stories and holiday cheer. This year’s Senior Holiday Party is Dec. 12 at noon at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900. The cost is $12. Call Molly Osberg to R.S.V.P. at (303) 824-5347.

Christmas in January

It’s time to plan for Christmas in January, a DBA YLD annual event that provides holiday gifts and a party to Denver area foster children 12 years old and under. This holiday festivity will be held Jan. 26, 2002, and the YLD needs your help. Donations and volunteers are needed to prepare for this fun day for over 400 foster children. Help your client get that tax write-off in before the end of the year or start the new year off with a bang by donating their clearance items, over-stocked inventory or slow-moving merchandise! Ask your client to bake the extra couple dozen cookies, donate left-over holiday candy, or send over a specially-baked cake! 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 for the second meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. To volunteer or get more information, contact Nora Nye at (303) 355-6504 or e-mail

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