Denver Bar Association
September 2004
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LAF Wine Tasting Oct. 21

The Legal Aid Foundation will host its 11th annual wine/beer tasting event on October 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the Denver Athletic Club. Join friends and colleagues and enjoy great food, wine, beer, live music and a silent auction. For more information or for tickets, call (303) 863-9544.

DBA–CLE for September

School Law, Sept. 10, covers
charter schools, vouchers, finance, special education, employment law issues,
governmental immunity, and risk management. Seven general CLE credits requested.

Taking Control of the ADR Process, Sept. 17, features a mediation demonstration and a view from the bench, as well as pros and cons of different ADR techniques and how to draft ADR agreements. Seven general CLE credits, including five ethics.

Understanding Medical Records, Sept. 30, introduces techniques of acquiring medical records as well as how to read them. Seven general CLE credits requested.

All programs are at 1900 Grant Street, 3rd floor, large classroom. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll free (888) 860-2531; or visit

Nominate Judges for CJI Awards

The Colorado Judicial Institute is accepting nominations for the 2004 Judicial Excellence Awards. The three awards, to be presented at the Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner on Nov. 8, will recognize an outstanding District Court Judge, County Court Judge, and Magistrate. Nominations are due by Sept. 10. For more information, go to

Celebrate Diversity

A reception to celebrate diversity in the legal community and to kick off the diversity mentorship program will be Sept. 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the Denver Art Museum. This event is hosted by the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Law Firm Group, the CHBA Young Lawyers Division and the Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee of the CBA & DBA. There is no cost to attend and all are welcome. RSVP by Sept. 15 to Joseph Salazar, (303) 452-5601.

U.S. Supreme Court Bar

The Colorado Chapter of the Federal Bar Association offers an opportunity to be admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. The event is Nov. 17 at the Brown Palace Hotel; deadline for reservations is Sept. 10. U.S. District Court Judge John Kane is luncheon speaker. Two CLE credits have been requested. For information and registration, go to

Pick up the Pigskin!

The Lawyers Football League opens its 39th year Sunday, Sept. 12. All lawyers and law students are welcome. It’s first come, first served for teams (limit 10), so sign up soon. For more information or to sign up, call Vic Stazzone at (303) 757-4952.

DU Law Stars Dinner

The DU Law Stars Dinner is Sept. 23 at Magness Arena at DU. For more information, contact Susan Doyle at (303) 871-6398 or, or go to

CLGBA Dinner

The Colorado Lesbian and Gay Bar Association will hold its first annual awards dinner on Oct. 4 at Solera Restaurant, 5410 E. Colfax Ave. Event starts at 6 p.m.; tickets are $65. For more information, contact Susan Klopman at (303) 223-1173.

Implications of Gay & Lesbian Marriage

We Gather Here Today: The Legal, Religious and Socio-Political Implication of Gay & Lesbian Marriage program is Sept. 10, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at DU College of Law, 2255 E. Evans. This event is presented by the Colorado Women’s, Hispanic, Asian Pacific American, Sam Cary, and Gay & Lesbian bar associations, the CBA Diversity in the Legal Profession Committee, and the DU Graduate School of Professional Psychology. CLE credits requested; cost is $60 for sponsor members and $75 for non-members. For information, go to

Hot Topic Discussion: Rape, Law & Society

Come discuss—Rape and the Failure of Law Reform in Court and Society: what’s still wrong and what you can do about it! It’s Sept. 15 at DU College of Law, Rm. 125, at 5:30 p.m. Discussion by Wendy Murphy, Legal Analyst with CBS News, Adjunct Professor at the New England School of Law, and writer and lecturer on women’s, victims’ and children’s rights. It’s co-sponsored by the Colorado Women’s Bar, Women’s Lobby of Colorado, and the DU Legal Association of Women. Cost is $20; students are free. RSVP to (303) 831-1040 or

Road Race!

The 4th Annual Colorado Indian Bar Association Road Race is Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. in Lyons. The race will start and finish at Lyons High School. Proceeds go to CIBA’s scholarship fund for Native American law students attending CU and DU schools of law. Register at Boulder Running Company, Fleet Feet or on For more information, contact Sarah Krakoff at

Collaborative Family Law Training

Sponsored by the Colorado Collaborative Law Professionals, Interdisciplinary Team Dynamics in Collaborative Practice—a level two training for collaborative family law practitioners—is coming to Denver Oct. 7–8. For further information and registration visit, or contact Mary Council, (970) 674-5031.

ACLU Dinner

The Colorado ACLU Foundation’s Carle Whitehead Award Dinner is on Oct. 2 at the Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St. Reception and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m.; dinner and awards at 7 p.m. Featured speaker is Wade Henderson, and award recipients are Ellen Anderman and Jim Donaldson. Tickets are $200 per person. RSVP by Sept. 27 to (303) 777-5482, x100.

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