Denver Bar Association
October 2004
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Hoop It Up

Lawyers League Basketball kicks off its 2004–2005 season the week after Thanksgiving. The season will run for two weeks in December and pick up again in January, continuing through early March. Team captains from last year will be receiving registration and sign-up information shortly. The league will have 3 or 4 divisions—sites and nights to be determined. Team entry fee is expected to be $550, pending final facility costs. For more information or to sign up, contact Todd Jansen at (303) 860-7140 or; or Rob Hooke at (720) 266-1040 or Registration
deadline is Nov. 12.

Health Care: Part II

The CBA Transitions Committee’s program, "Health Care in Retirement Part II: Changes to Medicare, Prescription Drug Coverage and Other Changes" is Oct. 25, noon–1:30 p.m. at 1900 Grant St., in the third-floor classroom. Speakers are Chrispen Sargent and Greg Piche. Everyone is welcome; cost is $15, which includes lunch. RSVP by calling (303) 860-1115, Ext. 727 or by emailing

Learn About Abuse

"A Journey through the LINK" is Oct. 20, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. This program, an overview of the link between animal abuse and family violence, will include a panel discussion with members of the judiciary and Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald from Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets. This event is sponsored by the CBA, Colorado Alliance for Cruelty Prevention (CACP), Dumb Friends League, and The Aurora Link. Location is the Aurora City Council Chambers at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.; $25 donation requested; seven CLE credits offered. For more information or to register, contact Michelle Miller at (303) 860-1115 or, or go to

DBA–CLE for October

4th Annual Litigation Institute is Oct. 1–2. Tuition for both days is $259 for Litigation Section members; $269 for DBA members; $309 for non-members. 13 general CLE credits, including 2 ethics. National speaker Chief Judge William G. Young will present "Laying the Foundation," and Pozner and Reilly will be back by popular demand.

Groundwater Conference is Oct. 8. Tuition is $169 for Water Law Section or ASCE members; $179 for DBA members; and $209 for non-members. Seven general CLE credits. This program features topics such as depletion determination methods, aquifers, exempt wells, GIS, and basins.

2004 Annual Fall Workers’ Compensation Update is Oct. 22. Tuition is $169 for Workers’ Compensation Section members; $179 for DBA members; $209 for non-members. Seven general credits, including one ethics. Attend the general session and choose either the fundamentals track or the intermediate to advanced track.

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

Free LexisNexis™ Training

Get free LexisNexis™ training in the CBA/LexisNexis™ Technology Center, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, on Nov. 4. The training, which offers one free CLE credit, will be held at 9 a.m. and again at 10:30 a.m. Support staff are welcome! For reservations, contact Michelle Gersic at (303) 824-5342 or

Red Mass Nov. 28

The Catholic Lawyers Guild will hold its annual Red Mass in the Christ the King Chapel at the John Paul II Center, 1300 S. Steele St., Denver, on Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m. Brunch will immediately follow. For additional information, contact Terry Webber at (303) 797-3400.

CJI Award Dinner

The Second Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner is Nov. 8 at the Hyatt Regency Denver, 1750 Welton. Cocktail hour is 6 p.m.–7 p.m.; dinner program begins at 7 p.m. Hosted by the Colorado Judicial Institute, this event benefits the Judicial Education Fund. Keynote speaker is Robert J. Grey, Jr., president of the American Bar Association. For ticket and sponsorship information go to http://www.blacktie- You may also contact Dana Nelson at (303) 766-7501 or

Sam Cary Bar Dinner

On Oct. 20, the Sam Cary Bar Association will host a fundraising dinner, "Law, Community, and the Arts," featuring a performance by a Cleo Parker Robinson dance ensemble. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. at the Seawell Ballroom, 14th and Curtis. For ticket information,
contact April Jones at (303) 799-8155 or

Red Rock Ramble

The Colorado Indian Bar Association’s Red Rock Ramble is Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. The five-mile run or three-mile walk starts and ends at Lyons High School. Register at

Women’s Bar Mixer

The Colorado Women’s Bar Association is having a mixer on Oct. 28, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at MODA Ristorante & Lounge, 975 Lincoln St. This is a chance to learn more about the organization, meet existing members and enjoy cocktails and appetizers at Denver’s chic new lounge! Cost is $15 per person—CWBA members are $10 if accompanied by a non-member. Complimentary garage parking adjoining the restaurant. RSVP to the CWBA at (303) 831-1040 or

Paralegal Committee CLE Program

“Paralegals and PIs: How to Get the Most Out of Your Working Relationships with Investigators” is Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m., at 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. Cost is $10 for DBA members; $15 for non-members. This program is open to attorneys and support staff. For more information, contact Michelle Gersic at (303) 824-5342 or

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