Denver Bar Association
April 2005
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Vote Yes on 1A — New
Denver Justice Center

The DBA trustees voted unanimously to support the city ballot
initiative for the new Denver Justice Center. It has been 70 years since Denver has built a new courthouse; this initiative would provide 35 new courtrooms. The trustees encourage the members of the Bar to help get out the yes-vote on this important community and legal issue. More information is available at and Vote May 3.

DBA–CLE for April

Colorado River Compact is April 8. The drought isn’t over! Our experts will tell you what it means for water rights holders in Colorado when lower basin states call for water. Tuition is $169 for Water Law Section or ASCE members; $179 for DBA members; $209 for non-members. Seven general CLE credits.

The ABCs of Employment Law Practice and Procedure is April 21. This timely program is designed for the beginning practitioner or anyone seeking a refresher to the practice and procedure of employment law. Tuition is $179 for Labor and Employment Law Section members; $199 for DBA members; $229 for non-members. Seven general CLE credits.

2005 Spring Family Law: Advanced Practice Criminal Law Update is April 22. Topics include landmark Colorado cases, income tax, valuation, Social Security issues, ethics, a view from the Bench — and much, much more! Tuition is $179 for Family Law Section members; $199 for DBA members; $229 for non-members. Seven general CLE credits, including .5 ethics.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are at 1900 Grant St., 3rd floor, large classroom. For more information, call (303) 860-0608, toll free (888) 860-2531; or register online at

Borrillo Back: May 9

Ted Borrillo, successfully retired attorney-turned-poet, will talk about, "If you had all the time and money you needed, what would you do?" Sponsored by the CBA Transitions Committee; all are welcome. It’s May 9, noon, large CLE classroom, $15 for lunch. RSVP to (303) 850-1115, ext. 727.

Extra Help in the Summer

Earn ’n Learn is an eight-week employment/internship program for
youth ages 16–19 to learn job skills in a professional environment. To learn more, contact Carolyn Hassett at (303) 650-7734 or

Human Rights Colloquium

The American Society of International Law regional meeting is Saturday April 9, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. The program, "Protecting Human Rights: A Global Challenge," will take place at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. To register, contact Denise Jobin at (303) 871-6276 or Visit

Find Balance

The Colorado Women’s Bar Association’s 28th Annual Convention, "Balancing Act: Welcome to the Big Top," is May 13–15 in Beaver Creek. For more information, contact Mary Holverstott at (303) 831-1040 or

NALS Annual Meeting

NALS of Colorado, the association for legal professionals, will hold its annual meeting in Colorado Springs, April 29–May 1. CLE topics are Intellectual Property and Electronic Discovery, Electronic Notary, and more. Contact Cherlye Burns, president, at cburns@, (303) 628-3607, or Susan Clingman, president-elect, at, (303) 244-1884.

CWBA at Tamayo

The Colorado Women’s Bar Association Membership Reception is Tuesday, April 5, 5–7 p.m., at Tamayo Restaurant, 1400 Larimer St. Enjoy a fun, relaxing evening with friends and colleagues—every attendee is entered in a raffle. Cost is $15, and includes one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. RSVP to (303) 831-1040 or

Civil Rights Agenda Lunch

The 2005 Annual Luncheon of the Colorado Lawyers Committee is May 19, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., at the Marriott Denver City Center, 1701 California St. Keynote speaker Peter Edelman, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, will speak on the topic "Where Race Meets Class: The 21st Century Civil Rights Agenda." Individual tickets are $50; corporate and community sponsorships also are available. Call (303) 634-4417.

Honor Your Paralegal

Paralegal Day is May 4. The CBA Paralegal Committee is hosting a reception, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the CBA offices, 1900 Grant St., 9th floor. There is no cost to attend. RSVP to or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

Insurance & Injury Claims

CTLA’s program, "Finding Insurance for Your Personal Injury Claim" is Friday, April 8, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., at the Four Points Sheraton SE, 6363 E. Hampden Ave. To register, contact Janelle at (303) 831-1192, or visit


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