Denver Bar Association
May 2005
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Committees & Departments


Did you know?

The Denver Bar Association Legal Services Committee provides a number of pro se legal information clinics such as, Doing Your Own Divorce, Small Claims and its Collections Process, and Bankruptcy. The most recent clinics included a series of informational legal topics for the Hispanic population that cover topics of education, consumer rights and public benefits as they relate to immigration issues.

The DBA Legal Services Committee also is responsible for other legal services activities such as Lawline 9, participation in the People’s Fair and the Veteran’s Stand Down, as well as pro bono CLE training for attorneys.

For more information about how you can get involved with this committee, or become a volunteer for any of these legal services programs, contact Carolyn Ferber at (303) 824-5323.

Last Chance to Celebrate 50 Years of History!

The Senior Spring Banquet is Wednesday, May 18, at the Warwick Hotel, 1776 Grant St., at 6 p.m. This is a social event for lawyers of all ages! RSVP by May 9 to Stacy Chesney at (303) 824-5347 or send a check for $40 to the DBA, Attn: Stacy Chesney, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203.

Young Lawyers Division

Legal Night at the Center is May 17, 5:30–8 p.m. at El Centro Bienestar, 623 Fox St. This is a great chance to help out the community. Help provide guidance in the areas of family, landlord-tenant, immigration, employment and housing law. Contact Alison Daniels at AlisonDaniels@KingGreisen.com.

Barristers After Hours is Thursday, May 19 at the Rock Bottom Brewery, 16th & Curtis, 5–7:30 p.m. Enjoy the patio, company of other young lawyers, two free drinks and appetizers on the house. Just show up! Questions? Contact Brian Popp at brian.popp@nnbpbllc.com.

"65 or Better"

The DBA Seniors Committee will hold its annual golf tournament on Wednesday, July 27, at the Homestead Golf Course, 11500 W. Hampden Ave. An informal lunch is at noon, with tee-off around 1 p.m. Cost is $45, and includes greens fees, cart, prizes and lunch.

RSVP by July 20 to Stacy Chesney at (303) 824-5347 or send a check for $45 to the DBA Seniors Golf, Attn: Stacy Chesney, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203.

You CAN (and did)!
KIND Toothbruch Drive Results

The Community Action Network Committee’s Toothbrush Drive was an incredible success again this year, tripling the donations from years past.

Kids in Need of Dentistry received more than $700 in cash donations from Bar Association members (you!). In addition, more than 1,000 usable toothbrushes and upwards of 500 containers of dental floss were also received, and hundreds of tubes of kid’s toothpaste poured in. Waterpik donated nearly 100 electric toothbrushes.

The DBA’s efforts will serve more than 1,000 kids in the Denver metro area. KIND will use the toothbrushes at their health fairs and clinics, as well as in their partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Denver.

Participants that made it all happen: Davis Graham & Stubbs; Waterpik Technologies; The Attorney General’s Office; Bayer & McGee; Berenbaum, Weinshienk & Eason; Cage Williams Abelman & Layden; Colorado Education Center; Dorsey & Whitney; Edwards & Taylor; Faegre & Benson; Featherstone DeSisto; Harris Karstaedt Jamison & Powers; Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe; Kennedy Christopher Childs & Fogg; Lowe Fell & Skogg; McGeady Sisneros; Miller, Gruber & Rosenbluth; SEC; Nicholls Nicholls Biles Popp & Bower; Attorney Regulation Counsel; Pryor Johnson Montoya Carney & Karr PC; Qwest Communications, Inc.; Robinson Water & O’Dorisio; Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons; Sander Ingebretsen & Parish; Sheridan Ross; Sherman & Howard; Silver & DeBoskey; United General Title Insurance Company; Cynthia E. Wellbrock; White and Steele; Paul G. Bursiek; Fairfield & Woods; Judith Firestone; Hale Friesen; and CBA/DBA staff.

PARTY!

DBA ANNUAL PARTY
DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
14th Ave. & Broadway
FREE FOOD & FREE DRINK
June 9 AT 5:30 P.M.

See Award winners.

To RSVP, call (303) 860-1115 or e-mail lunches@cobar.org. No Charge to attend!


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