FYI includes short items of optional or sometimes exceptional interest. Feel free to send your info to The Docket, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203 or email@example.com.
LAF Wine Tasting
The Legal Aid Foundation’s 12th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting is Oct. 6, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the Denver Athletic Club Grand Ballroom, 13th & Glenarm. Event includes hors d’oeuvres, live music, and nearly 50 different wines supplied by Above the Rim Fine Wines (19th & Pennsylvania). Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Purchase tickets at http://www.legalaidfoundation.org or call (303) 863-9544.
Colorado’s First ABA Prez!
Come celebrate the appointment of Karen Mathis as American Bar Association president for 2006–2007, at a reception on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 5–7 p.m., at 1900 Grant St., 9th floor. Sponsored by the Colorado, Denver, and Colorado Women’s Bar Associations. RSVP to (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hear Jerry Moe Speak
The CBA’s Kids and Court Committee and Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers’ free training, "Kids Living in Alcohol Addicted Families," is Sept. 14, 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at the CBA, 3rd floor. This program offers one general/ethics CLE, and is advanced training for GALS, family law attorneys, domestic violence treatment providers, probation officers, victims advocates, mediators, CASAs, and others. Jerry Moe, national director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center, is the keynote speaker. RSVP to Kate Arganese at email@example.com or (303) 824-5333.
Solo/Small Firm Breakfast
The Solo/Small Firm Networking and Partnership meeting is Oct. 6, 7:30 a.m., at Racine’s Restaurant, 650 Sherman St. Contact Mark P. Miller, (303) 922-5900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DBA–CLE for September
Beginning Spanish for Legal Professionals is Sept. 12–Nov. 14, on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m. This program is designed to introduce Spanish vocabulary, grammar and culture. Focus will be on developing and building a legal Spanish vocabulary for communicating and conducting client interviews. Tuition is $399 for DU Law School Alumni/Staff and DBA members; and $429 for non-members. 36 general CLE credits.
Introduction to International Business is Sept. 15. Discover the ins and outs of legal concepts related to conducting business internationally for your clients. You also will learn logistical and cultural considerations. Tuition is $179 for Business/International Law Section members; $199 for DBA members; and $229 for non-members. Six general CLE credits.
One Day … Two Great Practical Ethics Programs with Roy S. Ginsburg is Sept. 16, with a morning session, 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m., and an afternoon session, 1:30–4:45 p.m. The
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 http://www.cobar.org/cle.
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CJI Judicial Excellence Award Dinner
Save the date! The Colorado Judicial Institute’s 3rd Annual Judicial Excellence Dinner is Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St. Call (303) 766-7501 for more information.
Attn: Legal Support Staff
The Mile High Association of Legal Support Staff (MHALSS) meets the third Monday of every month at Park Place Auditorium, 1st and Washington. This dinner and CLE presentation begins at 6 p.m. The Sept. 19 meeting features speaker Sandy Eloranto from Kennedy, Christopher, Childs & Fogg. Cost is free for members; $15 for non-members. RSVP to Cathy Hansen, (303) 965-8088 or email@example.com.
Trail of Hope Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation is a nonprofit focused on rescuing injured, abused and neglected horses. On occasion, they produce documents that need to be reviewed by a lawyer. If you’d like to donate some time to help, contact Regina Prevosto at (303) 660-8945.
Americans with Disabilities Act Workshop
The National Employment Institute’s 10th Annual Americans with Disabilities Act Workshop is Sept. 30 in Denver. For more information and to register, visit http://www.neli.org/.
CALSS Annual Meeting
The ninth annual meeting and educational conference of the Colorado Association of Legal Support Staff is Sept. 23–24 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1810 Briargate Pkwy. in Colorado Springs.
New Salary/Overtime Exemption Law
NALS of Colorado ... the association for legal professionals will hold its monthly dinner meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m., at the CBA, 9th floor. Michelle Ferguson, of Ireland, Stapleton, Pryor & Pascoe, will present a seminar on the new salary/overtime exemption law. No need to purchase dinner to attend. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Cheryle Burns, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Perri Morris, PLS at email@example.com or (303) 764-0172.
Advanced Depositions Training
The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) presents, "Advanced Depositions," Oct. 19–21, at it’s National Education Center in Louisville. For more information and to register, call (800) 225-6482 or visit http://www.nita.org.