Denver Bar Association
October 2005
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Lawyers League Basketball

Lawyers League Basketball will kick off the 2005–2006 season after Thanksgiving. The season will run for two weeks in December and pick up again in January, continuing through early March with the division championships. Team captains from last year will be receiving registration and sign-up information by mid-October. The number of divisions, sites and nights are to be determined. Team entry fee is expected to be $600–$700, pending final facility costs. If you are interested in signing up a team or have questions, contact Todd Jansen at (303) 860-7140 or, or Rob Hooke at (720) 266-1040 or The registration deadline is Nov. 11.

DBA–CLE for October

2005 Fall Workers’ Compensation Update is Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.–4:50 p.m. at the Westin Westminster. This program is guaranteed to offer important information for every level of practitioner. The morning kicks off with a general session. After lunch, you decide which track works best for you. Track I covers the nuts and bolts of workers’ compensation and Track II offers in-depth instruction and guidance on the latest workers’ compensation issues. Tuition is $179 for Workers’ Compensation Section members; $199 for CBA members; and $229 for non-members. Seven general and 1.2 ethics CLE credits.

2005 Employment Law Conference is Oct. 20–21, 8:30 a.m.– 5:15 p.m. at the Denver Doubletree Hotel. The most comprehensive program of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region is filled with outstanding topics focusing on the hottest employment issues. Updates on tried and true topics such as discrimination, termination and privacy also are included. Tuition for Labor & Employment Law Section members: 2 days, $279 or 1 day, $179; CBA, ACCA or Society of Human Resources members: 2 days, $299 or 1 day, $199; non-member: 2 days, $329 or 1-day, $229. 16 general CLE credits.

Law Club: Ethics Revue is Oct. 27, Matinee Show (1–4 p.m.) and Dinner Show (6–9:30 p.m.) at the Denver Hyatt Regency, 1750 Welton St. Imagine the Ethics Committee and the Law Club in unholy alliance. Now you don’t have to — this exciting NEW program blends the uniquely humorous musical skills of the Law Club with the remarkably insightful and thought-provoking oratorical talents of members of the CBA Ethics Committee. Tuition for the matinee show is $129 for CBA members; $159 for non-members; and dinner show tuition is $159 for CBA members; $179 for non-members. Three ethics CLE credits.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

Transitions Fall Program

Save the Date! The Transitions Committee fall program is Wednesday, Oct. 19, noon, at the CBA. Dr. Richard Flanigan will speak about "Healthy Living." Details to follow.

CLE Change of Address

CLE Credit Applications should be sent to:
Colorado Supreme Court
Board of Continuing Legal
and Judicial Excellence
1560 Broadway, Suite 1820
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 866-6500

Free LexisNexis® Training and CLE Credit!

LexisNexis® Internet Research Classes are Thursday, Nov. 3, at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., in the DBA LexisNexis training center at 1900 Grant St., 9th floor. One free CLE credit. To RSVP, contact Michelle Gersic at (303) 824-5342 or

Free File & Serve Training

Training classes will be Oct. 3 and Nov. 7, beginning classes at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and advanced classes at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both will be located in the DBA LexisNexis® training center at 1900 Grant St., 9th floor. To RSVP, contact Michelle Gersic at (303) 824-5342 or 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 Frank Slaninger at (303) 758-5200.

Sam Cary Bar Dinner

The Sam Cary Bar Association will host its third annual fundraising dinner, "Acts of Inclusiveness —Commemorating the Voting Rights Act of 1965" on Oct. 7., 5:30 p.m., at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. Contact Dianne Briscoe at (720) 944-2409 for more information.

CIBA Red Rock Ramble

The Colorado Indian Bar Association’s Fifth Annual Road Race Fundraiser will be held in Lyons on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. All proceeds go toward scholarships for Native American law students. Registration is available at For further information, contact Sarah Krakoff at (303) 492-2641.

CJI Judicial Excellence Award Dinner

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.

Catholic Lawyers Guild

The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Colorado will hold a dinner to benefit the Franciscan Friends of the Poor on Nov. 14, 6 p.m., at Oliveto Cucina Italiana at 3355 S. Yarrow St. in Lakewood. The Franciscan Friends of the Poor feeds between 60 and 70 people each day. They have one shower, and a washer and dryer available for use. The group broke ground in July for a new building, which will have more accommodations and will potentially help hundreds of people each day.

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