Denver Bar Association
June 2006
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CBA–CLE for June

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

Basics of Accounting and Financial Statements for Attorneys is June 22, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. This full-day course is designed for the attorney who has limited experience with accounting principles and financial statements. If you ever have been intimidated by numbers, sign up for this class! Let our expert take the fear out of accounting and financial statements and show you how to approach these business issues with confidence. Tuition is $199 for CBA Business Law Section members; $209 for CBA members; and $249 for non-members. Seven general credits.

Steamboat CLE Resource Conference is June 30–July 1. This conference is co-sponsored by the Ag and Rural, Water, Environmental, and Natural Resources and Energy Law Sections of the CBA and CBA–CLE. Featuring the 15th Annual Ag and Rural Law Roundup, Third Annual Water Law Conference and Third Annual Environmental Law Conference.Tuition is $249 for CBA Ag and Rural, Water, Environmental, or Natural Resources and Energy Law Section members; $279 for CBA members; and $299 for non-members. Ten general, including 1.5 ethics credits. Location: Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs.

24th Annual Real Estate Symposium is July 20–22, 2006. This symposium is sponsored by the Real Estate Section of the CBA. Register today for the premier continuing legal education event in Colorado for real estate practitioners. This year, the symposium will combine outstanding presentations by the state’s most knowledgeable practitioners, with social events designed to provide opportunities for you to relax and visit with colleagues in the real estate community. Early-bird pricing is in effect through July 1: $289 for CBA Real Estate Section members; $319 for CBA members; and $349 for non-members. Fifteen general, including 2.1 ethics credits. Location: Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs.

Three Cheers for You!

The DBA Annual Party is June 6, 5:30 p.m., at the Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. Free food and drink. RSVP to (303) 860-1115 or See the ad on page 3 for more information.

Battle for the Boot

At the Fourth Annual Battle for the Barrister’s Boot, DU alumni will try to win back the boot (trophy), while CU alumni hope to retain the glory and prestige the boot brings. The battle will provide vital funding for scholarship programs. This year’s tournament is June 5, 1 p.m., at the Pinehurst Country Club, 6255 W. Quincy Ave. There is not a requirement to have a CU or DU law school alumnus on your team; however, each foursome must designate in advance one of the schools for trophy purposes. For more information, check out

Date Change for CDLA and CTLA Golf Tournament

The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association will host its annual golf challenge on June 14 at Fossil Trace Golf Course. In years past, the CDLA and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association have honored a member of the other organization for professionalism. This year, the two groups will honor recently deceased Jim Hinga for his longtime commitment to mediation and resolution of cases. In Jim Hinga’s memory, the CDLA has made a contribution to the Timothy P. Schimberg Scholarship Fund. The scholarship recognizes and assists minority students in Colorado who are attending law school in Colorado full time. Contact Chris Little at with questions regarding the golf tournament. Visit the CDLA online at

NALS Monthly Dinner

NALS of Colorado ... the association for legal professionals will hold its monthly dinner meeting Tuesday, June 13, 6 p.m., at the DBA offices. One hour of CLE will be offered for legal staff professionals. For information or to make a reservation, contact Cheryle Burns, PLS at or Perri Morris, PLS at Also, contact Perri Morris to order your copy of the 2006 update of "All the Addresses You’ve Ever Needed."

Advocacy Training

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy presents its Advocacy Teacher Training Program June 28–30. If you train lawyers on any level, this program will help you teach advocacy skills using a structured approach that has been proven effective for more than 30 years. For more information on the Advocacy Teacher Training program, contact NITA at (800) 225-6482, or visit

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