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November 29, 2016
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DBA YLD Barristers Afterhours — Thursday, Dec. 1
The DBA YLD is partnering with the Mile High United Way’s Emerging Leaders Council to host Barrister’s After Hours at Barrel Bar in RiNo. Please bring a new, unwrapped gift to help support the Mile High United Way Children’s Holiday Party.

Call For DBA Awards Nominees — Deadline For Submission Is Friday, Jan. 27
The DBA Awards Committee needs your nomination for its annual awards: Award of Merit, Young Lawyer of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Judicial Excellence, Education in the Legal System and Outstanding Programs or Projects. Please click here for more information or to submit a nomination.

News from The Docket
Moving Beyond “Thank You for Your Service”:
As Karthik Venkatraj’s article emphasizes, our nation continues to experience a groundswell of support for our veterans — a welcome change from the horrific treatment of our Vietnam-era veterans — but we still have much work to do. As a nation, we have to move beyond “thank you for your service” to a deep scrutiny of the issues impacting our veterans so that they can transition smoothly.

Preserving Electronically Stored Information, Defending Depositions and Discovery Disputes — Wednesday, Nov. 30
Co-sponsored by the CBA Litigation Section
Gain an edge in the courtroom with the judge and jury. Learn more about this program and find out how you can ramp up your skills.

Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property — Thursday, Dec. 8
This program and book will help guide environmental attorneys and consultants to quickly locate particular statutes and regulations, and understand how they apply.

Secrets of Bulletproof Contract Drafting: Better Documents; Less Stress; More Satisfied Clients — Friday, Dec. 9
Find out more about this incredible program that can take your writing skills from mediocre to excellent!
From the Legal Community
FIRST DEGREE Documentary Screening — Thursday, Dec. 1
How does mass incarceration affect all attorneys and why should you care? Join Words Beyond Bars on Thursday, Dec. 1, for a screening of the new documentary, FIRST DEGREE, which puts a human face on a college behind bars that prevents released inmates from returning to prison. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion.
Optimize Your Membership
Optimize Your Membership with The Colorado Ballet
Support and celebrate your local performing arts scene. The Colorado Ballet is offering members of the Denver Bar Association a 20 percent discount on all tickets and performances for the 2016-17 season. Buy tickets online using promo code COBAR.

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