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October 2, 2007

October 2, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  


- Need a Laugh? Roast Howard Rosenberg


- Help Out Homeless Vets

- WANTED: Raffle prize donations

- Get Lost, Listen to Music or Strike a Pose


- Meet a Local Author

- 2007 Workers’ Compensation Update

- Don’t Miss Denver’s Funniest Lawyer

- Available from CLE Books: Colorado Automobile Accident and Insurance Handbook

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*** Need a Laugh? Roast Howard Rosenberg
The DBA Seniors Roast will be Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m., at the Warwick Hotel. Share an evening of laughter as Tom DeMarino, Rich Hennessey and Bob Hinds “roast” DBA Past-President Howard Rosenberg. Tickets are $45. RSVP by this Thursday to Tara Miller, tmiller@cobar.org, and indicate your meal preference: pork, chicken or vegetarian. Visit www.denbar.org for more information.

*** Help Out Homeless Vets
The DBA is seeking volunteers for the Homeless Veteran's Standdown on Thursday, Nov. 8. The event provides services and information to homeless veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Volunteers are needed for two-hour shifts between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to provide legal information and referrals to organizations that provide free legal services in the areas of rental eviction, landlord/tenant, child support, SSI/Disability and warrants. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail Carolyn Gravit, cgravit@cobar.org.

*** WANTED: Raffle prize donations
The Barristers Benefit Ball Committee is looking for donations of airline tickets, vacation getaways, sporting event tickets, electronic equipment, or anything else that would make a fantastic raffle prize. If you have direct access to such treasures or have a contact that can be approached about donations, contact Julie Haines at jhaines@kcfpc.com or Kerri Atencio at kjatencio@hollandhart.com.

*** Get Lost, Listen to Music or Strike a Pose
You can win a GPS system, an iPod or a digital camera by participating in the 2007 Colorado Bar Association Economic Survey. This confidential and anonymous survey, conducted by Applied Statistics Laboratory of Ann Arbor Michigan, will be launched in early October. You will receive an e-mail directing you to a website, where you’ll have the option of completing the survey online or manually. The survey will take only 20 minutes, and the results will provide a sound basis to assist lawyers in future economic decisions affecting their practices or organizations. Applied Statistics Laboratory spearheaded the 2000 CBA economic survey, and also has conducted surveys for other state bar associations, including Oregon, Michigan and Ohio.

*** Meet a Local Author
Denver attorney John Stewart will discuss and sign his new book, Thomas F. Walsh: Progressive Businessman and Colorado Mining Tycoon, on Monday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 E. Colfax Ave. The book tells the story of one of the West’s wealthiest mining magnates, an Irish-American prospector and lifelong philanthropist who struck it rich in Ouray County. Visit www.tatteredcover.com.

*** 2007 Workers’ Compensation Update
Find out about new legislation and new proposed rulemaking directly from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation. This CBA–CLE program, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.–4:10 p.m., is a program for new and experienced workers’ compensation law attorneys. Register online: 2007 Workers’ Compensation Update.

*** Don’t Miss Denver’s Funniest Lawyer
Frank Schuchat is hosting Denver’s hottest happy hour comedy show, “Not Your Children’s Tour Comedy,” on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6:30–8 p.m., at jazz@jack’s, 500 16th St. (Denver Pavilions, third level). Comedian “Hippieman” will be featured. More info at www.jazzatjacks.com.

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!)
Colorado Automobile Accident and Insurance Handbook will save you countless hours of research by providing the case or statute for every issue that might arise in handling an automobile accident case. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle

  

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