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November 27, 2007

November 27, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Pro Bono Spotlight Client

- Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques

- Bench-Bar Brown-Bag

- Faculty of Federal Advocates End-of-Year Program

- Available from CLE Books: Colorado Rules of Evidence Annotated, 2007 Edition 


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*** Pro Bono Spotlight Client
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs a landlord/tenant attorney for a client in Adams County. A single mother with two children needs help with a mobile home eviction. The client owns the mobile home and owed two months in back rent for the lot. A friend wanted to buy the mobile home so he paid the back rent. Now, the landlord is trying to take possession of the mobile home. A hearing has been set for Nov. 28, but the client has asked for a continuance. If you are interested in helping this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or

*** Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques
This CBA–CLE program, Dec. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., features nationally recognized presenters Roger Dodd and Larry Pozner. Dodd and Pozner will profoundly change how you operate in the courtroom. Register online: Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques.

*** Bench-Bar Brown-Bag
The Bench-Bar Committee will be hosting a brown-bag lunch on Dec.6, noon–1:45 p.m., at the City and County Building Law Library, 1435 Bannock St. The topic will be “Professionalism in the County Court: Some Judges’ Perspectives,” presented by Hon. Andrew Armatas, Hon. Jay Breese, Hon. Clarisse Gonzales and Hon. Alfred Harrell Jr. Two ethics credits requested. Cost is $15 for DBA members and $20 for non-members. RSVP by noon on Dec. 5 to (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or (specify the event).

*** Faculty of Federal Advocates End-of-Year Program
Hear some of the nation’s most accomplished lawyers talk about significant cases at this FFA program on Thursday, Dec. 6, 1:30–5 p.m., at the Magnolia Ballroom, 817 17th St. Keynote speaker Erwin Chemerinsky will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court. Panelists Hal Haddon, First Asst. U.S. Attorney Cliff Stricklin, and Texas defense attorney Ronald Woods will discuss the Enron case. Attorneys Tom Kelley, Darold Killmer and Pamela Mackey, along with Channel 4’s Rick Sallinger and The Denver Post’s Gary Clark will give tips on interacting with the press. For information, contact Patricia Murphy, or (303) 455-0927. Four general CLE credits, including .6 ethics, approved.

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!)Colorado Rules of Evidence Annotated, 2007 Edition formerly published by Colorado Legal Publishing, Inc., is a portable, convenient, in-court reference source and a handy desk reference. Now in a new soft-bound format! For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit


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