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January 23, 2007

January 23, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Save the Date: Law Week Breakfast with Karen Mathis 

- DU Alumni and YLD Hockey Night

- DBA-CLE Programs: Colorado Adoption Law

- Affirmative Action Summit 

- Leading the Future of Legal Marketing

- Are You a Dealmaker?

- DBA-CLE Publications: Low on Appellate Practice: Collected Columns

*** Save the Date: Law Week Breakfast with Karen Mathis
ABA President Karen Mathis will join the DBA-YLD to kick-off Law Week on April 30 from 8 to 10 a.m. She will speak on this year's Law Week topic, Liberty Under Law: Empowering Youth, Assuring Democracy. Location and other details to follow.

*** DU Alumni and YLD Hockey Night
The University of Denver and the Young Lawyers Divisions of the CBA and DBA are hosting the 7th annual hockey night on Friday, Feb. 2. Reception is at 6 p.m.; game starts at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy food, drinks and a hockey ticket for only $20. For tickets, contact Greg Daniels at

*** DBA-CLE Programs
Colorado Adoption Law; co-sponsored by the CBA Family Law Section, is live in Denver on Feb. 1. Program highlights include: an overview of Colorado adoption law, alternatives to adoption, kinship/custodial/step-parent adoption, the adoption process, traditional agency adoption, the Indian Child Welfare Act and a view from the Bench.

*** Affirmative Action Summit
The Colorado Hispanic Bar Association is an official co-sponsor of the Affirmative Action Summit, "The Status of Equal Opportunity in Colorado." The program includes interesting panels with powerful speakers. All are invited to attend and participate in this important dialogue. The event will be this Saturday, Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the University of Denver, Sturm Hall. Registration deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 24. To register or for questions, contact Dolores Atencio, or (303) 525-7243.

*** Leading the Future of Legal Marketing
At this Legal Marketing Association program, Nat Slavin, 2007 president of the International Board of Directors of LMA and Lisa Simon, director of marketing at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, will discuss the changing landscape of law firm marketing. The program includes lunch and will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in the Sage Room of The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St. Cost is $40 ($10 discount for LMA members). Click here to register

*** Are You a Dealmaker?
The Denver Business Journal is seeking nominations for its Dealmakers Awards. Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2. For more information about the nomination process, contact Connie Elsbury at (303) 866-9682 or

*** DBA-CLE Publications
Low on Appellate Practice: Collected Columns - transform your own legal mind and practice through this charming, didactic book by a local master of appeals and prose. Click here to order your copy online today.

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