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January 3, 2006

January 3, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Dolphins, a Jake Plummer autographed football and Molly Hughes from Channel 4

- Invitation from Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey

- Stay on Top of Immigration Issues

- Help Children in Need

- You Be the Judge 

- Discussing Fees with Your Clients

- CBA–CLE Publications



*** Dolphins, a Jake Plummer autographed football and Molly Hughes from Channel 4
What do these things have in common? You can see them at the DBA CAN Committee Winter Soirée and Silent Auction on Jan. 26. This fun event at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will be hosted by Molly Hughes from Channel 4 News, and will include: the Dolphins and Everest IMAX movies, exhibits at the museum, great food and wine, special silent auction items and more! Proceeds benefit the Children's Outreach Project. Children are welcome and those 12 and under are free. Find out more details at http://www.denbar.org/group/display.cfm?GenID=6927.

*** Invitation from Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey
Make your New Year's resolution to help indigent Coloradans. The Colorado Supreme Court is asking every Colorado lawyer to participate in the implementation of Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1, voluntary pro bono public service. To assist law firms that voluntarily participate, the Court has adopted a recommended model pro bono policy, and will publicly recognize each law firm that adopts its own pro bono policy that meets the Courts requirements. For full details, links to additional comments to Rule 6.1 and model policies, click here: http://www.cobar.org/group/index.cfm?EntityID=dpwaj.

*** Stay on Top of Immigration Issues
Next Tuesday, Jan. 10, Nancy Elkind, of Stern Elkind & Curray, will lead a Tuesdays at the Bar program on immigration basics at the DBA, third floor, at noon. Cost is $15, and includes one general credit and lunch. Make reservations by sending a check for $15, payable to the Denver Bar Association, to: Tuesdays at the Bar, DBA, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, Denver, 80203. You may also RSVP by calling (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mailing lunches@cobar.org. See all of January’s Tuesdays at the Bar programs here: http://www.denbar.org/calendar/index.cfm?scope=DBA&event=Tuesdays

*** Help Children in Need
Donations and volunteers are needed for the YLD’s Winter Festival for Denver-area foster children. Click here to find out how to help: http://www.denbar.org/group/index.cfm?category=1999&EntityID=dyld.

*** You Be the Judge
Get involved with the DBA Mock Trials! The DBA’s regional mock trial tournament is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10–11, at the Denver City & County Courthouse. Attorney and paralegal volunteers are needed to serve as scoring panelists, and current, retired or former magistrates and judges are needed to serve as presiding judges. Volunteer for one or more rounds. To sign up, go to http://www.denbar.org/group/index.cfm?category=2027&EntityID=DBA.

*** Discussing Fees with Your Clients
The Legal Marketing Association’s program, “Money Changes Everything: How Lawyers can Discuss Fees with Their Clients” is Jan. 10, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., at the Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Pl. Cost is $40 and includes lunch ($10 discount for LMA members). For more information and to register, click here: http://www.rockymountainlma.com.

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
Have you remembered to “take” all of your supplements lately? Update your library with 2005 Supplements to any of these publications: Colorado Real Estate Practice, Colorado Appellate Handbook, Public Trustee Foreclosure, Colorado Liens and Claims Handbook, The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law or Colorado Jury Instructions for Civil Trials. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit http://www.cobar.org/cle.

 

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