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April 4, 2006

April 4, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Art, Free Expression & the Law

- Win a Foursome at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club!

- It’s a Ball!

- Does Your Firm Volunteer?

- Water Conveyancing – Friday, April 7

- Lawyer Jokes and Legal Culture

- FBI Director Robert Mueller to Speak in Denver

- Rainmakers: The Next Generation

- CBA-CLE Publications 

*** Art, Free Expression & the Law
On Saturday, April 8, Colorado Lawyers for the Arts (CoLA) and the Art Student’s League of Denver will present, “Art, Free Expression & the Law” from 10 a.m. to noon. This CLE program is at the Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant St. Register by calling (303) 778-6990, ext. 100, or click here

*** Win a Foursome at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club!
Those who sign up for the DBA Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament by April 21 will be registered to win a foursome at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club. This year's tournament is at the spectacular Green Valley Ranch Golf Club on Monday, May 22, with an afternoon shotgun start. See the awards Green Valley Ranch Golf Club has received and download a registration form.  

*** It’s a Ball!
The 18th Annual Barristers Benefit Ball is April 29 at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center. Don’t miss this event, complete with casino, wine-themed silent auction, dinner and dancing. It’s the 40th Anniversary of Metro Volunteer Lawyers, and proceeds benefit MVL. Sign up and learn more about the Barristers Benefit Ball at

*** Does Your Firm Volunteer?
Does your law firm volunteer with a Denver Public School? If so, we want to know! As Constitution Day approaches (Sept. 17), the DBA’s vision is to have a lawyer assigned to each elementary and middle school to help students learn about the Constitution. To help us in our quest, let us know if you already have lawyers involved with schools around Denver by e-mailing

*** Water Conveyancing – Friday, April 7
Don’t miss this essential primer on handling water rights in real property transactions. This CBA–CLE is co-sponsored by the CBA Water Law Section.

*** Lawyer Jokes and Legal Culture
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, the Denver Bar Association, and the Colorado Center for Literature and Art present an evening with Marc Galanter, author of “Lowering the Bar: Lawyer Jokes and Legal Culture.” This free event is Thursday, April 6, 4–6 p.m. in the Moot Court Room (room 190), in the Ricketson Law Building, 2255 E. Evans. For more information, call Chris Citron at (303) 777-2242, or e-mail

*** FBI Director Robert Mueller to Speak in Denver
On Thursday, April 13, The Denver Forum presents Hon. Robert S. Mueller III, director of the FBI, speaking on: "The FBI: A Report to the People." The program is at noon at the Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St., in the Grand Ballroom (enter off Wazee). Cost is $30 for The Denver Forum members; $40 for non-members. Register and learn more about The Denver Forum.

*** Rainmakers: The Next Generation
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association presents its monthly educational luncheon on rainmaking, with Mark Maraia and John Mitchell on Tuesday, April 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Sage Room of The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St. Lawyers, law firm administrators, recruiters, IT staff, law students and consultants to the professional-services industry are invited to attend. Rainmaking program details.

*** CBA-CLE Publications (order online!):
Discovery Deskbook for Construction Disputes. Discovery is critical to achieving litigation success. This new ABA publication outlines the discovery process in construction cases, with emphasis on the growing need for skill in electronic discovery. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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