*** Mending Justice
The DBA’s Annual Bench/Bar Retreat, “Mending Justice,” will be Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., at the Inverness Hotel. Speakers include former Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, executive director of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System; Justice Gregory Hobbs, Colorado Supreme Court; Terrance Carroll, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; and Denver County Court Presiding Judge Andrew Armatas.
*** 2006 Annual Family Law Institute
Colorado’s premier Family Law Institute in Breckenridge finally is here. This three-day program offers more than 16 fast-paced sessions, Colorado’s top presenters in the legal and mental health professions, as well as exciting networking and social events to attend. Breckenridge is a beautiful place and a great location for the whole family. All Bench and Bar family law members should be there! Register online: 2006 Annual Family Law Institute, August 4–6, 2006.
*** Run for Justice
The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado has been selected as an official charity of the new Denver Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15. The foundation is looking for runners who want to participate in this world-class event (whether in the marathon, half-marathon or four-person marathon relay) and raise money for legal services in the process. For more information, call the Legal Aid Foundation at (303) 863-9544, or visit www.denvermarathon.com.
*** Nominate an Outstanding Young Lawyer
The deadline is approaching to nominate a young lawyer for the 2006 Richard Marden Davis Award. Nominations are due Sept. 1. This award is presented to a young Denver lawyer who “although under the age of 40, has … combined excellence as a lawyer with creative civic, cultural, educational and charitable leadership.” Call Nancy Meyer at Davis Graham & Stubbs, (303) 892-7584, with questions.
*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
NEW! Colorado Landlord-Tenant Law, 4th Edition (2006)
This summary of landlord-tenant law is designed for lawyers, housing counselors, paralegals, judges, tenants and landlords. Topics include: eviction; judicial process; obligations of the landlord — remedies of the tenant; obligations of the tenant — remedies of the landlord; and security deposits. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.