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February 22, 2005

 -Dancing With Judges
 -Dancing With Lawyers
 -Help Hang Walter
 -Live CLE on Collections
 -Beth McCann at the City Club
 -Three at DU Law
 -Wake Up Call
 -You Can Too
 -CBA-CLE Programs
 -CBA-CLE Publications

Well, chatting anyway, and discussing important issues. Be at the center of the action on April 2, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Inverness Hotel for the Bench-Bar Retreat.
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Those lucky Barristers Benefit Ball goers on April 30 will get to dance and dance to the music of the Jerry Barnett orchestra. Thirty-six tables are filled and they’re going fast. Get yours now. Details:

Walter Gerash, a longtime member of the Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Pl., will have his caricature hung on the wall with the many press (and other) celebrities on March 3, 6:30 p.m. It’s free and open to his friends. No need to RSVP, just show up.

Collections Procedures in Colorado, March 3, Denver.
For details, reservations, go to:

Beth McCann, head of the Litigation Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s office, will speak on “Recidivism” at the City Club, which meets weekly in the Brown Palace Hotel, March 8 at noon. Cost is $25. For reservations, call (303) 433-4446 or e-mail, or click on One CLE credit.

Ken West, chair of the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors, will speak on “Does A Corporation Have a Soul?” on March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Following will be a panel discussion featuring Court of Appeals Judge Art Roy. Two CLE credits. RSVP to Donna Glassey at or (303) 871-3213.

Sir Nigel Rodley, United National Human Rights Committee, will speak March 10, 7 p.m., on “The Absolute Prohibition of Torture and Why It Should Stay That Way,” for the Myres S. McDougal Distinguished Lecture. One ethics credit. Go to:

The 2005 Sutton Colloquium will be April 9, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: “Protecting Human Rights: A Global Challenge.” For info, see

The DBA Communications Department now has a hotline that radio stations can call when they need a lawyer to comment on the air. If you would like to be one of those on call, please let Stacy Chesney know – call her at (303) 824-5347 or

The Denver Bar Association Community Action Network is active in the Denver community to make children feel safe, fight hunger, and put smiles on kid's faces! You can get involved in this DBA program that assists the Denver Warm Welcome Child Care Center, Kids in Needs of Dentistry, and the Food Bank of the Rockies, helping feed hungry children, seniors, families and individuals. E-mail, or call Kari Brandt at (303) 824-5340 for more information.

***CBA-CLE PROGRAMS (register online!):
Estate Administration Basic Skills, March 4, Denver.

***CBA-CLE PUBLICATIONS (order online!):
The Colorado Revised Nonprofit Corporation Act – new second edition!

For more information, call (303) 860-0608, toll free (888) 860-2531; or visit