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March 29, 2005

March 29, 2005 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

- Denver District Court Vacancy: Deadline April 21
- Best of the Bar Nomination
- CBA/CLE: Hot Topics in Guardianship and Conservatorship
- Vacation in Mexico?
- Judges Sought for Oral Arguments
- Learn to Talk about TABOR
- CBA/CLE: Practical Strategies for M&A Dealmakers

***Denver District Court Vacancy: Deadline April 21
Because of the resignation of Judge Coughlin, this position will be open. For information, go to: If you want to be put on the listserv to receive all judicial vacancies, go to:

***Best of the Bar Nominations
The Denver Business Journal and ccintellect want your nominees for "Best of the Bar." Categories are: Immigration Law; International Trade and Finance; Personal Injury Litigation (plaintiff & defense); Public Finance/Bond Counsel; Medical Malpractice (plaintiff); Securities Law; Media and Communications; Elections, Campaigns, Political Practice; Pro Bono Attorney of the Year; and Lifetime Achievement. For information, go to: Voting is March 3–April 8.

***CBA/CLE: Hot Topics in Guardianship and Conservatorship
6 general CLE credits, including 1.8 ethics; live April 7, video April 29

***Vacation in Mexico?
It’s only one of the prizes you can win by buying raffle tickets before or at the April 30 Barristers Benefit Ball. Make checks payable to the Denver Bar Association, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203-4336. For info, call Dana Collier Smith at (303) 824-5318.

***Judges Sought for Oral Arguments
CU Law School needs attorneys to serve as judges for oral arguments for its first-year Appellate Advocacy class. The arguments will be the weeks of April 4 and April 11, held in Denver (at the Tenth Circuit) and in Boulder. For information, go to:

***Learn to Talk about TABOR
The Fiscal Responsibility Forum will hold a workshop April 1 to teach Colorado leaders about the best way to educate the public about the state’s financial crisis. It’s noon – 3 p.m. in the Hirschner Room of the Wells Fargo Building. To RSVP, go to, scroll down to April 1, and click on the FRF event (sponsored by Bighorn).

***CBA/CLE: Practical Strategies for M&A Dealmakers
7 general CLE credits, including 1.2 ethics; live April 15, video May 5

For all the other upcoming CLE programs click here