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September 27, 2005

September 27, 2005 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

- Referenda C&D, Pros and Cons 

- Collaborative Divorce Law 

- Legal Research on the Internet 

- Why You Should Destroy Your Files in a Timely Fashion 

- Common Ethical Mistakes for Newer Attorneys 

 Tuesdays at the Bar! Get lunch, CLE, and a great program!

Make reservations for these programs 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. A form to use is below. Or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mail Indicate the program you're reserving. All programs are at noon, on the third floor, usually they have one CLE credit and include lunch (Coffee Talk is a morning program and includes a continental breakfast.)

***Thursday! October 6 -- Referenda C&D, The Pros and Cons 
Please note: This week only, because of Rosh Hashanah, this program will be on Thursday. The presentation is an educational program to help understand Referenda C&D.  This important issue may make a difference in the amount of money allocated to our judicial sytem and should help members make an informed decision at the November polling booths.

***October 11 -- Collaborative Divorce Law Collaborative family law offers divorcing couples an alternative to litigation.  It is a process where a couple works with an interdisciplinary team comprised of lawyers, divorce coaches, a child specialist and a financial advisor to help them reach fair and equitable settlements. Come learn how this works and how to become involved. 

*** October 18 -- Legal Research on the Internet (Including Casemaker) Have you tried Casemaker, the new free CBA legal research software? Find out what it can do for you, as well as info on several other Internet research tools that are available online.

***October 25 -- Why You Should Destroy Your Files in a Timely Fashion
Join Nancy Cohen from the Office of Attorney Regulation as she discusses Rule 1.15, and find out what you need to do to be in compliance. 

*** Wednesday, October 26: DBA YLD Coffee Talk -- Stay Away from those Common Ethical Mistakes (Scary Stories from the Front) A great ethics program for those newer attorneys who may have "grave" concerns when it comes to ethics mistakes. The program is from 8-9 a.m. and includes a continental breakfast.

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Please circle the programs that you would like to attend.

October 6, Noon-1 p.m., $15  - Thursday!
Referenda C&D, The Pros and Cons 

October 11, Noon-1 p.m., $15 
Collaborative Divorce Law 

October 18, Noon-1 p.m., $15 
Legal Research on the Internet

October 25, Noon-1 p.m., $15
Why You Should Destroy Your Files in a Timely Fashion 

October 26, 8-9 a.m. $5
Stay Away from Those Common Ethical Mistakes 

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