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October 4, 2005


October 4, 2005 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Last Chance for Wine Tasting Tickets!

- Special Thursday Edition of "Tuesdays at the Bar"

- Volunteer for “Law at the Mall”

- Get the Latest Info on Workers’ Comp While Networking with Your Colleagues

- Sam Cary Bar Association Dinner

- Library Fines Aid Disaster Relief Efforts

- Mark Your Calendars for the Barristers Benefit Ball

- CBA–CLE Publications

*** Last Chance for Wine Tasting Tickets!
Don’t miss the Legal Aid Foundation’s 12th Annual Wine and Beer Tasting this Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm. The event includes hors d’oeuvres, live music and nearly 50 different wines supplied by Above the Rim Fine Wines. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Purchase tickets at or call (303) 863-9544.


*** Special Thursday Edition of "Tuesdays at the Bar"

Because of the Rosh Hashanah holiday, this week’s "Tuesdays the Bar" program is Thursday, Oct. 6: “The Pros and Cons of Referenda C&D.” This is guaranteed to be a highly spirited debate, featuring House Speaker, Andrew Romanoff, and John Caldara, of the Independence Institute. To register, call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mail Check out the details and the full fall schedule at


*** Volunteer for “Law at the Mall”

Volunteer attorneys are needed to staff a “Law at the Mall” event at Westminster Mall on Sunday, Oct. 23, to answer questions and provide legal resource referrals to the general public. Available shifts are and 1:30–3:30 p.m. Resource materials are provided. To sign up, contact Carolyn Ferber at (303) 824-5323 or


*** Get the Latest Info on Workers’ Comp While Networking with Your Colleagues

Close the office and bring your staff to this year’s fall workers’ compensation update, as it is once again guaranteed to offer important information for every level of practitioner. The day begins with general sessions covering the latest updates. In the afternoon you can choose your track. Track I is the nuts and bolts of workers’ compensation issues, and Track II offers in-depth instruction and guidance. Register online: 2005 Fall Workers’ Compensation Update, Oct. 14, 2005, Westminster Westin Hotel.



*** Sam Cary Bar Association Dinner

The Sam Cary Bar Association’s third annual fundraising dinner, “Acts of Inclusiveness — Commemorating the Voting Rights Act of 1965,” is this Friday, Oct. 7, 2005 , at the Denver Tech Center. Contact Dianne Briscoe at or (720) 944-2409, for more information.


*** Library Fines Aid Disaster Relief Efforts

The University of Denver Westminster Law Library is sponsoring a “Fines for Funds” event to raise money to help rebuild school, public and academic libraries in Louisiana that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina. All library fines for overdue or missing books collected in October will be donated to the Louisiana Library Disaster Relief Fund and the Rebuild Mississippi Libraries Fund. In addition, if you want to donate to this cause, checks to these agencies will be accepted at the circulation desk. Clear out your closets and clean up your circulation records for a good cause!


*** Mark Your Calendars for the Barristers Benefit Ball

Save the date! The Barristers Benefit Ball, benefiting Metro Volunteer Lawyers, is Saturday, April 29, 2006. More details to come.


*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):

Funding the Revocable Living Trust. Estate planning is as much art as it is science. This publication represents the author’s collective wisdom gained from many years of practice to pass along the techniques and forms that he has developed, as well as avoid some of the pitfalls and mistakes in funding revocable living trusts.


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


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