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October 25, 2005

October 25, 2005 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Transaction and Closely-Held Business Ethics

- Disaster Planning and Recovery

- Ethics Update

- Ethics for National Guard and Reservist Lawyers (non-military as well)

- DBA YLD Coffee Talk — The New Bankruptcy Act



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. You may also RSVP by calling (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mailing lunches@cobar.org. Indicate the program you will be attending. 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.)

*** Nov. 1: Transaction and Closely-Held Business Ethics
Join Allen Sparkman to discuss various ethical concerns in representing closely-held businesses, buyers and sellers. One ethics credit has been requested.

*** Nov. 8: Disaster Planning and Recovery
What would your firm do if all of the information in your computer system was gone in an instant? If you do not have an adequate plan to recover from this type of catastrophic data loss, you need to attend this session of Tuesdays at the Bar. The devastation by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans is a reminder of the importance of disaster planning. Your disaster recovery plan needn’t be complex, as long as it is effective and addresses your business needs. Learn how to protect one of your most valuable business assets — your information. One general credit has been requested.

*** Nov. 15: Ethics Update
Judge Ruthanne Polidori will give an update on what is new in the ethics arena. One ethics credit has been requested.

*** Nov. 22: No program scheduled. Happy Thanksgiving!

*** Nov. 29: Ethics for National Guard and Reservist Lawyers (non-military as well)
This program will primarily focus on ethics for military and reservists lawyers. Ray Micklewright will talk about principles and ethics needed to practice before a military court. This program will also cover basic lawyer ethics and most of the topics can be applied to non-military lawyers as well. One ethics credit has been requested.

*** Wednesday, Nov. 16: DBA YLD Coffee Talk — The New Bankruptcy Act
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was implemented in October 2005. This program will give an overview on the new law including: implementing the new means test to determine whether a debtor is eligible for Chapter 7 (liquidation) or must file under Chapter 13 (wage-earner repayment plan); updated information on serial filings; time between discharge, and much more! Join colleagues, 8–9 a.m. at 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. The cost is $5 for DBA members and $15 for non-members. Continental breakfast included.


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Please circle the programs that you would like to attend.

Nov. 1, Noon–1 p.m., $15
Transaction and Closely Held Business Ethics

Nov. 8, Noon–1 p.m., $15
Disaster Planning and Recovery

Nov. 15, Noon–1 p.m., $15
Ethics Update

Nov. 29, Noon–1 p.m., $15
Ethics for National Guard and Reservist Lawyers (non-military as well)

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 8–9 a.m., $5
DBA YLD Coffee Talk — The New Bankruptcy Act

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