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November 1, 2005

November 1, 2005 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Not Just a Halloween Celebration

- Do you know Judge Alito?

- November “Tuesdays at the Bar”

- Residential Construction Law in Colorado — Book Included!

- Alternative Careers Workshop

- Friday’s CHBA Mixer

- View Art and Support Children

- CBA–CLE Publications 

*** Not Just a Halloween Celebration
Did you know that Oct. 31 was the 114th anniversary of the Denver Bar Association? Founded in 1891 at the Odd Fellows Hall (go figure!), the DBA continues to run strong, thanks to committed members like you.

*** Do you know Judge Alito?
Denver’s media is looking to interview a local connection to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Hon. Sam Alito. If you knew him through school or work, contact Stacy Chesney, or (303) 824-5347, to be put in touch with reporters who would like to talk to you.

*** November “Tuesdays at the Bar”
Don’t miss these great topics! Nov. 8: Disaster Planning and Recovery; Nov. 15: Ethics Update; Nov. 29: Ethics for National Guard and Reservist Lawyers (non-military, as well). Programs are at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., 3rd floor, at noon. To register, call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727, or e-mail, and indicate the program you will be attending. More details at

*** Residential Construction Law in Colorado — Book Included!
The presenters will delve into the latest developments and legal issues surrounding the ever-changing topic of residential construction law. Included is the new CBA–CLE publication, Residential Construction Law in Colorado. Register online: Residential Construction, Nov. 2, 2005.

*** Alternative Careers Workshop
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law Career Services Office is holding an Alternative Careers Workshop this Saturday, Nov. 5, 9–11 a.m., at 2255 E. Evans Ave., Room 155. Guest speaker Richard Delli Veneri will discuss options for lawyers interested in careers outside practicing law. No RSVP necessary and no cost to attend. Parking is available in visitor/metered parking lots or the law school garage, off Evans Ave. Click here to view a campus map:

*** Friday’s CHBA Mixer
This Friday, Nov. 4, is the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association’s Mixer, 5:30–7:30 p.m., at Hall & Evans, 1125 17th St., Suite 600. All are invited to attend and visit with friends and colleagues. RSVP to Willow Arnold,, or Susie Velasquez,

*** View Art and Support Children
The Central Visitation Program provides a safe, supervised setting for court-ordered visits between children and parents of low-income families involved in high-conflict, divorce and/or restraining order proceedings. Help raise money for this organization by attending the Abend Art Gallery, 2260 E. Colfax, on Friday, Nov. 18, 6–8 p.m. Tickets are available for $40 at the door, or call (303) 839-8701. For more information about Central Visitation Program, visit

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
Colorado DUI Benchbook (revised edition) — Save 10% when pre-ordering by Nov. 30. This is Colorado’s definitive statement of DUI law and practice that every county judge has been given. You don't want to be without it! For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit



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