*** Use Your Creative Talents for the DBA Community Action Network
Can you capture the “spirit of a child” through your creative photography? The DBA’s Community Action Network Committee has dedicated this year as the “Year of the Child,” and is holding a photography contest in conjunction with its January Winter Soiree and Silent Auction. Click here for entry and prize info: http://www.denbar.org.
*** Year-End Ethics Blast — Get the Credits You Need
If you are in need of a few credits, these CBA–CLE ethics courses may be ideal. Register online:
Ethics for In-House Counsel 2005, Dec. 1, 2005
Transactional Ethics 2005, Dec. 1, 2005
Litigation Ethics 2005, Dec. 2, 2005
Family Law Ethics 2005, Dec. 2, 2005
Criminal Law Ethics 2005, Dec. 8, 2005
Elder Law Ethics 2005, Dec. 8, 2005
Employment Law Ethics 2005, Dec. 9, 2005
Bankruptcy Ethics 2005, Dec. 9, 2005
*** Get Involved with the DBA’s Mock Trial Tournament
The DBA will host its regional mock trial tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 & 11, at the Denver City/County Courthouse. Attorney and paralegal volunteers are needed to serve as scoring panelists, and current, retired or former magistrates and judges are needed to serve as presiding judges. Volunteer for one or more rounds (four hours per round). To sign up, go to http://www.denbar.org/group/index.cfm?category=2027&EntityID=DBA.
*** Harvard Professor to Speak on “Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education”
The Denver Forum is holding a luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 7, noon, at the Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th St., in the ballroom. The luncheon features Harvard University law professor Dr. Charles J. Ogletree Jr., author of All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education. Cost is $25 for Denver Forum members; $35 for non-members. Register by calling (303) 832-9030 or visiting http://thedenverforum.com/index.asp.
*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
Colorado Title Insurance Practice — new 4th edition! This state-specific guide, by Willis V. Carpenter, helps real estate transaction attorneys or advisors deal with the complex issue of title insurance. This is a great reference tool for Colorado real estate practitioners who need to know about title insurance commitments, policies and endorsements in order to work for and with their clients and title insurers. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit http://www.cobar.org/cle.