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April 8, 2008

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April 8, 2008 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association



- Place your bets for Metro Volunteer Lawyers 

- Movie: "The Life Penalty" 

- Join our Furry Scurry team 

- Advanced Estate Administration 

- Colorado Probate System 

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*** Place your bets for MVL May 3
The 2008 Barristers Ball will be a festive night of entertainment to benefit Metro Volunteer Lawyers, one of the nation’s best programs for pro bono work. The theme this year is Emerald City - honoring lawyers who have heart, brains and courage. Roll the dice at the casino, buy lucky raffle tickets and stop by the silent auction for fine wines and other treats. For details, visit or Call (303) 830-8210 to volunteer.

*** Movie: “The Life Penalty”
Selecting a jury in a death penalty case is one of the toughest challenges facing a defense attorney. Receive two CLE credits for attending a screening of this feature-length documentary about David Wymore and the Colorado method of jury selection. The insights are universal. A panel discussion will follow with Wymore, Douglas Wilson of the state public defender’s office and the filmmakers. Screenings are at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at The Mayan Theater in Denver, and at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at CU’s Wolf Law Building in Boulder. Call (303) 758-2454 or go to to reserve seats. CLE materials available.


*** Dog-goneit! Join the Furry Scurry team
Fetch your sneakers and your pup and join the bar associations' team for the Denver Dumb Friends League’s annual Furry Scurry at 9 a.m. May 3 at Washington Park in Denver. Besides the two-mile fun run/walk, there will be vendors and performances by Ruff flyball and Colorado Disc Dogs. Sign up now at

*** Advanced Estate Administration
Constructive trusts aren't just a litigator's tool, and with income taxation increasingly becoming part of a trust and estate practice, attendees will greatly benefit from what the experts have to say about fiduciary income tax tips, tricks and traps. After this CBA–CLE program, April 11, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., emerge very well prepared to represent your clients. Register online: Advanced Estate Administration.

*** Colorado Probate System
Colorado Probate System provides a step-by-step process for estate administration in Colorado. It also includes checklists, forms, and letters necessary for successfully opening administering and closing an estate. Order online: For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531 or visit



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