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August 19, 2008

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August 19, 2008 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


Pro bono Spotlight 

-Stapleton Lawyers' Social Club forming 

- Save the date! Mock Trial State Tournament 

- CLE: Real Estate with W. Carpenter

- CLE: Advanced  Elder Law Institute 

- CLE: Business Law Institute

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*** Pro bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs a trust attorney to help a disabled client. There is an issue about the use of trust funds, which were originally set aside for the client's welfare. If you are interested in helping this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or

*** Stapleton Lawyers’ Social Club forming
If you call Stapleton "home," you are invited to the first official meeting of the Stapleton Lawyers' Social Club! We will convene for drinks and appetizers on Thursday, Sept. 18, 5-8 p.m., at Casey's Bistro & Pub, 7301 E. 29th Ave. Please join us to get acquainted with your neighboring counselors and to discuss potential community service and activities. For details, contact Olympia Fay at (303) 866-0425 or

*** SAVE THE DATE! Mock Trial State Tournament
The CBA Mock Trial Subcommittee is excited to announce that the 2009 Colorado High School Mock Trial Tournament will be March 13-14 at the Jefferson County Courthouse, hosted by the First Judicial District. Volunteer sheets will be mailed and posted on the CBA Web site soon, so please mark your calendar. Get ready for another great year!

*** CLE: Colorado Real Estate Practice, by Willis Carpenter
This fundamental course in Colorado real estate is widely recognized as the best basic skills course in the Colorado real property law area. Sign up for this CBA-CLE program, which meets every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., Sept. 10 through Nov. 19, and receive "Colorado Real Estate Practice" (2008 Edition), "Colorado Title Insurance Practice" (fourth edition) and "The Land Measurement Manual." A $430 Value! Register online: Colorado Real Estate Practice

*** CLE: Advanced Elder Law Institute 2008
Get up-to-date on new JDF forms, the new jurisdiction act, POLST, MOST, capacity, V.A. benefits, fiduciary oversight, the future of Medicaid, fees in protective proceedings, undue influence, GALs, tax issues, annuities, long-term care insurance, diminished capacity ethics, a judicial discussion of state audit and more. The CBA-CLE program on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4-5, is an elder law institute you can’t afford to miss. Register online: Advanced Elder Law Institute 2008

*** 9th Annual Business Law Institute
With timely, practical updates on the new developments in business law on state and national levels, this year's Institute will be the best one yet. During this CBA-CLE program, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 18-20, network with colleagues and update your knowledge of business law. Plus, participants can take their entire family to a great mountain getaway.  Register online: 9th Annual Business Law Institute


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