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September 30, 2008

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September 30, 2008 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Tuesdays at The Bar - October lineup!

- TONIGHT! "Killer Stress" — A National Geographic special on PBS

- CLE: Landlord-Tenant Law 

- Book: Criminal Lawyer's Guide to Immigration Law 

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*** Tuesdays at the Bar — October — Every Tuesday at lunch from noon to 1 p.m., we explore a new topic. RSVP by using the form below.

Oct. 7 – NO PROGRAM SCHEDULED, BUT... We welcome suggestions for program topics and speakers.  If you have a topic idea or would like to speak at a Tuesdays at the Bar program, please contact Melissa Nicoletti at

Oct. 14 - Contract Lawyering: Benefits and Obstacles
Contract lawyering has many advantages, but it is not a refuge from the rigors and regulations of traditional law practice. Instead, it is just one of many ways lawyers can provide legal services to clients. Come hear about the benefits and obstacles to practicing law on a contract basis, including what you need to know to stay ethical and do it right. One Ethics Credit.

Oct. 21 - Tort and Insurance Law New Uninsured Motorist Legislation Changes the Rules
This program discusses the effect of the amendments to Colorado law regarding insurance coverage for uninsured and underinsured motorists. CRS § 10-4-609 was amended by the 2007 legislature to apply to all automobile insurance policies issued or renewed after Jan. 1, 2008. One General Credit.

Oct. 28 - Colorado Bar Association Economic Survey
Reba Nance will go over the results of the latest Economic Survey, what the results mean, and why it is important for you to know. One General Credit.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 — Coffee Talk: Top 10 Mistakes Young Lawyers Make
Join the Office of Attorney Regulation in finding out what are the biggest and most “popular” mistakes made by young lawyers and how you can avoid making them. One Ethics Credit.

*** TONIGHT ONLY! “Killer Stress,” a National Geographic Special on PBS
Stress. It's what made us run from predators and enabled us to take down prey. Today, however, humans are turning on that same stress response to deal with 30-year mortgages, difficult bosses, teenagers and traffic jams. Some of us are wallowing in corrosive hormones. Airs tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. Visit Rocky Mountain PBS. In honor of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, visit Check out Confidential Assistance for Colorado Lawyers here.

*** CLE: Residential Landlord-Tenant Law
Landlord-tenant law is once again in the spotlight, as more and more Coloradans rent, rather than buy, their homes. Attend this practical, balanced CBA-CLE program, Thursday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. – 3:55 p.m., and get up-to-speed quickly on this important area of law. Register online: Residential Landlord-Tenant Law

*** Book: The Criminal Lawyer's Guide to Immigration Law This concise guide focuses on the criminal lawyer's most common questions about immigration law and representing noncitizens, such as "Are removal hearings conducted like criminal proceedings?" Order online here. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531 or visit




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Please circle the programs that you would like to attend.

Oct. 14, Noon-1 p.m., $15 ($25 for non-members)
Contract Lawyering - Benefits and Obstacles

Oct. 21, Noon-1 p.m., $15 ($25 for non-members) 
Tort and Insurance Law - New Uninsured Motorist Legislation Changes the Rules 

Oct. 28, Noon-1 p.m., $15 ($25 for non-members)
Economics Survey Results

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 8–9 a.m., $5 ($15 for non-members)
DBA YLD Coffee Talk — The Top 10 Mistakes Young Lawyers Make


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