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June 9, 2009

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June 9, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Hanging a Shingle? Business accounts available at Credit Union

- Inspired Speech on Lincoln, by Judge Ebel

- Transitions lecture on stock market is this week

- Senior Law Day June 27

- CLE: Layoffs workshop

- Book: Electronic Evidence and Discovery

- Member Appreciation Week

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*** Hanging a Shingle? Business accounts available at credit union
The Legal Community Credit Union of Colorado is a great place to set up an account for your new business. Visit their new Web site here. Give them a call at (303) 860-1117. The LCCUCO is conveniently located downtown at 1900 Grant St., 11th floor, in the same building as the Denver Bar Association offices.

*** An inspired speech about the side of Lincoln you might not know about
Attendees of the Law Day Luncheon at The Oxford Hotel said they were inspired when they heard the Lincoln speech by U.S. Circuit Judge David M. Ebel. Check out the annotated version as it appeared in The Docket or better yet, read the full-length version here

*** Members' Nights at the Opera! “A Little Night Music,” Central City Opera
From the lyricist of the Broadway hit "West Side Story" comes a tale about couples struggling with love, relationships and the one that got away. Winner of six Tony awards and featuring the Grammy Award-winning song, “Send in the Clowns.” Tickets are discounted 15 percent and must be purchased by Friday, June 19. Performances are Thursday, July 9 at 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m., or Saturday, July 25 at 8 p.m. Call (303) 292-6700 to reserve your seats and mention the code: FFDBA.

*** Transitions Program — Taking Steps to Survive Current (and Future) Gyrations of the Stock Market — Wednesday, June 10
At noon on Wednesday, June 10, Certified Financial Planner Peter Tedstrom of Brown and Tedstrom Inc. will provide down-to-earth, no-pressure advice on how to cope with current markets by determining whether “Target-Return Allocations” are a wiser choice than “Target-Risk Allocations.” Not sure what all this means? Join us and find out! No CLE credit offered. E-mail lunches@cobar.org.

*** Senior Law Day offers great resources to seniors, adult caregivers
Register now
for the 11th Annual Senior Law Day, Saturday, June 27 at The Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec St. Attend any of the 18 workshops such as “Own your Own Future,” “Assisted Living and Nursing Home Issues” and “Estate Planning.” Hear from keynote speaker Jan Zavislan, Assistant Attorney General, about the latest on financial exploitation of aging adults. A $10 contribution is suggested. Attendees will receive a copy of the 2009 Senior Law Handbook. The event is open to the public; register online at www.seniorlawday.org or call (303) 860-0608.

*** CLE: The Law of Planning and Conducting Layoffs
Our country is suffering through one of the toughest economic recessions in recent memory. Tragically, many companies are being forced to lay off employees to survive these harsh economic times. This CBA-CLE program, June 11, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. gives attorneys assisting these companies practical, useful advice on the best way to conduct these layoffs to avoid liability and to ensure that both the employer and employee are treated fairly. Register online: The Law of Planning and Conducting Layoffs.

*** Book: Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines
In the 750-plus pages of this handbook, you will have the background and strategies behind effective e-discovery — and more than 70 forms and checklists you need. Plus, the authors supply helpful information and commentary to bring you rapidly up-to-speed in the electronic discovery field. Order online here. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531 or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

Join Us for Free CLE Lunchtime Programs
During Member Appreciation Week

Programs are from noon to 1 p.m. at DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., ninth floor. RSVP is required by noon Friday, June 5 via e-mail lunches@cobar.org or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. DBA members are FREE, CBA members who are not DBA members pay $10 and nonmembers pay $25. All programs offer lunch for $5. See you there!

— Transitions Program — Taking Steps to Survive Current (and Future) Gyrations of the Stock Market — Wednesday, June 10. One general credit.
— Come Up to Speed on Metadata and Get Rid of it Inexpensively — Thursday, June 11. One ethics credit.
— Casemaker More Completely — Friday, June 12. One general credit.

Don’t Miss These After-Hours Events
During DBA Member Appreciation Week!

*** Wednesday, June 10 – “Rent” at The Buell Theater. 20 percent discount.

*** Friday, June 12 – Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners, 7:10 p.m. Discount ticket password: gorockies.

 

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