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June 23, 2009

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June 23, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  
 

- Update Your Listing in Legal Directory

- Support the Community Action Network 

- Free Legal Movie Nights

- Job Search and Career Transition Support Group

- CLE: The All New Ethics Revue

- Book: Practitioner's Guide to Employment Law

- Learn to handle unemployment insurance cases

- CBA’s Career Assistance Center

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*** Last Chance to Update Your Listing in the 2010 Legal Directory
For your free listing in the 2010 edition of the Directory, return the Change of Information Form, even if the information shown in your notice is correct. If no response is received by July 1, listings will show the address that is on file with the Colorado Supreme Court. Attorneys practicing out of state and inactive attorneys will be listed by request only. If you are practicing out of state or are inactive as of July 1, you must return the verification form to be included in the Directory. The Directory will be released in November 2009. Questions? Contact Audia Wasick at (303) 584-6722 or audia_wasick@mcgraw-hill.com.

*** URGENT: DBA's Community Action Network Needs Your Help!
The CAN Committee is desperately looking for prize donations to be raffled off during the Battle of the Bands fundraiser for Children’s Outreach Project this September. No gift is too big or too small — like tickets to a sporting event or a weekend in the mountains. Please donate and help this worthy cause! Contact Heather Clark at hclark@cobar.org or (303) 824-5350 for more information.

*** Free Legal Movie Nights
Each program will offer pizza, beverages and a chance to network with peers, as well as one general CLE credit (request pending). To register, e-mail lunches@cobar.org or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.
— "Anatomy of a Murder" with Professor Heidi Boerstler speaking on "Rules to Transform your Career," Tuesday, July 14, 6–9 p.m., at CBA CLE, 1900 Grant St., third floor.
— "Inherit the Wind" with Professor Heidi Boerstler speaking on "Rules to Transform your Career," Tuesday, July 28, 6–9 p.m., at CBA CLE, 1900 Grant St., third floor.

*** Free Job Search and Career Transition Support Group
Attend any or all of the four brown-bag group sessions on July 7, 14, 21 and 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participate in a safe, confidential forum, where you can share your experiences, network and gather practical information to enhance your job search or career transition efforts. Click here for more information or RSVP to networking@cobar.org.

*** CLE: The All New Ethics Revue with Denver Law Club
With a unique combination of wit, song, and commentary, our cast of uber-talented attorneys will raise your awareness of a variety of ethical issues that arise in the practice of law. Join CBA-CLE, July 9, 2009, for a matinee show or a dinner show as we proudly present The Law Club in the all new CLE musical extravaganza. Register online: The All New Ethics Revue — Matinee Show or Dinner Show.

*** Book: Practitioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, 2nd Edition
This completely revised edition includes three new chapters on Discovery, the Federal Sector EEO Process, and Settlement and Mediation, while existing chapters have been revised and updated. Now a two-volume set. Order online here. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531 or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

*** Learn to handle unemployment insurance cases
This free basic-level seminar, June 29, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mile High United Way, 2505 18th St., is designed for those who want to assist unemployed workers in obtaining the unemployment insurance benefits they are entitled to. Presented by Colorado Legal Services, you will develop skills in how to help the newly unemployed navigate the unemployment insurance system from application through the administrative hearing level. Six hours of CLE credit pending. Register by calling (303) 866-9392 or e-mail djasinski@colegallserv.org.

*** CBA’s Career Assistance Center
Check out CBA's new Career Assistance Center for tools, tips and news about assisting members during the economic downturn. Come back often for continual updates on free and discounted CLE programs.

 

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