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October 13, 2009

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October 13, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- Legal Directories Coming Soon

- Engergize Your Job Search

- ABA Presidential Diversity Program Series

- Professional Peak Performance 

- CLE: Employment Law

- Book: Guide to Colorado Employment Law

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*** 2010 Colorado Legal Directories Coming Soon
Remember, each member of the Denver Bar Association will AUTOMATICALLY receive ONE COMPLIMENTARY copy of the 2010 edition, as a member benefit. For extra copies, place your order today for the 2010 edition of The Colorado Legal Directory. Release date is scheduled for November 2009. Order online at or call (866) 877-6308.

*** Engergize Your Job Search, Nov. 14
Finding a job in the current market requires hard work, creativity and tenacity. This full-day program will help you tap into the strengths and tools you need to land your next job. Sign up in advance for a mock interview and a personalized, face-to-face evaluation. This program, brought to you by the CBA Economic Task Force, is at 1900 Grant St., third floor, 9 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. Cost is $25, includes lunch and snacks. Register now for either the LIVE or WEBCAST program.

*** ABA Presidential Diversity Program Series: Strategies for Success
ABA President Carolyn Lamm will present a panel program addressing diversity from the perspectives of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability for a webcast, Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m. Click here for a full description and here to register. This program is co-sponsored by the Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence.

*** Free Program and CLE: Professional Peak Performance on Oct. 15
The ethical obligations all attorneys have to their clients is the subject of a talk by Woody Clouse. He will define specific ways for lawyers to perform at their peak during initial consultation and while litigating in court. One ethics credit. There is no cost to attend. These programs are sponsored by the CBA Economic Task Force. To register, call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727 or e-mail Oct. 15, 5:30–7 p.m., at the DTC Colorado Athletic Club, 5555 DTC Pkwy., Greenwood Village.

*** CLE: Hot Topics in Employment Law
Learn every nuance of Ricci v. DeStefano. Find out what you can (and cannot) do with information collected from social networking sites. Brush up on Colorado changes relating to trade secrecy, non-competes, and unfair competition. Don’t practice one more day without learning the changes that have been made to the Americans with Disabilities Act — all in one day. Register now: LIVE or WEBCAST. Or pre-order the homestudy: MP3CD or online video.

*** Book: Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Employment Law
This completely revised edition includes three new chapters on Discovery, the Federal Sector EEO Process and Settlement and Mediation. Existing chapters have been revised and updated. In addition, many forms are provided, such as a sample settlement agreement, litigation hold letter and a motion to compel. Purchase or get more information here.

*** Economic Task Force's Career Assistance Center
Check out ETF's Career Assistance Center for tools, tips and news about assisting members during the economic slump. Come back often for updates on free and discounted CLE programs.


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