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June 8, 2010


June 8, 2010 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association


- New Member Mixer

- Document Shredding Party 

- Special Tuesdays at the Bar programs 

- CLE: Bankruptcy Hot Topics

- CLE: Representing State Employees 

- New Court Hours

- DBA representative to the ABA 

- Complete Bookstore



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*** New Member Mixer — Free Networking for Everyone this Thursday
Whether or not you are a new, experienced or prospective member, we encourage you to attend the DBA New Member Mixer at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, at the DBA offices. Enjoy free food and libations and rub elbows with Bar leaders. Enter a drawing for a chance to win a Kindle, iPod Touch, free DBA Membership and much more. RSVP to or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

*** Popular Document Shredding Party is back this Saturday
Bring up to 10 boxes per person to the
Document Shredding Party on Saturday, June 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Benedict Fountain Park (north of the DBA offices on East 20th Avenue and Logan Street) in support of the DBA Community Action Network's School Supply Drive. Suggested donation is $2 per box or equivalent value in school supplies. Also, please have all documents removed from any three ring binders. RSVP to or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. Free picnic lunch in the park for all attendees. Beer is sponsored by the Alaskan Brewing Company.

*** Last three days of special Tuesdays at the Bar programs
Pay only $10 for each TAB program (lunch included). RSVP with the title of the program to or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.
• Wednesday, June 9: Casemaker 2.2
  One general CLE credit offered. Presented by Reba Nance.
• Thursday, June 10: Retirement Planning
  A free program presented by Rahul Kashyap. No CLE credit offered.
• Friday, June 11: Mindfulness for Lawyers
  One general CLE credit offered. Presented by Stephanie Allen West.

*** CLE: Bankruptcy Law Hot Topics, Friday, June 11
Get an overview on how bankruptcy affects real estate loan modifications and learn about developments involving the means test, health care businesses, and §§ 110 and 526. Also, find out how to comply with the revised bankruptcy court local rules.

*** CLE: Representing State Employees at the State Personnel Board, Tuesday, June 15
Certified state employees have the right of due process through the Colorado Constitution, as well as other rights provided by the Colorado State Personnel Board. This program will review what attorneys need to know about representing state employees regarding the right of due process, State Personnel Board Rules and other critical information.

*** Important Changes to Court Office Hours, effective Teusday, June 15
The office hours for Denver District Court and Denver Juvenile Court Clerk’s Offices as of Tuesday, June 15 will be Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Due to staff shortages over the last two years and the opening of the Criminal Clerk’s offices in the Lindsey Flanigan Courthouse, the courts had to reduce the office hours. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause attorneys and their staffs.

*** ABA House of Delegates Representative vacancy

The delegate term of appointment is two years and begins in mid-August. Duties include attendance at the ABA Annual Meeting in August (two-day meeting); attendance at the ABA Mid-Year Meeting in February (two-day meeting); and attendance at selected Board of Trustees meetings. Expenses for travel and a per diem allowance are paid for by the DBA for the ABA meetings. Submit resume and a brief letter expressing interest by June 30 to: ABA Delegate, Denver Bar Association, c/o Charles C. Turner, 1900 Grant Street, Suite 900, Denver, CO 80203-4336.

*** CBA-CLE complete bookstore covering 16 areas of law
CBA-CLE has an extensive library of substantive, Colorado-specific legal publications written and edited by top attorneys in the state, with discounts for DBA members. In addition, CBA-CLE carries more than 60 of the most popular ABA publications.

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