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April 19, 2011
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In this issue...
  • DBA Annual Awards Party
  • Future of the Legal Profession
  • Judge Stewart resigns from Denver Probate Court
  • Law Day Luncheon CLE with Pamela Mackey
  • Getting Out of Debt
  • Nonprofit Institute & Primer
  • Hot Topics in Patent Law
  • Federal Practice Update 2011
  • Pro Se Instructors Needed for Popular Collections Clinics
  • Mystery Boxes and Raffle Tickets!
Networking Events
DBA Annual Awards Party, June 7
Be our guest at the Annual Awards Party on June 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Hotel Monaco, as we honor David Little, Mary Jo Gross, Lucia Padilla, Hon. William Hood and Molly Lepore. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
DBA Member Mixer and “Future of the Legal Profession” Ignite-Style Presentations, June 9
Join your fellow and potential members at the second DBA Member Mixer on June 9, starting at 5:30 p.m. at CBACLE, 1900 Grant St., Suite 300. This year we are spicing it up with Ignite-style presentations on the topic of the Future of the Legal Profession. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727. Interested in giving a presentation at this event? Contact Heather Clark.
From the Courts
Judge Stewart resigns from Denver Probate Court: Commission Sets Date to Select Nominees
The Second Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Denver City and County Building on May 17, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the Probate Court in the Second Judicial District. Click here for more information.
Continuing Education Opportunities
DBA YLD Annual Law Day Luncheon with Pamela Mackey, May 3
Pamela Mackey of Haddon, Morgan and Foreman P.C. will be speaking on The Legacy of John Adams from Boston to Guantanamo. The DBA YLD will also recognize the winners of the Law Day Essay Contest held for middle school students in the Denver Public School District at the luncheon. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Job Search and Career Transition Support Group: Getting Out of Debt, May 10
This complimentary session is designed to give good strategies for those who are early into their careers and others who are wanting ideas on managing their personal finances. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727. Click here for more information.
Nonprofit Institute & Primer, April 28–29
The Institute will present a comprehensive analysis of legal issues of concern to nonprofit organizations, and the Primer will introduce practitioners to more general aspects of the laws governing the formation and operation of nonprofit organizations. Click here for more information.
DBA YLD Coffee Talk: Hot Topics in Patent Law, April 27 at 8 a.m.
Michael Dulin, partner at Hensley Kim & Holzer, will discuss the upcoming consideration of the inequitable conduct doctrine by the en banc panel of the Federal Circuit in the pending case of Therasense v. Becton Dickinson and Bayer, as well as the patent reform initiative before the U.S. Congress. One CLE credit has been requested, and the cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Federal Practice Update 2011, May 20
This faculty of experienced federal attorneys and distinguished magistrate judges will provide the most recent developments in federal court, a review of critical ethical issues, and expectations from the court and what to expect in return. Click here for more information.
Giving Back
Pro Se Instructors Needed for Popular Collections Clinics
These popular clinics are offered once a month, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., at the Denver City and County Building. Volunteer attorneys offer instruction on gathering information, filing forms, defending one's position, and court procedures. For more information, e-mail Meghan Bush.
Mystery Boxes and Raffle Tickets
Mystery Boxes containing prizes such as restaurant and spa gift cards, jewelry, handmade baskets, sports tickets, and much more will be available for $50 per box at the Barristers Benefit Ball. Don't forget to buy raffle tickets! All proceeds go to MVL.

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