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July 10

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Calling All Lawyer-Artists
Compete to Get Your Work Published—Deadline for Entries—Monday, July 23

The Docket and Colorado Lawyers for the Arts are launching an arts contest for the creative and artistic members of the Denver Bar Association. Categories include:
  • Writing—Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Humor, and
  • Visual Arts—Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, and Photography
Download this entry form for rules and guidelines. Winners and their work will be featured in the September issue of The Docket. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 23. Contact Kate Schuster for more information.
Advertise in the 2013 Colorado Legal Directory
If you would like to advertise in the 2013 edition, contact Alexa Drago at adrago@cobar.org, or 303-824-5313. Be on the lookout for your listing verification email, which will go out on or around Aug. 1.
2012 Richard Marden Davis Award
Deadline for Nominations—Saturday, Sept. 1

The Davis Award honors attorneys under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence as a lawyer and leadership in Denver’s civic, educational, and charitable activities. Click here for a nomination form. For more information, click here or contact Margee Fawley at Davis Graham & Stubbs at 303-892-7528 with questions.
Complimentary CLE Casemaker Training—Monday, July 23
This legal research program is available at no charge to members. Try out the new Casemaker at cobar.org/casemaker. Complimentary trainings are offered to members twice a month. Click here for details.
Seniors Golf Tournament—Wednesday, Aug. 22
This year’s tournament will be held at Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood. Lunch will be served at noon, with golf to follow. Cost is $50 per player. Questions? Email Alexa Drago at adrago@cobar.org.
DBA Annual Awards Party—Call for Information
Never attended the Annual Party? If not, tell us why. We are looking for ways to enhance the 2013 Annual Awards Party and input from our members is critical to making this a valued event. Email Denise Lynch at dlynch@cobar.org.
DBA’s Pro Bono Initiative
The DBA recently formed the DBA Pro Bono Initiative, which assists attorneys in finding a pro bono opportunity that is right for them. If you are interested in receiving assistance from the DBA Pro Bono Initiative, please complete this form and return it to Carolyn Gravit. After completing the form, you will be contacted by a DBA Pro Bono Initiative volunteer to discuss the next steps.
Continuing Legal Education
Join Don Childears at the Inaugural Financial Institutions Luncheon—Wednesday, July 18
Banking, as the most regulated industry, is experiencing an explosion of new regulation. Don Childears, president and CEO of the Colorado Bankers Association, will explore the current and future impact of the new regulations on banking, competition, and customers. Click here to learn more. Also, don’t miss Bank Regulations: What Every Lawyer Should Know on Aug. 2.
2012 Annual Family Law Institute—Aug. 10–12
This institute has become the annual gathering place for the Colorado family law community. Talk with past institute chairs, family law’s council members present and past, and listen to some of the most knowledgeable and experienced family law practitioners and mental health professionals in the region, who will give you the strategies and information most relevant to your work. Click here for more information.
Volunteer Opportunity
Senior Law Day—Saturday, July 28
At the Denver Merchandise Mart

The Annual Senior Law Day is a community event supported by the CBA, CBA-CLE, the CBA Trust and Estate and Elder Law sections, and several other organizations. The event in Denver will attract more than 1,000 seniors, adult children, and caregivers. Volunteers are needed for registration, directing guests, and other tasks. Please contact Casey Williams at Casey@denverprobatelaw.com if you would like to volunteer.

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