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Sept. 18

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Pro Bono Week Elder Justice Training—Tuesday, Oct. 23, Noon–2 p.m.
In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the DBA’s Access to Justice Committee will coordinate a CLE for attorneys interested in volunteering with Elder Justice Colorado, or who want to learn more about issues facing Denver’s low-income senior population. EJCO will present a brief history and the importance of elder law, and areas of law often encountered by EJCO volunteers. Two CLE credits available. Cost is $59 for members, $69 for nonmembers, and reduced tuition for those who accept a pro bono case. RSVP to
Strikes for Tykes—Saturday, Nov. 3
Put on your bowling shoes and join the DBA’s Community Action Network at Strikes for Tykes—a bowling benefit for the Children’s Outreach Project. This event will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Elitch Lanes, located at 3826 Tennyson in Denver. Cost is $35 for adults and $20 for children (12 and under). Click here to RSVP.
Participate in the Spanish-Speaking Lawyers Committee Survey
The CBA’s Spanish-Speaking Lawyers Committee often fields calls for attorneys in all specialty areas; however, there is no existing database of attorneys with Spanish-speaking skills to assist with these calls. If you or your staff speaks Spanish, please complete this short survey to help identify you as an attorney with Spanish-speaking abilities. Email with any questions.
Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado Receives $5K from Citywide Banks’ Social Media Contest
The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado won $5,000 in the Citywide Banks’ Charity Hand-Up Contest after receiving the most votes on Facebook. Citywide Banks hosted the 14-day contest on the social media site, and charities were nominated by Citywide Banks employees. The $5,000 donation will be used for new computers and a network printer for legal aid volunteers to help serve more clients.
Continuing Legal Education
Estate Planning Forms—Thursday, Oct 4
Learn how to prepare frequently used estate planning documents, how to tailor them to your clients’ needs, and what other critical forms are available in the Estate Planning Orange Book. It’s more than just filling in the blanks—register today!
Contract Drafting: Nuts & Bolts—Wednesday, Oct. 10
This “how to” drafting program is relevant to attorneys who deal with any area of transactional practice. Learn from national speaker Lenné Eidson Espenschied, a frequent presenter at CLE seminars who provides private training at law firms and corporate legal departments. Click here to learn more.
Volunteer Opportunity
Partner With PALS for the 2012–13 School Year
The Democracy Education Committee’s Partner Alliance of Lawyers and Schools program is seeking volunteers or firms to adopt schools for the 2012–13 school year. PALS’ mission is to implement law-related education and volunteers into Denver Public Schools. It’s an organic, flexible program in which the volunteer seeks and fills a specific need at either Hill Middle School or Denver School of Science and Technology–Green Valley Ranch campus. Please email Meghan Bush for more information.
Optimize Your Membership
Discounted Colorado Ballet Tickets
DBA members can save 15 percent on tickets to the Colorado Ballet. Enjoy classics such as “Sleeping Beauty” and “The Nutcracker,” as well as “Ballet Masterworks” and “Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project.” Click here for details.

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