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March 12

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Mark Fogg
Meet Your CBA President—Thursday, March 14
Colorado Bar Association President Mark Fogg will visit the Denver Bar Association and present his CLE, “Traveling the Four Corners: Where Practice, Access to Justice, Professionalism, and Community Service Meet,” at 5 p.m. on March 14 at 1900 Grant St., Suite 1000. One ethics credit is available at this presentation, which is complimentary for members. A reception with light appetizers and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to lunches@cobar.org.
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Bench and Bar: Meet Domestic Jurists of the Denver District Court—Wednesday, March 20
Meet with the domestic judicial officers on the Denver District Court, including Hon. Shelley I. Gilman, Hon. William W. Hood III, Magistrate Karen Hubler, Hon. Anne M. Mansfield, and Hon. Elizabeth A. Starrs. Judges will discuss courtroom procedures, address some of the latest topics in domestic law, and answer questions. The program will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly room on the fourth floor of the City and County Building. Two CLE credits are requested. The cost to attend for DBA members is $15 and $25 for nonmembers and includes lunch. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
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Trial Prep: Witnesses, Voir Dire, and the Makings of a Winning Trial—Thursday, March 28
Jeffrey J. Timlin will discuss strategies and preparation techniques that will amount to a winning formula at trial. One general CLE credit is requested. Join the DBA Young Lawyers Division for their monthly Coffee Talk Programs on the fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the DBA offices. Cost to attend is $5 for members and $20 for nonmembers. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.
Young Lawyers Division Law Day Movie Night Featuring “Lincoln”—Wednesday, May 1
Celebrate Law Day with the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations’ Young Lawyer Divisions at the Mayan Theater on Wednesday, May 1, at 5 p.m. Denver District Court Judge John Madden will give a CLE presentation on President Abraham Lincoln, followed by a showing of the 2012 Oscar-winning film, “Lincoln.” One general CLE credit has been applied for. Cost to attend is $15 for members and $40 for nonmembers. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.
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Continuing Legal Education
Premises Liability Litigation—Thursday, March 21
This seminar is valuable whether you are contemplating taking your first slip and fall case, or you are a seasoned practitioner wanting critical updates in the area of premises liability. Colorado’s top plaintiff and defense practitioners will review recent trends and both sides will present strategies and responses. From unusual issues to tips for winning briefs, gain practical advice on how to bring and defend these actions. Register now.

The Life of a Residential Real Estate Transaction—Friday, March 22
Co-sponsored by the CBA Real Estate Law Section

Designed for attorneys new to real estate law, attendees will learn about residential real estate practice—from offer and acceptance to closing—from some of the most experienced real estate professionals in Colorado. Whether you represent the buyer or seller, learn the common problems that need to be resolved, including the appropriate forms, title policy issues, types of conveyance deeds, and how to read a land survey. Find out more.

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YMCA Membership Discounts
YMCA membership is one of the best investments you can make for personal and family well-being and fun. DBA members have their joining fee waived and receive a 10 percent discount on monthly membership fees. Stop by any YMCA to find out what specific facility and program offerings are nearest to you. Contact Alexa Drago at the DBA for more information.

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