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March 19

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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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. Coffee Talk is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the DBA offices. One general CLE credit is requested. RSVP online or email
Call for Entries: 2013 Denver Lawyers Arts & Literature Contest—Deadline to Enter April 15
Are you an attorney with an artistic inclination or a way with words? The submission period is open to enter your creative works in the 2013 Denver Lawyers Arts & Literature Contest, sponsored by The Docket. Contest submission categories include: Writing—Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Humor; and Visual Arts—Painting (watercolors and oil/acrylic/mixed media), Drawing, Sculpture, and Photography. In all categories, the subject matter is open to the artists’ choice—no legal subject matter is required. Winners will be recognized in the September issue of The Docket. For full entry details and rules, click here; download an entry form here. Deadline to enter is April 15. Questions? Email Sara Crocker at
14th Annual Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive—April 15–26
Sign up your office as a donation location by Friday, April 5, to continue to fight hunger and feed hope in 2013. The food drive runs April 15–26 and benefits Metro CareRing, a nonprofit hunger relief organization that operates one of the largest food pantries in Denver. Questions? Email Kate Schuster.
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Continuing Legal Education
Employment Law 2013—April 4–5
Co-sponsored by the CBA Labor and Employment Section

The 2013 Employment Law Conference provides critical employment law updates whether you are interested in state or federal issues, the plaintiff or defense perspective, or if you’re new to employment law or a seasoned professional. The experienced faculty will give a comprehensive review of key cases, legislation, regulations, and the most recent news. The half-day program runs from 8:55 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Review the complete agenda.

Hearsay: The Truth of the Matter Asserted—Wednesday, April 24
You studied the hearsay rules in law school, and you use this objection (and its exceptions) in the courtroom. But do you know the rules well enough to think on your feet when you’re in court? Learn the art and science of the hearsay rule from two judges and an experienced litigator and NITA instructor. The half-day program runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register now for this outstanding program!

From the Legal Community
Children’s Law Center Annual Dinner—Friday, April 19
The Children’s Law Center will host its annual dinner on April 19 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Westin Denver Downtown. The event will feature dinner, dancing, and silent and live auctions. Purchase tickets at

Colorado Judicial Institute Seeks Nominees for the 2013 Judicial Excellence Awards
In recognition and support of excellence in Colorado courts, the Colorado Judicial Institute will acknowledge the efforts of three outstanding jurists. The Judicial Excellence Awards will be presented at the 11th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 15. CJI invites you to nominate individuals for these awards. All nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, May 2. Click here to learn more or submit a nomination.

Optimize Your Membership
Come Cheer on the Colorado Avalanche this Week at the Pepsi Center
DBA members receive discounted tickets to the Wednesday game vs. the Dallas Stars, and the Sunday game vs. the Vancouver Canucks. Click here for more information and order tickets.

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