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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Thank you for your membership with the Denver Bar Association. Your dedication, knowledge, and commitment to the legal community have no match. This year, the DBA and the Access to Justice Committee would like to “pay it forward.” As a thank you for contributing your time and talent, the DBA and its Access to Justice Committee will host a series of events for members June 3–7. Door prizes such as an iPad mini or a $100 CBA-CLE coupon will be given away at most events and CLE programs.

CLE programs are limited to members only. DBA Members may attend for free, with a suggested donation of $15 to Metro Volunteer Lawyers, and CBA members who are not DBA members may attend for $15. Lunch will be provided at noon-hour events.

Continuing Legal Education Programs
Retaining Client Files: Limiting Exposure to Paper Cuts—Monday, June 3
No rule of professional conduct expressly requires a lawyer to maintain a client file, but it is difficult to envision the practice of law without them. From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., join Chip Mortimer as he discusses the life cycle of a client file, and Reba Nance, who will present tips on scrubbing your PC. Attend this program in preparation for our Annual Document Shredding and Electronics Recycling event on Friday, June 7. Two ethics credits are available. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Stemming the Digital Tide—Tuesday, June 4
Reba Nance will demonstrate ways to manage the deluge of emails and other information we receive daily. Through effective time and email management, you’ll learn tips and tricks to keep on top of things and help ensure nothing falls through the cracks. Program is from noon to 1 p.m. One general credit available. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Apps to Help Your Practice—Wednesday, June 5
Presented by Miles Buckingham, Kennedy Childs PC; Jerry Marroney, State Court Administrator; and Dan McCune, Kennedy Childs PC. Join us from noon to 1 p.m. for a hands-on demonstration of the panelists’ favorite apps that assist them in their practice. Regardless of your practice area, you’ll find something you can take back and use right away! One general credit available. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
The Paper(less) Office—Thursday, June 6
Presented by Karen Kishbaugh, Kishbaugh Law Firm LLC, and Brenda Speer, BL Speer & Associates. Most of us would like to go paperless, if only we knew how! Join us from noon to 1 p.m. for a practical program where two solo practitioners explain how they went paperless. Even if you don’t think you can go paperless, we guarantee you will walk away with ideas to go with “less” paper. One general credit available. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Casemaker Training—Friday, June 7
Join Reba Nance from noon to 1 p.m. for training on Casemaker, the legal research tool exclusively for CBA members. One general credit available. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Networking Events
Pro Bono—Paying it Forward—Monday, June 3
Member Appreciation Week Kick-Off Event

Organized by the DBA Access to Justice Committee, the event will begin with a presentation by Justice Gregory Hobbs and feature several Ignite-style presentations by local nonprofits. From 5 to 8 p.m. at the CBA-CLE offices located at 1900 Grant St. in Denver. This complimentary event includes appetizers, wine, beer, one general credit, and lots of networking potential. Click here for more information. RSVP or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Seniors Spring Banquet—Tuesday, June 4
The Denver Bar Association Seniors Committee invites you to its best event of the year, celebrating those who have reached 50 years of participation in the legal profession. The banquet will begin at 5:15 p.m. at the University Club. Click here for more information and to RSVP.
Wheels of Justice Kickoff Party—Wednesday, June 5
Enjoy complimentary food and drink as you hear stories of hope and courage from patients, families, and doctors of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Denver Post building, 101 W. Colfax Ave. Public parking is available in the attached garage at 15th and Cleveland. RSVP to Heather Clark.
Annual Awards Party—Thursday, June 6
Those recognized at this annual celebration will be Charley Garcia, Karen Spaulding, Justice Alex Martinez, and Jaclyn Casey for their excellence in and support of the DBA and the legal profession. The party is at the Ralph Carr Colorado Judicial Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Click here for more information. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.

Award Winners

Secure Document Shredding and Electronic Recycling—Friday, June 7
Supported by the DBA Access to Justice Committee

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Grant Street between 19th and 20th avenues, drop off your unwanted documents and electronics for secure shredding and recycling. There is no cost for the services; however, a $5 donation is requested per box or electronic item, and all contributions will benefit the DBA’s own Metro Volunteer Lawyers. Click here for more information. Contact Heather Clark with questions.
Don’t Be a Name Without a Face!—June 5–7
Free sittings at the DBA offices

Professional photographer Jamie Cotten will be at the DBA offices to photograph members for the Colorado Bar Association’s online directory. Learn more and select a time for your sitting.
Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament—Monday, June 10
Join us at noon on Monday, June 10, at Valley Country Club in Centennial for the annual Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament. DBA members pay $135 for lunch, greens fees, range balls, cart, and snacks. There will be a silent auction after the tournament, with all proceeds benefitting Metro Volunteer Lawyers. For a registration form, click here. Questions? Contact Alexa Drago at
In the Legal Community
Join Lawyers League Softball
DBA Lawyers’ League Coed Softball starts June 8 and runs through Aug. 10. Games are played Saturdays at Cranmer Park (at 1st Avenue and Bellaire Street). This is a relaxed league more concerned with having fun than, well, pretty much anything else. Cost varies depending on the number of teams in the league. For more information or to sign up, contact Jack Tanner at

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