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June 4

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
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Annual Awards Party—Thursday, June 6
Those recognized at this annual celebration are Charley Garcia, Karen Spaulding, Justice Alex Martínez, and Jaclyn Casey for their excellence in the legal profession and support of the DBA. 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

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 benefiting Metro Volunteer Lawyers. For a registration form, click here. Questions? Contact Alexa Drago at
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. There is a limit of 20 boxes (no three-ring binders) and five electronic items per vehicle. Click here for more information. Contact Heather Clark with questions.
Membership Appreciation Week

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 events held at noon.

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.
Continuing Legal Education
Time Mastery for Lawyers—Thursday, June 6
Are You Feeling Overwhelmed and Overworked? Learn How to Maximize Your Productivity and Satisfaction

National speaker Frank Sanitate has taught thousands of lawyers and other professionals how to gain mastery over their time. He’ll teach you how to eliminate stress, balance work and personal life, achieve greater productivity and satisfaction, and comply with the Code of Professional Conduct. Take away 100 practical ideas you can implement immediately. Save your seat now.

Essential Legal Research Methods and Resources for Colorado Lawyers—Thursday, June 20
Learn the Essential Facts and Issues on Fracking

In this CLE program, three law librarians from the University of Colorado Law School—Professors Susan Nevelow Mart, Joan Policastri, and Robert Linz—will use a legal problem to demonstrate research resources and methods to find applicable law and locate background information. The legal facts and issues will be about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a major issue in Colorado. As oil and gas companies use this technique to extract natural gas resources trapped in shale rock, state and local governments are grappling with laws to balance the competing interests of companies, consumers, and citizens. Find out more.

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