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June 18

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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8th Annual Attorney’s Night Out—Thursday, June 27
Join the DBA YLD as it celebrates The Legal Center’s protection of the rights of the disabled and elderly in Colorado since 1976. The event includes a silent auction and will be held at the Blake Street Tavern from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available by contacting Joshua Anderson at janderson@thelegalcenter.org or 303-722-0300, ext. 507.
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CAN School Supply Drive—July 15–26
The Community Action Network Committee is sponsoring its Annual School Supply Drive to benefit Denver Public Schools and Children’s Outreach Project. To sign-up go to dbacan.com and click on “Sign-up Your Firm.” Contact Heather Clark at hclark@cobar.org or Kate Schuster at kschuster@cobar.org for more information.
DBA Lawyers Football League
This fall begins another season for the DBA Lawyers Football League. The season runs from the weekend after Labor Day to the first weekend in November. Interested teams or individuals should contact John Stevens at jhs@giffordstevens.com or 303-495-5988.
Davis Award Nominations Sought—Deadline Sept. 1
Nominations are invited for the 2013 Richard Marden Davis Award to honor attorneys “…under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence as a lawyer and leadership in Denver’s civic, educational, and charitable activities.” The award was established by Davis Graham & Stubbs, the family of Dick Davis, and the Denver Bar Foundation in 1992 to recognize successful and community-minded young attorneys in private and public practice, and to inspire new members of the Denver legal community. Nominations are due Sept. 1. Download a nomination form here. Questions? Contact Margee Fawley at (303) 892-7528 or margee.fawley@dgslaw.com.
Continuing Legal Education
2013 Federal Practice Update—Thursday, June 27
Co-Sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and the CBA Litigation Section
Experienced federal practice attorneys and distinguished judges, including U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado Chief Judge Marcia Krieger, will share not only new initiatives and rules but also practical advice, best practices, and their insights and knowledge. Learn how to successfully litigate your federal court case and what to expect before you get to court. Review the complete agenda and faculty list.

5th Annual Elder Law Retreat in Vail—Aug. 22-24
Co-Sponsored by the CBA Elder Law Section and the Colorado Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

For four years, the Elder Law Retreat has been the annual event for elder law attorneys in Colorado. This year promises to deliver another can’t-miss agenda, with topics including: an overview of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on seniors and persons with disabilities; technology tips for managing an elder law practice: case management, document assembly and hardware; ethics for the elder law attorney; trust modification, reformation, and decanting; advanced medicaid update; emergencies in protective proceedings; the taking, defending and use of depositions; and more! Find out more here.

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