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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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DBA, CBA, and CLE Website Maintenance—Wednesday, July 17
Websites Inaccessible from 6 to 11 a.m.

The DBA, CBA, and CLE websites will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, July 17, from 6 to 11 a.m. During this time, you may access Casemaker 2.2 via Log in using the following credentials: Login—colorado; password—colorado. Users on will not have access to any personal saved information such as saved searches, history, or folders. Please call 303-860-1115 with questions.
Introducing…Friday Nite Yoga @ the Bar!
Join us for Friday Nite Yoga @ the Bar every Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Sept. 6. Friday Nite Yoga will take place on the 10th floor of our office building at 1900 Grant St. Some exceptions will apply, please check our calendar each week. Why yoga? Read Friday Nite Yoga instructor Lorraine DAversa’s article in the July/August Docket on how you can de-stress and find balance with a regular yoga practice.
Legal Services Civil Legal Aid Panel CLE—Monday, July 22
The Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors is convening chief justices, justices and judges from the region on Monday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center. The first panel will be moderated by former ABA President and current LSC Board Member Robert Grey, and will address access to justice issues as they relate to the judiciary, particularly those that stem from pro se litigants. The second panel will be moderated by LSC President Jim Sandman, and will include regional Executive Directors from LSC-funded programs to discuss legal services in the Mountain West region. Five CLE credits, including two ethics, are available. Click here for more information. RSVP by Wednesday, July 17, to Becky Fertig.
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, former DBA President, 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
Continuing Legal Education
2013 Family Law Institute—August 9–11
At the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
This year’s program provides a four-track agenda with great content, including fundamentals of client representation; critical analysis of complex issues; effective use of experts; and parental responsibilities. Plus, you’ll hear annual legislative and case law updates and there will be a focus on access to justice! There is so much to do in Vail in the summertime, where you’ll find some of the best hiking, cycling, and golf in the world. Find out more and reserve your spot now!

40-Hour Mediation Training—August 12–14, 26, & 27
Co-sponsored by the CBA Dispute Resolution Section

The instructor Judy Mares-Dixon is one of the leading Mediation trainers in the country and has mediated issues including: contract disputes; collective bargaining agreements, sexual harassment, and ADA and other EEO complaints. Topics for training include: How Mediators Diagnose the Causes of Conflict; A Thorough Review of the Stages of Mediation; Cultural Issues in Mediation; and much more. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot now!

Volunteer Opportunity
Denver Senior Law Day—Saturday, July 27
At the Denver Mart (formerly Denver Merchandise Mart)
Senior Law Day is a community event supported by the CBA, CBA-CLE, the CBA Trust and Estate and Elder Law Sections, and several law firms and organizations. The event in Denver will attract more than 1,000 seniors, adult children, and caregivers. Volunteers are needed for registration, directing guests, and other tasks. Please contact Casey Williams at or 303-500-7706 if you would like to volunteer.
From the Legal Community
Charity Golf and Miniature Golf Tournament at Hyland Hills and Adventure Golf—Friday, Aug. 2
The Mile High Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators will be holding its 2013 Charity Golf Tournament and Miniature Golf Tournament on Friday, August 2, at the courses of Hyland Hills and Adventure Golf and Raceway in Westminster. Proceeds from the event will go to Lupus Colorado for continuing research. Click here to learn more and register.
Optimize Your Membership
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Legal Community Credit Union of Colorado
Here’s one of the many great benefits of being a credit union member: Our Platinum and Gold Visa credit cards have a fixed rate as low as 7.9%, no annual fees, no over-limit fees, cash advances carry the same rate as purchases, and no cash advance fees so you can do as many balance transfers as you like without any additional cost. To become a member, or download a visa application, please visit

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