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October 8, 2013
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Extension of the 2014 Colorado Legal Directory Verification Deadline
If you haven’t had a chance to verify your listing yet, it’s easy to do it online. With the new verification system, it takes just a minute to ensure your information is correct for the 2014 directory. Plus, it’s easy to upgrade your listing to include your fields of practice, which are seen by thousands of attorneys and potential new clients in Colorado. If you haven’t received an email notification, it’s most likely your firm administrator is verifying for you and you won’t receive an email notice. Questions? Email Verify now by clicking here.
VIP Movie Tickets to Delivery Man—Thursday, Oct. 10
Limited number of VIP tickets are available to the advance screening of Delivery Man, on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m., at AMC Cherry Creek. Tickets are for DBA members and a guest. To download tickets visit Seating is on a first come, first served basis—so remember to arrive early.
Gear Up for Lawyers’ League Basketball
The Lawyers’ Basketball League will kick off its 2014 season in January, and it will be held at the University of Denver Hamilton Gym. The expected team entry fee will range from $600 to $700 and sign-up information will be sent to last year’s team captains at the end of this month. If your’re interested in registering, forming, or joining a team, contact Todd Jansen at 303-337-0838 or Rob Hooke at 720-530-4279.
New Yoga @ the Bar Time—Fridays at 6:30 a.m.
Join us on Fridays at the DBA offices at 6:30 a.m. for an hour of free yoga. Below is a list of October’s classes. RSVP to or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727 and tell us which Friday you will attend.
Spinning CLE at the Denver Athletic Club with Judge Russell Carparelli—Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7:15 a.m.
Join us for another Spinning CLE class at the Denver Athletic Club. As you sweat away on your stationary bike, Judge Carparelli will discuss themes of diversity and inclusiveness in this ethics credit program that’s part of October Legal Professionalism Month as you sweat away on your stationary bike. This is a members-only event, and the cost to attend is $15. Space is limited so RSVP early to secure your seat by clicking here.

The Fit to Practice Task Force has spinning classes planned every Thursday starting Oct. 24. Click on the dates below to register.
Nutrition Lunch and Learn Series—Fridays at Noon
Join us one Friday a month at the DBA offices starting at noon for an hour of nutrition and health instruction. Below is a list of upcoming classes. RSVP by clicking on the links below. Registration is $10 and includes lunch.
  • Friday, Oct. 25—Kick-Starting your Way to Recapturing your Youth and Health!
  • Friday, Nov. 22—Is what I’m eating making me Uninspired, Lethargic and Sick?
  • Friday, Dec. 20—How to navigate the Holidays and Business Socials and end up Leaner, Healthier, and Fit to Practice
  • Friday, Jan. 24—How do we get back on the Road to Health and Wellness
  • Friday, Feb. 28—We Dress for Success, so Why NOT Dress Our Kitchen for Success?
  • Friday, March 28—Debunking Years of Nutrition Mistruths
  • Friday, April 25—Get Moving and Keep on Moving!
  • Friday, May 23—Creating your Best Life through Nutrition and Work-Life Balance
  • Friday, June 27—How Your Office Can Benefit from What You Have Learned this Year as You Became Fit to Practice
Continuing Legal Education
Colorado Business Law Institute—Oct. 16–17
Co-sponsored by the Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association

This is an exceptional program if you are in private practice or in-house counsel. Whether you’re new to business law, or have many years of experience, the blend of dynamic topics and talented professionals provides important lessons that directly affect your business practice. Plenary sessions include: Colorado Business Case Law and Legislative Update; Exploring Current Corporate Transactional Issues Through Recent Delaware Case Law; What Business Lawyers Do that Litigators Love; and Legal Ethics for Corporate and Transactional Attorneys. Find out more.
The Ethics of Rhetoric with Michael Sabbeth and the Honorable Russell Carparelli—Thursday, Oct. 24
Learn to becoming a more formidable and credible advocate! Recommended for prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers, for lawyers engaged in trial work, and for lawyers desiring to enhance the persuasiveness of their negotiating and writing skills. This half-day program is offered for three ethics credits. Click here to find out more.
Colorado Bar Association CLE Pass—Unlimited Access to the Best Catalog of Colorado CLE Content Available
Discounts for DBA Members

Membership in the bar association provides you a discount on the CBA-CLE Pass. More than 1,500 Colorado attorneys have signed on for the CBA-CLE pass, your source for Colorado law. Not only can you fulfill your CLE compliance requirements, but you will stay updated on new Colorado legislation and case law, as well as the latest in software and technology training for attorneys. Plus, there are discounts for law firms! Click here to learn more about the pass.
Legal Community
National Pro Bono Week at Holland & Hart
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Holland & Hart Foundation, Holland & Hart’s Denver office selected Capitol Hill Community Services as the benefactor of its “Give 15” program. Each employee is encouraged to give of a minimum of 15 minutes of service or $15 in donations. As part of the culmination of the campaign, , the Foundation also will be hosting its second Nonprofit Fair, Wednesday, Oct. 9, to introduce the Holland & Hart community to nonprofit and civic organizations with which the firm’s attorneys already are involved and to encourage additional volunteerism. For more information, contact Ashley Wald.
Volunteer Opportunities
Flood Legal Relief—Volunteers Needed
The Joint Disaster Legal Services Task Force comprises the Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Legal Services, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, and several local bar associations. Earlier this week, the Task Force, in conjunction with FEMA and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, launched a website and helpline for victims of the floods. If you are interested in helping out at a clinic or on the helpline, sign up online at Questions? Email
Optimize Your DBA Membership
Denver Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2013–2014 Season
The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating 66 years of providing high-quality symphonic concerts and outreach. DBA members receive 50% off tickets for the 2013–14 season. Tickets must be purchased online using promo code COBAR.

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