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March 11

March 11, 2014
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Second Judicial District Judgeship Nominee Survey
The Denver Bar Association wants to hear from you. Each time a judicial vacancy occurs in the Denver District Court, the DBA surveys its members about the nominees to provide feedback to the governor’s office. Please take a moment to complete our survey about the nominees for the Second Judicial District vacancy. The survey closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 14.

Seniors Spring Banquet "Class" Announced
Honor the DBA members who have been admitted to the bar for 50 years at the DBA Seniors Spring Banquet on Tuesday, May 13. The “class” of honorees includes Howard Alexander, Joseph Bloch, Thomas Brown, Charlton Carpenter, G K Conwick, James Cunningham, Stanley Dempsey, Bruce Ducker, Richard Duff, John Dunn, Herbert Galchinsky, Charles Goldberg, Gary Greer, Jordan Hochstadt, Charles Kall, Glen Keller, Robert Kessler, James King, William Pantle, Ronald Pred, Geoffrey Race, Robert Rich, Sigmund Rosenfeld, Paul Rubner, James Schroeder, Robert Showalter, Ray Solot, John Trigg and Carlos Lucero.

The banquet will be held at the University Club, 1673 Sherman St. Drinks begin at 5:15 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. then presentation of the honorees at 7 p.m. Cost to attend is $50 and all are invited. RSVP with your meal choice (Surf n Turf, Chicken, or Vegetarian) and all attendee names to Heather Clark or 303-824-5350.

Health Law Symposium 2014—March 14
Co-sponsored by the CBA Health Law Section and the American Health Lawyers Association

This year, the Health Law Symposium includes an exceptional speaker lineup of nationally recognized health law experts focused on current issues. Topics include: Healthcare Law Overview from Across the Nation; The New Era of Health Care Anti-Trust; Medicaid Changes in Colorado/ACOs; Colorado's New Peer Review Statute and Current Med Staff Issues; Current Issues and National Developments in Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review; and Recent Hospital & Physician Compensation FCA Cases. Register now.
Barristers After Hours and the CBA Business Law Section—Thursday, March 20
Everyone is welcome to join the DBA and CBA Young Lawyers Divisions and the Business Law Section for Barristers After Hours at Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. RSVP online, by emailing lunches@cobar.org or calling 303-860-1115, ext. 727
Discovery in Civil Litigation: Tips and Strategies—Thursday, March 27
Cash Parker of Hall & Evans, LLC discusses discovery mechanisms and strategies in civil cases at the DBA offices from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 27. You will learn: discovery management and best practices; pros and cons of various discovery mechanisms (e.g., requests for admission, requests for production, and depositions); strategic and cost-effective use of discovery; key differences between the Colorado and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; and how to avoid traps for the unwary. One general CLE credit applied for. RSVP online, email lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Real Estate Spring Update: Quiet Title, Title Insurance and Other Complexities—March 27
Co-sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section

If you practice real estate law, you have to know about title issues, and what to do if the validity of a title is called into question. Experienced faculty from the legal profession and title insurance industry provide resources needed to understand not only the nuances of a quiet title action in Colorado, but also the complexities of title insurance. The program includes a discussion of two recent important Colorado Supreme Court cases that can affect your practice. Find out more.
The Docket: Call for Member Travel Photos
Where have you traveled in the past year? The Docket would like to publish pictures of your interesting adventures and trips—whether you went to Aspen or Rome! Email photos, along with a location and (very) brief description, to Courtney Gibb.

 

Barristers Ball
Bench and Bar Committee Roundtable on How to Become a Judge—Wednesday, April 16
The DBA Bench and Bar Committee is holding a roundtable on how to become a judge in Denver District Courts, to take place at the Wynkoop Brewery on Wednesday, April 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. Three general CLE credits have been applied for. Cost to attend is $10 for members and includes appetizers and one drink. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or 303-860-1115 ext. 727.
Play Softball in the Lawyers’ League—It’s really a lot of fun
The headline pretty much says it all. Lawyers’ League softball is just plain fun. You get out of the office on a Saturday morning and enjoy the beautiful outdoors. It’s co-ed. There are no umpires, so balls and strikes are not called and it’s inexpensive. You don’t even have to be a lawyer—staff, family, friends, clients, and relative strangers are all welcome. Games are Saturdays at 11 a.m. from June through early at August at Cranmer (Sundial) Park. Interested captains should email Jack Tanner or call 303-894-4495.

 

The Legal Center and DBA Team Up for the Colfax Marathon
Join your fellow members and The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People on Sunday, May 18, to form a marathon relay team. Click here to find out more about the event and to register. Contact Heather Clark to find out more about joining an existing team.

 

DBA Member Spinning Classes at The Gym Uptown
There are weekly spinning classes at The Gym Uptown, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 100, from 7 to 8 a.m. The cost to attend is only $5. Full use of the facilities is available to attendees. Space in the class is limited, so RSVP early to secure your bike seat by clicking on a link below. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727, and tell us which Thursday you will attend.
Yoga @ the Bar—Fridays at 7 a.m.
Free yoga sessions take place on Fridays at the DBA offices from 7 to 8 a.m. The instructor will be there beginning at 6:45 a.m. for those who want to begin, or end, earlier. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727, and tell us which Friday you will attend.
Optimize Your DBA Membership
Order Additional Copies of the 2014 Colorado Legal Directory—Discounted for DBA Members
DBA members receive a complimentary copy of the Colorado Legal Directory as part of your DBA member benefits. You can order additional copies of the directory for your staff at a discounted rate. For more information or to order a directory, go to coloradolegaldirectory.com.

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