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May 6

May 6, 2014
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2014 Barristers Benefit Ball Success
At the 26th annual Barristers Benefit Ball, guests donned big hats and bow ties, while enjoying mint juleps and dancing the night away. The event attracted more than 600 members of the legal community. In the past 25 years of the ball, more than $2.5 million has been raised to support Metro Volunteer Lawyers. We’d like to thank all of the sponsors, patron table supporters, and individuals who helped make the Barristers Benefit Ball a success! For a full list of contributors, click here. To check out the raffle winners, click here.

9th Annual Attorneys’ Night Out—Thursday, May 15
Join the DBA YLD as it celebrates The Legal Center’s mission to protect the rights of people with disabilities and older people in Colorado. The event includes a silent auction, a live auction and a drawing for an iPad. The event will be held at the Blake Street Tavern from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 prior to the event and $35 at the door. Go to thelegalcenter.org to purchase tickets. Email Julie Busby or call 303-722-0300, ext. 507 for more information about the event and sponsorship opportunities.

Annual Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament—Monday, June 2
Save the date for the annual Henry Hall Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, June 2, at Inverness Golf Club in Englewood. A buffet lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m., shotgun to follow. There will be two formats as in years past: the Champions division or best ball, and the Challenge division or scramble. Sign up as an individual or as an incomplete foursome and we will assign you to a team or help you complete your team. Register online or contact Alexa Drago at adrago@cobar.org.

Wheels of Justice Kickoff Party—Thursday, June 5
Enjoy complimentary food and drink as you hear stories of hope and courage from patients, families, and doctors of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Denver Post building, 101 W. Colfax Ave. Public parking is available in the attached garage at 15th and Cleveland. RSVP to Heather Clark.
Essential Legal Research Methods & Resources for Colorado Lawyers: How to Analyze and Research Emerging Legal Issues of Legalized Marijuana—Thursday, June 5
Recommended for all newer legal researchers, including summer associates, law clerks, and others who want practical advice on research in a real-world practice setting (as well as those who are new to this subject). Legal research in a university setting often involves analyzing a long-standing legal issue with well-established outcomes. Research in practice and dealing with emerging legal issues with conflicting and ethical issues can be difficult. Presenters emphasize free online resources and discuss cost-effective strategies for using available licensed research databases within one’s organization. Click here to find out more or to register.
Bankruptcy Update 2014: Chapters 7 and 13—Friday, June 6
This program will prepare you to successfully represent your financially troubled clients. You will learn best practices and techniques in filing Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies; learn how to avoid common and inadvertent mistakes; get valuable perspectives of Bankruptcy Court Judges, the Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office, Trustees, and seasoned debtor and creditor counsel; and ensure that your current and future clients receive proper debt relief and have every opportunity for future financial stability. Save your seat now!

From the Legal Community

Register Today for the 8th Annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit—Monday, May 12
The event will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown. It will feature national experts and distinguished speakers presenting on cutting-edge issues impacting diversity and inclusiveness in the legal profession. 7 ethics/8 general CLE credits anticipated. The deadline to register is TODAY! Register now here. Email info@legalinclusiveness.org with any questions.

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