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July 24, 2007

July 24, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Share Your Tips for New Associates

- Don't Miss Friday's Sentencing Discussion

- MVL Job Opening

- Eighth Annual Business Law Institute

- ALA Golf Tournament for CASA

- Available from CLE Books: Lawyers' Professional Liability in Colorado


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*** Share Your Tips for New Associates
The Docket wants to know: What do you wish you would have known as a new associate? Whether you are fresh out of law school or a seasoned legal beagle, you probably remember what it was like starting out as a new lawyer. We'll keep your name anonymous. Send your advice for new associates to Mindy Marks, mmarks@cobar.org.

*** Don't Miss Friday's Sentencing Discussion
The CBA Criminal Sentencing Project's "Open Discussion on Colorado's New Sentencing Commission" will be Friday, July 27, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave., room 190. The keynote speaker is Rep. Roger Goodman, Washington State representative and former director of the WA State Sentencing Commission. Other speakers include Rep. Terrance Carroll, Rep. Robert Witwer, Senior Judge Ken Plotz, District Attorney Don Quick, Jeanne Smith (Criminal Justice Division), Phil Cherner and Christie Donner. Four CLE credits. Cost is $10. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

*** MVL Job Opening
Denver Bar Association Metro Volunteer Lawyers is looking for a director to manage and coordinate services for the indigent in the metro area. Click here for more information.

*** Eighth Annual Business Law Institute
The Institute, Aug. 2-4, in Vail, will provide timely, practical updates on important new developments in business law in Colorado and nationally. Enjoy the cool mountain weather and earn CLE credits while you receive a great business law learning experience. Register online: Eighth Annual Business Law Institute.

*** ALA Golf Tournament for CASA
The Association of Legal Administrators golf tournament is Monday, Aug. 6, at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, 4900 Himalaya Rd., in Denver. Check-in and breakfast are at 6 a.m.; shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Denver CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). RSVP to Jason McCord, jmccord@smmpc.com or (303) 595-0941.

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!)
Lawyers' Professional Liability in Colorado contains a wealth of information for lawyers to use in identifying and avoiding malpractice pitfalls, preventing errors that lead to disciplinary actions and instituting good risk management procedures. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

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