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August 14, 2007

August 14, 2007 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

 

- Law Club is Looking for Talented Singers, Actors and Writers

- Professionalism in the Courtroom: What Judges Expect from Lawyers

- Help Students Understand the Constitution

- Collaborative Law Training: Level One

- Twelve Angry Jurors

- Available from CLE Books: The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law

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*** Law Club is Looking for Talented Singers, Actors and Writers
The Law Club, Denver’s first lawyer networking group and the Bar’s premier performing troupe, is preparing to stage the third annual Ethics Revue for CBA–CLE. The Ethics Revue, which will be presented at matinee and dinner shows on Oct. 24, combines Law Club songs and skits with ethics panel commentary for the world’s most enjoyable ethics credits. The Law Club is looking for talented singers, actors and writers for this year’s show. If you are interested, contact Barbara Laff at blaff@irelandstapleton.com.

*** Professionalism in the Courtroom: What Judges Expect from Lawyers
The Bench-Bar Committee will be hosting a CLE luncheon, “Professionalism in the Courtroom: What Judges Expect from Lawyers,” on Thursday, Sept. 20, noon–1:45 p.m., at the Denver City & County Building Law Library, 1435 Bannock St. The program features Hon. Christina Habas, Hon. Shelley Gilman and Hon. Martin Egelhoff. The program includes lunch, and is $15 for DBA members and $20 for non-members. RSVP to (303) 860-1115, ext. 727 or lunches@cobar.org. Two ethics credits requested.

*** Help Students Understand the Constitution
Learn how Colorado lawyers can help Colorado high school and middle school students develop an understanding of constitutional history, principles and current issues. The Center for Education in Law and Democracy and the DBA Democracy Education Committee invite you to a very special lunch and CLE opportunity, Sept. 5, noon–1:15 p.m., at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., ninth floor. RSVP for the “We the People Training” to lunches@cobar.org or (303) 860-1115, ext. 727. For more information, e-mail Carolyn Gravit, cgravit@cobar.org.

*** Collaborative Law Training: Level One
This CBA–CLE course Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., will review the collaborative process; cover the critical skills needed to engage the collaborative process; and address the nuts and bolts of how to conduct a collaborative process. Register online: Collaborative Law Training: Level One

*** Twelve Angry Jurors
The North Stage Players have adapted “Twelve Angry Men” to a play, “Twelve Angry Jurors,” which will run at the D.L. Parsons Theatre at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Dr., in Northglenn. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 22, 28 and 29; and at 2 p.m. Sept. 23 and 30. Tickets are $8 for ages 13–54; $6 for all other ages. For tickets, e-mail Brian at bardofcolo@aol.com and put "Twelve Angry Jurors" in the subject line. DBA’s own Young Lawyer of the Year Matthew Crouch is the jury foreman in the play.

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!)
The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law is a cutting-edge and practical guide designed to arm lawyers with the information, tools and knowledge they need in this burgeoning area of law. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

 

 

 

 

 

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