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August 22, 2006

August 22, 2006 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Are Lawyers Idolized or Vilified? 

- Colorado Real Estate Practice Course 

- Wine Fiesta

- Light Up the Night for Kids

- CBA–CLE Publications: The Role of the CFI and CLR in Colorado 



*** Are Lawyers Idolized or Vilified?
Speakers will address “Justice on Film,” as well as innovative judicial practices, access to justice, and other topics at the DBA’s annual Bench-Bar Retreat. Don’t miss these speakers: former Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, Rep. Terrance Carroll, Justice Greg Hobbs and Judge Andrew Armatas. “Mending Justice” will be Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., at the Inverness Hotel. Five CLE credits, including .5 ethics granted.

*** Colorado Real Estate Practice Course
Willis Carpenter and Holly Hoxeng have been offering “Colorado Real Estate Practice" annually since 1977, recognized as the best basic skills course in the Colorado real property law area. If you are a new lawyer, an experienced practitioner desiring a comprehensive refresher, a real estate professional, or a legal assistant working in real estate, this is a course you don't want to miss. Register online: The Fundamental Course & Texts in Colorado Real Estate; 10-week course —Tuesday evenings starting Sept. 12, 5:30–7 p.m.

*** Wine Fiesta
Save the date for the 13th annual Wine & Beer Tasting to benefit Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado. The Latin-Flavored Fiesta will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5:30– 7:30 p.m., at La Rumba (99 W. 9th Ave.). Enjoy fine wines from South America, Latin America, Spain and Portugal, plus fun food and friends, and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, and $25 for Young Lawyers. Contact Jodi Korthuis at jodi@legalaidfoundation.org or (303) 863-9544 for more information and to become a sponsor or provide a silent auction item.

*** Light Up the Night for Kids
Denver CASA will be holding its annual “Light Up the Night for Kids” auction on Friday, Sept. 8, at the Mile High Station. Enjoy a live and silent auction and music by The Hazel Miller Band. Tickets are $65. Visit www.denvercasa.org or contact Michelle Adams at (303) 832-4592 or madams@denvercasa.org.

*** CBA–CLE Publications (order online!):
NEW! Role of the CFI and CLR in Colorado
From the genesis of the CFI and CLR roles, to practical and educational information for each, to helpful resources and forms for future use, this handbook is an essential tool for any professional who advocates for children in Colorado dissolution cases. It offers valuable and thorough information for CFIs and CLRs, regardless of level of experience. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

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