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September 11, 2008

September 11, 2008 

Colorado Bar Association weekly e-newsletter


IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Attorney Annual Registration statements

- Tattered Cover debut

- Young Lawyers Annual Fundraiser

- X & Y Generation and Baby Boomers too: a forum

- A Bar is Born!

- CLE: Employment Law Update

- Book: Colorado Appellate Handbook

 
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"Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace."
- Amelia Earhart

*** Make sure your e-mail box is expecting Attorney Annual Registration Statements for 2009
Beginning in January, the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Registration will e-mail attorney’s annual registration statements securely and directly. Attorneys may easily and quickly pay the statement using electronic check, MasterCard, VISA or debit card. Expect an introductory e-mail in November, and the first eStatement in January. To ensure that you receive your eStatement, please add attorney_registration@coloradosupremecourt.us to your address book. Future statements will continue to be e-mailed and paper statements will stop. Questions? Call (303) 866-6882 or e-mail attorney_registration@coloradosupremecourt.us.

*** Tattered Cover Debut!

Come celebrate CBA Historian David L. Erickson’s new book, “Early Justice and the Formation of the Colorado Bar.” Tattered Cover in Historic LoDo will host us at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3 at 1628 16th St. This book is bound to adorn many a prestigious lobby for years to come. Hear from the author about his adventures and follies discovering the history of our organization. “You’ll find colorful characters, miscreants, heroes, and yes, fairly strange happenings in our history,” says CBA Executive Director Chuck Turner.

*** CBA Young Lawyers Annual Charity Fundraiser
Join us for Colorado microbrew beer-tasting, local wine samples and silent auction to help raise money for Family Tree. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17 in the Lichtenstein & Warhol Conference rooms on the fifth floor at Moye White LLP, 1400 16th St. Since 1976, Family Tree has provided a broad range of services and shelter to families and youth of metro Denver to overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. Cost is $10 per person or $15 for two. Questions? Contact Carla A. Scarpone at (303) 299-9484 or carla@harrisfamilylaw.com.

*** X & Y Generations, and Baby Boomers too: What’s the difference? How to work together
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association invites all generations to an informative and interactive presentation for legal professionals by Arin N. Reeves of The Athens Group, 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 at The Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St. A cocktail and networking reception afterward will allow guests to interact and exchange ideas. Cost is $25-$40, but it is free for MCCA members. For information or to register, visit www.mcca.com or contact Jennifer Chen at (720) 739-5902 or jenchen@mcca.com.

*** A Bar is Born!
The Colorado South Asian Bar Association (SABA) is organizing South Asian attorneys to provide services to the community, mentor students and support each other. If interested in becoming a member or just showing support for this new organization, please join us on Thursday, Oct. 2, at Marlowe’s, 501 16th St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cash bar; light appetizers will be provided. RSVP to neeti@neetilegal.com or call (303) 333-5686.

*** CLE: Employment Law Update: Discrimination and Harassment
Join us for all or part of a full day of updates in discrimination and harassment. Morning highlights include: sexual orientation discrimination, transgender issues, increasing power of stereotyping claims and relationship and association discrimination. The afternoon session will discuss recent developments in harassment law, motions to compel production of attorney investigations, Farragher/Ellerth affirmative defense, and mediation and language of harassment cases. This CBA-CLE program on Thursday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., offers something for any attorney who practices in employment law. Register online: Employment Law Update: Discrimination

*** Book: Colorado Appellate Handbook
The Honorable Janice B. Davidson, who has served on the Colorado Court of Appeals since 1988, and several of her fellow appellate judges and appellate practitioners, created this ultimate resource for handling appeals in the Colorado courts. Order online here. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531 or visit www.cobar.org/cle.

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