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December 4, 2008

December 4, 2008  Colorado Bar Association weekly e-newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE:  

 

- Stay in the loop with the Legislature

- Don't miss the Solo Small Firm Holiday Networking Party — Dec. 15

- In the market to purchase or lease a new vehicle?

- U.S. District Court amends Local Rules of Practice – Effective Dec. 1

- Video: A Chief Deputy in Denver District Attorney’s Office wins national award

- Announcing the COBALT Class of 2009

- Holiday gift idea for any Colorado lawyer

- CLE Online Courses

- The Little Red Book of Wine Law

 

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"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget your errand." – Woodrow Wilson

*** Stay in the loop with the Legislature
The CBA’s “e-legislative report” is a weekly, e-mail newsletter that tracks the action at the state legislature for CBA members. To start your free subscription, e-mail Michael Valdez at mavaldez@cobar.org. If you received the newsletter during the 2008 legislative session, you do not need to re-subscribe.

*** Don't miss the Solo Small Firm Holiday Networking Party — Dec. 15
Join us for the annual Solo Small Firm Holiday Networking Party at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, third floor, 1900 Grant St. Enjoy an elegant holiday buffet and the chance to win door prizes, such as an iPod! The cost is $5 for Solo Small Firm Section members, $10 non-members. Join the section at the door for $10 and get into the party for $5. Free parking available in the building. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or (303) 860-1115 ext. 727. More information about the event, click here. Or contact Michelle Gersic at (303) 824-5342 or mgersic@cobar.org

*** In the market to purchase or lease a new vehicle?
Rocky Mountain Fleet Associates, a CBA member benefit business partner since 1998, just redesigned its service to be quicker and easier to use. Check out RMFA’s new website at www.rmfainc.com

*** U.S. District Court amends Local Rules of Practice – Effective Dec. 1
The U.S. District Court District of Colorado adopted Amended Local Rules, effective Dec. 1. Look here.

*** Video: A Chief Deputy in Denver District Attorney’s Office wins national award
Check out this 2-minute video of the cases prosecuted by a chief deputy of the Denver District Attorney’s office, Diane Balkin. She won “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Brought to you by the CBA's Colorado Alliance for Cruelty Prevention. Click here to see the video.

*** Announcing the COBALT Class of 2009
The CBA’s statewide legal leadership training program is proud to announce the following class members. In alphabetical order: Aaron P. Bradford, Greenwood Village; Laranne A. Breagy, Durango; Ingrid A. Briant, Denver; Cynthia Ciancio, Broomfield; Jennifer D. Collins, Denver; Andrew J. Contiguglia, Denver; Meredith P. Cord, Colorado Springs; Mechelle Y. Faulk, Denver; Denise D. Hoffman, Denver; Jennifer Hunt, Denver; Kathryn S. Lonowski, Fort Collins; David Pacheco, Boulder; Mary M. Schwebach, Denver; Jeremy "Jed" E. Scott, Fort Collins; Nan Smith Scranton, Colorado Springs; Kathryn M. Sellars, Montrose; Michael Stiff, Denver; Constance D. Smith, Denver; MaryAnn “Mariana” Vielma, Brighton; and L. Grant Wylie, Greenwood Village. For more information, click here.

*** Holiday gift idea for any Colorado lawyer
New! “Early Justice and the Formation of the Colorado Bar” by David L. Erickson is a great holiday gift, and a keepsake for diehard lawyers of Colorado and the West. Look here for book review/quiz or click here to purchase.

*** CLE Online Courses
‘Tis the season for your compliance deadline. Earn all your CLE required credits online! Register online: CLE Online Courses.

*** The Little Red Book of Wine Law
In this book you’ll find a number of fascinating stories that examine the various legal concepts that are related to wine, vineyards, and wine dinking, including law suits, disputes and more. Order online here. For infor

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