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July 21 2009

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July 21, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

• Support Homeless Children

• Economic Crisis Litigation Update

Pro Bono Spotlight

• Legal Services Solicitation

• Colorado Rockies

• Family Lawyer's Guide to Bankruptcy

• Free CLE Program on Bankruptcy

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*** Support Homeless Children in Denver Public Schools This Week!
The DBA Community Action Network Committee is organizing thier annual School Supply Drive to benefit children in need. Purchase grade specific supply packs on-line at EZSchoolSupplies.com. These packs will be prepared and shipped at no cost to you. Simply search for "Denver Bar Association" in the search box on their home page. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated, please make checks payable to the Denver Bar Association, and send them to the attention of Alexa Drago, DBA, 1900 Grant Street #900, Denver, CO 80203.

*** Economic Crisis Litigation Update
Securities cases. Class Actions. Subprime Mortgages. For the lawyers who are behind the scenes in these matters, these are more than front-page headlines. Our experienced and balanced faculty will give you updates on the latest trends and real world guidance for your fast-moving practice. Register now: LIVE or WEBCAST.

*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist an elderly client with a HOA issue. Client is having a problem getting her HOA to repair the roof on her condo which is leaking and causing problems with the interior walls. If you can assist this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303)866-9307 or patt@denbar.org.

*** Legal Services Solicitation
The State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Division of Human Resources/Risk Management Office is seeking proposals for Legal Services. The title of solicitation is Legal Services. The solicitation number is 10-AQA-021-MGL.  Proposals for this solicitation are due Aug. 5. Anyone interested in downloading this solicitation must be a registered vendor with the BIDS system. This requires completion of an application and a payment of the registration fee. Once completed, your company is provided with 12 months of online access to the State of Colorado’s solicitations and other information regarding doing business with the State of Colorado. To register, visit the registration page at http://www.gssa.state.co.us/VenRegister, click on Legal Services and then on the solicitation number. For more information and questions, contact Maggie Leiman at Maggie.leiman@state.co.us.

*** Member Appreciation Night with the Colorado Rockies
Join your peers for the Rockies vs Cardinals game on Friday, Sept. 25 at 6:10 p.m. This game is also a fireworks show! Tickets are discounted 20% for DBA members. Outfield box seats are $28 per person and bleacher seats are $21. For tickets please visit www.coloradorockies.com/groups (ID: cobar Password: gorockies)

*** Family Lawyer's Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies, 2nd Edition
With clients who are under increasing financial strain, this new edition provides a valuable and concise resource for understanding the sweeping changes to the Bankruptcy Code as it affects divorced and divorcing parties. Get more information or purchase it now!

*** Introductory Classes on the Issues Facing Your Community in the Economic Downturn
As the economy has slumped, you may have noticed an increase in calls from individuals with issues related to debt and housing. This series of programs is here to help you begin to gain a better understanding of these legal issues. Courses are available at no cost to attorneys willing to take on a pro bono case. All programs are available either LIVE or WEBCAST. The second program is July 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Topic: Bankruptcy presented by Jose Vasquez. ** Available pro bono cases may be substantially different from the CLE programs that are being offered.

*** CBA’s Career Assistance Center
Check out CBA's new Career Assistance Center for tools, tips and news about assisting members during the economic downturn. Come back often for continual updates on free and discounted CLE programs.

 

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