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August 11, 2009

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August 11, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Battle of the Attorney Bands

- Pro Bono Spotlight

- Gifts of Warmth 

- Discount on personal assistant services

- Member Appreciation Nights 

- CLE: Elder Law Basics

- Book: Colorado Handbook of Elder Law

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*** Announcing the Battle of the Attorney Bands, Sept. 23. Buy your tickets now!
Please join us for a fun and memorable night out while supporting a great cause! All proceeds will go to Children's Outreach Project, a certified nonprofit and vital community resource organization that provides early childhood education to developmentally delayed and disadvantaged children in the Denver Metro area. Visit our event page to preview the bands, buy your tickets or donate to the cause! Early bird ticket pricing ends Aug. 31.

*** Pro Bono Spotlight — URGENT!
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist a client in obtaining a title for the car she purchased. The client purchased a car in June 2008, finished paying for it in November 2008 and the seller still hasn’t transferred the title to her. The client took her car to be repaired at the same place she purchased it; it was stolen from that location and stripped for parts. Now, the insurance company will not issue a check until she has the title. If you can assist this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or patt@denbar.org.

*** Donate Gifts of Warmth for Melissa by Aug. 18
In memory of Melissa McNichols Rupoli, the Denver Bar Association will be collecting new sweaters, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, scarves and socks for men, women and children battling cancer. Melissa is the daughter of Mary McNichols, an active DBA member and volunteer for the Community Action Network. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments struggle to keep warm. All collections will be donated locally, to the American Cancer Society and Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, in Melissa’s name. If you would like to donate or want more information on how your firm or organization can participate, please contact Mary McNichols at maryemcnichols@gmail.com or click here.

*** Optimize your DBA membership with a 10 percent discount on personal assistant services
Need a little help knocking out your endless to-do list? Just Ask Katie! Katie is a personal assistant looking to help you get organized and stress-free — by picking up your dry cleaning and de-cluttering your home office, and helping you plan your next vacation. DBA members receive 10 percent off the standard hourly rate. Click here for a list of Katie's services. For more information, call (720) 841-3747 or e-mail justaskkatie@gmail.com.

*** Member Appreciation Nights with the Colorado Ballet!
Receive a 15 percent discount on all tickets for the 2009–10 season of the Colorado Ballet just for being a member of the Denver Bar Association. Enjoy classics such as Don Quixote, The Nutcracker and Beauty & The Beast. Buy your tickets here, using the code DENBAR for the discount.

*** CLE: Elder Law Basics, Sept. 9
If you’re looking to expand your practice to include elder law or you’re finding that elder law issues keep creeping up in your existing practice, this 101-level class will give you what you need to start building a foundation of knowledge in this growing area of law. Available live and webcast!

*** Book: Colorado Handbook of Elder Law
From Medicare to nursing home contracts, this highly specialized practice area is full of rules and regulations. Stay "in the know" with this comprehensive handbook for Colorado practitioners. Get more information or purchase now!

 

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