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December 8, 2009

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December 8, 2009 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- Corrected Phone Numbers & Courtroom Assignments

- Pro Bono Spotlight

- Discount  Nutcracker Tickets

- Lawyers Dating Lawyers

- Colorado Insurance Bad Faith Law

- Toothbrush Drive

- Wanted: Donations for Barristers Ball

- YMCA and yoga discounts

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*** Corrected Domestic Courtroom Phone Numbers and 2010 Courtroom Assignments: Denver District Court      
The Denver District Court released the 2010 Courtroom assignments. Click here for more information. Note: The domestic courtroom phone numbers in the new Legal and Financial Directory are incorrect. The correct phone numbers are as follows: Courtroom 4, (720) 865-2850; Courtroom 21, (720) 865-2855; Courtroom 22, (720) 865-2845. All other phone numbers in the directory are correct, and also can be found here. Questions? E-mail Rosemary Evans at rosemary.evans@judicial.state.co.us.

*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist a client with a guardianship case. The client has a developmentally disabled adult daughter who needs a legal guardian. If you can assist this client, please contact Patricia Trujillo at (303)-866-9307 or patt@denbar.org.

*** 15 percent discount on "Nutcracker" Tickets
Performances at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House run from Nov. 28 to Dec. 27. Purchase your tickets online here and use the special offer code "DENBAR" to receive your discount.

*** Lawyers Dating Lawyers
“When we first started dating, many more-seasoned attorneys warned me that dating a lawyer was a bad idea…” Read The Docket for this Barely Legal column and more great DBA content… 

*** CLE and Book! Cutting Edge Issues in Colorado Insurance Bad Faith Law
This program
 is an intermediate-to-advanced seminar focusing on cutting edge issues in insurance bad faith. Attendees will receive in-depth information about contested issues in the area of insurance bad faith litigation. The program offers new insights into how to successfully prosecute and defend against insurance bad faith claims, and includes a copy of Gregory Giometti's updated book, Colorado Law of Insurance Bad Faith (3rd ed. 2009)

*** Sign up you firm for the fun and easy Toothbrush Drive
The Annual Toothbrush Drive to benefit Kids In Need of Dentistry is Feb. 8-12. Sign up today and be part of the DBA’s Community Action Network event. Click here to get started.

*** Wanted: Donations for Barristers Ball to benefit Metro Volunteer Lawyers
The Barristers Benefit Ball Committee is looking for donations such as airline tickets, vacation getaways, sporting event tickets, electronic equipment or anything else that would make a fantastic raffle prize. If you have direct access to such treasures or have a contact that can be approached about donations, contact Dana Collier Smith at dcolliersmith@cobar.org. The ball proceeds go to Metro Volunteer Lawyers pro bono programming.

*** Optimize Your DBA Membership — De-stress and be healthy
Get a 10 percent discount at any Metro Denver YMCA. Sign-up fees are waived, too; just tell them you are a Denver Bar Association member. Click here for locations. A YMCA membership is one of the best investments you can make for personal or family well-being and fun. DBA members also receive discount pricing on yoga at any of the Corepower Yoga Studios. E-mail your information to corporate@corepoweryoga.com to set up your corporate discount.

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