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July 2010

 

 

CBA/YLD Announcements and Upcoming Events…
Mark Your Calendar Now and Get Involved!

 

CBA/YLD Announcements and Upcoming Events… Mark Your Calendar Now and Get Involved!

 

ANNUAL YLD CHARITY FUNDRAISER – JULY 16, 2010

 

Please join us for our annual charity fundraiser on Friday, July 16, 2010.  This year’s fundraiser benefits Third Way Center, which offers a wide array of support services to high-risk, homeless, mentally ill and disadvantaged youth. 

 

This event is always tons of fun, and includes beer and wine tasting and a silent auction.  Mark your calendars now!  For tickets, or further information, contact Leia Ursery at lursery@olsentraeger.com.

 

What:               Beer and Wine Tasting, Appetizers and Silent Auction

When:              Friday, July 16, 2010 at 5:30pm

Where:             Moye White LLP

                        1400 16th Street, Fifth Floor, Denver

Cost:                $10 per person in advance / $15 at the door

 

YLD MOUNTAIN BIKING

 

Summer is here, and so is the YLD mountain biking gang!  All skill levels are invited to join us as we tackle some fun and social bike rides.  Bring your friends and family, meet new people and have a blast on your bike!  To sign up for our mountain biking group, contact James Garts at garts@pelegrinradeff.com.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – COLORADO SENIOR LAW DAY

 

We need your help!  Please volunteer on August 14th  for the annual Colorado Senior Law Day, targeted at providing assistance to seniors and adult children in our community.  Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts throughout the day, from 7am to 2pm.  We expect over 1,000 attendees, and we need more volunteers than ever.  For more information, contact Casey Lynne Williams at (303) 654-0100 or casey@lawdolan.com.

 

GET PUBLISHED IN THE COLORADO LAWYER

 

Enhance your professional reputation by getting published in an upcoming issue of The Colorado Lawyer.  The magazine is always looking for young lawyers to write professional articles in their practice areas and, in particular, on topics uniquely pertaining to young lawyers.  For more information, please contact Chris Bryan at cbryan@garfieldhecht.com.

BECOME A METRO VOLUNTEER LAWYER

 

Did you know that, right now, you can…

 

  • gain litigation experience by taking on a MVL case?
  • make a great networking connection with a prominent attorney who will mentor you for free?
  • have your malpractice insurance covered by the Bar for all of your MVL work?
  • impress your colleagues, friends, judges, and your family you’re your great heart for service?

 

There are clients in desperate need, and YOU CAN HELP!  If interested in volunteering for the Metro Volunteer Lawyers, please call Dianne Van Voorhees at 303-866-9378 or via e-mail at diannev@denbar.org, or go to their website at www.metrovolunteerlawyers.org.  Make a difference!  Do it today!  

 

JOIN THE COLORADO YOUNG LAWYERS FACEBOOK GROUP

We invite you to join our Facebook group for Colorado's young lawyers!  Keep in touch with your friends and colleagues, and network with your peers... Chat with other young lawyers about the job market, and get ideas on how to improve your practice... Ask practice questions of other lawyers, and stay up to date on YLD events and programs.  To join our electronic community today, simply log in to Facebook, search for "Colorado Young Lawyers", and then click "Request to Join Group," or, you can simply visit this website: http://tinyurl.com/cobar-yld.  Or, for more information, contact Joe Bernstein at jtbernstein@yahoo.com.

 

SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY AND YOUR PROFESSION – VOLUNTEER

 

We’re always happy to hear from members who want to volunteer for YLD programs and activities.  In fact, we strongly encourage all your attorneys to become active in the many exciting projects and activities we sponsor throughout the year.  For more information on volunteering, e-mail Becky Bye at becky.bye@go.doe.gov.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

For the most current information about the CBA/YLD, please visit our webpage on the Colorado Bar Association website (http://www.cobar.org) by clicking on the “Inside the Bar” option on the left and selecting the “Young Lawyers Division” section.