*** “Best one yet” — Barristers Benefit Ball huge success
The DBA and its Metro Volunteer Lawyers program give a big thank you to all of the guests, sponsors and donors who attended the 2010 Barristers Benefit Ball on Saturday, May 1. The atmosphere was electric — just check out the photos on the DBA Facebook fan page. Also, look for the June issue of The Docket for a list of the generous individuals, firms and companies who made this event possible.
*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist a disabled client in the adoption of his two grandchildren. The client has had custody of one granddaughter for six years and the other granddaughter for three years. If you are interested in helping this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** Support DBA's Metro Volunteer Lawyers — sponsor a hole at the Henry Hall Golf Tournament
By sponsoring a hole at the tournament on June 7, local law firms and businesses can help raise money for MVL and network with golfing members. Interested? Contact Heather Clark at email@example.com or call (303) 824-5350. Register for the tournament here.
*** CLE: Searches, Seizures, Statements and Other Top 40 Hits by Judge Fred Rodgers, Thursday, May 6
Attend this grand musical event — a concert on Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights and issues. Judge Rodgers brings these topics to life in a most entertaining, engaging and enlightening way.
*** Hispanic leaders to be honored at Las Madrinas Tribute, May 16
Estrella (Star) Awards are given to volunteers who shine brightly for their community efforts. This year, Timothy MacDonald, Susan Cole, Angela Reyes and Ilene Lin Bloom served at the DBA's Legal Night Clinics to help find solutions to legal problems that impact children and the underprivileged in areas of immigration, credit, housing, landlords, employment and family law. The tribute is Sunday, May 16 at Centro San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence St. Cost is $50. For tickets or more information, contact Jennie Marquez at (303) 295-9470, ext. 100 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** CLE: The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet: Super Search Engine Strategies, Investigative Research, Social Networking and Ethics on May 13
Learn how attorneys are using various websites, including social networking sites (such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn) for discovery, trial preparation, background checks, and to locate missing persons.
*** Optimize your DBA membership: Don’t be a name without a face!
Get your photo taken at no cost for the CBA's online Find-A-Lawyer directory on June 7 to 18 at the DBA offices. RCL Portraits is providing the services. Members can view their proofs immediately through an instant video system and choose their picture for the directory. Additional portraits will be made available to those wishing to purchase them, however, there is no obligation. Call RCL Portrait Design at (800) 580-5562 to schedule your appointment.
*** CBA-CLE Books: The Colorado Bar Association CLE Bookstore
More than 40 substantive legal publications that focus on Colorado-specific issues and law are in this bookstore. If you want to review a book first, stop by the CBA-CLE offices at 1900 Grant St., third floor or browse online. Discounts available to members.
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