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June 29, 2010

 

June 29, 2010 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

 

 

 

- School Supply Drive 

Pro Bono Spotlight 

- CLE: Electronic Privacy

- CLE: Hanging Your Shingle

- Discount on personal assistant services

- Law Practice Management Bookstore

 

 

 

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*** Help children get ready for school — sign up for this year’s School Supply Drive
Sign up your firm now to help with the DBA Community Action Network’s annual School Supply Drive, July 19–30. Backpacks filled with donated supplies will be handed out on Sunday, Aug. 8, to children in need while they enjoy a free day at the Denver Zoo. CAN hopes to fill more than 300 backpacks. To participate, sign up here. Also, CAN needs volunteers to help the morning of Saturday, Aug. 7, with backpack-stuffing at the DBA offices, and mid-day Sunday, Aug. 8, with handing out the backpacks to the children at the Denver Zoo (free attendance to volunteers and their families/friends). Contact Heather Clark at (303) 824-5350 or hclark@cobar.org.

*** Pro Bono Spotlight
Metro Volunteer Lawyers needs an attorney to assist a client in filing for guardianship of her husband, who had a massive stroke and is currently living in a nursing home. If you are able to assist this client, contact Patricia Trujillo at (303) 866-9307 or patt@denbar.org.

*** CLE: Electronic Privacy in 2010: Text Messages, Personal E-Mail Accounts, Personal Smartphones, and “Friends Only” Social Media Pages, July 7
This program will address the highly contentious and unsettled issues of electronic privacy and electronic monitoring in the workplace. Find out the impact of recent court cases including: the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in City of Ontario v. Quon and the New Jersey Supreme Court’s recent decision in Stengart v. Loving Care.

*** CLE: Hanging Your Shingle, A Step-by-Step Guide for Opening your own Law Firm, Aug. 19-21
Experienced faculty will walk you through the entire process of hanging your shingle. Also learn valuable ethics lessons and precautions to take with you along the way.

*** Optimize your DBA membership: 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 get you organized and stress-free — from picking up your dry cleaning to de-cluttering your home office, and assisting with the planning of your next vacation. DBA members receive a 10 percent discount 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.

*** Book: Law Practice Management Bookstore – A Variety of Resources Available for your Law Practice
CBA-CLE carries a number of invaluable law practice management books, including: Compensation Plans for Law Firms; Partner Departures and Lateral Moves: A Legal and Ethical Guide Risk Management; and Survival Tools for Law Firms. Drop by the offices at 1900 Grant St, Suite 300, to browse the complete selection.

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