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July 13, 2010

 

July 13, 2010 DENBARlink Member Newsletter from the Denver Bar Association

IN THIS ISSUE:  

- School Supply Drive starts next week

- Volunteer for a Special Project to Serve Individuals with a Military Connection

- Elder Law Basic Skills, July 30

- CBA-CLE Legal Connection Programs

- Job Search Support Groups

- Discounted tickets for the King Tut Exhibition

- Discounts at the Hyatt

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*** School Supply Drive starts next week; sign up now to help kids get ready for school!
Sign up your firm now to collect donations for 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. For more information contact Heather Clark at (303) 824-5350.

*** Volunteers Needed for a Special Project to Serve Individuals with a Military Connection — No Military Law Experience Necessary
Colorado Legal Services is offering attorneys across the state an opportunity to learn more about legal issues veterans, active duty and other individuals with a military connection, when attempting to access benefits available to them as a result of service and affiliation. The commitment includes an agreement to participate live in three online trainings, as well as to provide information and referral online for a minimum of two hours per month. Two online trainings are scheduled for the upcoming Friday mornings: July 16 and 23. Please contact Kathryn Dahlke for more information and to sign up to participate!

*** CLE: Elder Law Basic Skills, July 30 — Expand and Build Your Practice with the Fundamentals of Elder Law
At this program, learn exactly what an elder law attorney does and acquire an understanding of financial powers of attorney, guardianships/conservatorships, how Medicare and Medicaid work, and more!

*** CLE: Get the Latest, Breaking Developments in CLE with CBA-CLE Legal Connection Programs
CBA-CLE Legal Connection Shorts are one and two-hour CLE programs on the latest legal developments and topics of interest for legal professionals in Colorado. Upcoming topics include: “Representing Medical Marijuana Business Clients Under New Regulations,” “Liability Issues for Litigators,” and more! Check out the CLE Events calendar for more details and topics.

*** Free Job Search and Career Transition Support Group, August 10
Attend this brown-bag group session to participate in a safe, confidential forum and share your experiences, network, and gather practical information to enhance your job search or career transition efforts. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call (303) 860-1115, ext. 727.

*** Discounted tickets for DBA Members to the King Tut Exhibition
Discover more than 100 striking objects of ancient Egyptian history. See breathtaking treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb, including the golden sandals found on his mummy. Relive the excitement of Howard Carter’s 1922 discovery of King Tut’s tomb and explore new scientific discoveries that provide insight into the Boy King’s legendary life and death. Click here for more information and to purchase your discounted tickets.

***Optimize your DBA Membership with Discounts at the Hyatt
AAA Four Diamond award-winning Hyatt Hotels of Downtown Denver are pleased to extend to DBA members a 20 percent discount on a room and free high-speed Internet access. To book, call toll free 800-233-1234 or click on the links below and enter or ask for Corporate # 65812. (Offer subject to availability. Restrictions may apply.) Grand Hyatt Denver and Hyatt Regency.

 

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