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May 12, 2011
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In this issue…
  • CBA YLD Annual Charity Fundraiser
  • Team Wheels of Justice Kick-off Party
  • Opening Statements and Demonstrative Evidence—Program 2 of Trial Skills Training Series
  • Selling Your Law Practice: Is It for You?
  • Optimize Your CBA Membership: Office Max and Easy Soft
  • Negotiating with the King: Face and Ego in Conflict Resolution
  • Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute
  • 32nd Annual LCCU Membership Meeting
  • Tip of the Week from Reba Nance
CBA YLD Annual Charity Fundraiser, June 3
Please join us at 5:30 p.m. June 3 for an evening of fun and networking benefiting Third Way Center. The fundraiser will be held at Moye White LLP, 1400 16th St., 5th Floor, Denver. Cost to attend is $15 per person in advance; $20 at the door. DU/CU law students can attend for $10 per person. For more information, contact Leia Ursery at
Opening Statements and Demonstrative Evidence—Program 2 of Trial Skills Training Series, May 25
Presented by Dan Reilly and Jason M. Lynch of Reilly Pozner LLP
An effective opening statement is critical to winning at trial. Dan Reilly and Jason Lynch will present a methodology for preparing powerful opening statements and share techniques that will increase the effectiveness of your opening and trial presentation. Register now!
Optimize Your CBA Membership:
Office Max
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Easy Soft
Easy Soft Legal Software, has combined its family law expertise with smartphone technology to change how attorneys take care of business. Now, with divorce settlement tools in your pocket, you can cut down on arguments and get both parties on the same page, quickly anytime and anywhere your smartphone or ipad has access to the Internet. The new, free smartphone app has a robust set of divorce settlement calculators, such as Alimony Buyout or Present Value, Alimony Recapture. Click here for more information.
Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute, June 1-2
Going beyond black-letter legal developments, the Institute will translate case law and new rules into actionable steps in your practice to create client value. Join your colleagues from the Western United States to learn, renew acquaintances, network, and grow your practice in 2011. Find out more and connect to the Institute!
Team Wheels of Justice Kick-off Party, June 16
Kick off the Wheels of Justice training season downtown at Blake Street Tavern on June 16, 5:30-8 p.m. Enjoy great food, beer, wine, and fun with your family and friends. Learn strategies for fundraising and hear from The Children’s Hospital doctors on how the Courage Classic ride in July greatly impacts them. RSVP to or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Selling Your Law Practice: Is It for You? May 23
Is it possible to wind down your practice, leave your clients in good hands, and maybe even find some financial benefit from the firm you built? Attend this program sponsored by the CBA Solo and Small Firm Section from noon to 1 p.m. Click here for more information.
Negotiating with the King: Face and Ego in Conflict Resolution, May 27
Co-sponsored by the CBA Dispute Resolution and Business Law Sections
Issues of “face,” self-esteem, and self-identity form the psychological core of negotiation and mediation. This program will help you understand the psychological reasons for impasse in negotiating and how to prepare yourself and clients for dealing with impasse. Find out more.
Join us for our 32nd Annual LCCU Membership Meeting, May 18
The Legal Community Credit Unin will hold the Business Meeting and Elections at 5:30 p.m. on May 18 at the CBA CLE offices. All current members are encouraged to participate, so please join us. For more information contact Sherry at
Tip of the Week from Reba Nance
Make it Easier to Minimize, Restore, or Close Windows in Windows 7
The little buttons on the upper right-hand corner of the screen that minimize, maximize, and close a window are called Capture Buttons. Moving your cursor so you can click on the X to close a window can take time because you have to be exactly over the small X.

There’s an easy way to make those buttons bigger and easier to click. Here’s how:
1. Click Start button (lower left-hand corner of your screen) and choose Control Panel (on the right)
2. Under Appearance and Personalization (in green), click on Change the Theme
3. Click on Window Color (at the bottom)
4. Click on Advanced appearance settings …
4. The “Item” button probably says Desktop. Click on the drop down arrow on the right-hand side and choose Caption Buttons
5. The size will probably be 21. Click on the up arrow and you can watch the buttons get bigger. Try selecting 27.
6. Click on Apply and then OK

It will be easier now to minimize, restore or close windows! Feel free to contact Reba Nance at with questions.
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