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October 20, 2011 “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
~ Mohandas Gandhi
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In this issue…
  • CBA Membership Forum: Join the Discussion!
  • Nominations Sought for 2011 Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
  • Veteran’s Day Gathering
  • Immigration Law for the Colorado Practitioner
  • 19th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Conference Sustainability Policy
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Award Nominations
  • The End of the Year is a Few Months Away—Time to Bundle Up!
  • CSU vs. San Diego State Football Game
  • New Collections Clinic Offered in South Jefferson County
  • Penny Retires—Help Celebrate Her 28 Years!
  • Tip of the Week from Reba Nance
CBA Membership Forum: Join the Discussion! Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 a.m.
How can the bar association provide its members with more value? Come tell the committee established to assist in doing so and join the discussion on various ideas presented by your colleagues. We will revisit previous programs, sush as the Match Program and Lend A Lawyer. We will be going into more detail about how these can be revived. If you cannot attend in person you may call in. Dial-in is (866) 200-5786; use conference code 3038245350. Contact Heather Clark for more information.
Veteran’s Day Gathering Friday, Nov. 11
All Colorado Bar members who are military veterans—from the Spanish-American War to the Uganda Operation—are invited to a Veteran’s Day get-together on Friday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m. at the Breckenridge Blake Street Pub, 2200 Blake Street. Cash bar and complimentary appetizers. No need for dress uniforms, just come to mingle with fellow vets and tell lies (or exaggerations) about your service. No rsvp’s necessary.
19th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Conference, Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5
Toward the Constitutional Right of Access to Justice: Implications and Implementations
All events will take place at CU Denver School of Public Affairs, 1380 Lawrence St., 2nd Floor. 12 CLE credits (6.7 Ethics Credits) available. Registration is $75/entire conference (includes meals) or $10 for individual sessions and $15/lunch. To register or view a full schedule for the Conference click here. For additional information, please contact whitecenter@colorado.edu.
 
The End of the Year is a Few Months Away—Time to Bundle Up!
You can bundle up at CBA/CLE with great CLE Compliance Packages that satisfy all the credits you need for your compliance period! We’ve put together Four Bundle Packages in different practice areas that offer 45 general credits and 7 ethics credits, or build your own 15-credit bundle. Find out more!
New Collections Clinic Offered in South Jefferson County
The Littleton law firm of Arnold & Arnold, LLP has begun conducting a free Collections Clinic on the first Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., in Courtroom 1-A of the Jefferson County Courthouse. The firm’s attorneys present information regarding, among other things:
• the use of interrogatories to find assets
• transcripts of judgment
• garnishments—preparation, serving, answers, default, and traverse
• exemptions—what they are and how to claim an exemption
This information is geared toward pro se creditors, debtors, and attorneys who don’t do a substantial amount of collections work. For more information, contact Terry Ehrlich at (720) 962-6010.
Nominations Sought for 2011 Gary McPherson Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
The CBA Young Lawyers Division is seeking nominations for the Gary McPherson Award, which acknowledges and honors a young lawyer in the community who has demonstrated a commitment and dedication to community service. Deadline for Nominations has been extended to Oct. 21. For more information and for the nominating form, click here.
Immigration Law for the Colorado Practitioner, November 9–10
Co-sponsored by the CBA Immigration Law Section
Leading Colorado immigration attorneys will present at this comprehensive two-day seminar that includes the new book: Immigration Law for the Colorado Practitioner –an essential resource for your practice. This course and publication are beneficial for the Colorado general practitioner, lawyers who focus their practice in areas that overlap with immigration law, as well as for lawyers who focus exclusively on immigration law. Review the complete agenda or register now!
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Award Nominations
Every year at its annual banquet, the CHBA awards outstanding attorneys, community organizations, and corporate partners for their contributions to the Latino community. The winners will be recognized at the CHBA Annual Banquet and Fundraiser on Jan. 28 at the EXDO Center. All nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Nov. 16. For more information contact Diego Hunt.
CSU vs. San Diego State Football Game
The CBA YLD is hosting a networking event at the CSU vs. San Diego State game, which is set for Saturday, Nov. 12, at 4 p.m. The CBA YLD is selling tickets for $20 each. The price includes a sideline ticket to the game, a CSU t-shirt, and a voucher for one hot dog or pretzel and a 20 oz. Coca-Cola product. This yearly event is a highly anticipated event that quickly sells out. Don’t wait to order your ticket to this great event and wonderful opportunity to network with fellow Colorado attorneys at a football game. To order tickets, please contact Michel Paul to secure your spot.
Penny Retires—Help Celebrate Her 28 Years! Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m.
It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of CBA staffer Penny Young. Penny has been with the CBA for twenty-eight years! She has been an important part of the CBA and a friend to staff and members alike. Although we will all miss Penny, she has worked hard all of her career and has earned the opportunity to enjoy more time with her family and grandchildren.

Please join us at the Bar office located at 1900 Grant St. Ste. 900, for a reception in her honor to wish Penny all the best in her retirement. So we get a general sense of how many might be coming, please give us an rsvp at lunches@cobar.org. If you cannot attend, please send best wishes to Penny.
 
Tip of the Week from Reba Nance
Using Multiple Outlook Windows—Having Your Inbox and Calendar Open at the Same Time
Have you ever been looking at mail in your inbox, then wanted to jump to your calendar without losing your place in the inbox? Outlook makes it possible through the use of multiple windows.

To open multiple windows, right click on an icon in the Outlook bar (say the Calendar) and pick "Open in New Window". Now you can see your calendar and your inbox at the same time!


Feel free to contact Reba Nance at reban@cobar.org with questions.

 

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