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November 10, 2011 “America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed. ”
~ Allen Boyd

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In this issue…
  • Veterans Day Gathering
  • “Movable courts uphold homeless veterans at Denver’s Stand Down event”
  • Ethics 7.0 in 2011
  • From the CBA CLE Legal Connection
  • 2012 Colorado Legal Directory
  • Corporate Practice Update Series
  • Practical Aspects of Practice and Hot Topics in the Law
  • Solo and Small Firm Denver Holiday Party
  • Optimize Your Membership with ESQ Sites Web Design
  • Tip of the Week From Reba Nance
Veterans 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 St. 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 is necessary.
Ethics 7.0 in 2011—Dec 1
Offered for 7 Ethics Credits
Topics include: Beginning and Ending the Client Relationship; Engagement Letters and Withdrawal; Litigation Ethics; Ethical Issues and Trends in Legal Malpractice Claims; Ethics for In-House Counsel; Ethical Issues Related to Colorado Rule of Civil Procedure 16.2, Domestic Relations; and How to Integrate Unbundling Into Your Practice. Register now!
2012 Colorado Legal Directory Pre-orders Close This Weekend
We would like to remind you that you have until the end of day on Sunday, Nov. 13, to pre-order your copy of the 2012 Colorado Legal Directory. The Directory is scheduled to ship in the first half of December. If you do not place a pre-order you can still order copies; they will be available in mid-December for pickup from CBA CLE or for shipment. Click here to order your copy or call 303-860-0608.
Practical Aspects of Practice and Hot Topics in the Law, Thursday, Nov. 17
Every year, the CBA YLD puts on a CLE program tailored to the needs and interests of members of the Young Lawyers Division. This year’s program will provide eight CLE credits, including one ethics, and feature practical aspects of practicing law, including: direct examination and cross-examination, jury selection, changes to the civil rules, and appellate basics. Click here for more details. RSVP to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
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“Movable courts uphold homeless veterans at Denver ’s Stand Down event,” The Denver Post
Denver lawyers and judges for the first time brought a courtroom to homeless veterans, joining a Department of Veterans Affairs-sponsored event aimed at getting struggling vets such essentials as haircuts and eye exams. Read more …
From the CBA CLE Legal Connection
Water Courts to Adopt “Rule of 7″ for Procedural Time Periods
The Colorado Supreme Court has amended the Uniform Local Rules for All State Water Court Divisions. Broad changes were made throughout the rules to conform them to the “rule of 7” for procedural time periods. This change, adopting multiples of a week, will help eliminate problems that arise when a deadline falls on a weekend. Additionally, Rule 3, Applications for Water Rights, also was amended. Click here for more information.

Rules Governing Motion Admission to the Bar Amended by the Colorado Supreme Court
The Colorado Supreme Court has amended the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure that outline the process for admission to the Colorado Bar. The changes allow for easier admission on motion for applicants who have passed the bar exam in another state less than five years ago. Click here for more information.
Corporate Practice Update Series, Dec 6–13
Seven half-day programs are available to take as a series or individually; programs include a review of the new Civil Access Pilot Project Rules, Business Entities, Privately Held Businesses, Securities, Franchises, Ethics, and M&A. The series is available for a total of 21 CLE credits including three Ethics. Review the complete agenda and the faculty for each program.
Solo and Small Firm Denver Holiday Party, Monday, Dec. 12
The Solo and Small Firm Section is pleased to host its annual Networking and Holiday Party on Dec. 12, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the CBA CLE offices, 1900 Grant St., Suite 300, in Denver. As in years past, wonderful door prizes will be given to attendees. Cost for section members is $5 for a holiday buffet luncheon and $10 for non-section members. If you are not a section member, you can join at the door for $10 and then pay an additional $5 for the party. Please RSVP by Dec. 8 to or 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Tip of the Week from Reba Nance
How Can I Find Out How Much Space is Left on my Computer, my Flash (Thumb) Drive, or my Smart Phone?

The good news is devices have much more storage than ever. The bad news is you need more storage. Here’s how to figure out how much storage capacity there is, and how much you have left.

1) On an iPhone:
Choose Settings, then General, then About.
Now you can see how many songs, videos, apps and photos you have. It will tell you the capacity of your phone, as well as how much space is still available. Now you know if there’s room for that new app!

2) On an Android Phone:
Choose Settings, then Storage (it might be called SD Card & Phone Storage).
You’ll see the amount of space remaining on your microSD card (if you have one) and internal (or program) storage.

3) On your PC:
Click on the Start button (lower left-hand corner of your screen) Click on Computer.
You will see a list of your various drives, with a bar underneath each showing the amount of space you have free and how much total space there is. The bar makes it easy to see whether you’re running out of storage. Usually the bar is red if you’re getting very low.

4) On a Flash (Thumb) Drive:
Plug your flash drive into your computer. Wait a moment for your computer to recognize it. Follow the same steps as 3) above, except look for Devices with Removable Storage. Thumb drives generally have much less storage than a hard drive. This makes it very important for you to know if there’s enough space available before you try to copy a document onto a thumb drive.

Feel free to contact Reba Nance at with questions.



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