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Nov. 19

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2012
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Write About the Denver Legal Community
The Docket Committee welcomes your participation. The Committee contributes articles and plans each issue of The Docket. Committee members write about people in the legal community, trends, law practice management, tips for your career, and more. The committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month at noon. For more information or to join the committee, please contact Docket Editor Sara Crocker.
DBA Mentoring Program: Mentors and Mentees sign up by Friday, Nov. 30
Application Deadline Extended!

The DBA is accepting applications for both mentors and mentees for the 2013 program. The program’s objectives are to promote pride in the profession; excellence in service; and strong relationships with the bar, courts, clients, and the public. This is accomplished by teaching the core values and ideals of the legal profession, as well as the best practices for meeting those ideals. Click here for additional information on the program and to fill out an application.
DBA YLD and CAN Book Drive—Nov. 26–Dec. 7
Join the DBA YLD and CAN to collect new and used books for children ages 6 months to 12 years for the Denver Warm Welcome Court Child Care Center. Sign up online. Questions? Contact Blair Bowen or Heather Clark.
Seniors Holiday Lunch—Thursday, Dec. 6
Join the Seniors Committee at noon on Thursday, Dec. 6, to share holiday cheer at their annual Holiday Lunch. The luncheon will be held at the DBA offices, 1900 Grant St., Suite 900. Cost to attend is $12. Please RSVP by Dec. 4 to Sara Crocker at scrocker@cobar.org or 303-824-5347.
Legal Movie Night Featuring “Win Win”—Tuesday, Dec. 11
Join the DBA Young Lawyers Division at the DBA offices for a viewing the film “Win Win.” Following the movie, Jack Tanner, Director of Fairfield and Woods, P.C., and Robert Gibson, Professor of Philosophy at Metropolitan State University of Denver, will lead a lively debate about the ethical (legal and otherwise) issues raised by the movie. One CLE credit is available. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Continuing Legal Education
Did You Know CBA-CLE Offers Programs for Paralegals? Share With Your Staff!
Navigating Online Research Resources for Paralegals—Wednesday, Nov. 28

University of Colorado Law School Professor Robert Linz will examine various online resources that paralegals can use to research Colorado law. Only $39 for paralegals and support staff. Find out more.
Notary Law—Tuesday, Dec. 11
This program will cover everything notaries, new notary applicants, and their employers must know about the Colorado Notaries Public Act and best practices for notaries. See the complete agenda here.

Colorado Legal Legends: A Fireside Chat with Honorable Roger Cisneros—Tuesday, Dec 18
Judge Cisneros will be joined by Federico Peña for this luncheon program, as he shares his ethical and professional words of wisdom and his personal and practical advice. Join us for this special program, to hear from one of Colorado’s leading legal minds. Submitted for two general CLE credits, including 1.5 ethics. Reserve your seat now!

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YMCA membership Discounts
YMCA membership is one of the best investments you can make for personal or family well-being and fun. DBA Members have their joining fee waived and receive a 10 percent discount on monthly membership fees. Contact Lauren Lockard at the DBA for more information.

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