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Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
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From the Bar
Learn About Student Loan Repayment—Tuesday, Feb. 5
Join student loan expert Heather Jarvis for a discussion on student loan debt, repayment options, and debt forgiveness. The program will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Holland & Hart in downtown Denver. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited for this complimentary program. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Toothbrush Drive
Toothbrush Drive to Benefit Kids In Need of Dentistry—Feb. 18–22
We are looking for firms to collect toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss. All donations will be picked up during the week of Feb. 25. Sign up today and be a part of the DBA’s Community Action Network event. Click here to get started or contact Kate Schuster.
5th Annual Law Day Art Contest—Get Your Children’s Schools Involved
The Law Day 2013 Art Contest is co-sponsored by the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Bar Association. K–5 Denver Public Schools students are encouraged enter an illustration that represents the theme, “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.” Winners will receive a $100 Target gift card and free admission to the DAM. Their winning illustrations will go on display at the DAM during April and May. Click here for details and here for a flyer. Deadline for students to enter is Feb. 28.
The New Legal Resource Directory—Available for Download
Are you aware of all the legal resources, clinics, and agencies available to assist low-income Coloradans? Each year the Public Legal Education Department of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations compiles a list of these numerous resources—spanning all types of practice areas—for attorneys and attorney volunteers to better-assist their clients. Click here to download the Legal Resource Directory.
From the Courts
Toothbrush Drive
Be Recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court for Your Firm or In-house Counsel Group’s Pro Bono Achievement—Deadline Feb. 15
Each year, the Colorado Supreme Court recognizes those law firms, solo practitioners, and in-house counsel groups that achieved the annual goal of 50 hours of pro bono legal services by their Colorado-licensed attorneys, averaged across the firm and pro-rated for part-time attorneys, primarily for the indigent and/or organizations serving the indigent. If your firm or group achieved the pro bono goal in 2012, please notify Justice Greg Hobbs, c/o Law Clerk Lauren Dickey, at lauren.dickey@judicial.state.co.us or 720-625-5440, by Friday, Feb.15. Include the name and contact information of your pro bono coordinator, as well as phone number, email, and mailing address. Looking for pro bono opportunities? Check out MakeHistoryColorado.org.
Barristers Ball
Continuing Legal Education
Advanced Elder Law—Feb. 14–15
With a special keynote presentation from Colorado Supreme Court Justice Brian Boatright, “A View from the Colorado Supreme Court: How the Demographic Shift is Changing the Court.” Learn from this experienced faculty the newest case law and legislation, recent changes in Medicaid and what could happen with Obamacare. Hear the latest in advance directives, litigating non-probate transfers, the changing law in guardianships and protective proceedings around the country, and more. See the complete agenda.

A Crash Course in Motor Vehicle Accident Law—Thursday, Feb. 21
Whether you are contemplating taking your first motor vehicle accident case or you are a seasoned practitioner wanting updates, this program provides current information to enhance your skills. The content is presented by top Colorado practitioners in auto accident and insurance law who share their extensive experience and expertise. See the complete program.

In the Legal Community
Colorado Legal Services’ Pro Bono Technology Tools Survey
Colorado Legal Services (CLS) has a small grant to develop a mobile app and “eCenter” (online library of resources and tools) to recruit new and support existing volunteer attorneys. To help CLS get started, please take five minutes and answer this short 10-question survey. Tell us what you need to make your pro bono time more productive and efficient.
Optimize Your Membership
FruitRevival Produce Delivery
DBA members save 10 percent on produce delivery from FruitRevival, a simple, convenient service that delivers premium hand-selected seasonal fruits and vegetables to businesses in the Denver metro area. Email Lauren Lockard for more information.

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