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December 17, 2013
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From the Bar and DBA-CLE
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DBA and CLE Office Holiday Closures
The Denver Bar Association office will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 24 and 25, and CLE in Colorado will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Both the DBA and CLE offices will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1, and will resume normal business hours on Thursday, Jan. 2. We wish you and your family a happy and safe holiday season!
Second Judicial District Judgeship Nominee Survey
The Denver Bar Association wants to hear from you. Each time a judicial vacancy occurs in the Denver District Court, the DBA surveys its members about the nominees to provide feedback to the governor’s office. Please take a moment to complete our survey about the nominees for the Second Judicial District vacancy. The survey closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20.
January Coffee Talk: Deposition Techniques in High-Profile Cases—Thursday, Jan. 23
John Lee and Kevin McReynolds from the Colorado Attorney General’s Office will discuss deposition techniques and provide examples of how they’ve used the resulting evidence in important cases. You will learn how to prepare for depositions, structure your questioning, depose different types of witnesses, and use deposition testimony to advance your case. One general CLE credit is available. RSVP online or email lunches@cobar.org.
Spinning CLE: Dealing with the Rambo Lawyer—Thursday, Jan. 30
Join the DBA Fit to Practice Task Force for their popular spinning CLE class at the downtown YMCA on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8 a.m. Slip into your workout gear and get ready to work your legs while Judge Dennis Graham and John Baker work your brain! Graham and Baker will discuss dealing with the "Rambo" attorney without becoming one as you sweat away on your stationary bike. The cost to attend is $10. One ethics credit has been applied for. Space is limited-secure your seat on a bike by registering early online or by emailing lunches@cobar.org, or calling 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Join the DBA Docket Committee Today
The Docket is the DBA’s monthly magazine publication, and The Docket Committee supports it by way of editorial ideas, input and contributions. If you like to write (or even read!), The Docket Committee is the place for you. The committee meets over lunch once a month to discuss news of interest to the Association’s members, events, CLE classes, entertainment reviews, practice tips, technology, opportunities and humorous articles of all kinds. Contact Heather Clark at hclark@cobar.org or call 303-824-5350 to become a member.
Workplace
Workplace Discrimination 2013—Friday, Jan. 10
Co-sponsored by Colorado Specialty Bars

Join the debate between the ACLU and Focus on the Family on the intersection of religious freedom and workplace anti-discrimination laws. Highlights: Federal court judge Christine Arguello will moderate a panel of Colorado court judges who will answer questions on how individual districts are preparing for the potential increase of employment discrimination case filings; representatives from Colorado specialty bars will take a hard look at bias and discrimination within the legal profession; a discussion of Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) amendments that go into effect Jan. 1, 2015; explore the investigative technique of employment testing: ADA, USERRA and ethical implications; and more! Register now.
Nutrition Lunch and Learn Series—Fridays at Noon
Join us one Friday a month at the DBA offices starting at noon for nutrition and health instruction. Below is a list of upcoming classes. RSVP by clicking on the links. Registration is $10 and includes lunch.
  • Friday, Dec. 20—How to Navigate the Holidays and Business Socials and End Up Leaner, Healthier, and Fit to Practice
  • Friday, Jan. 24—How do We Get Back on the Road to Health and Wellness?
  • Friday, Feb. 28—We Dress for Success, so Why Not Dress Our Kitchen for Success?
  • Click here for a list of all upcoming classes.
DBA Member Spinning Classes at the Downtown YMCA
Join us for weekly spinning classes at the downtown YMCA from 7 to 8 a.m. The cost to attend is $10 and includes full use of the facilities for the day. Space in the class is limited, so RSVP early to secure your seat by clicking on a link below.
Yoga @ the Bar—Fridays at 7 a.m.
Join us on Fridays at the DBA offices from 7 to 8 a.m. for free yoga. The instructor will be there beginning at 6:45 a.m. for those who want to begin, or end, earlier. Below is a list of upcoming classes. RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727, and tell us which Friday you will attend.
DBA Health Fair—Thursday, Jan. 9
Get “fit to practice” for the New Year! The DBA Fit to Practice Task Force will host a Health Fair on Thursday, Jan. 9, at the DBA offices, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will include health screening services, a nutritional expert, an acupuncturist, and a massage therapist—as well as healthy food and beverages. This is the perfect place to jump-start your 2014 fitness goals and gear up for the DBA’s Fitness Challenge supporting the Sean May Memorial Run, the Colfax Marathon team supporting the legal center, and Wheels of Justice Courage Classic. RSVP online or by emailing lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.
Optimize Your DBA Membership
Order Additional Copies of the 2014 Colorado Legal Directory—Discounted for DBA Members
DBA members receive a complimentary copy of the Colorado Legal Directory as part of your DBA member benefits. You can order additional copies of the directory for your staff at a discounted rate. For more information or to order a directory, go to coloradolegaldirectory.com.
DBA Members Newest Member Benefit—Denver B-cycle
DBA members can now receive $50 (normally $80) Denver B-cycle annual memberships. Denver B-cycle, Denver’s bike sharing program, has 84 bike stations located throughout Denver for easy transportation around the city. Annual (365 day) memberships do not start until a member checks out a B-cycle for the first time, so there is no need to hold off on purchasing your membership. Click here for more information. Use promo code DBAR14 for your $50 annual membership.

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