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December 13, 2007

December 13, 2007 Colorado Bar Association weekly e-newsletter


- Help Out with Mock Trials

- Donate Toys & Clothes

- Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques

- Save the Date!

- Available from CLE Books: The Lost Art: Guide to Effective Argument

- Tip of the Week: Fight Spam by Getting an E-mail Address That Expires in 10 minutes!

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—Steve Goodier, writer 

*** Help Out with Mock Trials
Volunteer judges, attorneys and paralegals are needed to judge the 2008 Colorado High School Mock Trial Tournament, March 14–15, in Ft. Collins. Training packets are mailed and an orientation is provided day of tournament. No experience necessary! You can help students gain beneficial life-skills that will help them throughout life, such as team work, collaboration, the importance and value of setting goals, and productive argument. If you are interested, contact Carolyn Gravit at or click here to sign-up.

*** Donate Toys & Clothes
The CBA Young Lawyers Division hosts a “Christmas in February” event to help spread joy to children of families in need of assistance. This year’s event will take place in Greeley. We need your help to make this event a success! Send toy or clothing donations to the Colorado Bar Association, Christmas In February program c/o Dana Collier Smith at 1900 Grant St., 9th floor, Denver, CO 80203. To volunteer for the event, contact Jed Scott at and watch for more details.

*** Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques
This CBA–CLE program, Dec. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., features nationally recognized presenters Roger Dodd and Larry Pozner. Dodd and Pozner will profoundly change how you operate in the courtroom. Register online: Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques

*** Save the Date!
The Colorado Hispanic Bar Association 2008 Annual Banquet will be Saturday, Jan. 26, 5:30–10 p.m., at the Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence St., in Denver. For more information, contact Joe Ramirez, (303) 290-1605 or, or Meshach Rhoades, (303) 295-8385 or

*** Available from CLE Books (order online!)
Winner of the 1999 ACLEA Outstanding Achievement Award, The Lost Art: Guide to Effective Argument is a handy reference guide for the busy lawyer. For information, call (303) 860-0608, toll-free (888) 860-2531; or visit

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