2:26 am - Monday December 11, 2017

Events: Colorado Bar Association

Strikes for Tykes, Saturday, Nov. 3

Put on your bowling shoes and come join the DBA’s Community Action Network at Strikes for Tykes—a bowling
benefit for the Children’s Outreach Project. This event will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. at Elitch Lanes, located at 3826 Tennyson in Denver. Cost is $35 for adults and $20 for children
(12 and under). Visit http://www.cobar.org/cle/item.cfm?eventid=DCAN110312 to RSVP.

RSVP for the Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature Contest Reception on Thursday Sept. 6

Visit http://www.denbar.org/docket/doc_articles.cfm?ArticleID=7748 for a list of Denver Lawyers’ Arts

and Literature Contest, who are featured in the September issue of The Docket
(http://www.denbar.org/docket/doc_vol.cfm?PubYear=2012&PubMonth=9). To thank all of the entrants and winners,
a reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the first floor lobby of the DBA office building on Thursday,
Sept. 6. All members are invited to attend and enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers. Please RSVP
to Kate Schuster at kschuster@cobar.org.

Continuing Legal Education

Colorado Real Estate Practice, Sept. 11–Nov. 19

Colorado Real Estate Practice has been offered annually since 1977, and is recognized as the best basic
skills course in the Colorado real property law area. If you are a recent bar admittee, an experienced
practitioner desiring a comprehensive refresher, a real estate professional, or a legal assistant working
in real estate, this is a course you don’t want to miss. Visit http://www.cobar.org/cle/item.cfm?EventID=RE091113L
to register.

Contested Wills: When Intent is in Dispute, Friday, Sept. 21

What issues can arise when an objection is raised against the validity of a will? Attend this program
to be prepared when the testator’s intent is in dispute. Visit http://www.cobar.org/cle/item.cfm?EventID=PR092113L
to register.

 

In the News

Be a Lawyer and a Teacher

Lawyers are teachers. They tell stories to instruct jurors and judges for the benefit of their clients.
But lawyers may not realize that they can use teaching techniques in many other ways to make the business
of law more successful. Consider just a few examples and ask yourself how good a teacher you are.
Visit http://cbaclelegalconnection.com/2012/08/coachs-corner-be-a-lawyer-and-a-teacher/ to read more.

Legal Community

Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner, Thursday, Oct. 11

IAALS—the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System—will host its annual award dinner
on Oct. 11. The dinner will focus on innovations in legal education—Prof. James Moliterno from Washington
and Lee University School of Law will be presented an award for his leadership. In addition, Jordan Furlong
will speak on the changing landscape of the law and legal education.
(http://iaals.du.edu/images/uploads/multimedia/Rebuilding_Justice_2012_Email.html)

International Credit Union Day Celebration, Oct. 15-19

During the third week of October the Legal Community Credit Union will give away raffle entries, gifts,
and will host a fundraiser to benefit Credit Union’s for Kids/ Children’s Miracle Network.
LCCU also will be offering a fantastic auto loan special. Please contact Sherry Espinoza
at ceo@coloradolegal.org for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

Partner With PALS for the 2012–13 School Year

The Democracy Education Committee’s Partner Alliance of Lawyers and Schools program is seeking volunteers
or firms to adopt schools for the 2012–13 school year. PALS’ mission is to implement law-related education
and volunteers into Denver Public Schools. It’s an organic, flexible program in which the volunteer seeks
and fills a specific need at either Hill Middle School or Denver School of Science and Technology–Green
Valley Ranch campus. Please email Meghan Bush at mbush@cobar.org for more information.

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