DBA Member Appreciation Month Kicks Off on Monday!!!

memberappreciationIt is because of you, that the Denver Bar Association is currently in its 125th year of serving the Colorado legal community! There are no words that can fully express our appreciation for your continued membership, support and time, so the Denver Bar Association would like to express its gratitude!

On Monday we kick off our Member Appreciation Month!!! All events are FREE, and many include lunch and a raffled giveaway. Registration for all events is required, so sign up early as many are expected to reach capacity. And don’t forget to take advantage of free professional head shot sittings. Search our calendar for ‘member appreciation’ to find out all that is on offer this month!!! #DBAthanks

File Retention — May 3
Noon to 1 p.m. in the CBA-CLE 3rd Floor Large Classroom, Lunch provided
1 Ethics Credit

This program will address the practitioner’s obligations regarding client files including storage, retention, accessibility and destruction, as well as the requirements of Colo. RPCs 1.16 and 1.16A, and relevant cases and ethics opinions. Presented by The Office of Attorney Regulation, April McMurrey. RSVP

Client Communication: Grievance Avoidance Webinar — May 9
Noon to 1 p.m.
1 Ethics Credit

Discussion of the ethical rules and guidelines required in defining good communication, discussing goals with clients, handling difficult decisions, and improving communications so you can avoid grievances. Presented by LawPay (a FREE 3-month LawPay subscription will be raffled off to those in attendance). RSVP

How to Manage your Firm from India — May 12
Noon to 1 p.m.
1 General Credit

Build your life, not just your law firm. An attorney and founder of an immigration law firm in Washington, Greg McLawsen has found a way to combine his love of travel with his professional life. Join Greg as he offers his top tips on how to work virtually from anywhere in the world, even with an infant in tow.
Presented by Clio (an Amazon Echo Dot will be raffled off to those in attendance). RSVP

Manage Your Student Loans Webinar — May 17
Noon to 1 p.m.

One of the biggest struggles we face is keeping up with the sheer volume of emails. And it’s a battle most of us are losing. But there are things you can do to get it more under control. As with most battles, the best way to approach it is on several different fronts. This session, presented by Credible, will explore practical and proven strategies to help you get your email under control (and tips to keep it that way!)  An Amazon Echo Dot will be raffled off to those in attendance! RSVP

Mindfulness Yoga & Brews — May 17
4 to 7 p.m. at the Rackhouse Pub

An hour-long yoga class from CorePower Yoga. Please your own yoga mat or a limited amount can be rented for $2 (please bring cash). Cold brews, light appetizers and networking will close out the evening. 1 month unlimited at CorePower Yoga will be raffled off to those in attendance. RSVP

New Member Welcome Panel — May 18
5:30 to 7 p.m.

During this evening discussion and reception, attendees will hear from several of our ‘super engaged members’ coming from various practice areas and firm size. Whether you’re a new or long-time members, come hear from their colleagues on how to:

  • Build leadership through the DBA (sections, committees, volunteer opportunities and etc.)
  • Reacquaint with services and benefits that are available to you;
  • Ways to maximize your investment of membership dues and time; and
  • Other insider tips and tricks

Several prizes and giveaways will be raffled off to attendees. Food and drinks will also be provided. RSVP

Ethics of Social Media — May 22
Noon to 1 p.m.
1 Ethics Credit

This presentation discusses the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct that may be implicated with different forms of social media and recent court decisions imposing discipline against attorneys for actions on social media websites. We will discuss common problems and issues to consider when attorneys use social media and what to consider when supervising support staff. Presented by The Office of Attorney Regulation, E. James Wilder. RSVP


The DBA is offering free professional headshots at our offices during the month of May to be used in your online CBA Find A Lawyer profile. Additional headshots can be purchased for personal use. Register for your sitting today or contact Vanessa Babarsky with questions.