A full dinner is served at our evening meetings including non-alcoholic beverages, coffee and dessert. Beer and wine are available for sale.
Location: Colorado Auto Dealers Association, 290 E. Speer Blvd., Denver, 80203
Cocktail hour: 6:30, dinner 7 p.m. Program follows.
Judging As I See It with Senior District Judge John L. Kane
Senior U.S. District Court Judge John Kane talks about his forty years on the federal bench—why he became a judge, the drama of the courtroom, and the foibles of trial lawyers.
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Signings and Sightings
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January 2017 Dale Lovin
The Spirit in Question
The Melancholy Howl
The Golden Havana Night
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