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Welcome to 2014-2015!   It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome you to the 2014-2015 session of the Desert Bar Association. It is a particular honor to be installed as the President of the DBA...

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Save the Date

June 27, 2015

38th Annual Bird Awards and Distinguished Judges Night @ Sun City Palm Desert. Invitations to come in Spring 2015.

August 2015

DBA Luncheon: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky to present 2015 Supreme Court Update. Exact date, time and location TBA.

September 18, 2015

DBA Luncheon: Substance Abuse Presentation by James Heiting, Greg Dorst and Mike Razzo. 11:30am @ The Classic Club, Palm Desert.

October 17, 2015

64th Annual Installation of the Officers & Trustees of the Desert Bar Association @ Sun City Palm Desert. Invitations to come in late Summer 2015.

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Past Events

Chief Justice of California Luncheon - April 2012    Photos from the Luncheon for the Chief Justice of California, April 19, 2012

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OneJustice Bus Project - April 2012    Photos from the OneJustice Bus Project - April 2-3, 2012

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Bird Awards 2011 - Beach Blanket Indio    Photos from Beach Blanket Indio, June 3, 2011.

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2011 Court of Appeal Visit    Photos from April 2011 Court of Appeal Visit

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April 2011 Cocktail Mixer    Photos from Cocktail Mixer at Cork Tree on April 20, 2011

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59th Annual Installation of Officers & Trustees    Photos from the 59th Annual Installation of Officers & Trustees on October 23, 2010

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Bird Awards 2010 - Alice in Lawyerland!    Photos from Alice in Lawyerland, June 26, 2010.

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Senior Law Day 2010    Photos from Senior Law Day 2010

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DBA Luncheon: "Effective Use of Software and Rescue Support"


"Effective Use of Software and Rescue Support"


presented by


Alan Denny



Alan Denny started his legal industry experience as a word processor and BASIC programmer in a Wall Street mergers and acquisitions firm. His experience includes working in litigation on-site teams, creating firm standard templates, teaching Word functions along with table of content/table of authorities, and creating macros for standard forms. He has designed and implemented e-Learning curriculum and practice specific courses for secretaries, paralegals and lawyers. He has traveled the world with his consulting and training services as a Microsoft Office Suite expert creating templates, spreadsheets and presentations using Microsoft Office in all versions up to and including Office 2013. Alan is also experienced in the common products and applications used by law firms and in other corporate settings, and has been involved in creating security and best practice procedures for inter- and intra-office sharing of files, including metadata removal, secure redaction of files, importance of sending PDFs rather than documents and locking your computer when leaving your desk. Alan currently resides in Palm Springs but has traveled across the globe to assist law firms and other corporations with computer and application support involving implementation, training, consulting and support.



The Classic Club

75200 Classic Club Blvd

Palm Desert, California 92211

Friday, May 15, 2015

Luncheon Check-In: 11:30 a.m.

Presentation: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.



RSVP by Friday, May 8, 2015.




Cancellations received after noon on May 11, 2015,

will be charged the full price of the luncheon.




$30.00 for Members*

$40.00 for Non-Members

$10.00 for MCLE credit (additional)

(1 hour of general MCLE Credit)





- Herb Marinated Tri Tip Steak with Crimini Mushroom Sauce

(with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables)


- Mango Chicken Salad

(Baby Greens, Toasted Walnuts, Avocado, Goat Cheese and Wild Berry Vinaigrette)


- Vegetarian/Vegan Option

(Chef's option TBD)



You may RSVP, and pay by credit card, online by clicking here.



You may also RSVP by contacting Alice Richardson,

at Best Best & Krieger LLP

Tel: (760) 568-2611 ‚óŹ Fax: (760) 340-6698



If RSVP'ing via phone, fax or email, you may pay by credit card,

cash or check, which is payable in advance, only.


Treasurer Carlos L. Campos

74-760 Highway 111, Suite 200

Indian Wells, CA 92210



*Membership runs from October 1- September 30. If you renew or apply for membership prior to the event, you will be given the membership price for this event and be paid through the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Only current paid members and their guests are entitled to the discount.

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