ABA YLD Mountain West States Regional Summit
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day

Join fellow young lawyers from New Mexico, Texas, Utah and Wyoming in Albuquerque for informative programming and networking fun. Programming will address law practice and courtroom skills for young lawyers, bar service and leadership, the future of the legal profession in the Mountain West region, in-depth discussion of the Uniform Bar Exam and bar reciprocity.

Getting Clients — For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over @ Denver Bar Association
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

It’s always on your mind, right? “How can I get more clients?” Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, author of the new book Getting Clients — For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over has the answer. She brings over 30 years of helping lawyers to build successful practices to an hour of fast-paced tips and tricks to this lunchtime seminar designed to help you identify the perfect clients for you — and then attract them to your practice. It’s not just about economics, it’s about creating the work and the life that you crave. $5 members and $20 nonmembers. Taco bar included.

Confidential Comedy CLE — Stories of Ethical Quandaries & Conundrums
Mar 30 @ 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm

The Center’s Legal Program is partnering with the Denver Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division to put on the CLE event of the season. Join nationally recognized comedian Eric Henderson and local attorney Maha Kamal for an evening full of ethical entertainment!

Confidential Comedy is part comedy show, part improv sketch, and all legal humor! Each performance will have an ethical “moral of the story” to teach/remind attorneys about certain ethical pitfalls in a hilarious way. CLE accreditation pending.

Tickets must be purchased in advance (free for Legal Program Member Attorneys!) from this website. We look forward to providing some levity during this difficult political time, and encourage each and every one of you to partake in self-care. Remember: Laughter is the best medicine! Therefore, please forward widely. 🙂

Food and drinks will be provided by the DBA YLD.

Contact Alex Ray at with any questions.

Changing Your Focus: How and Why Lawyers Transition Between Careers @ LawBank CoBo
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Starting to feel burnout at work? Looking to change careers? Or just interested in others that have successfully transitioned between careers and wondering if it is a feasible change for you? Come to the DBA YLD event on Tuesday, April 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at LawBank, which will feature discussions about moving to solo practice, big law, government, and to in house or nontraditional attorney careers. Drinks and appetizers will be provided.


Barristers After Hours @ TBD
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The DBA YLD will host Barrister’s After Hours at a location downtown yet to be determined from 5:30 to 7 p.m. In addition to networking with your fellow DBA YLD members and local attorneys, Jean E. Smith Gonnell of Messner Reeves LLP and Kevin Cheney of Cheney Galluzzi Howard will present a brief informal talk on the future of cannabis law in Colorado. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided.

Coffee Talk: Whistleblower Litigation @ Denver Bar Association
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Join the DBA Young Lawyers Division as member Clayton Wire discusses whistleblower litigation at the DBA offices from 8 to 9 a.m. on April 27. Cost to attend is $5 for members and $20 for nonmembers. A continental breakfast is included. One general CLE credit applied for.

Roll Out the Barrels Food Drive
Jun 5 – Jun 30 all-day

Sign up your office as a donation location to continue to fight hunger and feed hope in 2017. This year’s food drive runs from June 5-30 and benefits Metro Caring, whose mission is to provide nutritious food to hungry families and individuals while promoting self-sufficiency. Sign up your firm today!


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