Coffee Talk CLE: Election law @ Colorado Bar Association - Executive Conference Room
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Coffee Talk CLE: Election Law

Please join the D-YLD for Coffee talk CLE presented by Chris Jackson on Sept. 21st, 2017 at the CBA Executive Conference Room: 8am-9am.

Session Description:

Chris Jackson will give a talk on recent developments in Colorado’s election law. He’ll cover partisan gerrymandering, dark money, campaign-finance reform, ballot selfies, and a few upcoming cases that should have a big impact in 2018. Chris is an associate at Sherman & Howard, where he practices political law, appeals, and commercial litigation.

Topics Discussed:

  • campaign finances
  • enforcement
  • constitutional challenges
  • gerrymandering/racial gerrymandering
  • initiative process
  • Amendment 71
Appellate Advocacy: A Primer @ Ralph L. Carr Judicial center
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm – 5:45 pm
September 2017
Appellate Advocacy: A Primer
Join us for a Networking Reception After the Program!
Learning Objectives
Reserve Your Seat Now and Take Advantage of This Unique Opportunity to:
– Learn and hear from Colorado Court of Appeals  Current and Former Judges as to What They Are Looking for and How to Best Respond
– Receive Practical Tips, How Tos and Insights Regarding Colorado’s Court of Appeals, Essential Appellate Practice Knowledge, Including Finality and Standards of Review, Oral Argument Fundamentals, Tackling the Record, Identifying Issues for Appeal and Crafting Arguments
Who Should Attend
– New Attorneys
– Attorneys New to Appellate Practice in Colorado
Program Description
New Lawyers and Lawyers New to Appellate Practice in Colorado — Be Ready for Your First Appeal!
Attend this program, and hear from current and former Colorado Court of Appeal Judges as to what they are looking for and how to best respond.  Plus, you will be introduced to, and learn the Court’s rules, procedures and processes. Practical tips, how to’s, insights, and more will be shared with you.
Register now! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and hear from, and touch elbows with, your Court of Appeals Judges.
Program Includes:
– Introduction and Overview of Colorado’s Court of Appeals by Chief Judge Loeb
– Tackling the Record, Identifying Issues for Appeal and Crafting Your Argument Efficiently and    Effectively by Former Court of Appeals Judge and Current Appellate Practitioner Sean Connelly
– Essential Appellate Practice Knowledge, Including Finality and Standards of Review by Court of Appeals Judge Jones
– Oral Argument Fundamentals by Court of Appeals Judge Bernard
– Tours of the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
– Networking Reception at the Court — All Court of Appeals Judges and Supreme Court Justices Invited!
Free Ethics CLE on Pro Bono Representation – Sept. 29 @ Denver Bar Association
Sep 29 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Free Ethics CLE on Pro Bono Representation – Sept. 29

Metro Volunteer Lawyers is hosting a free presentation on ethics in pro bono representation on Friday, Sept. 29, from 7:30 to 9:30 am at the DBA offices. The guest speaker, April McMurrey from the Office of Attorney Regulation, will address the Rules of Professional Conduct and ethical considerations as they relate to pro bono representation.

ABA YLD Conference Coming to Denver (Oct. 5-7): Unbundling Roadshow @ Denver Marriott City Center
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 10:30 pm

ABA YLD Conference Coming to Denver (Oct. 5-7): Unbundling Roadshow

Earn CLE credit, develop your career, and make connections with young lawyer colleagues from across the US. Click here for more information about the conference. Colorado young lawyers will be able to register for the Fall Conference at a reduced registration rate ;the cost for Colorado young lawyers is $50, versus the $95 for non-Colorado attendees. You must use this registration form to receive the discounted rate. Registration closes on Sept. 22.

Professionalism for Young Lawyers @ Colorado Bar Association - Large Classroom
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Professionalism for Young Lawyers

Breakfast CLE: Professionalism for Young Lawyers – Oct. 23

Please join the CBA YLD for a breakfast CLE presented by panelists, Nicole Lonsway, Patrick Hickey, Jeanne Baak, and Jamie Hubbard on Oct. 23, 2017 at the CBA CLE Large Classroom: 9am-10am.

This diverse group of panelists will lead a discussion on the “Do’s and Don’ts” of maintaining professionalism in the face of certain challenges we all experience as young lawyers. Nicole is a senior associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP, where she practices mergers and acquisitions law. Patrick is a commercial litigation attorney at Moye White LLP. Jeanne Baak is an Assistant Attorney General with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. And Jamie Hubbard is a litigation associate at Haddon Morgan & Foreman, P.C., who previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable William J. Martinez of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. FREE for members and $20 for nonmembers, and includes a continental breakfast.

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