CWBA MEETINGS & EVENTS CALENDAR  
- 2014 -


CWBA announces Lathrop Award Nominations now being accepted!

CWBA’s Mary Lathrop Award Nominations are now being accepted!   The CWBA is accepting nominations for the Mary Lathrop Award, presented annually to an outstanding female attorney who has enriched the community through her legal and civic activities.  The Award recognizes the tradition begun by Mary Lathrop, an early woman lawyer in Colorado who blazed many trails for other women in the profession.  CWBA members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 2015 Lathrop Award to be presented at the 38th Annual CWBA Convention in May 2015.  Nominations are due by 5 p.m., October 31, 2014Download the Nomination Form here, which includes background about Mary Lathrop, a more detailed history of the award, and a list of previous award recipients. Contact the CWBA’s Professional Advancement Committee Co-Chairs Alli Gerkman (agerkman@du.edu) and Monica Rosenbluth (monica.rosenbluth@butlersnow.com) should you have any questions or to submit a nomination.

September 30, 2014 - CWBA Fall Membership Social

Plan to join us for the CWBA's popular Fall Membership Social!  Tony P's Bar & Pizzeria, 777 E. 17th Avenue, Denver, CO  80203.  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Looking for ways to get more involved in the CWBA?  Looking to get more out of your membership?  Join us at Tony P's for a fun mixer - join a committee, meet new friends and catch up with old ones, and have a great time! We have the whole upstairs at Tony P's to ourselves! Be sure to bring your business cards to exchange with other attendees.  Download the event flier. Register now here: 

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October 1, 2014 - CWBA Legal Night

Centro San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO.  5:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP contact Casey Cassinis at (303) 410-7708 or ccassinis@petlawfirm.com or Lisha McKinley at (303) 399-3000 or mckinleyl@s-d.com. Download the event flier here

October 2, 2014 - CWBA Membership Roadshow - Adams County

Join CWBA Board members for a "lunch and learn" to gain information about the work of the CWBA and benefits of CWBA membership.  Adams County District Attorney's Office, Sean May Training Room, 1000 Judicial Center Drive, #100, Brighton, CO  80601.  Learn about the Principles of Professionalism adopted by the CBA and DBA in order to create a single, statewide guide to principles of professionalism for Colorado practitioners.  Accreditation for one Ethics CLE credit is expected.  To register, send your name and complete contact information to execdir@cwba.org (lunch is included!). 

October 6, 2014 - 2014 Colorado Attorney General Debate

The 2014 Colorado Attorney General election race between Cynthia Coffman (R), Don Quick (D), and David Williams (L) is heating up.  Join us for a debate - your chance to hear first-hand where the candidates stand on important issues.  Hosted by the Colorado Women's Bar Association, Denver Bar Association/Colorado Bar Association, Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Bar Association, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, South Asian Bar Associaiton, and Sam Cary Bar Association.  Held at the Colorado Bar Association, 1900 Grant Street, 3rd Floor, Denver, CO  80203.  4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Get informed about the candidates at this debate and decide for yourself.  A webcast option will be available for members of host organizations.  Download the flier with all of the details.  RSVP by e-mailing execdir@cwba.org, and be sure to mention if you will be attending the live debate or prefer to attend via webcast.

October 7, 2014 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com

October 8, 2014 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Hacienda Colorado, I-25 and Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com

October 13, 2014 - CWBA Non-Attorney Legal Professionals (NALP) Committee meeting

Stevens-Koenig, 7550 W. Yale Avenue, Suite B-204, Lakewood, CO  80227. (SE corner of Wadsworth and Yale, behind La-Z-Boy Furniture)  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Judy Stevens at (303) 988-8470 or judy@skreporting.com or Shae Thurman at (720) 984-7157 or shae.thurman@guidancesoftware.com.

October 14, 2014 - CWBA Publications Committee meeting

Offices of Assured Equity Management Corporation, 1800 Glenarm Place, Suite 900, Denver, CO  80202.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Deborah O'Neil at (303) 785-7681 or doneil@assured-equity.com or Sally Pennington at (720) 508-6172 or sarah.pennington@state.co.us.  

October 15, 2014 - CWBA Public Policy Committee meeting

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m - 1:15 p.m. 
For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com

October 15, 2014 - CWBA Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley PC, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 9th Floor, Denver, CO  80246.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.  

October 21, 2014 - CWBA Presents A Self-Promotion Program

WHEN: 9 - 11 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Offices of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 1801 California Street, #4200, Denver, CO  80202
Further details tba. For more information contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 ormonicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

October 22, 2014 - CWBA Foundation Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Lewis Roca Rothgerber, 1200 17th Street, Suite 3000, Denver, CO.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.   

November 3, 2014 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

November 4, 2014 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.    For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

November 5, 2014 - CWBA Legal Night

Centro de San Juan Diego, 2830 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO.  5:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP contact Casey Cassinis at (303) 410-7708 or ccassinis@petlawfirm.com or Lisha McKinley at (303) 399-3000 or mckinleyl@s-d.com.  

November 11, 2014 - CWBA Publications Committee meeting

Offices of Assured Equity Management Corporation, 1800 Glenarm Place, Suite 900, Denver, CO  80202.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Deborah O'Neil at (303) 785-7681 or doneil@assured-equity.com or Sally Pennington at (720) 508-6172 or sarah.pennington@state.co.us.  

November 12, 2014 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

November 19, 2014 - CWBA Public Policy Committee meeting

Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.  

November 19, 2014 - CWBA Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley PC, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 9th Floor, Denver, CO  80246.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.  

November 24, 2014 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

December 2, 2014 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.   For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

December 4, 2014 - CWBA Annual Holiday Party

Offices of Haddon Morgan Foreman, 150 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO.  6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Further details tba.  

December 9, 2014 - CWBA Publications Committee meeting

Offices of Assured Equity Management Corporation, 1800 Glenarm Place, Suite 900, Denver, CO  80202.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Deborah O'Neil at (303) 785-7681 or doneil@assured-equity.com or Sally Pennington at (720) 508-6172 or sarah.pennington@state.co.us.  

December 10, 2014 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

December 11, 2014 - CWBA Foundation Board of Directors meeting

Held via teleconference, 12:00 Noon.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.   

December 17, 2014 - CWBA Public Policy Committee

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m..  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.  

December 17, 2014 - CWBA at LawLine9

CWBA Legal Services Committee semi‐annual volunteer event for LawLine 9. You don’t need to have any particular area of legal expertise; all of the information you need to convey to callers is provided to you in a notebook at the studio. The goal is to answer the callers question to the best of your ability. In many circumstances, callers need a legal referral (such as Metro Volunteer Lawyers, etc.  4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  We need 4 to 6 attorney volunteers. Please note that, because this is live television, you need to arrive 15 minutes before your shift is scheduled to begin.  Channel 9 studios are located at 500 E. Speer Blvd (Speer and Logan ‐ Southeast corner).  For more information or to RSVP contact Casey Cassinis at (303) 410-7708 or ccassinis@petlawfirm.com or Lisha McKinley at (303) 399-3000 or mckinleyl@s-d.com.  

December 22, 2014 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

January 6, 2015 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

January 14, 2015 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

January 20, 2015 - CWBA and Colorado GLBT Bar Association event

Save-the-date for a program presented by the CWBA and the Colorado GLBT Bar Association.  Further details tbd.

January 21, 2015 - CWBA Public Policy Committee meeting

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.   

January 21, 2015 - CWBA Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley PC, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 9th Floor, Denver, CO  80246.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.  

January 26, 2015 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com

January 26, 2015 - CWBA Membership Mixer/Networking Social - DTC area

Further details tba. 

February 3, 2015 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m. For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

February 11, 2015 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

February 12, 2015 - CWBA "Moms Luncheon"

Further details tbd.  

February 18, 2015 - CWBA Public Policy Committee meeting

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.  

February 18, 2015 - CWBA Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley PC, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 9th Floor, Denver, CO  80246.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.   

February 23, 2015 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

February 26, 2015 - CWBA Presents a "Tea & CLE"

Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, Denver.  Further details tbd.  

March 3, 2015 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

March 11, 2015 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

March 12 or 19, 2015 - CWBA Annual Judicial Reception

CWBA's Annual Judicial Reception.  The CWBA is proud to honor all members of Colorado's judiciary at our annual Judicial Reception.  Davis Graham & Stubbs, 1550 17th Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO.  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Further details tba. 

March 18, 2015 - CWBA Public Policy Committee

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.   

March 18, 2015 - CWBA Board of Directors meeting

Offices of Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley PC, 4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, 9th Floor, Denver, CO  80246.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.  

March 23, 2015 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

March 31, 2015 - CWBA Membership Reception and Convention Kick-Off

Further details tbd.  

April 7, 2015 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m.   For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

April 8, 2015 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

April 13, 2015 - CWBA Legal Services Charity Fundraiser

Further details tbd. 

April 15, 2015 - CWBA Public Policy Committee meeting

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.   

April 27, 2015 - CWBA Professional Advancement Committee meeting

Offices of Silver & DeBoskey, 1801 York Street, Denver, CO  80206.  5:30 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Alli Gerkman at (303) 871-6612 or agerkman@du.edu or Monica Rosenbluth at (303) 875-0483 or monicarosenbluth@gmail.com.  

May 5, 2015 - CWBA Convention Committee meeting

Second Home Kitchen & Bar, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver.  5:45 p.m. For more information or to RSVP contact Ryann Fogel at (720) 231-2132 or rfogel@mfhlegal.com or Tiffany Updegraff at (303) 223-1143 or tupdegraff@bhfs.com.  

May 13, 2015 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Location TBD.  6:00 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Melanie Corrin at (303) 297-9171 or melanie@immigrationissues.com or Diane Wozniak at (303) 825-0800 or dwozniak@bw-legal.com.  

May 15-17, 2015 - CWBA 38th Annual Convention

"Save the Date" and plan to join us for "Up Where We Belong," the CWBA's 38th Annual Convention.  The Sebastian-Vail, Vail, Colorado.  Further details tba.  

May 20, 2015 - CWBA Public Policy Committee

Offices of Aponte & Busam, 1580 Logan Street, #510, Denver, CO  80203.  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  For more information or to RSVP contact Shelly Dill Combs at (720) 932-3447 or sdill-combs@jaginc.com or Angie Schmitz at (720)272-7804 or schmitz_angie@yahoo.com.