CWBA MEETINGS & EVENTS CALENDAR  
- 2014 -

August 21, 2014 - CWBA Annual Fall Networking Luncheon - DTC

Great Northern Tavern in the DTC, 8101 E. Belleview Avenue, Suite E, Denver, CO  80237 (Marina Square Shopping Center - plenty of free parking).  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Lunch at Noon).  Keynote Speaker Helen Raleigh. Only $25, free parking and each attendee will receive a swag bag!  Register now:

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August 25, 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.

August 29, 2014 - Legal Training: Representing Children In Immigration Proceedings

Sign up for a Pro Bono Case & Attend for Free! El Paso County Judicial Building, 270 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO  80901. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  In response to the humanitarian crisis involving increasing numbers of unaccompanied children, the El Paso County Chapter of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA) and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) invite attorneys and advocates to a free training on representing children in immigration proceedings. Many of these children are being placed in removal proceedings before the Denver Immigration Court’s Juvenile Docket, and many are unrepresented. 

The training is free for CWBA members and attorneys who agree to take a child’s pro bono immigration case through RMIAN, as well as paralegals who sign up to help with a pro bono case.  For all others, cost to attend is $15. Click here for the flier with details.  RSVP your attendance to Amber Blasingame at amber@immigrationissues.com.  **Application for 2 CLE Credits Pending**

September 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.

September 3, 2014 - CWBA Legal Night

Centro de SanJuan Diego, 2830 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO.  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Do you have two hours to volunteer to provide legal information and referrals for individuals who can't afford legal services? If so, please join CWBA as it partners with the Colorado Lawyers Committee, Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and Denver Access to Justice Committee to help provide these much-needed services to our community. 

Legal Nights provide legal advice, information and referrals for individuals and families who can't afford legal services. Walk-in clients are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Issues generally include consumer problems, immigration, employment, housing and family law. Attorney are paired with translators and other attorneys to conduct client interviews. Legal resource directories with referrals in 15 areas are provided. Click here to download a promo flier. This program qualifies for credit under the Colorado Supreme Court's Pro Bono Initiative  under Rule 6.1 of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Download a flier here. 

For more information and to RSVP to volunteer, contact Casey Cassinis at (303) 410-7708 or ccassinis@petlawfirm.com or Lisha McKinley at (303) 399-3000 or mckinleyl@s-d.com.

 

September 4, 2014 - Ninth Annual CWBA Foundation "Raising the Bar" Dinner

Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver. Reception 5:30 p.m.; Dinner 6:30 p.m.  This is the single largest Foundation event of the year and is a major fundraiser for the Foundation and a wonderful evening during which we celebrate a selected category of women attorneys who have raised the bar.  Join us this year to honor women attorneys who have "raised the bar" in legal education.  Click here for details about sponsorship opportunities. Click here for the flier to mail in your payment, or register here now for this popular annual event:

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September 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.

September 10, 2014 - CWBA Membership Committee meeting

Hacienda Colorado, Colorado Blvd. & I-25, 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.

September 17, 2014 - 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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.com.

September 17, 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

September 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.

September 23, 2014 - CWBA presents "Storming the Bench" (formerly "Getting Benched")

WHEN: 9 - 11 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Offices of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 1801 California Street, #4200, Cenver, CO  80202.  
WHAT:  We need more women and people of diverse backgrounds on the bench!  Join us and Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, US District Court Magistrate Judge Kristen Mix, Colorado Court of Appeals Judge Karen Ashby, 17th Judicial District Court Judge Emily Anderson, and Governor Hickenlooper's Chief Legal Counsel Jack Finlaw for a morning that will prepare you for your application for the bench.  

Are you ready? Is being on the bench the right fit and next career move for you? Whether you're thinking about applying to the bench next month or in two years, or assisting your fellow colleagues in reaching the bench, this program will give you the tools for success. We've redesigned our past "Getting Benched" program to bring you a robust workshop where you'll gain new tactics, tips and valuable insights to help navigate the process. Join us for a highly informative session to prepare you to not just "get benched" but to "storm the bench" in a big way.  Register here now:

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September 30, 2014 - CWBA Membership Social

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October 1, 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.

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

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.

October 14, 2014 - CWBA Presents A Self-Promotion Program

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Further details tba. 

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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 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

October 27, 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.

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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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

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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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.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 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 Mary Jo Lowrey at (303) 502-9911 or maryjo@lowrey-parady.com.

May 25, 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.