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.   

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 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 flier with details.

November 6, 2014 - Attorney Discipline Cases Before the Presiding Disciplinary Judge:  An independent disciplinary tribunal ensuring public protection and guaranteeing due process

All CWBA members are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Judge William Lucero, Presiding Disciplinary Judge, to be held on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. The presentation is titled Attorney Discipline Cases Before the Presiding Disciplinary Judge: An independent disciplinary tribunal ensuring public protection and guaranteeing due process, and is being co-sponsored by the Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Colorado GLBT Bar Association, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.    

Among other things, the presentation will provide an introduction to the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge (PDJ), and will offer members of the Colorado bar an important overview of the disciplinary hearing system as well as the types of proceedings that come before the PDJ.  There will also be an opportunity for a brief Q&A session with Judge Lucero.  CLE credit is available, and lunch will be provided.  This presentation is free of charge for all current members of the abovementioned bar associations, and will be held on November 6, 2014 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, 1550 17th Street, 5th Floor, Denver.  Download the flier with program details, and and RSVP by October 27, 2014 by emailing jean.steward@dgslaw.com or calling 303.892.7543.

November 7, 2014 - University of Denver Sturm College of Law NWLSO Chapter networking event

Join members of DU's NWLSO (National Women Law Students' Organization) for networking and Pioneer Hockey!  A great opportunity for Denver-area lawyers and law students to meet and network, then enjoy watching the DU Pioneers vs. Western Michigan.  A social (including two drinks and appetizers) and hockey ticket are included - pricing expected $15-$20.  For more information, contact Kaitlin Thomas at kthomas16@law.du.edu

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

Hacienda Colorado, I-25 and Colorado Blvd., Denver.  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 14, 2014 - CWBA El Paso Chapter Membership Roadshow and Professionalism CLE

11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.  El Paso County Judicial Building, Jury Room, Colorado Springs, CO.  For more information contact Theresa Kilgore at (719) 471-0380 or tkilgore@pcisys.net.

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 Legislative Appreciation Breakfast and Lobbyist Fundraiser

Save the date and plan to join us for this popular annual breakfast event.  Meet and hear from legislators about issues at the capitol and in public policy that are important to you.  Offices of Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP, 1550 17th Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO  80202.  Further details tba.

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 8, 2015 - CWBA and Colorado Legislative Women's Caucus "Welcome" Reception

CWBA members are invited to the Colorado Women's Legislative Caucus “Welcome” Reception, being held Thursday, January 8, 2015.   Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center Atrium, 2 E. 14th Avenue , Denver, CO.  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (A CWBA members-only invitation).

The Colorado Women's Legislative Caucus invites CWBA members to a very special reception where Colorado Supreme Court Justice Nancy Rice will offer a “welcome” to legislators, and the documentary “Strong Sisters” will be shown.  Invited guests include the Executive Branch, the Judicial Branch, Colorado legislators, and elected officials.  CWBA members are cordially invited to attend at a very special admission price of $100, half of which will benefit the CWBA and half of which will benefit the Colorado Legislative Women's Caucus, which is a nonprofit program of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040 or execdir@cwba.org.   CWBA members register online here:

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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.  

April 29, 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.  

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.