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UPCOMING EVENTS

    • June 20, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • via Zoom
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    The Programs Committee typically meets at Noon on the third Thursday of each month over Zoom. 

    The Programs Committee develops and facilitates educational, professional, and community programs to support substantive growth and learning, reflection, and connection among our members and the broader legal community. These programs include CLEs and other programs such as our 3 Part Financial Series; the annual Moms’ Luncheon; and the annual Holiday Party and Nonprofit Benefit.

    For more information about this committee or the next committee meeting, please contact Programs Committee Chairs Kendria Pearson and Rachael Johnson-Iannuzzi

    • June 22, 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Mayflower Gulch Trail: CO-91, Frisco, CO 80443
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    Let's Walk and Talk Mayflower Gulch together -- dogs are welcome!

    Join us for a Walk and Talk with co-sponsors The American Inns of Court and the CDBA of the Colorado Bar Association!

    We will gather for a hike on Saturday, June 22nd at Mayflower Gulch at 1:00pm in the parking lot. Family and friends are invited to participate. Drinks and refreshments at Outer Range Brewery in Frisco will follow.


    More information on Mayflower Gulch trail can be found here!

    Questions? Contact your CWBA Mountain Chapter representatives Tessa DeVault and Angie Nelson.



    • June 25, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • via Zoom
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    The CWBA Publications and History Committee typically meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at Noon unless there are scheduling issues. New members always welcome!

    The Zoom link will be included in your RSVP confirmation email.

    Through the CWBA's website, our blog The 1891, the newsletter The Advocate, and social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter), the Publications Committee works to inform members of CWBA activities and projects, spur debate and member activity on issues of special concern to women lawyers and women generally, and recognize the achievements and contributions of women lawyers. This committee also documents the history of Colorado's women lawyers, and maintains and updates the history files of the CWBA.

    For more information, please contact the Committee Co-Chairs: 
    Sylvia Geiger,  Lynn Noesnerand Tori Kosobucki

    • June 26, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Remote via Zoom
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    The June board meeting will now be held via Zoom only -- no in-person option. Board meetings are typically held the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. unless there are scheduling conflicts. This month's meeting is the fourth Wednesday to honor and celebrate Juneteenth. 

    For more information or for RSVP assistance, contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040. 

    • June 27, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    • Zoom meeting
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    Welcome, new members! Come join us to meet people, ask questions, and learn more about the CWBA. These lunches are typically held on the fourth Thursday of the month at Noon via Zoom.

    For more information, please contact Membership & Mentorship Committee Co-Chairs Sally Roller or Kylie Ngu.

    • July 01, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • via Zoom
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    The Public Policy Committee typically meets the first Monday of the month at Noon. New members always welcome!

    The Public Policy Committee works to promote and protect the interests of women and children. The committee monitors national, state and local legislation; case law; administrative and constitutional developments; and the print and broadcast media as they affect the legal profession and the judiciary and the interests of women and families. It coordinates with the CWBA's lobbyists; makes recommendations to the CWBA Board of Directors regarding whether the CWBA should support or oppose legislation; and organizes an advocacy network of CWBA members who contact legislators, write letters, testify before legislative committees, and draft legislation. The committee also coordinates the amicus activities of the CWBA.


    For more information, contact
     Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs Chelsea Augelli, Morgan Carroll, and Iris Halpern.

    • July 08, 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Via Zoom
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    The Convention Committee typically meets at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of each month unless there are scheduling conflicts. 

    The Convention Committee plans the CWBA's Annual Convention. Committee duties include selecting the site for the Convention, negotiating the contract for the site and selecting a keynote speaker. The committee also plans the Convention theme, identifies and contacts speakers for Convention programs, solicits sponsors, and coordinates Convention entertainment, and many other logistics and plans. 

    To get involved or learn more, contact Convention Committee Co-Chairs Megan Downing and Amelia Sapp

    • July 09, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Via Zoom
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    This committee typically meets the second Tuesday of each month at Noon unless there is a necessary schedule change. All members welcome to attend at any time!  

    The Membership and Mentorship Committee is the recruiting coordinator, welcome wagon, and social chair of the CWBA! The committee hosts four networking and social events throughout the year, including the annual Membership Appreciation event each Spring. The committee works to promote greater awareness of the CWBA within the legal community and throughout the state to ensure that each new member feels welcome and empowered to get more involved in the organization. This committee also manages CWBA LIFT!, our mentoring program, and works with our law student liaisons to CU and DU law schools to increase ties between women attorneys and law students and keep women in the organization through the transition from law school to practice; supports a series of discussion gatherings on gender bias in the law; and does outreach to seasoned attorney members including legacy leaders and recently retired members to involve them in mentoring.

    For more information, contact Membership and Mentorship Committee Co-Chairs Kylie Ngu and Sally Roller.
    • July 10, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Polsinelli, 1401 Lawrence Street, Suite 2300, Denver
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    Join us for our popular and fun summer social mixer at the offices of Polsinelli in Denver! We will also offer our committee showcase to the Summer Social this year. Watch for information about a free headshot station member benefit, too! 

    Get great value from your membership by networking and engaging in the amazing work of one of our many committees. 

    You'll also get the chance to meet new friends and catch up with old ones. If you are new to the CWBA, think you won't know anyone, or want to meet some new people, this is the event for you to make those connections.

    Open to all members, non-members, students, guests, and friends. Admission price includes appetizers and two drink tickets for beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverages, plus lots of great networking. Bring your business cards or LinkedIn QR codes!    

    Sponsorships also available! Contact CWBA Executive Director Kim Sporrer with any sponsorship questions.

    Thank you to Polsinelli, our event host! 


    • July 12, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • via Zoom
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    Set your coffee makers for 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2024, for the next session of On What Grounds? A Virtual Leadership Café. Join CWBA President-Elect Alison Connaughty and fellow CWBA members for coffee, connection, community, and career leadership lessons. 

    For the 2024-25 year, we will hold these sessions every other month on the first Friday of the month. However, in July, we will hold it one week later due to the Independence Day holidays. 

    On What Grounds? A Virtual Leadership Café invites authentic connection with your fellow CWBA members and leaders. We will chat about what is REALLY on your mind right now, and we will be there to support you, in both your personal and professional goals. “See” you there!

    • July 18, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Washington Park, Denver
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    Let's walk and talk around Wash Park together -- dogs are welcome!

    TOPIC: Pro Bono Work in the Legal Profession and Volunteerism

    If interested in this informal group activity, please RSVP. Meet-up details to be provided. 


    • August 05, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • via Zoom
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    The Public Policy Committee typically meets the first Monday of the month at Noon. New members always welcome!

    The Public Policy Committee works to promote and protect the interests of women and children. The committee monitors national, state and local legislation; case law; administrative and constitutional developments; and the print and broadcast media as they affect the legal profession and the judiciary and the interests of women and families. It coordinates with the CWBA's lobbyists; makes recommendations to the CWBA Board of Directors regarding whether the CWBA should support or oppose legislation; and organizes an advocacy network of CWBA members who contact legislators, write letters, testify before legislative committees, and draft legislation. The committee also coordinates the amicus activities of the CWBA.


    For more information, contact
     Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs Chelsea Augelli, Morgan Carroll, and Iris Halpern.

    • August 27, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • via Zoom

    Join us Tuesday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. for our 2024 Rock Star Mentors Panel! 


    • September 06, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • via Zoom
    • 99
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    Set your coffee makers for 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 6, 2024, for the next session of On What Grounds? A Virtual Leadership Café. Join CWBA President-Elect Alison Connaughty and fellow CWBA members for coffee, connection, community, and career leadership lessons. 

    For the 2024-25 year, we will hold these sessions every other month on the first Friday of the month. 

    On What Grounds? A Virtual Leadership Café invites authentic connection with your fellow CWBA members and leaders. We will chat about what is REALLY on your mind right now, and we will be there to support you, in both your personal and professional goals. “See” you there!

    • September 12, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TBD

    Each year the CWBA Foundation honors women lawyers who have made a difference in our communities and have "raised the bar" for all of us. The evening promises to be memorable, with attendees gathering in person to celebrate the accomplishments of our honorees and thank them for paving the way for other women in Colorado and around the nation. 

    For more information, please visit  http://cwbafoundation.org/Raising-the-Bar

    The CWBA Foundation was founded in 1988 to implement the charitable and educational work of the CWBA, to promote the advancement of women in the law, and to protect and promote the welfare of all women. 

    • December 05, 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Chambers Grant Salon at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House - Denver
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    Save the date and plan now to join us at our wonderful Annual Holiday Celebration at a beautiful venue - the Chambers Grant Salon at the Ellie!

    We look forward to having you join us to celebrate the holiday season. We will share the holiday spirit with friends and colleagues while enjoying festive appetizers, hot and cold drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options), our Jingle Juice signature cocktail, and dessert creations from the Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group.

    We will also introduce our 2025 Mary Lathrop Trailblazer Award Honoree!

    We invite you to share in our warm-hearted giving to our charity partners. 

    Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Kim Sporrer, CWBA Executive Director, at execdir@cwba.org.


    Join us for lots of holiday cheer and warm-hearted giving to our charity partners!

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Telephone: (303) 831-1040

Email: execdir@cwba.org



THE ADVOCATE   
 SPRING 2024

VOL. 46, SPECIAL EDITION


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