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What Does It Mean to Take The Pledge?
All you have to do is pledge to do one hour of pro bono work (October 21 - April 30, 2020). We are even supplying you with all different ways you can do pro bono work for a whole host of different organizations with our Pro Bono Corner! Check it out now.
How Do I Fulfill My Pledge?
It's simple! There are two primary ways to fulfill your Pro Bono Pledge: share your time and talent (60 minutes) or your money (donate the cost of one billable hour). Once you have completed your one hour, fill out the Pledge Completion Form and you are done. Told you we were making this easy!
If you have any questions about taking the Pro Bono Pledge or about pro bono opportunities customized just for you, feel free to contact CWBA Legal Services Co-Chairs Judge Adam Espinosa at (720) 337-0831 or Kate Russell at (303) 866-9323.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for our 2020 Convention, taking place May 15-17, 2020 at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek in Avon, CO.
More info: www.cwba.org/convention
Convention registration will open March 1, 2020.
Contact CWBA Executive Director Kim Sporrer at (303 831-1040) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040.
Thank you for your ongoing commitment to the Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation, to the promotion of women in law, and to the annual scholarships funded by the Foundation at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado.
Please join us the CWBA Foundation for their complimentary reception to celebrate the Circle of Minerva Members and the New Year!
This event will be hosted at the home of Justice Melissa Hart. (Address to be provided at a later date)
Questions regarding the Circle of Minerva Gathering? Please contact:
Maureen Reidy Witt
CWBAF Board of DirectorsHolland & Hart LLP
Jill D. Dorancy
CWBAF Board of Directors
Jost Energy Law, P.C.
The Programs Committee typically meets at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month. For more information about this committee or to RSVP for this meeting, please contact Programs Committee Chairs Almira Moronne or Hannah Westmont.
This committee typically meets the fourth Tuesday of each month unless there is a necessary schedule change. The February meeting will be a conference call at Noon. Call in to 605-313-5109, 509146*.
For more information or to RSVP for this meeting, please contact Legal Services Committee Co-Chairs Judge Adam Espinosa at (720) 337-0831 or Kate Russell at (303) 866-9323.
Please join us for this signature event of the CWBA! CLE credit will be requested.
Join Us For A Unique Opportunity To Gain The Insiders' Perspectives On The Judicial Nominating Process
Colorado needs more women and people of diverse backgrounds on the bench!
Are you ready?
Is being on the bench the right fit and next career move for you?
Whether you are thinking about applying to the bench next month or in years to come, this program will give you the tools to succeed!
Join us for a highly informative session to prepare you to not just "get benched" but to "storm the bench" in a big way.
Featuring esteemed speakers and breakout discussion leaders on topics including:
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR
This committee typically meets on the fourth Thursday of each month unless there are scheduling conflicts. For more information about this committee or to RSVP, contact Professional Advancement Committee Co-Chairs Jessie Pellant and Hannah Proff.
The CWBA Publications Committee typically meets the first Tuesday of each month at Noon unless there are scheduling issues.
To participate by phone, dial 605-313-5109, passcode 509146#.
Join us for this program offered in partnership with CDLA and SABA. General Liability CLE 1.5 hours requested. Webinar also available.
Equity partners continue to be disproportionately white men. New figures from the National Association of Law Placement show that in 2018, just one in five equity partners were women (19.6%) and only 6.6% were racial/ethnic minorities.
With these troubling statistics in mind, the Colorado Defense Lawyer’s Association has assembled a distinguished panel to help attorneys explore equity partnership, including strategies to achieve equity partnership, the pros and cons of equity partnership, and the various types of equity partnership arrangements that exist.
(Registration is through the CDLA.)
FOR WEBINAR REGISTRATION, CLICK HERE.
Questions? Contact Bo Donegan, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 303-263-6466
This committee typically meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information about this committee or to RSVP, contact Mentorship Committee Co-Chairs Leila Hock at (504) 669-5279 or Kelli Riley at (970) 331-0927.
The Convention Committee typically meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month unless there are scheduling conflicts.
To get involved or to RSVP for this meeting, contact Convention Committee Co-Chairs Megan Garnett or Bethany Gorlin.
All members welcome to attend! For more information or to RSVP for this meeting, contact Membership Committee Co-Chairs Emma Garrison at (303) 244-1878 or Courtney Wright at (720) 355-6749.
The CWBA is proud to honor all members of Colorado's judiciary at our Annual Judicial Reception. Please plan to join us. Registration includes appetizers and cocktails.
With special recognition for the 2020 Recipient of our Judicial Excellence Award: The Hon. Emily E. Anderson, Chief Judge, 17th Judicial District (Adams and Broomfield Counties).
Many thanks to our event sponsor and host:
The CWBA is proud to honor all members of Colorado's judiciary at our Annual Judicial Reception. Save the date and plan to attend.
With special recognition for the 2016 Recipient of our Judicial Excellence Award.
Many thanks to our sponsor and host:
Join CWBA Board members and other CWBA members for a fun evening of camaraderie, networking, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Thank you for your CWBA membership! This members-only event features free admission for CWBA members, door prizes (you could win a CWBA Convention registration), and more. Advance registration only – no on-site registration for this event.
The CWBA is pleased to co-sponsor the CBA Young Lawyers Division's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) conversations series. Please join us at Holland & Hart for the second of several TED-style Talks over the next year discussing DEI topics pertinent to young lawyer practitioners in Colorado.
This second TED-Style Talk installation will be on finding mentors and sponsors in the workplace, with Jennifer Jaskolka (Xcel Energy, CO Pledge to Diversity) and Ryann Peyton (CAMP) presenting, with guiding networking discussion led by Spencer Rubin (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner) and Kiki Council (Holland & Hart, Sam Cary BA, CO LGBT BA).
All are welcome - come learn and grow with us! Light refreshments provided.
The event is also sponsored by: Holland & Hart, LLP; Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division; Colorado Hispanic Bar Association; Colorado LGBT Bar Association; Sam Cary Bar Association; and South Asian Bar Association of Colorado.
No cost -- please RSVP.
For the Webinar option, please register here.
CWBA 2020-2021 Annual Board of Directors Retreat. Please contact President Elect Miranda Hawkins for more information.
The CWBA is proud to once again facilitate our popular special forum for working moms.
We will address the challenges faced by working moms, including the power of our inner critics to take us off course! Engage in fun, lively discussion and walk away with inspiration and strategies to shift your negative self-talk!
Great opportunity to network and connect with other moms who are lawyers.
Lunch and a Survival Kit included with registration.
This committee typically meets quarterly on the third Monday. This month's meeting is one week earlier on Tuesday, February 11.
For more information or to RSVP for this meeting, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion Committee Co-Chairs Magistrate Melina Hernandez at (720) 865-9415 or Ruchi Kapoor at (303) 731-8770.
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.
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