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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.
Husch Blackwell, Colorado's Diversity Bar Associations, the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, Colorado Pledge to Diversity, and the Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division invite you to the diversity mixer highlight of the summer at Skyline Beer Garden. Last year over 100 members of Colorado’s legal community came together for drinks, music, and networking. Join us again this year as we celebrate diversity in Colorado.
This event is complimentary, kindly respond by August 16.
Questions? Contact Sonia Anderson.
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.
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.
The History Committee typically meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information about this committee or to RSVP, contact the CWBA's Historian Elizabeth Meck at (303) 335-1412.
Save the date and plan to join us for our Legal Pro Bono Fair! The purpose of the pro bono fair is to get together as many pro bono providers in our community to meet each other so that we can all develop a better network to connect pro bono parties with pro bono providers.
The CWBA Publications Committee typically meets the first Tuesday of each month at Noon unless there are scheduling issues.
We will be meeting at the Ralph Carr Judicial Building, 1300 Broadway, 12th Floor in Room 12/107. After you go through security, please check in at the front lobby desk of Ralph Carr (13th and Broadway entrance). Please let them know you are attending the CWBA Publications Meeting on the 12th floor (room 12/107) at Noon. The Lobby Assistant has been notified of the meeting and will let you up.
To participate by phone, dial 605-313-5109, passcode 509146#.
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.
CWBA LIFT mentorship program participants -- plan now to join us for our upcoming CWBA LIFT Mentoring Event.
Come mix and mingle with fellow LIFT mentors and mentees on the Liberati patio!
The event will feature conversation tables to cultivate conversation among and connect the entire 2019 class. Appetizers will be provided; 2 for 1 oenobeers and all other first drinks on the CWBA.
Current mentors and mentees are encouraged to each bring up to one additional guest who may be interested in participating as a mentor or mentee the 2020 LIFT! Class.
Interested in mentorship? Email Leila Hock and let her know if you'd like to be a mentor, mentee, or both! Also please visit the CAMP Website and find the Colorado Women's Bar Association partnership program to learn more and apply.
For more information or to RSVP contact the CWBA office at (303) 831-1040.
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 2019 Raising the Bar dinner will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Risk Takers: Women Lawyers Who Raise the Bar by Overcoming Fear to Take on New Challenges," honoring women attorneys who have stepped outside of their comfort zone and found success in entirely new endeavors.
Five amazing women will be honored this year:
CARRIE ANN LUCAS Posthumous Award
Disability Rights Advocate
Vice President for Administration, University of Colorado
CEO and Co-Founder, Nanno, Inc.
AMY PADDEN Supervising Adult Diversion Prosecutor and Deputy District Attorney, District Attorney's Office, 5th Judicial District
Criminal Defense Counsel and Principal Attorney, Shinn Law Office, LLC
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.
Save the date -- details coming soon!
Are you interested in helping re-launch the Boulder Chapter of the CWBA? We have opportunities for chapter leadership and participation in many ways! Join us for a fun evening of networking with the CWBA and the Boulder County Bar Association. Learn more about the CWBA, catch up with old friends, and make new ones! Only $10 admission includes one drink and appetizers (free for the first 20 law students to register).
Interested in joining or getting more involved in the CWBA? Learn more by attending a Colorado Women’s Bar Association Roadshow for attorneys working at the Denver District Attorney's Office!
Join us on Friday, Oct0ber 11 at the Wellington Webb Building for lunch and an opportunity to chat informally with current CWBA members about the benefits of membership. We invite you to come and ask questions or offer feedback on how we can better serve public sector attorneys. Both members and nonmembers are welcome.
This Roadshow will open with a few remarks from CWBA President Sarah Parady and CWBA Past President Beth McCann on how CWBA membership has benefited their public sector careers. Then, attendees are free to mingle with current CWBA members while enjoying lunch.
Law students: are you ready for your job interviews?
Colorado's diversity bar associations are offering law students and new attorneys a very valuable opportunity to prepare for job interviewing.
We will provide four rounds of lengthy "mock interviews" with practicing attorneys for up to 40 law students and new attorneys (those who are less than two years out of law school) who are members of a diversity bar, including feedback on interviewing skills and practice in a real-life law firm setting.
Registration is FREE - RSVP please.
Attorney volunteers also needed for interviews and resume critiques. Appetizers and beverages provided.
Join us for this popular annual breakfast event! Giving you a unique opportunity to meet and hear from legislators about issues at the State Capitol that are important to the CWBA.
Registration is $65 per person or $250 for a sponsored table of four. Legislators attend for free as our honored guests.
All proceeds from this fundraiser support the CWBA public policy efforts.
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