September 25, 2019
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Join us for our popular and fun fall social. It's a great time to learn about our committees and find out ways you can get more involved in the CWBA to enhance your membership.
Open to all members, non-members, students, guests, and friends. Admission price includes one drink plus appetizers and lots of great networking. Bring your business cards!
The History Committee typically meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information about this committee or to RSVP, contact the CWBA's Historian Elizabeth Meck at (303) 335-1412.
This will be a teleconference meeting instead of an in-person meeting. The conference number is: 1-866-224-9163; code: 986-614-3661.
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 CWBA, IAALS, and friends of Alli invite you to attend a celebration of the tremendous life and legal career of Alli Gerkman.
Our friend Alli Gerkman passed away on August 31, 2019 at the age of 41. She had been valiantly fighting a rare cancer since her diagnosis in 2015 at the age of 36.
Alli was a CWBA member, the CWBA's 2019 Mary Lathrop Trailblazer Award winner, and CWBA board member from 2014-2018. She was a Senior Director at IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, and a leader at envisioning a legal system where new lawyers could better serve clients and the public had better access to justice. She spent years challenging the status quo -- and changing it.
No RSVP or registration necessary. If you would like to make a small contribution to defray the event costs, you may do so here.
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We give special thanks to The Cable Center and University of Denver for their support of this event.
A special fund is being established to honor Alli's work and help continue her legacy in advancing women as leaders in the law. To receive updates or to be informed about giving opportunities for this fund when it becomes available, please sign up here.
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.
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.
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#.
The Public Policy Committee typically meets the second Tuesday of the month at 8 a.m. during the summer and fall, and the second Monday of the month at Noon during the Legislative Session.
For more information or to RSVP for this meeting, contact Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs Jennifer Carty at (720) 508-6000 or Meagan Moodie at (303) 317-3239.
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.
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.
We will also honor Sen. Jessie Danielson (D - District 20, Jefferson County) with our Champion of Change Award for her many contributions supporting issues important to the CWBA and Colorado women and families.
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.
The CWBA is thrilled to co-sponsor the CBA Young Lawyers Division's rebooted Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) conversations series. Please join us at Holland & Hart for the first of several TED-style Talks over the next year discussing DEI topics pertinent to young lawyer practitioners in Colorado. The first TED-style talk will share with attendees practical advice for beginning conversations about DEI awareness and initiatives in their legal workplaces.
All are welcome - come learn and grow with us! Light refreshments provided.
Our young lawyer TED speakers/panelists are Sonia Anderson(Husch Blackwell), CWBA Board Member Jennifer Carty (Colorado Attorney General's Office), Kiki Council (Holland & Hart), and Ramona Karpouzos (The Noble Law Firm). Our young lawyer moderators will be Maral Arjomandi (Dworkin, Chambers, Williams, York, Benson & Evans) and Spencer Rubin (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner).
The event is also sponsored by: Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, Colorado LGBT Bar Association, Holland & Hart, LLP, Sam Cary Bar Association, and South Asian Bar Association of Colorado.
No cost -- please RSVP.
For the Webinar option, please register here.
This committee typically meets quarterly on the third Monday. 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.
Plan now to join us for our Second Annual CWBA LIFT Speed Mentoring Event. Celebrate National Mentoring Month and learn more about getting involved in our CWBA LIFT Mentorship Program by joining us for a Speed Mentoring Event on January 16, 2020.
Note: This registration form is for the CWBA's LIFT Mentorship Kick-off Party. You should attend if you are interested in being a CWBA LIFT mentor or mentee from February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021. If you are interested in the mentorship program, but unable to attend the kick-off, please visit the CAMP Website and find the Colorado Women's Bar Association partnership program to learn more and apply. Also please email Leila Hock and let her know if you'd like to be a mentor, mentee, or both!
The event will feature a keynote talk followed by the opportunity to join small groups of mentors and mentees for brief conversations facilitated by "Rockstar Mentors."
The evening will feature opportunities to network over wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres, with plenty of time to complete your 2020 CWBA LIFT Program application.
Can't attend our Speed Networking Event, but still 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.
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