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As a service to our members and other affiliated bar associations and organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events.  To request your event to be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place and costs to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Arapahoe County pro se family law clinic.  This clinic is a lot of fun and is great volunteer opportunity that counts toward pro bono hours.  Open every Friday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. To sign up to volunteer or if you have any questions about this clinic, contact Alisha Taibo at (303) 572-4217.


May 4: Annual AIPLA Women in Intellectual Property Global Networking Event

The annual AIPLA Women in Intellectual Property Global Networking Event is on Thursday May 4, 2017 from 5 - 7:30 pm at the USPTO in Denver. This year’s event includes a networking session, a Lead with Moxie workshop featuring Maureen Berkner Boyt, a video regarding past AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Events, and the annual roll call with offices across the world hosting the same event. Please join colleagues in a relaxed environment where women can celebrate their excitement for IP as well as share experiences and advice. 

Please bring a valid photo ID to present to the security desk at the entrance.

Parking is not available in the Byron G. Rogers Federal Building for USPTO visitors.
Please use metered parking beside the building or one of the following parking options below:

*20th & Champa (Ambassador Parking Management - 303.972.4510)
*20th & Stout (24-Hour Public Parking - across from the Byron G. Rogers Federal Building)
*1890 Stout St. (Centurylink Building - 303.292.6126)

If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Carnaggio at Holzer Patel Drennan, 720.204.3234, rcarnaggio@hpdlaw.com.


April 29: DBA Barristers Benefit Ball for Metro Volunteer Lawyers

Members of the CWBA and all Diversity Bars may attend the Ball at the reduced price of $100.  To register and receive this discount, email Amy Sreenen at asreenen@cobar.org.  Include the following information:

Guest Name (if guest attending, guest price also $100):
Diversity Bar Name: 

Be sure you are attending at the Diversity Bar Price. They will make every effort to make sure the Diversity Bar Members all sit together.  If there are more than 10 people from your diversity bar they may need to mix them with another Diversity Bar who has under 10 people.  Amy will also take a list of names from one person and invoice the attendees separately - they just need to know who is attending in couples for the purposes of seating and seating cards.  Registration at this price will be open until April 26, 2017. 

If you have any problems or questions please contact Melissa Nicoletti

May 5: Colorado Lawyers Committee Awards Luncheon

Please mark your calendars now for the Colorado Lawyers Committee Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 5 from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Marriott in Denver.

At the luncheon, Dave Stark (Faegre Baker Daniels LLP) will be honored with the Outstanding Sustained Contribution Award, the Lawyers Committee’s highest honor.  Dave has been active in the Lawyers Committee for many years, and they are pleased to recognize his important efforts on behalf of Colorado’s children and underserved.  

On May 5, they will also honor a number of individuals and law firms who made important contributions to the Colorado Lawyers Committee during 2016; the nominees for Individual of the Year and Law Firm of the Year are listed on the website, along with the other award recipients.  

2017 Keynote Speaker:  Ken Armstrong.  Mr. Armstrong is a Pulitzer-Prize winning author, currently working for The Marshall Project. He recently received the John Chancellor Award from Columbia University for lifetime achievement.  He will speak about Dick Cunningham, a criminal defense attorney who helped free 13 men on Illinois' Death Row and persuaded the Illinois Governor to suspend the death penalty.

Sponsorships and individual tickets to the event are available on the Colorado Lawyers Committee website.  CWBA members receive a special discounted ticket rate of $50 per person (the usual rate is $75). 

May 5:  Maintaining the Rule of Law CLE

May 10: Colorado LGBT Bar Association CLE event - Panel discussion of the Trump Administration’s first 100 days

Please consider joining the Colorado LGBT Bar Association for its next CLE event on Wednesday, May 10, 6 – 8pm at Hogan Lovells, to discuss the Trump Administration’s first 100 days in office! 

CU Law Professor Melissa Hart will be moderating the discussion between panelists, including Daniel Ramos from One Colorado, Lauren Fontana of CU Denver, and Laura Lunn of The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN).

This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss, plus there will be free food and drinks!

Register at http://coloradolgbtbar.org/event/first-100-days/, or check out the Facebook event here.

May 31: The 2017 Denver Gender Equity Summit, sponsored by It’s Time Network and the Denver Women’s Commission, will be held at the Tivoli Center at the Auraria Campus and run from 9 am to 6 pm. 

Join Denver metro mayors, city managers, and key stakeholders from the business and nonprofit communities as they examine strategies and tactics to promote gender equity and inclusion in every city.

The summit is free to participants, however registration is required.  Space is limited, so register now using the link on the flyer below. For additional information, go to http://www.itstimenetwork.org/its_time_2017

Colorado Women's Bar Association • P.O. Box 1918 • Denver, CO 80201
Telephone (303) 831-1040 • Email: execdir@cwba.org

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