Summer Social

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Summer Social

July 21, 2016 - July 21, 2016

711 S. Tejon Street

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Summer Social

Please join us for the EPCBA Summer Social on July 21st from 5:00 to 7:30PM at Melat Pressman & Higbie LLP just South of downtown. There will be music, food, and the infamous margarita machine! [...]

2016-2017 EPCBA Board Elections

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on 2016-2017 EPCBA Board Elections

The EL Paso County Bar Association Elections Committee is seeking nominations of individuals to sit on the 2016-2017 EPCBA Board. Available Board roles are treasurer, trustee, and Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors Representative.
Board Positions: Treasurer and trustees are voting members of the board. CBA Board of Governors Representatives are nonvoting members that attend occasional CBA meetings in various locations and report back to the EPCBA Board at monthly board meeting. EPCBA board meetings are held once a month (usually the third Wednesday at 4PM).
Nominations must be submitted by July 22, 2016 to: 
To nominate yourself or another individual, please submit the following:
  1. First and last name of nominee
  2. Nominee's contact information (firm, email, phone)
  3. Statement of interest (very brief; no more than 150 words)
  4. Resume, CV, or brief description of professional background, including volunteer activities (bar activities/community involvement)
  5. Years in practice
Voting: The Elections Committee will place chosen nominees onto the elections ballot to be voted on by the EPCBA membership in late August. The role will begin in September 2016. If you have any questions, or to submit your nomination, please email EPCBA Executive Director, Kristi Dorr Gilkes at
*Any EPCBA member may be placed on the ballot by filing with the Elections Committee a petition signed by at least 25 EPCBA members. The petition must include the same information as a nomination and be submitted in the same manner as outlined above.

June 29th, 2016|Comments Off on

June/July Pikes Peak Lawyer

Office Space Downtown Available

May 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Office Space Downtown Available

Black & Graham, PC is moving!

Space available July 1, 2016, 128 S. Tejon, Suite 410 & 420

Historic Alamo Building (next door to the Court House)

Space can be subdivided for new tenants needs

Over 6000 square feet available

Lease allows for subleases and landlord would be interested in new lease agreements

Contact Cliff Black at 719-328-1616 for more details.

The April/May Pikes Peak Lawyer is Now Available!

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on The April/May Pikes Peak Lawyer is Now Available!

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Look out for the April Pikes Peak Lawyer Coming Soon!

March 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Look out for the April Pikes Peak Lawyer Coming Soon!

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EPCBA Journal Published

January 4th, 2015|Comments Off on EPCBA Journal Published

The inaugural issue of the El Paso County Bar Association Journal has been published and distributed.


You should have received your copy by now ... if not, please contact Kristi at 719.473.9700 for assistance.

EPCBA Welcome and Membership Reception

September 26th, 2014|Comments Off on EPCBA Welcome and Membership Reception

The Membership Committee in partnership with the Legacy Society and the New Lawyers Section hosted a welcome reception to introduce new members and perspective new members to the El Paso County Bar Association. The event was held at the Pinery on the Hill on Seprtember 25, 2014. Twelve new members were recruited to the Bar Association that evening. Below is a photo gallery from the reception:

September Bar Luncheon and Election

September 10th, 2014|Comments Off on September Bar Luncheon and Election

The Bar Associations monthly luncheon and annual election was held at the Pinery on the Hill on September 9, 2014. David M. Ebel Esq., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Senior Judge spoke on "The Trial Lawyer v. The Appellate Lawyer". Below is a photo gallery from the event:

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Community Service Project

August 27th, 2014|Comments Off on Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Community Service Project

Friday, June 20, 2014 and Saturday June 21, 2014 the Annual El Paso County Bar Association Community Service Project for Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity took place at their 34-lot affordable housing development known as Country Living Estates located in Fountain, Colorado.

Our expert PPHfH construction supervisor was Gary Blake with his lovable dog, Prudence. Our construction volunteers included a strong hardworking team assembled by Erin Jensen plus two young hardworking students from Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. Everyone worked so well together with a single good purpose in mind. It was fun and invigorating doing this landscaping for PPHfH homeowner Renee and her Family!

Thank you to our awesome lunch providers who generously presented us and the afternoon shift of construction volunteers with a fabulous "most delicious in the universe" BBQ lunch, featuring slow smoked beef brisket, pulled pork, homemade corn bread, baked beans, apple crisp dessert and assorted beverages! We were told the meats were slow cooked in a huge smoker nicknamed "Jethro". The Hon. David Prince wrote:

Team Leaders,

Thank you for putting on a fabulous event for 2014. We had an excellent turnout with our four shifts and meal team. In total we had more than 50 people involved in serving our community and building community among bar members over the weekend. As you soothe your sore muscles, pat yourself on the back as well for such an excellent job.

Extra kudos to Jack and Doris Donley as well as Karen and Mike Hartley and Judge Gil Martinez for putting on a truly stellar meal this year. I think this was the best overall meal experience we've had yet. Thank you again for all your extra work.

We want to extend A Special "Thank You" to everyone who helped to arrange the Annual EPCBA Community Service Project! Please enjoy the photos and get involved next year!