New Lawyer’s Lunch: ADR Ethics CLE

November 29th, 2016|Comments Off on New Lawyer’s Lunch: ADR Ethics CLE

December 8, 2016 - December 8, 2016

23 S. Tejon Street

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Description:

Join EPCBA Legacy Society President, Hon. Joe Cannon for a lunch presentation at the Red Gravy restaurant downtown. Judge Cannon will discuss alternative dispute resolution “ADR” as part of the Administration of Justice Standard. 1 Ethics CLE pending.

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Employment Law Section Meeting

November 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Employment Law Section Meeting

November 30, 2016 - November 30, 2016

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Description:

Join the employment law section at the first 2016/2017 meeting! Sherman & Howard, 90 S. Cascade, Suite 1500, 80903; Main Conference Room.

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Executive Director Job w. Pikes Peak Justice & Pro Bono Center

November 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Executive Director Job w. Pikes Peak Justice & Pro Bono Center

Pikes Peak Justice & Pro Bono Center, Inc.
Executive Director Job Announcement

Time Requirement:  Full-Time Employee– regular evening and weekend hours

Job Description:  The Director position is the sole staff member of the Pikes Peak Justice and Pro Bono Center, Inc. (“The Justice Center”).  This position coordinates all justice and pro bono programs and events, as well as handling related administrative duties. The Director answers to The Justice Center board and works in direct collaboration with the executive directors and presidents of the El Paso County Bar Association and Colorado Legal Services.

The Organization: The Justice Center is the charitable arm of the El Paso County Bar Association. The Justice Center exists to deliver justice to the indigent and underserved in our community, to promote education regarding the judicial branch of government, and to support the public interest and charitable activities of the El Paso County Bar Association.  The pro bono arm of the Center exists to address the “access-to-justice gap” (i.e., the gap between those who need legal representation and those who can afford it) in El Paso County.

Job description and application instructions.

PROFESSIONAL DOWNTOWN OFFICES Available

September 14th, 2016|Comments Off on PROFESSIONAL DOWNTOWN OFFICES Available

Furnished/unfurnished offices in renovated professional building with shared facilities/assistant services, conference rooms, kitchen, copier, signage, internet, parking. Call Dawn 719-447-9794.

Anderson Award

September 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Anderson Award

The Anderson Award will be given out at the Family Law Conference on November 18th. For questions or to submit a nominee, email Jenni Helland at jhelland@blackgraham.com

Nominations will be accepted prior to the conference. The criteria for the award is as follows:

The Anderson Award is given annually to an attorney or judicial officer who has demonstrated a high level of professionalism, integrity and competence in the practice of family law.

Criteria based on the example provided by the late Judge Douglas Anderson during his years as a family law judge, mediator and arbiter.

  • Must be a current or retired member of the El Paso County Bar Association Family Law Section.
  • Active in efforts to improve the practice of family law through the bar association, involvement in committee work, or involvement with non-profit organizations in the field.
  • Competence in all aspects of family law including difficult or complex financial issues and issues related to children
  • Competence in evaluating family law cases and preparing for mediation and trial.
  • Skills in negotiation and in helping clients evaluate options and achieve optimal results in the settlement process.
  • Skill in the courtroom that demonstrates the ability to try a case efficiently and provide the court with appropriate legal authority and facts upon which to base a fair and equitable decision.
  • A reputation for courtesy toward all persons involved in the practice of family law, including opposing counsel, the opposing party, the judicial officers and staff, experts and witnesses.
  • A reputation for fairness and honesty in dealings with clients and opposing counsel or the opposing party and with the court.
  • A reputation for creative problem solving skills.
  • If a judicial officer, competence in managing the docket fairly and in providing a fair and impartial process for determining the outcome of any contested hearing.
  • If a judicial officer, has a reputation for being available to assist counsel or the parties with procedural or other issues that will help prepare the case for settlement or trial.
  • If a judicial officer or alternative dispute resolution provider, has a reputation for providing the parties with an opportunity to truly be heard.

 

Solo/Small Firm Lunch

September 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Solo/Small Firm Lunch

October 5, 2016 - October 5, 2016

21 S. Tejon St.

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Join us for "Phil Shuey’s Guide to Life, the Universe, & Everything!" 1 General CLE pending.  This event is free for members, but registration is required due to limited space.   [...]

August Pikes Peak Lawyer

July 8th, 2016|Comments Off on August Pikes Peak Lawyer

 

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June/July Pikes Peak Lawyer

June 29th, 2016|Comments Off on June/July Pikes Peak Lawyer

June PPL Cover

 

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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