Colorado Bar Association President’s Visit Luncheon

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Colorado Bar Association President’s Visit Luncheon

October 10, 2017 - October 10, 2017

4 S. Cascade Ave.

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Meet the new Colorado Bar Association President- Dick Gast

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Elections Luncheon Save the Date

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Elections Luncheon Save the Date

September 12, 2017 - September 12, 2017

4 S. Cascade Ave.

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Passing of the gavel from Patricia Germer-Coolidge to the current President-Elect, Paul Haller

Election results for trustee and President-Elect

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Domestic Violence Permanent Protection Order Training CLE

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Domestic Violence Permanent Protection Order Training CLE

July 28, 2017 - July 28, 2017

270 S Tejon Street

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All Domestic Violence Permanent Protection Order Training attendees are encourage to volunteer to take 2 PPO Pro-bono cases to qualify for free admission.  All other attendees admission will be $100 with lunch provided, 7 general and 1 ethics CLE credits pending.

Courses include:

PPO project

Taking PPO cases

Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Perpetrator Dynamics

Client Interview Process

ABA Standards

Preparing for PPO hearing

Strategy and Best Practices

Mock PPO hearing

A View from the Bench

The event is sponsored by the El Paso County Bar Association, Justice Center of El Paso County, Colorado Women's Bar Association, El Paso County Chapter, and Colorado Legal Services.

 

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Evidence Best Practices CLE

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Evidence Best Practices CLE

May 31, 2017 - May 31, 2017

270 S Tejon Street

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The El Paso County Bar Association's New Lawyer Division and the Colorado Bar Association's Young Lawyer Division are co-sponsoring a "Best Practices CLE"!  The Honorable Judge Schutz will offer his insight on how to succeed as a young/new litigator in El Paso County. [...]

President’s Happy Hour

January 11th, 2017|Comments Off on President’s Happy Hour

January 26, 2017 - January 26, 2017

315 N. Tejon St.

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Join us for pre-prohibition cocktails and Valentine's Day shopping! This event is free!!! Sponsored by the New Lawyer's Division, but open to all EPCBA Members. Click "Register" for more information.  [...]

Employment Law Section Meeting

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

November 30, 2016 - November 30, 2016

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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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Honorable Eric Bentley Swearing-In Ceremony

October 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Honorable Eric Bentley Swearing-In Ceremony

October 21, 2016 - October 21, 2016

215 S. Tejon St.

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This event is free and open to the public.

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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.   [...]