October 10, 2017 - October 10, 2017
4 S. Cascade Ave.
Meet the new Colorado Bar Association President- Dick Gast
September 12, 2017 - September 12, 2017
4 S. Cascade Ave.
Passing of the gavel from Patricia Germer-Coolidge to the current President-Elect, Paul Haller
Election results for trustee and President-Elect
July 28, 2017 - July 28, 2017
270 S Tejon Street
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.
Taking PPO cases
Dynamics of Domestic Violence
Client Interview Process
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.
May 31, 2017 - May 31, 2017
270 S Tejon Street
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. [...]
January 26, 2017 - January 26, 2017
315 N. Tejon St.
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. [...]
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 email@example.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.
October 5, 2016 - October 5, 2016
21 S. Tejon St.
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. [...]