Location: Citadel Mall in the Imagination Celebration Suite on the east side on the mall on the second level.
Obtain free, confidential and anonymous legal advice from volunteer attorneys from the El Paso County Bar Association. Volunteer attorneys will answer the public's legal questions, in person, at this monthly event.
Volunteer attorneys answer telephone calls from the public. All calls are anonymous and confidential. The Call-a-Lawyer clinic runs from 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. and through the phone number of (719) 471-0380.
CLE: 1 General Credit (expected)
Judge Brady's presentation on updates and forms for SCRA, Paternity, and Foreign Decree matters.
Jack Quinn's CLE menu.
Due to recent changes, there will no longer be individual checks. Pre-orders and refunds must be done 3 business days in advance. Orders may be placed after 3 business days and food may be ordered at the event, though late orders will be served after pre-orders. "No-shows" will still be charged for their meal if not cancelled on time.
The lunch is held on the 2nd floor of Jack Quinn’s. We apologize for the inconvenience, but there is no elevator access, only stairs. Please let us know if you need accommodation.
Bleating Heart Night @ Goat Patch Brewing
Tuesday, January 28th
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Join the El Paso County Bar and The Justice Center on Tuesday, January 28th for "Bleating Heart Night." $1 of every pint sold goes to support The Justice Center and our programs. Come grab a drink after work, or better yet, bring some friends! We can't wait to see you there.
6 General & 1 Ethics CLE
Lunch and Bound Conference Materials Included
Free copy of the new Colorado Landlord-Tenant Handbook
This CLE will teach you everything you need to know to competently represent people in eviction actions. Registration includes extensive eviction defense reference materials.
FREE for all attendees who agree to take two full representative pro bono landlord-tenant cases or 6 "advice" cases within one year of the training. CLS/The Justice Center will refer cases to pro bono attorneys after the training.
Psychology of Conflict
Topic: This presentation will present an overview of the Psychology of Conflict, outlining the internal psychological processes and interpersonal dynamics that occur as Lawyers encounter and experience personal and professional conflict.
Speaker: Louie V. Larimer is a Colorado Springs lawyer who is the author of The Psychology of Ethics and The Ethical Type Indicator. He has taught ethical and moral reasoning for senior level government official and corporate executives across the United States since 1997.
Topic: Arbitration Provisions in Estate Planning Documents
Speaker: Mr. Tom Haskins
*Please note that Sandra Thiele will no longer taking RSVPs for our section events. We are asking all members to register through the El Paso County Bar Association website or by responding "Please Register Me" to the email sent from the Section.
Breakfast Schedule: Breakfast check-in begins at 7:30 A.M. Announcements will precede the presentation and we will start promptly at 8 A.M. and adjourn at 9:00 A.M.
We will have a breakfast buffet, complete with salsa.
Prepaid Attendees: If you have prepaid for the Probate Section Breakfasts, please register with the registration code you were given.
*Please Note: If you register for a monthly breakfast and are unable to attend please notify the Section the Friday before the breakfast otherwise, you will be invoiced for the breakfast.
To complete your 2020 registration, please click on the 2020 registration link found on our website: Welcome to the 2020 Colorado Attorney Registration System. The deadline to complete the 2020 registration process is on or before February 28th, 2020.
If you are not sure how to use our online registration system, you can wait a few weeks to receive more information from us in the form of a postcard. In early December, the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Registration will mail Colorado attorneys a secure postcard. The secure postcard will include all of the information necessary to log in to our website and complete your 2020 registration. If you don’t receive the postcard by mid-December you may either go to our website (coloradosupremecourt.com), email or call the office of Attorney Registration. Contact information can also be found below.
This year’s registration includes an online demographic survey that is anonymous and takes only 2 minutes to complete. You will be able to access it at the end of the registration process or you can complete it now by going to www.coloradosupremecourt.com/demographicsurvey.htm .
Reasons to pay through our online registration system:
INACTIVE ATTORNEYS 65 YEARS OLD OR OLDER: You must complete the online registration statement; if you remain on inactive status, you will not owe any registration fees.
December 31st - The last day of the year is the deadline for completing CLEs for attorneys with a compliance period ending on December 31, 2019. CLE credits completed by December 31, 2019, can be entered into the online system until January 31, 2020.
Colorado Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Registration
Phone Number: 303-928-7800
Changes in the Legal Marketing Landscape
CLE: 1 General
Presenter: Waverly Weeks McDaniel, Holland & Hart
2020 Colorado High School Mock Trial State Tournament
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Speaker: Daniel K. Usiak, Jr.
Dirty Business Abroad: Corruption, Litigation, and Pollution in the Former Soviet Union?
Presenters: Steve Bain, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C.
May 2, 2020
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for the 8th annual Tree Planting!
Hosted by The Justice Center of the El Paso County Bar Association and CUSP, the event will be held on May 2nd, and service an area off of Rampart Range Road, above Cascade and Woodland Park.
This outgrowth of an original tree planting project out of Manitou Springs has been ongoing since 1982 and credits 12,000+ seedlings in the area to the hard work of volunteers.
Come get your hands dirty (in a non-metaphorical way) alongside colleagues and other community volunteers. Tree planting to be followed by a barbecue lunch, provided by pitmaster and legal professional Jack Donley and team.
To register, please visit www.justicecentercos.org/tree-planting
The seeds needed for this project are often quite pricey, and we rely on grants and generous donations every year to fund this project. If you would like to make a donation towards this year's event, please visit www.justicecentercos.org/donate
Statewide New Attorney Swearing In Ceremony
Successful bar exam candidates may be sworn in at either the statewide ceremony in Denver or at the local Colorado Springs ceremony hosted by the El Paso County Bar Association and sanctioned by the Colorado Supreme Court.
CBA Local Bar Summit
This leadership training is open to all bar leaders or those persons who plan on becoming a leader in the next year. If you are interested in becoming a leader, please RSVP here and we will contact you with more information about how to become a leader and attend this Leadership Summit.
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Co-Sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association Solo-Small Firm Section, the El Paso County Bar, and the Colorado Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, the planners of this unique event have put together an innovative format, a high-quality faculty, and a schedule with both curriculum and social options to self-style learning and value.
The premier 2019 INSTITUTE, featuring innovative and leading keynote speakers, the CBA President’s Reception and awards, fun social opportunities for families and individuals, and interactive learning, will run concurrently with the Bar Association’s Board of Governors Meeting, and most importantly, is designed to foster and encourage success for you, the solo and small firm practitioner in Colorado.
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