Events

Impacts of Globalization on the Legal Profession

Globalization demands a new kind of legal practitioner, is changing the dynamics of the legal business, and re-writing client expectations. Taking stock of globalization in the legal profession overall one sees a mixed bag of positive influences and new challenges. Our panel will explore the how regulation of the legal industry can keep up with …

Pathways to the Bench

Becoming a magistrate, judge, or justice in Colorado is not a one-size-fits-all path. A judge is usually appointed and faces an election for retention, but being selected for appointment can happen numerous ways. Our panelists will discuss their own unique pathways to the bench and explore how Colorado can continue to expand judicial diversity. Panelists: …

Leading Through Generations

With members of Gen Z now entering the practice of law, it’s likely that a workplace can have up to four generations under one roof. From Baby Boomers to Millennials, each group may have differing needs or expectations of a work environment. Acknowledging and understanding those differences is important, but so is bridging the gap …

The Future of the Legal Profession

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us approach our legal practices and how we want to balance our work life with our personal life. A growing interest in modern law practices, unbundled legal services, and remote practice has opened the door for a number of ways the practice of law can continue …

Culture & Accountability in the Legal Profession

Creating and nurturing culture that supports lawyers (both as attorneys and as human beings) and treats everyone fairly is critical to the success of the legal profession. Assumptions about the inevitability of highly competitive, work-to-burnout toxic law firm culture do persist in the industry. However, challenging these norms empowers legal professionals to help their employees, …

Practical Skills of Estate Planning

Estate planning is a popular area of practice for newer attorneys and, with an aging population in the U.S., knowledgeable practitioners are needed more than ever. Our panelists will discuss how they began a career in estate planning and go through the basics of navigating an estate planning practice. Join us for this educational webinar …

Mitigating the Impact of Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Trauma Exposure

Judges, lawyers, and legal professionals often absorb and “take on” other people’s problems. From a neurological and physiological perspective, we will examine why stress is contagious, how exposure can develop into secondary or vicarious trauma, and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout.  In addition, we will discuss how to …

Community Based Solutions in Access to Justice

Everyday legal problems are everywhere. An estimated two-thirds of the world’s population lack meaningful access to justice. Emerging from the global access to justice crisis is a growing opportunity to collaboratively explore new initiatives and innovative ways of thinking. Community-based justice initiatives are typically embedded in a community, involve staff and volunteers from a community, …

In Conversation with Lawyers with Disabilities

Lawyers with disabilities have always represented a small percentage of the legal community. However, in recent years, as technological advances have made it easier for lawyers with disabilities to engage in law practice, this number is rising. Our panel discusses what it is like to be an attorney with a disability, the challenges faced, and …