Events

The Road To Rainmaking

It is no longer sufficient to simply be a smart attorney. You must be as comfortable marketing and selling as you are practicing law. Develop your practice by choice, not chance. If your goal is to be a rainmaker and grow a profitable practice, it is time to develop your plan. Contrary to popular belief, …

2020 Colorado Legal Diversity Hackathon

Are you a Colorado lawyer who cares about diversity, equity, and inclusivity in the legal profession? Join us for our 2020 Colorado Legal Diversity & Inclusion Hackathon! Hackathons are events where communities come together to exchange ideas about and work collaboratively to provide solutions to a common problem. Our main goal is to build on …

Personal Finance 101 For New Lawyers

LawBank Colorado 3900 East Mexico Avenue, Suite 300, Denver

Join the Colorado Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Colorado Lawyers Assistance Program to learn from financial planners and experts on how to create financial well-being! Topics to be discussed include student loan management, retirement planning, and budgeting. To attend in person, RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/personal-finance-101-for-young-lawyers-tickets-78472574583. To attend via webinar, RSVP at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2551320377645401356.

Leadership Literacies For Lawyers Of The Future

Lawyers of the future? will need to develop new leadership literacies in order to transition to a new way of leading if they want to be successful as the practice of law continues to evolve. This event is for up-and-coming legal professionals and practitioners looking to advance their career with purpose and vision while creating …

The Legal Revolution: Disrupting & Improving The Practice of Law

The law is changing. It always has changed. Slowly, to be sure, and incrementally, but steadily. A slow-motion revolution. Simplistically, the theory of disruption says that newcomers to an industry may find ways to profitably serve the needs of people who are not customers of incumbent businesses because they are not profitable to serve under …

Understanding Secondary Trauma: A Guide For Lawyers

Secondary traumatic stress, also known as vicarious trauma or compassion fatigue, is a condition that mimics post-traumatic stress disorder. It is caused by being indirectly exposed to someone else?s trauma. Many lawyers and judges are unaware that secondary trauma might be affecting them or their colleagues. You do not have to work directly with a …

DEI TED Talk, Pt. 2: Mentoring & Sponsorship

We are proud to support the CBA Young Lawyers Division's rebooted Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) conversations series. Please join us at Holland & Hart for the second of several TED-style Talks this year discussing DEI topics pertinent to young lawyer practitioners in Colorado. This second TED-style talk will discuss strategies for young lawyers from …

Taking The High Road: Dealing Ethically and Professionally With Legal Bullies

Unfortunately, too many attorneys mistakenly believe that they have to take zealous advocacy to the extreme by engaging in bullying, hostile, abusive and unprofessional conduct. This conduct often is directed against junior attorneys, women and minorities and may include comments that are sexist, racist or otherwise offensive. Having a good understanding of the ethical prohibitions …

Shifting Into Neutral: Dispute Resolution For Beginners

Legal and other disputes are increasingly resolved by dispute resolution processes other than litigation. Given this trend, it is important for new lawyers to be familiar with these alternative processes, such as arbitration and mediation, and the benefits and risks they present. At the same time, these alternative processes require creative and interdisciplinary problem-solving perspectives …