Events

Litigation Nuts & Bolts

Many lawyers select “Improve Trial Advocacy Skills” as a mentoring area of interest. However, most lawyers lack ideas for how to actually improve their skills. Join our panel of experts to learn more about trial advocacy skill development resources in Colorado. We will also discuss pathways to litigation practice, the benefits of pro bono practice …

Emerging Legal Careers: Redefining JD Advantage

Starting with the law school Class of 2011, a new term of art entered our lexicon — “JD Advantage.” It is a phrase that NALP and the ABA use to describe a category of jobs for which bar passage is not required but for which a JD degree provides a distinct advantage. In the decade …

Stress, Hardiness, Grit & Resiliency In The Legal Profession

The practice of law is becoming more stressful during these uncertain & changing times. Learn how to make “stress work for you” from a neurobiological and neurophysiological perspective and how to build resiliency in order to avoid the physical, emotional, and cognitive effects of stress.  Content will also include the effective use of transitions to …

Expanding Legal Opportunities in Greater Colorado

Denver County alone has about 42% of the state’s active attorneys. But what if a community has few or no private attorneys? Wide swaths of Colorado, mostly counties clustered around […]

Parenting & the Practice of Law

Juggling both a demanding career and family responsibilities is becoming increasingly difficult for legal professionals. The intense pressure of the billable-hour model, the expectation of being on call at all hours, and the competitive landscape of the industry leaves little room for flexibility and balance. According to the National Association for Law Placement, more than …