“Joi” de Vivre: Meet the CBA’s Dynamic New President, Joi Kush, 0721 COBJ, Vol. 50, No. 7 Pg. 4

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“Joi” de Vivre: Meet the CBA’s Dynamic New President, Joi Kush

Vol. 50, No. 7 [Page 4]

Colorado Lawyer

July, 2021

Welcome CBA President's Profile


Life will not wait. We all know it's true, but how many of us truly act that way? For attorney Joi Kush, those are words to live by. "It's a reminder to live without regret, worry, or judgments," she says. "Anything can happen at any time. There are people every day sacrificing their lives, and there are people whose lives are cut short for no reason. We have to live intentionally. I have experienced loss, but I also have seen a lot of suffering. I know how lucky I am to live die life that I have, and I want others to be as aware."

Joi has definitely lived her 36 years to die fullest, traveling widely and taking on challenges that may have seemed impossible to others Now, she takes on die role of CBA president in die wake of a global pandemic that has drastically changed business as usual—for die better in some ways. "Never before have we been more connected," Joi says of our post-COVID-19 reality. "I am thrilled about the changes that have been adopted over this past year. Remote options have enhanced access to justice by making it easier for litigants to appear in court, and they’ve given many parent-lawyers a more flexible workday. Of course, there are negatives as well, but this new remote world has opened up new possibilities. I look forward to die day when I can operate my law firm while traveling around die world—this is now a true possibility."

In her role as president, Joi will continue using services like Zoom and hopes to engage CBA members through platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She also plans to promote die CBA's podcasts, Getting' Legal with It, Modern Law Revolution, Stairway to ATJ, Our Voices, and Colorado LEADS. "My goal is to have broad outreach and to promote our members through social media and other outlets. Of course, I am extremely excited to see and meet people in person. CBA presidents are supposed to visit each local bar association during their bar year. During my visits, I hope to engage members through an activity or community service project. It would be great to move away from die hotel ballroom or office and be more creative in our engagement."

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