Highlights From the First Half of My Presidency, 0217 COBJ, Vol. 46 No. 2 Pg. 5

Author:Patricia Jarzobski, J.

46 Colo.Law. 5

Highlights From the First Half of My Presidency

Vol. 46, No. 2 [Page 5]

The Colorado Lawyer

February, 2017

CBA President's Message

Patricia Jarzobski, J.

A year from now you will wish you had started today

-Karen Lamb

The CBA started the new year hard at work providing our members throughout the state with the tools to be successful a community within which to build relationships, and the focus to successfully navigate the future.

As you consider the opportunities and challenges of 2017, I invite you to get involved with the CBA as part of your New Year's planning and resolutions.

Through the CBA's 29 substantive law sections and 23 committees, we have many ways for you to make a difference. We know you are busy, so pick the level of involvement that fits your schedule.

As I start the second half of my term as CBA president, I'm reporting on a few highlights from 2016 to show you that the CBA is listening, responding, and focusing on our members.

• Check out the CBA's new website and find yourself on the CBA's Find-A-Lawyer page (www.cobar.org/Find-A-Lawyer). Find-A-Lawyer receives more hits than any other page. Edit your profile, upload your photo, and make sure your page includes your firm's message.

• The Legislative Policy Committee meets every Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. from January to May. Sign up for CBA Director of Legislative Relations Jeremy Schupbach's weekly e-legislative reports at ww.cba.cobar.org/listsignup.cfm

• This summer and fall, I traveled around the state in the Presidential RV, Gigi, visiting 20 of our 26 local bar associations and seeing our profession at its best! I met with hundreds of lawyers and judges who are involved in their communities because of their generosity of spirit and desire to make a difference. I look forward to meeting with the Denver, Jefferson County, Arapahoe County, and Larimer County Bar Associations in 2017.

• We made history at the Southwestern Colorado Bar Association in Durango when, for the first time in the 119-year history of the CBA, three women led a local bar visit: Director of the Colorado Attorney Mentoring...

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