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News from the CBA, Local Bars, and More

Vol. 48, No. 1 [Page 58]

The Colorado Lawyer

January, 2019

Bar News


Bar News is a monthly compilation of news from the CBA, including sections and committees, administration, and local and specialty bar associations. It also includes notices of activities—past, present, and future—from local and national law-related organizations and groups.

28th Annual Denver Homeless Veteran Stand Down

Attorney volunteers from the CBA and law students from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Veterans Advocacy Project participated at the 28th Annual Denver Homeless Veteran Stand Down on November 8. Te volunteers represented homeless veterans with outstanding warrants for violations of Denver’s City Ordinance as they appeared before Judge Beth Faragher in Denver County Court. Most of the veterans who appear at these events with outstanding warrants receive community service in lieu of a fine.

Veteran Stand Downs are a partnership between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and organizations supporting veterans. These events provide veterans who are experiencing homelessness with supplies, services, and referrals, including food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, benefits counseling, housing solutions, employment assistance, substance abuse treatment, and mental health counseling.

South Asian Bar Association of Colorado Gala

The South Asian Bar Association of Colorado (SABA-CO) hosted its second annual Gala on November 29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Denver. The keynote speaker was Facebook Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Paul Grewal. Grewal is the former president of his local SABA chapter and a former president of SABA of North America. The gala featured South Asian entertainment and a multi course, Indian-inspired meal.

Swearing-in Ceremony

Those who passed the July Colorado bar exam were sworn in by die Colorado Supreme Court Justices on November 5 at die Boettcher Concert Hall. Over 500 attorneys attended die ceremony.

CTLA and CDLA Celebrate Legal Professionalism Month

In honor of Legal Professionalism Month, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association hosted a reception and a special CLE program at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center. More than 160 plaintiff and defense attorneys attended the event, which was chaired by...

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