BY SHELBY KNAFEL
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.
AIPLA’s “Women in IP” Promote Stem Programming for Girls
On December 10, the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Women in IP Law Committee and Merchant & Gould P.C. co-hosted a holiday-themed community service event for Girls Inc. of Metro Denver, an organization that works with community partners to help girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent. The event featured a range of interactive projects and games—from making ice cream with a scientific recipe to controlling robots on an obstacle course—that stimulated STEM skills and curiosity. The girls were excited to learn through thought-provoking, yet playful, activities. An event highlight included a special visit by science guru, author, and TV personality Steve Spangler, who introduced new experiments and spoke with the girls about achieving their dreams through innovation, inventions, and STEM-focused achievements.
Faculty of Federal Advocate’s Annual Reception
The Faculty of Federal Advocates held its annual reception on December 5 at the Clock-tower Cabaret in Downtown Denver. Judges, members, and guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, libations, and great conversation. Incoming President Ben Strawn acknowledged outgoing President Kate Craigmile for an outstanding year as leader of the FFA.
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association’s Annual Holiday Party
On December 6, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and Global Chamber Denver hosted a joint holiday party, the first of several collaborations the two organizations have planned for the 2018–19 term. Over 200 guests attended the festivities, which were held at Global Chamber’s offices in Cherry Creek. Global Chamber works with organizations to accelerate global business success.
Board of Governor's Fall/Winter Meeting
On December 7, the CBA Board of Governors met to discuss the association's current and future affairs. Colorado's newly elected Attorney General Phil Weiser and Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Coats spoke at the...