Thursday, December 1 | 4:15 - 8:00 PM | Wolf Law (2450 Kittredge Loop Dr)
Please join us on Thursday, December 1 as we host the BCBA Bench-Bar Retreat in the Wolf Law Building at CU Boulder. Several of our local judges and magistrates will be participating, and will provide judicial perspectives on some important legal practices. We hope you will be able to attend and enjoy this important bar retreat. This programs offers 3 General, 1 Ethics, and 1 EDI credits.
4:15 – 5:00 pm - Registration & Welcome Reception
5:00 - 5:50 pm – Ethics presentation - Boulder District Attorney Michael Dougherty will be speaking on the topic of implicit bias in the courtroom and methods of recognizing and eliminating bias in the legal profession.
6:00 – 6:50 pm – Court of Appeals presentation - Court of Appeals Judges Craig Welling and Christina Gomez will be leading a presentation on appellate brief writing, particularly as it pertains to standards of appellate review.
7:00 – 7:50 pm – Breakout sessions - attendees will have the option of attending one of the following sessions:
- Civil Litigation Breakout – Boulder District Court Judges Patrick Butler and Robert Gunning – These judges will be providing “10 tips for effectively practicing civil litigation in Boulder District Court.”
- Domestic Relations Breakout – Boulder District Court Magistrates Monica Haenselman and Sangeetha Mallavarapu – These magistrates will be leading a presentation about the practice of domestic relations and related areas of the law in Boulder District Court.
Thank you to our sponsors, Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP and Dietze & Davis, PC.