Important Dates

July 29-30  Bar Examination

Aug. 9  MPRE 

Sept. 1  Admissions rule-change goes into effect

Oct. 9  Bar exam results posted

CLEs/Office Presentations
July 24  Ethics for Big Firm Lawyers & Their Clients (Kati Rothgery)

July 31  Practicing with Professionalism

Aug. 1-3  Annual Family Law Institute (Amy Devan)

Aug. 14-16  Hanging Your Shingle (Charles Mortimer, Kati Rothgery)

Aug. 21  Law Bank presentation about solo practitioners (James Coyle)

Aug. 22  Working with Clients with Diminished Capacity: An Ethical Perspective at the 6th Annual Elder Law Retreat (Kati Rothgery)

Aug. 29  Practicing with Professionalism (video replay)

Sept. 3  Practicing with Professionalism

Sept. 10-11  Wyoming State Bar & Judicial Conference (James Coyle, James Sudler)

Sept. 17  Commercial Loans CLE (Charles Mortimer)

Sept. 19  Practice Monitor Class

Sept. 20  Judicial Support and Ethical Considerations for Limited Representation and Modest Means Representation at the DU Law School Public Interest Forum (Adam Espinosa)

Sept. 24  Practicing with Professionalism

Oct. 8  Practicing with Professionalism

Oct. 14  Ethical Considerations in Representing Modest Means Clients at the Southwestern Colorado Bar Association (Adam Espinosa)

Oct. 17  Workers' Compensation Fall Update (Charles Mortimer)

Oct. 21  Practicing with Professionalism

Oct. 22  Practicing with Professionalism

Summer 2014

Supreme Court Adopts New Admissions Rules
The changes streamline the process, consolidate rules and add new categories of admission.

Revisions Aimed at Interest Rates, Accessibility
In practice, changes to the trust account rules won't affect attorneys' compliance.

Whose Rules to Follow
Lawyer websites may be subject to numerous rules -- including those in other states.

How to Procrastinate Effectively
Lawyers benefit from examining how they manage time.


'Going Beyond' and Grading Elvis
Three lawyers share their experiences and advice as bar exam graders.

Inside the Judicial Performance Evaluations
What goes into judging the judges?

Please Remove Your Belt
The reasons behind courthouse security and how Colorado addresses risk.

Mid-year is a good time to track your CLE progress.


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