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PAST EVENTS SINCE MARCH 30, 2019 ARE LISTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE. AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH PAST ANNOUNCEMENT, THERE IS A LINK TO THE WRITTEN MATERIALS FOR THAT EVENT.

Events Calendar

    • Thursday, June 04, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (MDT)
    • Webinar
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    THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020

    "INTRODUCTION TO LITIGATION FINANCE"

    ALYX S. PATTISON, Burford Capitol
    ZACK HENNIGEN, Legalist, Inc.
    BEN S. STRAWN, Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP, Moderator 

    12 noon - 1:15 p.m.

    WEBINAR

    This CLE will address the basics of litigation finance, including what cases are appropriate for financing, the process for obtaining financing, how to work effectively on a case with litigation financing, and the discoverability of information related to financing.  Presenters will include representatives from two litigation finance companies.

    2 general CLE credits requested.

    • Thursday, June 11, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (MDT)
    • Webinar
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    THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2020

    "UPDATE ON COURT OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 AND GENERAL PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES ON THE WESTERN SLOPE"

    Magistrate Judge Gordon P. Gallagher
    U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

    12 noon - 1:15 p.m.

    WEBINAR

    The COVID-19 pandemic has required courts nationwide to modify their operating procedures. This update will discuss the District of Colorado's procedures as of June 11, 2020 and any known plans going forward. In addition, this event will address practices and procedures unique to the Western Slope and Grand Junction, in particular.

    2 general CLE credits approved.

Past events

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 The "New Normal": Adding Remote Depositions to Your Skill Set During COVID-19
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Bills of Costs in Civil Cases - What to Expect, What Not to Do, and How to File an Appeal
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Viral Survival — Maintaining Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19
Friday, April 24, 2020 CANCELLED - 2020 Federal Bench-Bar Roundtable
Thursday, April 16, 2020 PROGRAM POSTPONED: A Judge's Perspective: Q&A with Judge Allison H. Eid
Thursday, April 02, 2020 WEBINAR: Just Say "No:" Identifying High-Risk Clients and Navigating Ethical Issues
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Implicit Bias in the Legal Profession, the Workplace, and the Community: Interrupting it in Ourselves and Others
Thursday, February 20, 2020 Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Federal Court Practitioners
Thursday, February 13, 2020 Best Practices in Pro Se Party Litigation
Thursday, January 30, 2020 Remarks From the Bench with U.S. District Court Judge Domenico
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 Working Cooperatively to Avoid the E-Discovery Sideshow
Thursday, December 12, 2019 A Fireside Chat with Colorado's U.S. Attorney and Federal Public Defender
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 2019 Annual Reception & Pro Bono Celebration
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 The Ethics of Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity
Wednesday, November 06, 2019 Veteran's Day Presentation with USDC Clerk Jeffrey P. Colwell
Thursday, October 24, 2019 The ABCs of Courtroom Technology & Etiquette
Friday, October 18, 2019 2019 FFA Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Roundtable
Thursday, October 10, 2019 CANCELLED: Tips on Practicing in Grand Junction's Federal Courtroom
Thursday, October 03, 2019 Celebrating the Life and Legal Career of U.S. District Judge Wiley Y. Daniel
Thursday, September 26, 2019 United States Magistrate Judge Scott Varholak: Remarks from the Bench
Thursday, September 19, 2019 Evidentiary Lessons from the Bench: A Panel Discussion
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Denver Jury Improvement Lunch
Thursday, August 29, 2019 The District Court, By The Numbers
Friday, August 16, 2019 “One Lawyer’s Story of Mental Health Challenges and How He Dealt with Them”
Thursday, July 25, 2019 Pro Bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018 - with Ethics & Pro Bono Representation CLE
Friday, July 19, 2019 "Top Ten Rules of Effective Legal Research and Writing"
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Practicing as a New Attorney in Federal Court
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Avoiding Trial: Techniques & Strategies for Resolving Disputes through Negotiation, Mediation and Settlement
Thursday, June 13, 2019 Social Media and Lawyer Ethics: More Than Just "Friends" and "Likes"
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Effective Trial Presentations


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