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Monthly Networking Meetings

Solo Small Firm Section networking meetings are a great opportunity to connect with your peers, as well as a practice management and technology discussion forum. The meetings are open to all CBA members, not just Solo Small Firm Section members, the sponsoring entity. Colorado Springs routinely offers CLE credits, although sometimes there is no formal agenda, and no RSVP is required to attend any of the meetings. We encourage you to think about and prepare questions or ideas to present to the group. Don't hesitate to email a meeting coordinator to suggest a CLE topic and/or speaker!

Have you subscribed to the CBA Solo Small Firm Section’s listserve? The listserve is an invaluable source of information, recommendations and even referrals! If you are new to the listserve feel free to post a one-time email introducing yourself including your areas of practice. Join the listserve today by clicking here or contacting Sue Bertram. Be sure to read the guidelines.

Still not sure if the listserve will benefit you and your practice? Read what some of your colleagues have to say about the listserve:

 

"This is why the SSF group is so great! It’s a true community - so knowledgeable and generous with sharing that knowledge!”
Barb Heikoff

 

“I am speechless at the amount of support and offers to assist that I received.  What a great group!”
—Kimberly Utesch
 

“On a side note, it is great to see so many fantastic attorneys actively participating on this listserv. The information and experiences shared on a daily basis has been a tremendous resource for us.”
—Qusair “Q” Mohamedbhai

“This listserve for solos is a godsend. It is great to have other resources to bounce ideas off and also to help with referrals to my clients who need services I don't provide. I have met quite a few of the lawyers and also been able to provide resources to them. It's like having a virtual “big firm” where an experienced attorney is just down the hall—or in this case—at your fingertips.”
—Rose Mary Zapor

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Stratum is the first-of-its kind for the Colorado Bar Association—a community-focused, co-working space for members. Stratum will give members a stronger sense of community and collegiality, while providing the business amenities needed to enhance their 21st century practices. For more information on Stratum click here.

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SSF HOLIDAY NETWORKING PARTY

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Rathod | Mohamedb­hai LLC
2701 Lawrence Street, Suite 100 ("Laundry on Lawrence")
Den­ver, Col­orado 80205

Section Member        $15.00
Member +1 Guest     $20.00
Member+ 2 Guests   $25.00
Non-Member             $20.00

Do you reside outside a 50 mile radius of Denver? Want to be included in the door prize drawing? Send an email to Sue Bertram

Click HERE to register.

Questions? Contact Sue Bertram or (303) 824-5372

**************************************************************************************DECEMBER MEETING NOTICE—NETWORKING MEETINGS

NEW! Boulder Networking Group! December 20, 2016


Downtown Denver - December 6, 2016 - Breakfast at 7:30 am (reservation in the name of D.A. Bertram)

1884 Restaurant (2nd Floor) inside the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, (303) 534-1211

Contact D.A. Bertram, 303-871-9300, da@bertramlaw.net

First Tuesday of every month: January 3, February 7


Continental Divide Area -  December 6, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:30 pm 

Greco's Pastaria, 311 E. Main St., Frisco,  (970) 668-5442

Contact Sandra Nettleton, (720) 232-0367, sandra@nettletonlaw.com

PLEASE RSVP TO SANDRA AS THE LOCATION CHANGES EACH MONTH. IF NO ONE CAN ATTEND THERE IS NO NEED FOR SANDRA TO MAKE THE I-70 DRIVE.

First Tuesday (new day) of every month: January 3, February 7


Colorado Springs -December 7, 2016 - Luncheon at 11:30 am

NOVEMBER TOPIC:  Staying Sane in the Legal Profession presented by Sarah Myers of Colorado Lawyers Assistance ProgramApproved for 1 General CLE credit.

New! Registering is the only way to get the CLE affidavit and program materials.

Jack Quinn's Irish Pub, Upstairs, 21 S. Tejon, Colorado Springs, (719) 385-0766

Contact Tomasz Stasiuk, (719) 359-9311, tomasz@stasiukfirm.com

First Wednesday of every month: January 4, February 1

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Downtown Denver - December Meeting Cancelled - Happy Hour at 5:00 pm

Dunbar Kitchen and Tap House, 2844 Welton St, Denver (720) 630-7641

Near light rail and plenty of free street parking.

Contact Paul Miller, (303) 900-2529, paul@pmillerlawoffice.com

Second Tuesday of every month: January 10, February 14


DTC HAPPY HOUR GROUP- Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:30 pm

Bar Louie, 8000 E. Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, (720) 213-7080

Contact Laurinda Frederick, (720) 344-9623, lcfrederick@gmail.com

Second Wednesday of every month: January 11, February 8

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West Denver Metro Area (Jeffco) - December 142016 - Breakfast at 7:30 am

Mimi’s Café, 14265 West Colfax Ave., Golden, (303)-384-9350

Contact Sarah L. Hostetter, (303) 274-2700, info@sarahhostettercpa.com

Second Wednesday of every month:  January 11, February 8

 


North Metro Area -  December 8, 2016 - Happy Hour at 6:00 pm

LODO's Bar & Grill, 3053 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, (303) 635-8025, 

Contact Bill O'Meara, (303) 298-9888, wpomeara@klaaslaw.com; or Aileen Law, (303) 252-8800, aileen@oppedahl.com

Second Thursday of every month: January 12, February 9


WESTMINSTER BREAKFAST GROUP - December 9, 2016, Breakfast at 7:30 am (Reservation in the name of Lauren da Cunha)

The Delectable Egg, 1005 W. 120th Ave, Westminster, (303) 451-7227

Group Name: SSFs Still Figuring It Out, General discussion on running a cost effective practice and the growing pains of a new(er) business.

Contact Lauren da Cunha, (720) 551-1851 or lauren@dacunhalaw.com

Second Friday of every month:January 13, February 10

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BOULDER LUNCH GROUP - December 20, 2016, Lunch at 12:00 Noon (Reservation in the name of Graham Fuller)

Carelli's of Boulder, 645 30th St, Boulder, (303) 938-9300

Contact Graham Fuller, (303) 442-0802 or graham@southboulderlaw.com

Third Tuesday of every month: January 17, February 21
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Cherry Creek/Glendale - February 172017 - Brown Bag Lunch at Noon

The Ptarmigan Building, 3773 Cherry Creek North Dr., Suite 575, Denver

DISCUSSION TOPIC: TBA

Contact Amy Symons, (303) 331-7969, amy@symons-law.com

Quarterly meetingsThird Friday of the month: May 19

 


W.O.L.F. Pack (Women Owned Law Firms)

Quarterly networking events for women who own (or are thinking about starting) their own law firms. Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Denver Tea Room, 1165 South Broadway, Denver, 80210  (thedenvertearoom.com). The ticket price is $25 per person (includes tax and gratuity) plus EventBrite service fee, and includes delicious teas, petite sweets and savories. Alcohol is available as well now, cash bar. Space is limted, so please purchase your ticket in advance at www.eventbrite.com.This event is non-refundable and non-transferable. If you have special dietary needs such as gluten-free or vegetarian meals, please contact the owner and chef, Margo Seymour, directly at (303) 321-2236. Questions about these events?

Contact Kim Utesch, (720) 907-4491, kim@uteschlaw.com

Upcoming Meeting Date: December 7

 


**Dates for all meetings are subject to change; however, they will occur as scheduled unless prior notice has been sent to the Section membership via e-mail. Please check this website on a regular basis.

Small Firms Big Success

SMALL FIRMS, BIG SUCCESS
Presented by CLE in Colorado, In partnership with the Colorado Bar Association’s Solo Small Firm Section

Monday, January 9, 2017—Live Program and Webcast!

Mentoring a Professional Identity

 

Submitted for One Ethics Credit
 

Registration: 11:30 am, Program: Noon–1:00 pm

 

Click here for more information and to register as well as to see upcoming and past programs.