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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:

“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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JULY MEETING NOTICE—NETWORKING MEETINGS

NEW! PARK MEADOWS HAPPY HOUR GROUP - WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

NEW! WESTMINSTER BREAKFAST GROUP - TUESDAY, JULY 12

NEW! DTC HAPPY HOUR GROUP- WEDNESDAY, JULY 13


Downtown Denver - July 5, 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: August 2, September 6


Continental Divide Area - July 12, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:30 pm (DATE CHANGE FOR JULY ONLY)

Periodic Brewing, 115 E 7th St., Leadville, (720) 316-8144

Contact Sandra Nettleton, (720) 232-0367 or (970) 513-6524, 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: August 2, September 6


Colorado Springs - NO JULY MEETING - Luncheon at 11:30 am, NEW LOCATION!

AUGUST TOPIC: Proactive Management-Based Regulation – What is it and Why Do I Care? Presented by Jill Fernandez of OARC. Applied for 1 Ethics CLE credit.

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: August 3, September 7

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NEW! WESTMINSTER BREAKFAST GROUP - July 12, 2016, Breakfast at 7:30 am (Reservation under 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 Tuesday of every month: August 9, September 13


Downtown Denver - July 12, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:00 pm

Dunbar Kitchen and Tap House, 2844 Welton St, Denver, (303) 578-4400

Near Light Rail and plenty of free street parking.

Please join the Meetup group and RSVP.

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

Second Tuesday of every month: August 9, September 13


NEW! DTC HAPPY HOUR GROUP- Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:30 pm

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

Please join the Meetup group and RSVP.

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

Second Wednesday of every month: August 10, September 14

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West Denver Metro Area (Jeffco) - July 13, 2016 - Breakfast at 7:30 am

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

Contact Sarah L. Hostetter, (303) 274-2700, slhostetter@qwestoffice.net

Second Wednesday of every month:  August 10, September 7


North Metro Area -  July 142016 - Happy Hour at 6:00 pm

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

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

Second Thursday of every month: August 11, September 8


NEW! PARK MEADOWS HAPPY HOUR GROUP - Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - Happy Hour at 5:30 pm

Fox & Hound Smokehouse and Tavern, 9239 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, (720) 875-9161

Please join the Meetup group and RSVP.

Contact Barb Heikoff, (303) 947-7811, heikoff.law@comcast.net

Third Wednesday of every month:  August 17, September 21

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Cherry Creek/Glendale - August 192016 - Brown Bag Lunch at Noon

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

Discussion topic: Accounting for Your Law Firm, presented by Amy Roepke

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

Quarterly meetingsThird Friday of the month: November 18, February 17

 


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 Dale Casares at dale@mcdermottlaw.net or (720) 638-9421

Upcoming Meeting Date: September 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, July 11, 2016—Live Program and Webcast!

A Review of Legislation Affecting the Solo/Small Firm Bar and the Practice of Law During the 2016 Session
 

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.