Law Week Lookahead: December 2021 Events

The legal community is hosting a number of holiday themed get-togethers and professional events this month. Also on the calendar this December are CLE opportunities, lectures and more from bar associations, firms and law schools. There are in-person, virtual and hybrid events, so you can connect with Colorado’s legal community however you’re comfortable. 


We update our calendar on a rolling basis, so check out Law Week’s events calendar for the most up-to-date listings. Have an event to announce or include in our calendar? Let us know. 

Social Events and Networking 

Dec. 2 | 6-8 p.m. 

CWBA Annual Holiday Party. $25-40. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association at Chambers Grant Salon at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., Denver. 

Dec. 2 | 6:15-8 p.m.

Holiday Mixology Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association virtual. 

Dec. 3 | 4-6 p.m. 

Court Orientation Happy Hour. $0-10. Hosted by the CBA Young Lawyers Division at Earls Glenarm, 1600 Glenarm Pl., Denver. 

Dec. 8 | 7:30-9 a.m. 

CWBA Annual Legislators Appreciation Breakfast. $10-50. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association virtually. 

Dec. 9 | 5:30-8 p.m. 

2021 Annual Holiday Party. $0-10. Hosted by the Colorado LGBT Bar Association at Hamburger Mary’s, 1336 E. 17th  Ave., Denver. 

Dec. 10 | 4-5 p.m. 

Festivus Party & Trivia Contest. $5-10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association’s Workers Compensation Section at 1290 Broadway, Ste. 1700, Denver. 

Dec. 11 | 5-9 p.m. 

CHBA Holiday Party Presented by Husch Blackwell. Hosted by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association at Hernandez & Associates, P.C., 1801 York St., Denver. 

Dec. 16 | 3-7 p.m. 

December Graduation. Hosted by the University of Sturm College of Law at the Frank H. Ricketson Law Building, 2255 E. Evans Ave., Denver. 

Dec. 17 | 5-6 p.m.

Holiday Party Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association’s Family Law Section, virtual. 

Dec. 17 | 6-11 p.m. 

New Lawyers Division Holiday Party. $5-25. Hosted by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association at Chambers Grant Salon at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., Denver. 

Volunteer

Dec. 1 | 5:30-8 p.m.

Denver Legal Night. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Lawyers Committee, virtual. 

Dec. 14 | 6-8 p.m.

Mi Casa Virtual Legal Clinic. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and Mi Casa Resource Center, virtual. 

Dec. 15 | 5:30-8 p.m.

Denver Legal Night. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Lawyers Committee, virtual. 

CLEs

Dec. 1 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Military Retirement & Colorado Family Law CLE. 1 general CLE. $0-5. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual and in-person at Jank Family Law, 407 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs. 

Dec. 1-2 | 11 a.m.-noon

Business Torts: How Transactions Spawn Litigation, Part 1& 2. 2 general CLEs. $69-109. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 2 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Thornton Water Project: Overview from the Condemnation Perspective. $0-35. Hosted by CBA’s Real Estate Section, virtual and in-person at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 500 16th St., Denver. 

Dec. 2 | 1-5 p.m. 

Building, Roofing and Construction / Accident Reconstruction CLE. 4 general CLEs pending. Hosted by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association at The Rally Hotel, 1600 20th St., Denver.

Dec. 3 | 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. 

The Annual Advanced Family Law Conference. 8 general and 1 ethics CLEs. $259-439. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association at Renaissance Hotel. 

Dec. 3 | 11 a.m.-noon

Ethics of Joint Representation: Keeping Secrets & Telling Tales. 1 general and 1 ethics CLEs. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 7-8 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Better Discovery: Taking a More Targeted Approach. 12 general and 1 ethics CLEs. $292-779. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver.  

Dec. 7-8 | 11 a.m.-noon. 

Drafting LLC Operating Agreements, Part 1 & 2. 2 general CLEs. $69-109. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual.  

Dec. 7 | 11 a.m.-noon. 

Redesigning Legal: The Role of Legal Education, Clinics and Legal Labs. 1 general CLE. Free. Hosted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, virtual. 

Dec. 7 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Ethics of Working Remotely: A Review of ABA Formal Ethics Opinions 495 & 498. 1 ethics CLE. Hosted by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, virtual. 

Dec. 8 | Noon-2 p.m. 

2021 Annual Ethics Update. 2 ethics CLEs pending. Hosted by the CBA’s Taxation Section at the Brown Palace, 321 17th St., Denver. 

Dec. 9 | 7:30-8:20 a.m. 

Ethics Considerations and Potential Ethics Pitfalls in the Courtroom. 1 ethics CLE pending. $0-10. Hosted by CBA’s Bench Bar, virtual. 

Dec. 9 | 11 a.m.-noon

Drafting Property Management Agreements. 1 general CLE. $49-89. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 9 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Overview of Recent Ethics Opinions and Rule Changes. $0-10. Hosted by CBA’s Water Law Section, virtual. 

Dec. 9 | 1:50-4:40 p.m. 

2021 Criminal Law Fall Update. 3 general and 1 ethics CLEs. $144.50-389. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 10 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 

2021 Subrogation Seminar. $50-229. Hosted by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, virtual and in-person at Embassy Suites Denver, 1420 Stout St., Denver. 

Dec. 13 | 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 

Practicing with Professionalism. 6 general CLEs. $100-359. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 15 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Virtual Practice, Remote Practice and the Unauthorized Practice of Law. 1 general and 1 ethics CLEs. $24.50-69. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Dec. 15 

Paths to Justice: Identifying Barriers to Equity in the Justice System. 1 general or ethics CLE. Free. Hosted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, virtual.  

Lectures

Dec. 3 | 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Court Orientation. $0-10. Hosted by the CBA Young Lawyers Division at Denver City and County Building, 1437 Bannock St., Denver. 

Dec. 7 | 11 a.m.-noon

To Infinity and Beyond: Space Law 101. Free. Hosted by Lawrina, virtual. 

Dec. 8 | Noon-1:30 p.m. 

Millennials Rising: Changing the Face of the Modern Workplace with Tonia Morris. $0-50. Hosted by the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, virtual. 

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