Law Week Lookahead: May 2022

Join the legal community this month for professional networking, continuing education, lectures and more ways to connect. There are virtual, in-person and hybrid events to connect however you’re comfortable. 


Silicon Flatirons will host the first in-person StartUp Variety Show since the pandemic. The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Associations will host their annual awards dinner, recognizing distinguished attorneys. Or, learn about how international human rights law would apply to Star Wars while earning a CLE credit. 

Events may change. Check with organizers for the most current information on events. 

We update our calendar on a rolling basis — 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 

May 6 | Noon-4 p.m.

Law School Graduation. Hosted by the University of Colorado Law School at the Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

May 6 | 3-6 p.m. 

Greeley Law Day: CLE & Happy Hour. CLE credit available. Hosted by the CHBA, Weld County Bar Association, CBA, CWBA and CAPABA at Rule 105 Brewing, 4731 West 10th St., Greeley. 

May 10 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. 

Breaking Assumptions about the DBA’s Vision for the Future. Free. Hosted by the Denver Bar Association, virtual. 

May 11 | Noon-1 p.m.

CWBA Larimer Chapter Book Club Discussion of “How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, virtual. 

May 11 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Live Screening of Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America. Free-$10. Hosted by the CBA Civil Rights Section at the Colorado Bar Association office, 1290 Broadway Suite 1700, Denver. 

May 12 | 5-9:30 p.m. 

CTLA Spring Dinner 2022. $175 and upwards. Hosted by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association at The Ritz-Carlton Denver, 1881 Curtis St., Denver. 

May 12 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Government Counsel Section Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association at Avanti Boulder, 1401 Pearl St., Boulder. 

May 18 | 5:45-7 p.m.

Start Up Variety Show – Hybrid. Free-$10. Hosted by Silicon Flatirons virtually and in-person at the Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

May 20 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. 

2022 Olom Awards Cocktail Party. $125-135. Hosted by the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar at the University of Denver Knoebel Events Center, 2044 East Evans Ave., Denver. 

May 20 | 4-7:30 p.m.

Park Cleanup and Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association at the South Platte River, 15th St. and Little Raven St., Denver. 

Lectures

May 2 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Rule of Law Day. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association and Our Courts Colorado, virtual. 

May 17 and 18 | 8:45-1:30 p.m. 

Whole Health Strategies: Integrating Behavioral Health, Criminal Justice and Indigenous Culture for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). Free. Hosted by the University of Colorado Law School, virtual. 

CLEs 

May 2 | 4-6 p.m.

Bankruptcy Case Law Spring Update – Hybrid. 2 general CLEs. $24.60-69. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at the Colorado Bar Association East Classroom, 1290 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver. 

May 5 | Noon-1 p.m.

Litigating in the After-Life: Defending with or Against Decedents. Pending 1 general CLE. Hosted by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, virtual. 

May 5 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Legal Professionalism 101 – Hybrid. Pending 2 general CLEs. Free-$10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association virtually and in-person at the Colorado Bar Association Office, 1290 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver.

May 6 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Appellate Practice Update 2022 – Hybrid. 7 general CLEs, 0.5 ethics CLEs and 0.5 EDI CLEs. $194.50-519. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center, 2 East 14th Ave., Denver. 

May 9 | 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m. 

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

May 11 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Lunch & Learn Series – Gender Expansive Children in Domestic Relations Matters: Redefining “Best Interests.Pending 1 general CLE. Free-$10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

May 11 | Noon-1 p.m.

Take Back Control of Your Day: An Outlook Calendar Power Hour. 1 general CLE. $24.50-69. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

May 11 | Noon-1:30 p.m. 

Hospital and Physicians Perspectives on Contract Negotiations. CLE credit available. Free-$5. Hosted by Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

May 12 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Anatomy of a Trial: Young Lawyers Trial Skills Program. 7 general CLEs. $99-265. Hosted by CBA CLE at the Alfred Arraj U.S. Courthouse, 901 19th St., Denver. 

May 12 | Noon-1 p.m.

Civil Rights Committee Brown Bag Meeting: How We Won Our Trial For Malicious Prosecution Valenzuela v. Coleman. Pending 1 general CLE. Hosted by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association at Killmer Lane & Newman, LLP, 1543 Champa St., Denver. 

May 12 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

Colorado Law Talk: Oppression in American, Islamic and Jewish Private Law – Hybrid. Pending 1 general CLE. Hosted by the University of Colorado Law School virtually and at the Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

May 17 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Recent Employment Discrimination Trends in Colorado, the Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Pending 1 general CLE. Hosted by the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, virtual. 

May 18 | Noon-1 p.m.

New Homestead Exemption & Consumer Debt Protection Law CLE Program. CLE credit available. Free-$10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

May 18 | Noon-1 p.m.

Racial Capitalism in the Legal Profession. CLE credit available. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program, virtual. 

May 20 | 10-11 a.m. 

War Crimes in the Star Wars Universe. CLE credit available. Free-$5. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

May 25 | Noon-1:40 p.m. 

Drafting Business Buy-Sell Agreements and Other Related Documents. 2 general CLEs. $24.50-69. Hosted by the CBA CLE, virtual. 

May 26 | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Family Law Spring Update. 7 general CLEs, 0.5 ethics CLEs and 1 EDI CLE. $194-519. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at Colorado Bar Association East Classroom, 1290 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver. 

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