Law Week Lookahead: October 2022

As the air gets chilly and leaves start to change, Colorado’s legal community isn’t cooling down. In October, there are plenty of CLE opportunities, lectures and happy hours to learn more and connect with others in the industry. 


Organizers are offering in-person, virtual and hybrid events. Events may change. Check with organizers for the most current information.

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 & Networking 

Oct. 6 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Women in Construction Law Wine Tasting Event. $10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association’s Construction Law Section at Blanchard Family Wines, 1855 Blake St., Suite 120, Denver. 

Oct. 6 | 5:30-6:30 p.m.

CWBA Blog Book Club Discussion of ‘The Woman They Could Not Silence’ by Kate Moore. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, virtual. 

Oct. 7 | 8:15 a.m.-Noon

Storming the Legislature: Get Active, Get Elected, Get Your Voice Heard! $35-50. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association at Polsinelli, 1401 Lawrence St., Denver. 

Oct. 7 | 6-9 p.m. 

La Rumba Salsa Night with DBA and SCBA. Hosted by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association at La Rumba 99, 99 West 9th Ave., Denver. 

Oct. 11 | 9 a.m.-4:40 p.m.

Autumn Attorney Wellness Extravaganza – Hybrid. 4 general and 1.5 ethics CLE credits. $20-40. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 13 | 4:30-7 p.m. 

CHBA Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser. $100 suggested donation. Hosted by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, 1609 19th St., Denver. 

Oct. 13-14 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Colorado PELA Retreat 2022. $100-200. Hosted by the Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association at the Residence Inn by Marriott Breckenridge, 600 South Ridge St., Breckenridge. 

Oct. 14 | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 

WTLN Annual Leadership Summit. $125-275. Hosted by the Women Trial Lawyers Network at The Source Hotel – RiNo Ballroom, 3330 Brighton Blvd., Denver. 

Oct. 20 | 5-7 p.m. 

Oktoberfest with Denver Young Professionals. $5-20. Hosted by the Denver Bar Association Young Lawyers Division at Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 East Academy Blvd., Denver. 

Oct. 21 | 6-9 p.m.

Annual Awards Dinner. $50-150. Hosted by the Colorado LGBT Bar Association at the Denver Center for Performing Arts Seawell Ballroom, 1350 Arapahoe St. 

Oct. 26 | 5-7 p.m. 

Real Estate Section Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association’s Real Estate Section at Laundry on Lawrence, 2701 Lawrence St., Denver. 

Oct. 26 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

CWBA Fall Social & Committee Showcase. $20-45. Hosted by the Colorado Women’s Bar Association at Lathrop GPM, 675 East 15th St., Denver.  

Oct. 27 | 5-7 p.m. 

Military and Veteran Affairs Happy Hour. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association’s Military and Veterans Affairs Section at Phantom Canyon Brewing Company, 2 East Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs. 

Lectures 

Oct. 6-8 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Silicon Flatirons 2022 Spectrum Policy Initiative Conference – Hybrid. Free-$40. Hosted by the Silicon Flatirons virtually and in-person at Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

Oct. 13 | 5-9 p.m. 

Ruth Wright Distinguished Lecture in Natural Resources – Hybrid. Free. Hosted by the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment virtually and in-person at Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

Oct. 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

11th Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture: ‘The Third Sovereign: Tribal Courts and Indian Country Justice’ – Hybrid. 1 general CLE credit pending. Free. Hosted by the University of Colorado Law School virtually and in-person at Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

Oct. 20 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Innovating Like an Optimist, Preparing Like a Pessimist: Ethical Debt and the Problem of Unanticipated Consequences for AI – Hybrid. Free. Hosted by the Silicon Flatirons virtually and in-person at Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Drive, Boulder. 

CLEs 

Oct. 6 | 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. 

Will Contests – Hybrid. 7 general, 1.4 ethics and 0.6 EDI CLE credits. $194.50-519. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 6 | 9-11 a.m. 

Complimentary CLE: How to Handle an Uncontested Family Law Case. 1.5 general and 0.5 ethics CLE credits pending. Free. Hosted by the Denver Bar Association’s Metro Volunteer Lawyers, virtual. 

Oct. 6 | 10-11 a.m. 

Recap of the 2022 Colorado Legislative Session and a Preview of 2023. 1 general CLE credit pending. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association Elder Law Section, virtual. 

Oct. 6 | 11 a.m.-Noon

Redesigning Legal: Improving Access to Courts and Judges. 1 general CLE credit. Free. Hosted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, virtual. 

Oct. 6 | Noon-1 p.m.

Protect Your Domain: Prevent Cyber Attacks Targeting the Legal and Real Estate Industries. CLE credit available. Free-$25. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section, virtual. 

Oct. 6 | Noon-2 p.m. 

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dependency & Neglect, But Were Afraid to Ask. 2 general CLE credits. $25-40. Hosted by the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar virtually and in-person at The Chancery Building, 1120 Lincoln St., Denver. 

Oct. 11 | 8-9 a.m. 

Ethics Pitfalls in Common Transactions: M&A Breakfast Series. 1 general and 1 ethics CLE credits. $24.50-69. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Oct. 11 | 9 a.m.-4:40 p.m.

Autumn Attorney Wellness Extravaganza – Hybrid. 4 general and 1.5 ethics CLE credits. $20-40. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 11 | Noon-1 p.m.

From Leasing to Buying: What SSF Attorneys Need to Know About Office Space. 1 general CLE credit pending. $25. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association Solo-Small Firm Section, virtual. 

Oct. 12 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Master MS Word’s Most Useful Hidden Feature to Easily Create Better Formatted Documents. 1 general CLE credit. $24.50-69. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Oct. 12 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Contractual Considerations for Soil Carbon Storage Contracts. 1 general CLE credit pending. $5-10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

Oct. 12 | Noon-1 p.m.

A Friendly Ghost or Hocus-Pocus?: Multicultural Considerations in Financial Expert Reports. 1 general and 1 EDI credit pending. Free-$10. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section, virtual. 

Oct. 13 | 7:30-8:30 a.m. 

Introduction to Denver District Court’s Specialty Courts.1 general CLE credit pending. $5. Hosted by the Colorado Bar Association, virtual. 

Oct. 13 | 9-10 a.m. 

Employment Law Program with CHBA & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 1 general CLE credit. Hosted by the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association at Alliance Business Center, 550 Thornton Parkway, Thornton. 

Oct. 14 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

2022 Workers’ Compensation Fall Update – Hybrid. 6 general and 1 ethics CLE credits. $194.50-519. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 14 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. 

2022 Federal Bench-Bar Roundtable. 4 general CLE credits. $135-170. Hosted by the Faculty of Federal Advocates at Westin Downtown Denver, 1672 Lawrence St., Denver. 

Oct. 17 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

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

Oct. 20 | 8 a.m.-Noon

Ethics and Professionalism – Hybrid. 4 general and 4 ethics CLE credits. $144-389. Hosted by CBA CLE virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 20 | Noon-1:15 p.m.

The ABCs of Courtroom Technology & Etiquette. 2 general CLE credits. $10-75. Hosted by the Faculty of Federal Advocates at the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse, 901 19th St., Denver.  

Oct. 21 | 9 a.m.-4:50 p.m. 

5th Annual Colorado Litigators’ Summit – Hybrid. 7 general and 2 EDI CLE credits. $49-519. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 24 | 11 a.m.-Noon

Ethics and Virtual Law Offices. 1 general and 1 ethics CLE credits. $59-89. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Oct. 26 | Noon-1 p.m. 

Your Inbox is Not a Task List: Real World Task Management for Busy Lawyers. 1 general CLE credit. $24.50-69. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtual. 

Oct. 26 | Noon-1 p.m.

Expanding Legal Opportunities in Greater Colorado. CLE credit available. Free. Hosted by the Colorado Attorney Mentoring Program, virtual. 

Oct. 27 | 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Groundwater 101 – Hybrid. 8 general and 1 ethics CLE credits. $194.50-519. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

Oct. 27 | 4-5 p.m. 

Criminal Defense of Military Service Members. 1 general CLE credit pending. Free-$10. Hosted by Colorado Bar Association’s Military and Veterans Affairs Section at the El Paso County Public Defender’s Office, 30 East Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs. 

Oct. 28 | 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m.

16th Annual Colorado ADR Conference – Hybrid. 8 general, 1.5 ethics and 1.4 EDI CLE credits. $49-519. Hosted by CBA CLE, virtually and in-person at 1290 Broadway, Denver. 

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