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FEBRUARY 1, 2018: MOCK INTERVIEWING AND FEEDBACK EVENT

Colorado's diversity bar associations are offering law students and new attorneys a valuable opportunity to prepare for job training on February 1st from 5:30 - 8:30PM at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck (410 17th Street, Suite 2200, Denver). Law students will have an opportunity to participate in 4 rounds of mock interviews with practicing attorneys. Please join us for this free event! Attorney volunteers are also needed for interviews and resume critiques, so whether you are a law student or a practicing attorney, we encourage you to participate by registering here.

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BEGINNING JANUARY 2, 2018: APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS FOR U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE VACANCY

Dear leaders of the Colorado Bar Association, local and specialty/minority bar associations, federal bar associations / federal legal organizations, and other Colorado legal organizations:

The U.S. District Court has posted the following announcement on the court's public website.  The Court requests your assistance to further distribute the announcement to members of your respective bar associations -- by posting it on bar association websites, and/or your legal organizations' electronic mailing lists, or social media sites.  The announcement seeks applicants for the U.S. Magistrate Judge position opening that will be available upon the retirement of U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe, eff. July 1, 2018.

Application Period for Magistrate Judge Vacancy Opens January 2, 2018

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Colorado.  The magistrate judge application period is open from January 2, 2018 to February 1, 2018.  The current annual salary of the position is $188,692.  The term of office is eight (8) years.


A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted in the office of the clerk of the district court, located in the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse, 901 19th Street, Room A-105, Denver, CO 80294. The notice and application form are also available here: https://www.cod.uscourts.gov/HR/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx.
Interested persons may contact Mrs. Louise Wilson, Director, Human Resources Division, at 303-335-2490 for additional information.

Many thanks in advance for your attention and assistance.  Mrs. Wilson and I are both happy to answer any questions you may have.

Edward Butler
Legal Officer
edward_butler@cod.uscourts.gov
303-335-2043

and

Louise Wilson
Human Resources Administrator
louise_wilson@cod.uscourts.gov
303-335-2490

JANUARY - EARLY APRIL 2018 (OPENING CEREMONY ON FEBRUARY 2): I WANT THE WIDE AMERICAN EARTH EXHIBIT AT UNC

The University of Northern Colorado’s Asian Pacific American Student Services would be honored if you could join us in a celebration of Asian Pacific American history, an exploration of how Asian Pacific Americans have shaped our nation. Beginning January 29th,the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) will be hosting the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story.” While this first of its kind exhibition is in Colorado, the University will be sponsoring events which explore Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) history, issues of identity and intersectionality, and the unique contributions of the AAPI community to America.

On February 2nd, from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM the University of Northern Colorado will be hosting an opening ceremony for this exhibit at the James Michener UNC library, located on 14th Avenue & 20th Street in Greeley, Colorado.  We will be featuring local AAPI artists, advocates, and scholars to highlight the exceptional contributions of the AAPI community to Colorado’s history. Join us in this inaugural celebration of the AAPI community and honoring their stories.

For more information on event times and directions please visit their website or email Alethia.Stovall@unco.edu.
FEBRUARY 9, 2018: COLORADO LAWYERS COMMITTEE YLD CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER

The Colorado Lawyers Committee YLD is excited to announce the second

CLC YLD Casino Night Fundraiser

February 9, 2018

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC, 2701 Lawrence St.

Purchase tickets on our website for only $20 for CLC YLD members, $25 for non-YLD members & the event is FREE for Club 150 members. Click hereto join Club 150.

ยท     Tickets include: one drink ticket, heavy appetizers, one raffle ticket and 500 chips to play at the gambling tables (gambling will not be with real money, but rather the opportunity to win prizes and bragging rights). 

Click here to register for Casino Night.

FEBRUARY 10, 2018: CENTER FOR LEGAL INCLUSIVENESS'S 4TH ANNUAL BALL FOR ALL GALA

This year’s theme is the Calypso Carnival, where you will enjoy the history, culture, entertainment and celebration that is Carnival in the Caribbean. Tickets can be purchased here.

Place: the McNichols Civic Center Building 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202
Time: 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Guests will enjoy with a full blown Carnaval style samba dance party by Bella Diva dancers and by the band Ginga!

Learn to Samba! Bella Diva dancers will be providing Samba dance lesson and a few performances plus leading the second-line parade! Watch them now!

Ginga has been dazzling audiences with the captivating rhythms and energy of traditional Brazilian music for over a decade. Cultivated in Boulder, Colorado and comprised of some of the best jazz, classical and salsa musicians on the Front Range, Ginga is THE powerhouse Brazilian band in Colorado. Listen to them now! 

FEBRUARY 28, 2018: NONPROFIT LEGAL AUDIT CLINIC (PLEASE APPLY BY JANUARY 16)


MARCH 1, 2018: STRAIGHT TALK WITH JUDGES CLE

MARCH 30, 2018: DU WATER LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM


Join us for the 11th annual Water Law Review Symposium. The 2018 Symposium will explore how underserved communities use water law individually and collectively with others to empower themselves to achieve equitable water governance.

What: 2018 Water Law Review's Symposium "Forging Sovereignty, Self Determination, and Solidarity through Water Law"
When: Friday, March 30, 2018
Time: Registration begins at 7:30AM
Symposium between 8:30AM - 5PM
Reception 5:00 PM - 6:30PM
Where: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80208
CLE: CLE Credits pending: 7 General, 1 Ethics

Please visit the symposium website or email Lindsey Ratcliff LRatcliff19@law.du.edu for more information.



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