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Vacancy Notice: ABA House of Delegates Representative

The Colorado Bar Association will have a vacancy in its delegation to the American Bar Association ("ABA") House of Delegates.  With more than400,000members, the ABA is the largest voluntary professional association in the world.  The control and administration of the ABA is vested in the House of Delegates, the policy-making body of the association.

Duties include traveling to designated cities to attend each House meeting, participating in its proceedings, and discharging the House’s responsibilities.  Delegates are to keep the CBA informed of House actions and, to the extent possible, of matters pending before the House.  The meetings Delegates would attend are:

  • The ABA Annual Meeting in August (one to two-day meeting);
  • The ABA Mid-Year Meeting in February (one to two-day meeting);
  • The CBA Board of Governors meetings (May and October/November, with special meetings sometimes required).

The term of appoint­ment for the Delegate is two years, beginning in immediately and end after the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2017.   Subsequent terms are for two-year periods.   The first ABA meeting the delegate will attend will be February 2016.

            Expenses for travel and a per diem allowance are paid by the CBA for the ABA meetings; expenses are not reimbursed for the Board of Governors meetings.  Submit resume and a brief letter expressing interest by December 15, 2015 to:  ABA Delegate, Colorado Bar Association, c/o Dana J. Collier Smith, 1900 Grant Street, Ninth Floor, Denver, CO  80203 or