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TCL > December 2004 Issue > Bar News Photo Highlights

December 2004       Vol. 33, No. 12       Page  6
Bar News

Bar News Photo Highlights

The "Highlight" page of Bar News spotlights recent activities and special events around the Bar, and presents brief stories that deal with lawyer activities outside the practice of law. If you have print or digital photos of a recent event to share with fellow CBA members, if you would like to recommend a colleague to be "highlighted," or if your local or specialty bar or legal organization has marked a notable milestone and there’s a short story to tell about it, the "Bar News Highlight" page might be the appropriate venue. Please contact Leona Martínez at leona"martinez@cobar.org or Amy Sreenen at asreenen@cobar.org with questions.

CBA "Make It Your Business Reception

In October 2004, the CBA Family Violence Program ("FVP") held a reception for the "Make It Your Business" Program. The program, which began in March 2001, was funded by a grant from the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. The CBA program officially wraps up in December 2004. Under the direction of CBA FVP Director Kathleen Schoen, the program’s participants worked tirelessly to expand individual, community, and business awareness about domestic violence in the workplace. Initiatives were established and prevention training to staff and business managers was conducted to address the issue. (See related article in this issue, "Domestic Violence: ‘Make It Your Business’ A Huge Success," on page 49.) Here are a few photos from the reception.

Jonathan D. Asher, Exec. Dir., Colorado Legal Services, Inc. Gail Frances (left) with Make It Your Business Team Members Judy Gordon (center) and Janet Mickish (right) Kathleen Schoen, CBA Director of Local Bar Relations and Access to Justice, and CBA FVP Director (Left to right): Bill Walters, former DBA President; Betty Wytias, Asst. Attorney General; Shari Shink, Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center Exec. Dir.

CBA President’s Visits to Alamosa and Breckenridge

CBA President Steve Briggs and members of the CBA staff have been traveling around Colorado and meeting CBA members to discuss issues of concerns, describe benefits of CBA membership, introduce Colorado Court of Appeals Judges, and provide CLE programs of interest and value to attorneys. On October 1, the traveling entourage visited Alamosa, gathering members from District 5: El Paso County, Freemont-Custer, Heart of the Rockies, and San Luis Valley Bar Associations. On October 8, Briggs and CBA staffers held a program in Breckenridge for members from District 7: Continental Divide, Ninth Judicial District, Northwestern, and Pitkin County Bar Associations.

Court of Appeals Judge Art Roy speaks at luncheon during Alamosa President’s visit Joining Steve Briggs (right) on a panel at the Alamosa visit are (from left): Erich Schweisow, Keith Vance, Judge Pattie Swift, and Judge John Kvenhold

 

In Breckenridge (left to right): Inga Causey, Mark Thompson, Steve Briggs, Judge Russell Granger, and Judge Tom Moorhead

In Breckenridge, Paul Dunkelman, left, and Ron Carlson, receive Pro Bono Award

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