Approved for CLE accreditation for all courses.
On Track 1, each attorney can earn up to 4 General and 4 Ethics Credits.
On Track 2, each attorney can earn up to 5 General and 3 Ethics Credits.

Time Track 1: Nuts & Bolts-O R-Track 2: Areas of Interest
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Views From The State Court Bench and Significant Changes to Colorado Procedure Rules

Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 180

Moderator: Alfredo E. Peña, JD’75, Owner, The Peña Law Office

Panelists:

  • Judge Katherine R. Delgado, JD’83, 17th Judicial District, District Court
  • Judge Martin A. Gonzales, Saguache County District Court
  • Judge C. Dennis Maes, Chief Judge, Pueblo District Court

Interplay Between Criminal Defense and Immigration


Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 190

Moderator: Lucia Padilla, JD’03

Panelists:

  • Alfred Baltazar Baca, JD’72, Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Arturo Jiménez, Owner, Law Office of Arturo Jiménez PC
  • Arthur S. Nieto, Owner, JD’75, Arthur S Nieto Law Office
  • Kenneth A. Padilla, Owner, JD’70, Padilla & Padilla PLLC

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Views From The Federal Court Bench and Significant Changes to Federal Procedure Rules

Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 180

Moderator: Ralph G. Torres, JD’70, Owner, The Law Offices of Ralph G. Torres

Panelists:

  • Judge Marcia S. Krieger, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • Judge Carlos F. Lucero, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Judge William J. Martinez, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Accounting 101: What Every Attorney Needs To Know


Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 190

Presenter: Mark J. Fidel, JD’02, President, CAaNES, LLC

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Ethics Issues for a Digital Practice

Approved for 1 Ethics CLE Credit

Room 180

Presenter: Paul H. Chan, General Counsel, University of Denver

E-Discovery Best Practices

Approved for 1 Ethics CLE Credit

Room 190

Presenter: Mark J. Fidel, JD’02, President, CAaNES, LLC

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch with the Supremes: Practicing with Professionalism

Approved for 2 Ethics CLE Credits

Room 412

Moderator: Martin J. Katz, Dean, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Panelists:

  • Chief Justice Michael L. Bender, Colorado Supreme Court
  • Justice Monica M. Márquez, Colorado Supreme Court
  • Justice Patricio M. Serna, JD’70, New Mexico Supreme Court

1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Appellate Practice Do’s and Don’ts


Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 180

Moderator: Tony Navarro, Supervisory Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, Region VIII

Panelists:

  • Judge Terry Fox, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • Judge Robert M. Russel, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • Corelle M. Spettigue, Office of the Attorney General

What Your Corporate Clients Are Thinking

Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 190

Moderator: Lucia Padilla, JD ’03, Attorney, Sawaya & Miller (formerly Corporate Counsel at CenturyLink)

Panelists:

  • David A. Cebollero, JD’05, In House Counsel, Western Union
  • Elizabeth J. McNamee, JD’91, Senior Counsel, Sports Authority
  • Annita M. Menogan, JD’83, Chief Legal Officer, Red Robin Gourmet Burger, Inc.

2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

A Primer On Attorney Regulation Proceedings

Approved for 1 Ethics CLE Credit

Room 180

Moderator: Aurora R. Ruiz-Hernandez, JD’76

Panelists:

  • Adam Espinosa, Attorney Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court
  • Judge Terry Fox, Colorado Court of Appeals
  • Cynthia D. Mares, JD’89, Assistant Regulation Counsel, Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

How to Effectively Examine a Witness


Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 190

Moderator: Judge William W. Hood, III, Denver District Court

Panelists:

  • Tomee Crespin, JD’00, Partner, Law Office of Tomee Crespin LLC
  • Fernando Freyre, JD’82, Public Defender, Colorado Public Defender’s Office
  • Christopher T. Leach, JD’03, Attorney, Moye White, LLP
  • Bruce A. Montoya, JD’84, Partner, Messner & Reeves LLC

3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Making Partner: How to Achieve It and What Happens Once You Do

Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 180

Moderator: Meshach Y. Rhoades, Of Counsel, Kutak Rock, LLP

Panelists:

  • Damian J. Arguello, JD’04, Partner, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
  • Paul Sung Cha, JD’03, Assistant General Counsel and Group General Manager, CoorsTek, Inc.
  • Manuel L. Martinez, Partner, Bryan Cave HRO
  • Regina M. Rodriguez, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Employees and Social Media


Approved for 1 General CLE Credit

Room 190

Moderator: Catherine Smith, Assoc. Dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusiveness, Associate Professor University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Panelists:

  • Todd A. Fredrickson, Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • Monica C. Guardiola, Attorney, King & Greisen LLP
  • David D. Powell, Jr., Partner, Ogletree Deakins