Board of Directors

The business and transactions of the Association shall be managed and conducted by the Board of Directors.

Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall be responsible for the preparation of an annual budget for the Association, which budget shall be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval by a two-thirds majority of the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors shall be comprised of the Officers of the Association and the Immediate Past President, and:

  1. Two Directors elected At Large for a term of two years beginning and ending at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in September of each year. The terms of the At Large Directors shall not be concurrent. One At Large Director shall be elected per year.
  2. A Director appointed by the nominating committee, who shall reside in the Southern Colorado (Colorado Springs/Pueblo) region appointed by the Southern Chapter of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, who also shall act as the chairperson of the Southern Chapter of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association. The Southern Chapter Director shall serve for a term of two years beginning and ending at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in September of each year. Their duties shall include organizing and promoting 2 or more CLE events per year for a total of 8 or more CLE credits and acting as an ambassador in promoting the goals of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association throughout the Southern Region and Western Slope of Colorado.
  3. A Director shall be the duly elected State Representative to the Defense Research Institute ("DRI"), who will serve for a term of three years beginning and ending at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in September of each year.
  4. A Director responsible for all legislative policy and action of the Association and to act as the chairperson of the Legislative Committee
  5. A Director to act as the chairperson of the New Lawyers Committee of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association.
  6. A Director responsible for all electronic communications of the Association and to act as the chairperson of the Communications Committee.
  7. A Director responsible for all Association outreach activities. The Outreach Director will act as the chairperson of the Diversity/Outreach Committee and the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association's Foundation (Foundation). In addition, the Outreach Director will cooperate with other Colorado bar associations, law schools, and non-profit organizations to promote the Association's ideal of inclusiveness in the law.
  8. The President shall have the authority to appoint a member of the Association to act as an Ex Officio Director to serve on the Board for a period of two years beginning and ending at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in September of each year, provided that appointment is approved by the vote of two-thirds of the members of the Board of Directors. Ex Officio Directors shall have voting rights, shall otherwise participate in all obligations and duties of the Board members, and shall complete any assignment assigned them by the Board. The President shall not have the authority to appoint more than one Ex Officio Director in any given year unless authorized by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors.

Upcoming Events

Workers Compensation Committee - Annual Meeting Conference call to discuss plans for the 2017-18 CLE year

September 19, 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

General Liability Committee - Annual Meeting Conference call to discuss plans for the 2017-18 CLE year

September 19, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

CTLA/CDLA Professionalism Event 2017

October 17, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Colorado Ethics Opinion 130 - New Guidance on Sharing Litigation Material

October 24, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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