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COLAP Presents: How to Make Stress Work for You

December 13, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Antlers Hotel 4 South Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Panel discussion with U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Kristen Mix,

December 14, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Palm Restaurant Inside The Westin Denver Downtown 1672 Lawrence Street Denver, CO 80202

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Industrial Claim Appeals Panel

December 15, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Appaloosa Grill 535 16th St. #110 Denver, CO 80202

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2017 Annual Conference Tom Rice, Conference Chair Senter Goldfarb & Rice

July 27, 2017
12:00 AM
Eldorado Hotel & Spa 309 West San Francisco Street Santa Fe, NM 87501

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CDLA Membership Application and Renewal

Our members are among the most elite defense attorneys in Colorado. CDLA is a statewide organization that is nearly 800 members strong who benefit from access to resources and tools for legal professionals who strive to provide superior and balanced service to their clients.

CDLA Membership Application and Renewal

CDLA Officers

John Chase, President
Montgomery | Amatuzio | Dusbabek | Chase LLP

Gregg Rich, Vice President
Markusson Green & Jarvis

Tom Rice, Treasurer
Senter Goldfarb & Rice

Christopher Reeves, Secretary
Waltz/ Reeves

Full list of board members

CDLA Renews Its Commitment to Diversity and Outreach

As the Director of Diversity and Outreach for the CDLA Board, I am pleased to announce that the Board has formally approved a renewed commitment to diversity and outreach within our organization, including the adoption of a new Diversity Mission Statement. The Board recognized that many of our members share a personal commitment to these values, and worked to identify ways in which CDLA could partner with its members to identify and support groups or organizations that fall within the scope of CDLA's stated community outreach focus.

With that in mind, the CDLA Board has approved a new process by which members can request CDLA's support of community outreach programs. View CDLA's updated Diversity Mission Statement and our new Outreach Statement, which details the purpose and scope of our Outreach focus and the support CDLA will provide to approved programs by clicking this link. Also attached is the Proposal Form to be used when a member wishes to request support from CDLA. The Form will also be available on CDLA's website and should be sent directly to me at

Kevin G. Ripplinger│Attorney
CDLA Diversity / Outreach Director
Frank Patterson & Associates, P.C.
5613 DTC Parkway, Suite 400
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-741-4539


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