Our Mission

The Colorado Defense Lawyers Association is a nonprofit association that exists to support and serve the interests of lawyers principally involved in the defense of civil litigation. As a group of legal professionals who strive to provide superior and balanced service to their clients, we are committed to the following:

  1. Enhancing the skills, effectiveness, and professionalism of Colorado defense lawyers;
  2. Anticipating and addressing, where possible, issues significant to the defense of civil matters and the civil justice system;
  3. Promoting among all lawyers involved in civil litigation the highest standards of professionalism, civility, and courtesy in the conduct of trials and related proceedings, while promoting an appreciation of the role of the defense lawyer;
  4. Encouraging and promoting better communication and relations between lawyers engaged in the defense of civil cases and the people, entities, and judges involved in civil litigation;
  5. Improving the civil justice system and the legal profession; and
  6. Developing collegiality and camaraderie among members of the organization.

(November, 2002)

Upcoming Events

Tactics in Defending ADA Public Accommodation Lawsuits

November 28, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Join Exponent and Vertex's team of engineers and experts for an afternoon of CLE's followed by Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres.

November 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Nuts and Bolts of Jury Selection

December 4, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mental Health Issues and Inmates: Representing Government and Law Enforcement Agencies

December 13, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Changes in Federal Law and MSAS

December 14, 2017, 5:00 PM
through November 16, 2017, 6:00 PM
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New Lawyer Boot Camp

January 5, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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