Friday, November 15, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM MST
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Hall & Evans 
1001 17th St.
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202

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Bo Donegan 
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 


Join us for the 2019 

CDLA New Lawyers Boot Camp

November 15, 2019

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

The program is offered FREE to all CDLA

members on a first-come, first-served basis!

Limited spaces due to classroom size.

(must be a CDLA Member to attend please)

8 hours of CLE credit applied for (1 ethics credit).

This is an intensive all-day class intended to impart excellence in practice skills to new defense attorneys – our target audience is attorneys in their first or second years of practice. Topics range from time management, to taking and defending depositions, to time recording and billing, to handling written discovery, and more. There will also be a presentation from experienced judges on the dos and don’ts of making court your first court appearances.


  • Tom Rice (Senter Goldfarb & Rice) – lead instructor
  • Ellis Mayer (Nathan Dumm & Mayer) – on depositions/discovery
  • Billy-George Hertzke (Senter Goldfarb & Rice) – on time recording/billing
  • The Honorable Judge John Leopold (Ret.) – on court appearances

Breakfast, lunch, and post-session social gathering are all included.

New Lawyers: Don’t miss this opportunity to get a leg up on the competition and jump start your career by learning state-of-the art practice skills from our first-rate panel of teachers.  

Managing partners: Be sure to sign up your new recruits. 


The University of CDLA Regents:

Tom Rice, Dean