Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM MDT
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Bo Donegan 
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 

Communicating Professionally in the Heat of the Moment

CTLA & CDLA Annual Professionalism Event and post CLE Trivia Game

Thursday, October 29,2020 from 4 - 5:30 pm

Presented by:

 Anthony ViorstThe Viorst Law Offices

 Michelle HardenMessner Reeves

1 hour Ethics CLE applied for, Free to all CDLA Members

In honor of Legal Professionalism Month, the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) and the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) are hosting a special CLE ethics discussion and trivia event.

The Associations will honor this year’s Professionalism Award recipients - Anthony Viorst, The Viorst Law Offices and Michelle Harden, Messner Reeves

Anthony and Michelle will also co-present on “Communicating Professionally in the Heat of the Moment.” They will discuss famous advice from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who said, “sometimes it helps to be a little deaf.” The presenters will reference specific examples of depositions and emails where communications got off track and/or hostile, and they will discuss specific ways that attorneys in those types of situations can respond, or, perhaps, not respond as the case may be. The presenters will discuss how to take advantage of opportunities to resolve differences that do not necessarily involve substantive issues in litigated cases.

Then, enjoy a fun, pub style trivia networking event!

Attendees will be randomly put on teams consisting of both CTLA and CDLA members. The format consists of five rounds of questions. Each team is toggled between the main quiz room with all attendees and his or her own personalized team breakout room to collaborate on the submission of quiz answers. Be sure to bring your favorite beverage or snack.


Registration for both the CLE and Trivia Game on the link below
(trivia game is optional and for CDLA and CTLA Members Only Please.

Register Now!Thank you to our respective Professionalism Chairs:

Heather Salg, Messner Reeves, and 

Nelson Boyle, Burg Simpson