6th Annual Colorado Litigators' Summit - In-Person - SOLD OUT

Be more effective in your litigation and trial practice. Leading litigators in the community, as well as the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, will share their wisdom and expertise in this wide-reaching program, which will feature sessions on expert witnesses, jury selection, effective storytelling, and more. Plus, secure 1.2 EDI credits for the current compliance period.   
CBA-CLE will email webinar access information to registrants 24-48 hours before the program.
Home studies will be available approximately 2-3 weeks following the live program.
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at [email protected]. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors!
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7:30 - 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 am
Welcome Remarks
Extended by David Seserman, Esq., Seserman Law LLC, and Susie McNulty, Esq., Program Attorney, CBA-CLE
8:05 - 9:05 am
Diverse Juries Reach Better Verdicts: How Litigators Can Create Diverse Jury Panels and Prevent Bias in Deliberations
Presented by Jack Peters, Esq., Hall & Evans, LLC, and Hon. Don Toussaint, 18th Judicial District
Submitted for 1.2 EDI Credits
9:05 - 10:05 am
Economic Damages: Working with Attorneys to Calculate Commercial Damages
Presented by Jeff George, CPA CA, ABV, Berkeley Research Group, and David Olsky, Esq., Fortis Law Partners LLC
10:05 - 10:15 am
Stretch Break
10:15 - 11:05 am
Breakout Sessions #1
Topic (A) - Once Upon a Lawsuit: Storytelling for Lawyers
Presented by Richard (Rick) Merpi, Esq., Goodspeed Merrill, and Karen Safran, Esq., Goodspeed Merrill
Topic (B) - Less in More: A Zen Guide to Good (Legal) Writing
Presented by Jared West, Esq., Childs McCune, and Maria Zalessky, Esq., Burnham Law
11:05 - 11:15 am
Stretch Break (Collect Boxed Lunch)
11:15 - 11:45 am
Love Your Job, Love Your Life. Immediate Actions You Can Take to Increase Your Happiness
Presented by Raina Bayas, Esq., The Bayas Firm, PLLC, and Erin Childs, LCSW, Do What Resonates
Submitted for 0.6 Professionalism Credit
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Q&A with Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian Boatright
Presented by Hon. Brian Boatright, Chief Justice, Colorado Supreme Court, and David Seserman, Esq., Seserman Law LLC
12:15 - 12:25 pm
Stretch Break
12:25 - 1:40 pm
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Colorado Law on Mediation
Presented by Steve Choquette, Esq., JAMS, and Antonia (Toni) Ozeroff, JD, Ozeroff Mediation Services
1:40 - 1:45 pm
Stretch Break - Transition to Breakout Sessions
1:45 - 2:35 pm
Breakout Sessions #2
Topic (C) - Presentation and Evaluation of Expert Witnesses
Presented by Sarah Andrzejczak, Esq., Buchalter, and Robert Foster, Esq., Robert H. Foster, LLC
Topic (D) - Fraudulent Transfers: Detection, Remedies, and Plaintiff Strategies
Presented by Aaron Goldhamer, Esq., Keating Wagner Polidori Free, P.C., and Ross Pulkrabek, Esq., Keating Wagner Polidori Free, P.C.
2:35 - 2:45 pm
Stretch Break
2:45 - 2:55 pm
Leadership Remarks from CBA, DBA, and CBA-CLE
Extended by Ryann Peyton, Esq., Past President, Colorado Bar Association, Nicoal Sperrazza, Esq., President, Denver Bar Association, and John Lee, Esq., Board President, CBA-CLE
2:55 - 3:55 pm
You're Not Done Yet! Advising Clients About Post-Trial/Appellate Options and Deadlines
Presented by Sharlene Aitken, Esq., Aitken Law, LLC, Chris Jackson, Esq., Holland & Hart LLP, and Paige Mackey Murray, Esq., Paige Mackey Murray Law LLC
Submitted for 1.0 Ethics Credit 
3:55 - 4:45 pm
Drama on the Courthouse Steps: Is the (In)civility of Counsel Enabling or Impeding the Administration of Justice?
Presented by Nicole Black, Esq., Cohen | Black Law, and Angela Vichick, Esq., Lewis Roca
Submitted for 1.0 Ethics Credit
4:45 - 4:50 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
4:50 - 6:00 pm
Reception at CBA
Location Information
East Combined
1290 Broadway #1700
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $519.00
CBA Member $390.00
CBA Litigation Law Section Member $319.00
CLEBASICPASS - BASIC Pass Holder $265.00
New Lawyer Edge Partner $195.00
Paralegal/Support Staff $195.00
Active Military $195.00
Public Service/Government $195.00
CLEACCESSPASS - ELITE Pass Holder $49.00
Student Currently Enrolled in Law School $0.00
  • General Credits: 9.00
  • Ethics Credits: 2.60
  • EDI Credits: 1.20

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Start Date - End Date
November 16, 2023
Start Time - End Time
8:00 AM - 4:50 PM
Event Location
East Combined
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