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2019 Straight Talk with Judges:

An Interactive CLE with Judges and Attorneys

Hosted by the Colorado Judicial Institute and the Boulder County Bar Association  
Sponsored by Caplan & Earnest LLC and the University of Colorado

The Colorado Judicial Institute and the Boulder County Bar Association are pleased to present this popular CLE program, for the first time in Boulder, designed to promote education and interaction with some of Colorado’s top jurists and attorneys.  Participants will have one ethics track and four general tracks from which they can make inquiries and gain insight from established judges and attorneys.

November 20, 2019

CU Law School, Wolf Building
2450 Kittredge Loop Road
Boulder, Colorado, 80309

Registration and Networking:  5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sessions:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

2 General CLE Credits and 2 Ethics Credits

Ethics Credit
(All attendees will be registered for an ethics credit)

Current Ethic Trends
District Judge Edward C. Moss
and Peter G. Koclanes, Esq. 



General Credits
(All attendees will be registered for two general credits)

Rediscovering Your Inner Atticus Finch; Learn to Love Your Job by Being the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be
Colorado Court of Appeals
Judge Elizabeth L. Harris
and Jessica Yates, Esq.

How to Persuade Judges to See it your Way: What They Didn’t Teach you in Law School
Colorado Supreme Court
Justice William W. Hood, III
and Gary Lozow, Esq.

Avoid Small Mistakes with Potentially Big Consequences that Lawyers Make in Court
Colorado Supreme Court
Justice Carlos A. Samour, Jr.
and Mark A. Fogg, Esq.

Effective Written & Oral Advocacy
Colorado Supreme Court Justice Richard L. Gabriel
and Shannon W. Stevenson, Esq.


CJI/BCBA Members: $100
Non-members: $125
Young Professionals (five or less years in practice) and Student: $50

Contact Cynthia Ophaug-Johansen at 303-766-7501 or with questions.

Complete the registration form below and then follow the Paypal instructions to the right to pay for your registration. 


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* Each attendee will be placed in an ethics track. Please select three general CLE tracks. We will do our best to accommodate two of your requests based on space availability.

Instructions for Using Paypal

You do not need to have a PayPal account in order to pay for your reservation with a credit card.  Simply follow these instructions.

1. Fill out the form on the CJI website and click on Submit button.
2. Choose the correct reservation amount.
3. Click on the golden Buy Now button.
4. Enter the correct quantity of reservations and click Update.
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6. Complete the payment form and click on Review and Continue.
7. Review the amount to be charged and billing information and then click on Buy Now.
8. You will receive a receipt of your payment.

If you have any questions please contact us at 303-766-7501.