Thursday, April 28, 2011

Law Day is here!

Law Day is May 1st! Without further it is!  The Law Day 2011 Schedule of Events!
Law Day Coloring Contest
In the Colorado Springs Independent, April 21, 2011
Children of all ages are invited to participate in the Law Day Coloring Contest.  Find the photo of John Adams in the Mini-Page in the April 21st edition of The Colorado Springs Independent and return your entries to the address for the Bar Association listed on the contest page.  Join us in teaching the future generations about the legacy of our second president, John Adams. 


Chapel Hills Mall
Saturday, April 30
10 am – 6 pm

Citadel Mall
Sunday, May 1 
10 am – 6 pm
Join us for the most popular public event of the year, the Law Day Ask-A-Lawyer.  Due to the economic downturn, bar associations across the country have seen an increased need in pro bono services.  Help the El Paso County Bar reach out to our community, and provide legal assistance to those in need of  free assistance in our community. 

Law Day Dinner and Celebration
Friday, April 29, 2011, Social Hour & Bar open: 6:00 pm; Dinner: promptly at 6:30 pm
Briarhurst Manor Estate, Manitou Springs
The signature event of our Law Day celebrations, a night to recognize the enduring legacy of John Adams.  Join us for an evening of merriment, featuring the
Law Day awards, the release of the 2011 Attorney Directory, a reading by the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate, and our Keynote Speaker, Chief Justice Michael L. Bender of the Colorado Supreme Court. 

Senior Law Day
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Colorado Springs Senior Center
Join us as we assist our community’s seniors with popular topics such as Legal implications of Grandparents becoming Parents of their Grandkids, Common Law Marriage for the Senior, Medicare for all; Medicaid for some, and Veterans Benefits. 15 min 1-on-1 sessions with local attorneys also available.  This program includes a hot buffet lunch.  Seniors interested in attending should make a reservation with the Senior Center at 719-387-6000.  

Women Lawyers Association Middle School Girls Courthouse Field Trip
Thursday, May 12, 2011
The Women Lawyers Association sponsors annually a trip for young women who are interested in the legal profession to visit the Courthouse and hear from female lawyers and judges about their experiences.  To volunteer for this project, please contact Daphne at 719-389-8300.  

Habitat For Humanity Project
Friday, May 6, 2011
The Bar Association has been actively involved in Habitat for Humanity projects for many years.  This year, our project date falls on Friday, May 6th.  To volunteer for this project, contact the shift leaders, Friday morning – Meredith, 471-4034; Friday afternoon, Lisha, 260-7900 or Dan 635-3611. 

Honoring Judges at the Gallery, Hosted by the El Paso County Bar Auxilary
Friday, May 6, 2011, 5:30 pm
The Hayden-Hays Gallery at the Broadmoor
In conjunction with Law Day, you are cordially invited to help us honor local judges, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine, and view the magnificent art at the Hayden-Hays GalleryPlease respond by April 29th using the flyer in the April issue of the newsletter.  Donations are 100% tax deductible.