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Topic: Attorney Regulation Update and Hot Topics

Speaker: Bryon M. Large, Assistant Regulation Counsel in the Trial Division at the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel

Time: Tuesday, February 11, noon-1:15pm (please note updated end time), seating starts at 11:30am

CEMS has received one and one-half (1.5) ethics and two (2) general CLE credits for this presentation

CEMS February 2020 – Presentation notes

Mr. Large presentation will touch on three legal ethics topics.  The first portion of the presentation will cover the Office of Attorney Regulation’s process for attorney oversight and enforcement of the Rules of Professional Conduct.  Second, Bryon will present recent statistics on complaints and enforcement of discipline, highlighting the areas where attorneys most often find themselves in trouble.  Finally, the presentation will cover ethics topics that are particularly important to CEMS members, including: Colo. RPC 1.6 regarding the duty of confidentiality; Colo. RPC 1.7 and 1.8 regarding conflicts of interest; and confidentiality and conflict of interest issues associated with working with independent environmental contractors and consultants.

Bryon M. Large is an Assistant Regulation Counsel in the Trial Division at the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.  He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver and his undergraduate degree in Spanish from the University of New Mexico.  Prior to joining the office, Bryon worked in private practice as an immigration attorney for over nine years.

LOCATION CHANGE: PLEASE note that the location for the February CEMS luncheon will be Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, 1550 17th Street, Suite 500 (5th Floor), Denver, CO 80202. When entering the building, please proceed to the fifth floor to register with the CEMS representative.    Neither CEMS, nor Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, validate parking.  

MEETING FORMAT: Members may either bring their own lunch and attend the meeting for no charge, or they may request that CEMS order a box lunch for them. The cost of the box lunch for members is $16.00; for non-members, $19.00.

RESERVATIONS: PLEASE give your name, company name and phone number via email to admin@coems.org. PLEASE INDICATE IF YOU ARE RESERVING A BOX LUNCH OR BRINGING YOUR OWN. Reservations must be received BEFORE Friday, February 7, 2020 at 5:00PM.  No reservations can be taken after this date. Payment of $16.00 for members, $19.00 for non-members will be accepted at the door with prior reservation. Please cancel your reservation by Friday, February 7, 2020 if you are unable to attend. It is the policy of the Society to bill for meals reserved but unclaimed. You may also pay with credit card via PAYPAL

Box Lunch

NOTICE: CEMS would like to thank Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP for the use of meeting space and would like to emphasize that the use of Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP space does not constitute endorsement of CEMS, sponsors of CEMS functions, or the content of CEMS workshops or meetings.