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 **Friday, November 2, 2018**

 12 noon - 1:15 p.m.

Government Investigations: Ethical and Practical Challenges

2 General/1.5 Ethics Credits Approved

This ethics CLE will address ethical and practical considerations for handling government investigations.  The CLE will address topics of interest to criminal and civil practitioners alike, including:
·         Responding to government requests for information
·         Negotiating the scope of production
·         Attorney proffers
·         Witness interviews and depositions
·         Presenting affirmative advocacy to the government
·         Transitioning from investigation to litigation.
Our panelists bring a wide range of perspectives on these issues:
·         Richard Cunningham – Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, who specializes in antitrust and consumer protection investigations
·         Nic Heinke – Trial Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
·         John Partridge – Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, who focuses on health care investigations
·         Kevin Traskos – Chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado
·         Kristin R.B. White – Member, Jackson Kelly, who specializes in workplace safety investigations

Alfred A. Arraj Federal Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room
 2 general/1.5 ethics CLE credits approved 

*$35.00 FFA Members
*$35.00 Government/Nonprofit Attorneys
*$50.00 Non-Members
*FREE for New Attorneys (Passed first bar since  1/16), Clerks, Law Students, and Legal Staff
*New - Option for Free attendance if you are a current FFA member and attest not to seek CLE credit

*Click HERE to register for the November 2, 2018 program*


FFA Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Roundtable

** Friday, November 16, 2018 **
1:30 - 5 p.m.
Westin Denver Downtown, 1672 Lawrence Street

Please join us for an afternoon of open  discussion  of  bankruptcy law and practice in Colorado. This  will  be  a  discussion  group format,  and  there  will  be  no panelists or speakers! As  an  attendee  at  this  program, YOU  will  participate  in  four successive  discussion  groups  on wide - ranging  issues  relating  to bankruptcy  law  and  practice  in the  District  of  Colorado.  Each discussion group  will  include approximately  ten  practitioners, two  moderators,  and  a current U.S. Bankruptcy Judge.

Discussion participants will include: The Honorable Michael E. Romero, Chief Judge; The Honorable Elizabeth E. Brown; The Honorable Thomas B. McNamara; The Honorable Cathleen D. Parker; The Honorable Joseph G. Rosania, Jr.; and The Honorable Kimberley H. Tyson.

Light refreshments will be served. Please join us for a cash bar social following the event.

Colorado CLE Credits have been requested.

*$100.00 for FFA Members
*$120.00 for Non-Members

Email Dana Collier Smith at dana with any questions.

Click HERE to register for the Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Roundtable

*Refunds for cancellations will not be issued after November 12, 2018 .


**Tuesday, January 29, 2019**

2018 Tenth Circuit Review: Criminal

John Arceci of the Federal Public Defenders Office and
Karl Schock of the U.S. Attorney's Office 

12 noon - 1:15 p.m.

Alfred A. Arraj Federal Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room
2 general CLE credits approved

Programs reviewing Supreme Court terms abound, but in Colorado, Tenth Circuit decisions are equally important to federal criminal practice. Join John Arceci of the Federal Public Defenders Office and Karl Schock of the U.S. Attorney's Office for a discussion of the criminal decisions issued by the Tenth Circuit in 2018 that you need to know.

*Click HERE to register for the January 29, 2019 program*




FFA Annual Reception

** Wednesday, December 5, 2018 **
5 - 7 p.m.
Lannie's Clocktower, 1601 Arapahoe Street, Lower Level


**Friday March 8, 2019**

Magistrate Judge Reid Neureiter

12 noon - 1:15 p.m.


**Thursday, March 21, 2019**

Magistrate Judge Kato Crews

12 noon - 1:15 p.m.

FFA Forum

** Friday, May 3, 2019**
1 - 5 p.m.
Westin Denver Downtown


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