News from the ORPC – Contracting Update

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00April 19th, 2017|Application, News, Training|

Dear RPCS, As you are likely aware, our application period closed on March 31st.  We completed our review of applicants, and I want to let everyone know what to expect over the next few months.  Our agency was created to provide excellent advocates to parents, and contracting is one of the most important roles of [...]

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May 11-12, Working with Experts Training

By |2017-03-24T19:08:29-06:00March 24th, 2017|News, Training|

Hello, On May 11-12, 2017, Alternate Defense Counsel and Federal Public Defenders are hosting a Working with Experts training in the Ralph Carr Building at 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO. They have allowed us 10 spots for RPCs to attend the training.  Please email me directly at ssettle@coloradoorpc.org to reserve your spot, first come first serve [...]

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News from the ORPC – 3/20/17

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00March 20th, 2017|Application, Billing, News, Training|

Dear RPCs, Applications The Fiscal Year 17/18 application cycle is now open.  As a reminder, everyone must apply even if you have a fiscal year 16/17 contract.  Law partners and associates must apply as well.  The application is available at: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form33/index.html To make sure that everyone knows, we will be sending a duplicate notice to [...]

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Case Strategy Roundtables

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00March 9th, 2017|Case Strategy, News, Training|

Hello RPC attorneys, ORPC is sponsoring several case strategy round tables each month.  One will be in person at the Ralph Carr building, one will be via teleconference, and the third will be via video conference.  Each of these will allow attorneys to bring a case or issue to the group to brainstorm, strategize, and [...]

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Training News

By |2017-03-06T22:24:19-06:00March 2nd, 2017|News, Training, Westlaw|

Greetings: You asked for it and we set it up! Westlaw training is coming on March 31, 2017, at 10:00am. Below is a general invitation to join the WebEx training with our Westlaw representative scheduled for March 31, 2017, at 10:00 am MST. We have also included instructions on how to join the WebEx. This [...]

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News from the ORPC – 2/24/2017

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00February 24th, 2017|Application, Case Law Summary, Legislation, News, Training|

Dear RPCs, Happy Friday! We have a few training opportunities to tell you about this week!  Also, we have a caselaw update and some news from the capital! ORPC’s 2nd Annual Conference We are planning our second conference!  It’s likely to be September 10-12, but these dates ARE NOT final.  The conference will be at [...]

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News from the ORPC – 2/1/17

By |2017-02-01T18:29:41-06:00February 1st, 2017|News, Training|

Dear RPCs, It’s an exciting day for the ORPC!  Please welcome our new staff attorneys Kris Ferrell and Carrie Ann Lucas.  Kris is our new training director and Carrie is our first case strategy director. You can email Carrie at clucas@coloradoorpc.org or call her at 303-731-8771.  Please call Carrie when you have case related questions! [...]

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News from the ORPC 1/19/17

By |2017-01-20T15:35:34-06:00January 19th, 2017|Application, Billing, Case Law Summary, News, Training, Westlaw|

Dear RPCs, Here’s the News! Survey: There’s still time to respond to our SURVEY!   Please respond by January 31, 2016.  https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/form34/index.html Experts: Please don’t use an expert without first getting preapproval from our agency.  We are starting to receive bills from experts that were used in November and December without our agency’s knowledge or approval.  [...]

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News from the ORPC 1/10/2017

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00January 10th, 2017|Billing, News, Training, Westlaw|

Dear RPCs, Before I get into the News, there’s a 3 minute SURVEY that we’d love you to complete, so please read on and take a moment to fill out the survey.  We want to hear from you about what you think is important for our agency to do in the next year. The ORPC [...]

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News from the ORPC 12/15/2016

By |2017-09-05T10:53:14-06:00December 15th, 2016|Billing, Legislation, News, Telelanguage, Training, Westlaw|

Dear RPCs, We hope that you are all doing well.  We have quite a few updates! Budget Hearing: The ORPC presented its first budget request to the Joint Budget Committee this week.   Our main budget request is to pay all RPCs hourly.  We are gearing up for the legislative session, and beyond our budget request, [...]

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ADC’s Trial Advocacy Training now open to RPCs – Register Now

By |2016-12-14T18:09:56-06:00December 5th, 2016|News, Training|

Good Morning, ADC’s Trial Advocacy Training Event is now open to RPCs! The Office of Alternate Defense Counsel’s Annual Trial Advocacy Training will take place in Denver, CO on February 13-17, 2017. ADC’s annual trial ad training is one of the best in the country.  The program features local and nationally recognized faculty who devote [...]

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News from the ORPC – 9/9/2016

By |2017-09-05T10:53:15-06:00September 9th, 2016|Billing, News, Training, Westlaw|

Dear RPCs, Happy Friday! Here’s the news from the ORPC! We’ve dug ourselves out of the payment approval backlog from July!  We hear your concerns.  Carla and Linda have been working hard to approve payments as fast as they can. Westlaw Update If you have Westlaw through ADC, you can link the ORPC account with [...]

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ICWA Training

By |2017-09-05T10:53:15-06:00September 6th, 2016|ICWA, Training|

The final ICWA rule was signed into law on June 14, 2016, and this training does not take the new rule into account. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][fusion_fontawesome icon="file-pdf-o" circle="no" size="13px" iconcolor="#c51230" circlecolor="" circlebordercolor="" rotate="" spin="no" [...]

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News from the ORPC & Case Law Summary – 09/01/16

By |2017-09-05T10:53:15-06:00September 1st, 2016|Appellate, Case Law Summary, News, Training, Westlaw|

Good Afternoon RPCs, WESTLAW IS HERE! The ORPC is excited to provide Westlaw access to our current contractors.  To receive a password, you must sign and return the Schedule C form that is attached and email the form directly to Sara Settle at ssettle@coloradoORPC.org.   Access to Westlaw will take some processing time upon receipt of [...]

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Ethics Session & Info re ORPC Fall Conference

By |2017-09-05T10:53:15-06:00August 31st, 2016|News, Training|

Hello All, The ORPC Fall Conference will include an Ethics Presentation with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.  In preparation for this session, if you have any ethical or professionalism  questions for RPC attorneys that you would like addressed, please feel free to send them to me individually. We are looking forward to sending out [...]

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News from the ORPC – 8/25/16

By |2017-09-05T10:53:15-06:00August 25th, 2016|Billing, News, Simplelists, Training|

Dear RPCs, RPPS:  Our two billing trainings occurred on Monday, August 22, in person and via webinar.  We received a lot of questions and are implementing some changes based on feedback we’ve received.  We are continuing to work on updates to RPPS, and may, on occasion need to go off-line to perform more than routine [...]

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FY17 ORPC Applications Webinar

By |2017-09-05T10:53:18-06:00March 7th, 2016|Application, Training|

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