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LOBBYING FOR LAUGHS - Top Ten Reasons to Attend!!

Join the Colorado Women's Bar Association for Lobbying for Laughs, a comedy event to benefit the CWBA's public policy efforts, on Wednesday, October 18, 5-9 pm, at Comedy Works South, 5345 Landmark Pl, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

Top Ten Reasons to Attend:

  1. Support the CWBA's lobbying efforts! Money raised will support lobbying activities that help us have a voice in legislation.

  2. Laugh! Laughter is good for the soul, and you will laugh with these fantastic comics: Christy Buchele, Brandt Tobler, and Janae Burris.

  3. Enjoy a fun night out with your colleagues, friends, and family!

  4. Advertise your firm to CWBA members by buying a sponsorship!

  5. Enjoy the VIP lounge! VIP tickets include an open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres from 5-7 pm.

  6. Hear from CWBA members about why our public policy work is important to them, including: Denver City Council At-Large Member Sarah Parady (former CWBA president); Former Colorado Senate President Morgan Carroll; and more!

  7. Network with colleagues in the legal industry while contributing to a great cause!

  8. Bid on silent auction items to raise money for our lobbying efforts! Highlights include: one night's stay at the Halcyon Hotel in Cherry Creek; two tickets to see Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at Ball Arena on December 15, 2023; an Indian cooking class with DU Law Professor Rashmi Goel; a week in Tamarindo, Costa Rica; and many other fantastic items!

  9. Increase your civic engagement by supporting our lobbying efforts!

  10. Attend the most fun legal industry event of the year!

VIP Ticket for $130 includes:

  • Access to VIP Lounge

  • Open bar (beer & wine)

  • Heavy hors d'oeuvres from 5-7 p.m.

  • Tickets for food or beverages in the showroom.

General Admission Ticket: $75

  • Admission to the event only

  • Please note there is an additional two-item minimum food or beverage purchase required in the showroom.


Sonia Raichur Russo is an Assistant Attorney General at the Colorado Department of Law, where she serves in the Criminal Appeals Section and previously prosecuted healthcare fraud and elder abuse and neglect. She clerked twice at the New Mexico Court of Appeals and at U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico. Prior to clerking, Sonia prosecuted violent felonies at the Second Judicial District Attorney’s office in Albuquerque, NM, and was a litigation associate at Modrall Sperling, also in Albuquerque.

Sonia is a proud alumna of Brown University and Boston College Law School. Among other honors from the ABA, Sonia was recognized on the ABA’s 2021 On the Rise Top 40 Young Lawyers list. Sonia was also a 2023 finalist for the CLI Inclusiveness@Work Award in the young professional category, and she has been a Law School Yes We Can mentor. Her interests include going on adventures with her adopted shelter dog, Milo, travel, and performing and visual arts.

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Kristen Staniewicz
Kristen Staniewicz
Oct 18, 2023

I am so excited! This is so perfectly put Sonia!


Emma Garrison
Emma Garrison
Oct 12, 2023

Great write up! We hope to see everyone there!

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