Chief Judge Lavenski R. Smith's Invite to Conferees.pdf



"Law in a Time of Crisis"

October 27 - 29, 2021

Colorado Springs, Colorado


Join us for the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 27 - 29, 2021. The conference will offer an exceptional program of speakers and panelists on a broad range of civil, criminal, and bankruptcy topics. In addition, there will be several excellent CLE breakouts throughout the conference. Twelve hours of CLE are scheduled, including at least 2 hours of ethics.
We are sorry to report that The Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh will be unable to attend the conference.
We are pleased to announce Brigadier General Linell A. Letendre, Dean of the Faculty, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado as our guest speaker at the Conference Luncheon on Thursday, October 28.
The social agenda will provide plenty of opportunity to mingle with judges, lawyers, speakers, and panelists in relaxed, elegant settings.
Throughout this website, you can find hotel information, review the agenda, learn more about the speakers, and plan social events. Be sure to check out recreational activities available at the beautiful and iconic Broadmoor hotel, along with the many sites and things to do in and around Colorado Springs. With the city located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs offers scenery, rock formations and other unique geological features, like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods park, Seven Falls, and Cave of the Winds.
Questions? Contact the conference planning staff in the Eighth Circuit Executive Office by email: [email protected] or telephone: 314-244-2600.

We look forward to seeing you at The Broadmoor! 


Important Deadlines

Hotel Reservations Cut-off Date is October 1, 2021.

On-line Conference Registration ends Friday, October 8, 2021.

No refunds for meals or events cancelled after Friday, October 22, 2021.