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November 2015      Vol. 44, No. 11

The Colorado Lawyer, the official publication of the Colorado Bar Association, serves as an informational and educational resource to improve the practice of law.

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In and Around the Bar

CBA President's Message to Members
Out of the Shadows: How Colorado Specialty Courts Help Veterans, p. 5
Henry Vorderbruggen

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 9

The SideBar
Introducing the Turelli Method for Handling Difficult Post-Decree Cases, p. 15
John Deschner, Joe Pickard

CBA Nominating Committee
Colorado Bar Association Notice of Nominating Committee Members, p. 20

CBA Ethics Committee
Formal Opinion 127—Use of Social Media for Investigative Purposes, Adopted September 2015, p. 21

Legal Aid Foundation
2014–15 Annual Report, p. 27


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 48

Business Law
Crowdfunding in Colorado is Now Available, p. 49
Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.

Labor and Employment Law
Coats v. Dish Network: Colorado Lawful Activity Statute Does Not Protect Medical Marijuana Patients, p. 61
Cathy A. Klein

Real Estate Law
Water Law Basics for Real Estate Practitioners, p. 63
Paul Noto

Tort and Insurance Law
The Notice-Prejudice Rule and Claims-Made Insurance Policies: The Colorado Supreme Court Speaks, p. 71
Franz Hardy, John R. Mann, Ross A. Hoogerhyde

Trust and Estate Law
A Tax-Saving Opportunity, p. 77
James R. Wade


Appellate Practice
Relying on Internet Sources in the Appeals Courts, p. 81
Christina F. Gomez

The Chief’s Corner
Sherlocks Provide Valuable Support for Self-Represented Litigants, p. 85
Nancy E. Rice

Historical Perspectives
Back to the Future: How the Legalization of Marijuana Echoes the Prohibition Era, p. 87
Herbert E. Tucker


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 90

CBA/DBA Professionalism Coordinating Council
Defining Professionalism and Why It Matters, p. 91
Robert D. Hawthorne, Aaron B. Goldman

Legal Research Corner
CU Law Library Launches New Resource for Historical Colorado Statutory Research, p. 95
Robert M. Linz

Whoops—Legal Malpractice Prevention
Reduce the Risk of Malpractice Claims, p. 99
J. Randolph Evans, Shari L. Klevens, Lino S. Lipinsky

Read a Book. Write a Review., p. 100

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 129

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 133

Notices, Products, and Services

Lawyers’ Announcements, p. 104

In Memoriam, p. 114

Lawyer Referral Resources, p. 123

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 124

The Colorado Bar Association congratulates everyone who passed the July 2015 bar exam, p. 126

Attorney Assistance Programs, p. 128

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