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May 2007      Vol. 36, No. 5

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
Diversity Matters1, p. 5
Elizabeth A. Starrs

Bar News
Bar News, p. 7
Mindy Marks, Cheryl Law

Bar News Highlight
Homespun Advice for Aspiring Attorneys Facing the Bar Exam, p. 10
Lorenzo A. Trujillo

CBA Ethics Committee Formal Opinions
Formal Opinion No. 115: Ethical Considerations in the Collaborative and Cooperative Law Contexts, p. 15

Formal Opinion No. 116: Ethical Considerations in the Dissolution of a Law Firm or a Lawyer’s Departure From a Law Firm, p. 21

2007 High School Mock Trial Program
Photo Highlights, Facts, and Thanks, p. 33

CBA President’s Letter to U.S. Senators
Lawyers Reconfirm Support for Habeas Corpus, p. 39
Elizabeth A. Starrs

Law Day Events Around Colorado, p. 40


The Civil Litigator
Strategic Options in Concluding a Civil Lawsuit, p. 41
Maureen Sweeney, Marcia S. Krieger

Criminal Law
Police Use of Force Standards Under Colorado and Federal Law, p. 47
J. Michael McGuinness, Melvin L. Tucker

Elder Law
Setting Aside the Grantor’s Deed on Grounds of Incapacity and Undue Influence, p. 57
Ann C. Kiley

Labor and Employment Law
The Colorado Wage Act, Employee Status, and Terms of Compensation, p. 63
Michael J. Guyerson, Christian C. Onsager


Historical Perspectives
Rock and Roll’s T.R.O.: The Family Dog and Detective Gray, p. 69
Jeffrey P. Kelson

Just Wondering
What Price Justice? Truth, Justice, and the American Way, p. 77
Douglas M. Flinn

What Price Justice? Why Was Amendment 40 Even on the Ballot?, p. 77
David L. Geislinger

Legal Research Corner
Advanced Google Tips, p. 83
Marcy Dunning, Judy Goater, Wanda McDavid

Review of Legal Resources
Colorado Causes of Action: Elements, Defenses, Remedies, and Forms, p. 87
David William Becker, Jr.

Lifting the Fog of Legalese: Essays on Plain Language, p. 87
David I.C. Thomson

Nonlegal Career for Lawyers, p. 89
Camilla Dellinger

Young Lawyers Division
The Role of Law Clerks in Reducing Judicial Backlog, p. 91
Christopher D. Bryan

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 131

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 139

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Tenth Circuit Summaries, p. 141

Notices, Products, and Services

Young Lawyers Division, p. 97

In Memoriam
In Memoriam, p. 110

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Recognition Program, p. 127

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