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July 2007      Vol. 36, No. 7

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

A Profile of the New CBA President
Wm. David Lytle, p. 5
Stacy Chesney

CBA President's Message to Members
The Colorado Bar Association: Who Are We? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, p. 9
Wm. David Lytle

Bar News
Bar News, p. 11
Mindy Marks, Cheryl Law

Bar News Highlight
Inaugural Rocky Mountain Diversity Summit—Promoting Diversity in the Legal Profession, p. 15
Damian J. Arguello

Deans' Diversity Council
An Introduction to the Deans’ Diversity Council, p. 16
David H. Getches, José Roberto (Beto) Juárez, Jr.

2007 Legislative Session
Highlights of the 2007 Legislative Session, p. 21
Michael Valdez

CBA Board of Governors
CBA Board of Governors Minutes of Meeting: May 12, 2007*, p. 25
Dana Collier Smith

Our Interest in Interest: The Story Behind COLTAF, p. 27
Walter W. Garnsey, Jr., Diana M. Poole


Five of the Greatest: A Tribute to Outstanding Lawyers in Colorado History
Gordon L. Allott, Sr., p. 29
David M. (Merc) Pittinos

Arnold Alperstein, p. 37
Donald W. Alperstein

Peter H. Dominick, p. 45
Larry L. Bohning

John Donaldson Fleming, p. 53
John Fleming Kelly

John B. (Jack) O’Rourke, p. 57
Warwick (Wick) Downing

Juvenile Law
The Discipline Process for Students With Disabilities Under the IDEA, p. 63
Randy Chapman

Natural Resource and Environmental Law
Asbestos-Contaminated Soil Regulations in Colorado, p. 69
Monica D. Sheets, Colleen T. Brisnehan

Professional Conduct and Legal Ethics
Marketing Plus Referrals for a Fee—Feeder Operations by Any Other Name, p. 75
Stephen G. Masciocchi

Tort and Insurance Law
The Homeowner Protection Act of 2007, p. 79
Ronald M. Sandgrund, Scott F. Sullan, Jennifer A. Seidman

Trust and Estate Law
The Testamentary Exception to the Attorney-Client and Doctor-Patient Privileges, p. 87
Herb E. Tucker, Spencer J. Crona, Clara L. Brown


The Scrivener: Modern Legal Writing
And Your Point Is? Write Directly, p. 91
Robert S. Anderson


Access to Justice
Expanding Colorado’s Right to Counsel in Civil Cases—A Modest Proposal, p. 95
Daniel M. Taubman

From Our Readers
Letters to the Editor, p. 99

Historical Perspectives
A Case of Gift Causa Mortis and the Dead Man’s Statute, p. 101
Frank Gibbard

Judges' Corner
The Role of the Colorado Court of Appeals, p. 105
Steven L. Bernard

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 137

Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
Disciplinary Case Summaries for Matters Resulting in Diversion and Private Admonition, p. 143

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Tenth Circuit Summaries, p. 149

Notices, Products, and Services

Young Lawyers Division, p. 109

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Recognition Program, p. 110

In Memoriam, p. 120

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