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November 2009      Vol. 38, 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
In Praise of Those Who Choose Family Law, p. 5

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

The SideBar
Travelin’ Man—CBA President Visits Local Bars, p. 12

CBA Nominating Committee
Notice of Nominating Committee Members, p. 16

CBA Economic Task Force
ETF Update: Serving the Members of the CBA, p. 17

Legal Aid Foundation
2008–09 Annual Report, p. 21


Construction Law | Tort and Insurance Law
Shoddy Work, Negligent Construction, and Reconciling the Irreconcilable Under CGL Policies, p. 43
Harmon S. Graves, Ronald M. Sandgrund, Leslie A. Tuft

Labor and Employment Law
Military Caregiver Leave: Amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act, p. 57
Jack Patten

Natural Resource and Environment Law
Carbon Offsets from Soils and Forests—A Primer for Colorado Lawyers, p. 63
Howard Kenison, Jonathan P. Scoll

Trust and Estate Law
The Trustee's Duty to Inform Under the Colorado Probate Code, p. 69
Kevin D. Millard


Cooking with Gas: John Koll Takes a Stand, p. 79
Frank Gibbard


Judges' Corner
The New Commission on Judicial Discipline, p. 85
Roxanne Bailin

Local Bar Relations and Access to Justice—Family Violence
Domestic and Sexual Violence in the Workplace—Intervention and Prevention, p. 89
Denise Kay, Kathleen M. Schoen

Point/Counterpoint: Proposals for a More Effective Bar Exam
(Left Column/Point) Raising the Bar: Eliminate the Guesswork to Measure the Substance, p. 93
Jason B. Wesoky

(Right Column/Counterpoint) Lowering the Bar: Why We Should Test Skills, Not Abstracts, p. 93
James S. Hardy

Review of Legal Resources
American Indian Law Deskbook, 4th ed., p. 101
Richard B. Collins

Complete Personal Legal Guide: The Essential Reference for Every Household, p. 101
Bruce A. Schilken

Disability Discrimination Law, Evidence and Testimony, p. 102
James D. Kuthe

ESI Handbook: Sources, Technology and Process, p. 103
Ethan Fuld

Privacy in Employment Law, 2d ed., p. 103
Robert J. Truhlar

The View From the First Chair, p. 104
Aaron G. Norris

Tech Tips
Backing Up, Working With Tables, and AutoCorrect, p. 107
Brock R. Wood

Web Faves (and Finds)
Web Faves (and Finds), p. 109

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 139

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 143

Disciplinary Opinion, p. 145

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 147

Notices, Products, and Services

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

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 111

The CBA Congratulates the New Attorneys Who Were Successful on the October 26, 2009 Bar Examination, p. 112

In Memoriam, p. 123

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