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February 2009      Vol. 38, No. 2

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

Accessible by CBA members only

In and Around the Bar

CBA President's Message to Members
A Guide to Visiting Local Bars, p. 5
William E. Walters

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

Summary of Interim Policy Regarding Electronic Records and Briefs Version 1.0, p. 13
Janice B. Davidson

CBA Nominating Committee: Notice of Nominations, p. 15


Government and Administrative Law
County Sheriffs in Colorado: Beyond the Myth, p. 19
Joanne Eldridge

Labor and Employment Law
Virtual Performance: Employment Issues in the Electronic Age, p. 29
Tanya E. Milligan

Natural Resource and Environmental Law—Water Law
Unilateral Ditch Modification, p. 37
Katherine A.D. Ryan

Trust and Estate Law
Engagement Letters and Common Conflicts of Interest in Joint Representation, p. 43
Constance Tromble Eyster


Just Wondering: Class Actions
Left Column/Point: Forcing Defendants to Internalize the Costs of Wrongdoing, p. 53
Erik D. Cansler

Right Column/Counterpoint: A Drain on the Judicial System, p. 53
James D. Johnson

Legal Research Corner
Professional Benefits of Online Social Networking, p. 61
Madeline Kriescher

Review of Legal Resources
Early Justice and the Formation of the Colorado Bar, p. 65
Frank Gibbard

Special Needs Trust Handbook, p. 66
Natalie L. Decker

The Effective Deposition: Techniques and Strategies That Work, p. 66
Katherine E. McClure

Whoops: Legal Malpractice Prevention
Colorado’s New Rule on Mandatory Professional Liability Insurance Disclosure, p. 69
Andrew R. McLetchie

Whoops: Malpractice Minute
Know Your LPL Policy, p. 72
Christopher M. Buckman

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 101

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 107

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 109

Notices, Products, and Services

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 73

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 75

In Memoriam, p. 85

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