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April 2009      Vol. 38, No. 4

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
Associations—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: If at first you don’t . . . why bother?, p. 5
Charles C. Turner

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

The SideBar
What’s New in Legal Education—Experiential Learning, p. 13
David H. Getches

Abraham Lincoln and Equal Justice Under the Law, p. 19
Greg Hobbs


Business Law
Danger Ahead! Legal Opinions for Colorado Lawyers, p. 25
Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr., Colleen R. Belak

Elder Law
Professionalism in Elder Law: Ten Tips for Building Better Relationships With Medicaid Officials, p. 37
Kathleen A. Negri

Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Top Intellectual Property Cases of 2008—Part II, p. 45
Daniel J. Sherwinter

Labor and Employment Law
Colorado Among Leading States to Enact Immigration Enforcement Laws on Employers, p. 55
Chadwick Graham, Monica M. Marquez

Professional Conduct and Legal Ethics
Attorney–Client Communications in Colorado, p. 59
Eli Wald

Trust and Estate Law
Evolution of Joint Tenancy Law in Colorado: Changes to CRS § 38-31-101, p. 65
Carl G. Stevens


Off the Record
A “More Excellent Way”: Moral Imagination and the Art of Judging—Part I, p. 73
Leland P. Anderson


Access to Justice Commission
2008 ATJ Commission Report, p. 79
Constance C. Talmage

Judges' Corner
Becoming the Trusted Messenger at Trial, p. 83
William W. Hood, III

Review of Legal Resources
Copyright’s Paradox, p. 87
Michael J. Katz

The Trials of Law School, p. 87
Paul Tigan

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 119

Matters Resulting in Diversion
Disciplinary Case Summaries for Matters Resulting in Diversion and Private Admonition, p. 121

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 127

Disciplinary Opinions, p. 129

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 135

Notices, Products, and Services

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 89

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 90

In Memoriam, p. 102

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