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January 2010      Vol. 39, No. 1

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
“I Am a Lawyer”—An Ode to the Profession, p. 5
David M. Johnson

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

CBA Board of Governors
Minutes of Meeting: November 7, 2009, p. 19
Denise Richardson

The SideBar
Sneak Preview of the ABA House of Delegates 2010 Midyear Meeting, p. 21


Criminal Law
Colorado Automobile Searches After Arizona v. Gant, p. 25
Joanne Eldridge

Family Law
Lewis v. Lewis and Non-Married Partner Litigation, p. 33
Kim Willoughby

Intellectual Property and Technology Law
An Update on the Law of Inequitable Conduct in Patent Prosecution, p. 39
William F. Vobach

Labor and Employment Law
The New ADA—Expanding Coverage and Redefining Disability, p. 47
Shelley S. Bailey

Trust and Estate Law
Joint Revocable Living Trusts: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, p. 53
Miriam (Mimi) Abrams Goodman


Appellate Practice
Appealing From the Grant or Denial of a Preliminary Injunction, p. 59
Andrew M. Low

Historical Perspectives
Early Colorado Justice and the Straying Jury, p. 63
Frank Gibbard


CBA 2020 Law Firm Initiative Committee
A Survey of Balanced-Hours Programs in Denver Law Firms, p. 69
Desta Asfaw

CBA/DBA Professionalism Coordinating Council
Teaching Professionalism: The Council’s Vignette Program, p. 73
Mark A. Fogg

Judges' Corner
Dancing With Itos—What Makes a Good Judge, p. 77
G. David Miller

Law Practice Management
Applying for the Colorado Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit, p. 83
Seth S. Gomm

Review of Legal Resources
Colorado Water Law for Non-Lawyers, p. 85
John Livingston

The 2009 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide: Critical Decisions Made Simple, p. 85
Todd A. Stahly

HIPAA for the General Practitioner, p. 86
Jaime R. Román

Whoops: Legal Malpractice Prevention
Computer Inspection—A Common Sense Approach, p. 87
E. Michael Canges

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 115

Matters Resulting in Diversion
Disciplinary Case Summaries for Matters Resulting in Diversion and Private Admonition, p. 119

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 127

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 129

Notices, Products, and Services

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 88

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 89

In Memoriam, p. 100

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