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June 2010      Vol. 39, No. 6

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
It’s the Journey, Not the Destination, p. 5

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

The SideBar
Question of the Month: What makes you a good attorney?, p. 19

Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline
2009 Annual Report, p. 22


The Civil Litigator
Class Action Certification Under C.R.C.P. 23: Procedural and Evidentiary Considerations, p. 29
Philip E. Kay

Family Law
Determining When Trusts are Property for the Purpose of Equitable Division, p. 39
Suzanne Griffiths, Melanie Jordan

Real Estate Law
Construction Defects—A New Kind of Lender Liability, p. 51
Kimberley G. Taylor, Tracy L. Ashmore

Trust and Estate Law
Complexities of Pass-Through Entities Held in Trust, p. 59
Dayna E. Roane


CBA/DBA Professionalism Coordinating Council
Professionalism in Today’s Competitive Legal Market, p. 65
Richard L. Gabriel

Review of Legal Resources
The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach, p. 71
Keith M. Olivia

Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution, p. 72
J. R. Davis

The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court, p. 72
William H. Kain

International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, & Global Finance, p. 74
Leslee K. Balten

Music and Copyright, p. 75
Charles C. Tucker

Selling in Your Comfort Zone: Safe and Effective Strategies for Developing New Business, p. 75
Deann M. Conroy

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 109

Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 113

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 117

Notices, Products, and Services

The Colorado Bar Association Congratulates those who were successful on the February 2010 Bar Exam., p. 20

CBA Young Lawyers Division, p. 79

In Memoriam, p. 91

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 102

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