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July 2011      Vol. 40, No. 7

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

Profile of the New CBA President
David L. Masters: Teacher, Tech Guru, and Outdoor Adventurer, p. 5
Sara Crocker

CBA President's Message to Members
Information Technology and the Practice of Law, p. 9
David L. Masters

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 13

2011 Legislative Session
Highlights of the 2011 Legislative Session, p. 27
Michael Valdez

The SideBar
CBA Salutes HonorLife Members, p. 32


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 52

The Civil Litigator
Pretrial Bashor Agreements After Nunn v. Mid-Century, p. 53
Steve C. Briggs

Government Counsel
Local Government Sales and Use Taxes, p. 61
M. Patrick Wilson, Christopher Price

Retroactivity of Statutes
The DeWitt Test: Determining the Retroactivity of New Civil Legislation in Colorado, p. 73
Grant T. Sullivan, Patrick Thiessen

Tax Law
Built-in Gains Within the Context of S Corporations, p. 81
Eric J. Zinn

Trust and Estate Law
Being of Sound Mind: Standards for Testamentary (and Other) Capacity, p. 89
Amy K. Rosenberg


Appellate Practice
Discretionary Interlocutory Appeals, p. 95
Andrew M. Low

Four of the Greatest

Four of the Greatest: Outstanding Lawyers in Colorado History, p. 34

Leo S. Altman (1911–2001), p. 35
Wm. David Lytle, John Keilbach

Cathlin Donnell (1946–2004), p. 39
Elizabeth A. Bryant, Pamela A Gagel, Diana M. Poole

Alex S. Keller (1928–96), p. 45
Stephen W. Wahlberg

Patti F. O’Rourke (1923–2003), p. 49
Gus F. Sandstrom, Jr., Wm. David Lytle


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 98

Judges' Corner
Mentoring—An Unmet Challenge, p. 99
A. Bruce Campbell

Review of Legal Resources
Fiduciary Law, p. 103
David A. Turner

Friend v. Friend, p. 104
Angela C. Aibner

Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge, p. 105
Mariya Barmak

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Constitutional Law, p. 105
Jerry Rafferty

Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology Fundamentals of Global Law, Practice, and Strategy, p. 106
Scott A. Brairton, James (Jaime) A. Sheridan

Read a book. Write a review., p. 107

Whoops: Legal Malpractice Prevention
Informed Consent Under the Rules of Professional Conduct, p. 109
David C. Little

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Matters Resulting in Diversion
Disciplinary Case Summaries for Matters Resulting in Diversion and Private Admonition, p. 135

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 141

Disciplinary Opinion: People v. Alexander, p. 143

Disciplinary Opinion: People v. Cabral, p. 147

Disciplinary Opinion: People v. Edgington, p. 151

Disciplinary Opinion: People v. Smith, p. 154

Disciplinary Opinion: People v. Walker, p. 159

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 165

Notices, Products, and Services

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 116

In Memoriam, p. 124

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