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May 2012      Vol. 41, No. 5

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

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 5

Chief Justice’s Commission on the Legal Profession
Introducing the New Commission and Proclaiming October 2012 Legal Professionalism Month, p. 11
Michael L. Bender

Colorado Reform Roundtable
The CBA, the Judicial Funding Crisis, and the CRR Statement of Agreement, p. 15
Steve C. Briggs

CBA High School Mock Trial Program
Colorado’s High School Students Have Their Day in Court, p. 19


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 36

Family Law
Early Neutral Evaluation as a Dispute Resolution Tool in Family Court, p. 37
Cindy M. Perusse

Labor and Employment Law
Trying Discrimination and Retaliation Claims in Tandem—How Jurors React, p. 43
John M. Husband, Steven T. Collis, Ken Broda-Bahm

Trust and Estate Law
The Durable Power of Attorney: Defining the Agent’s Duties, p. 49
Dennis N. Whitmer


Historical Perspectives
Tragedy in Divide—A Whistle But No Stop, p. 59
Frank Gibbard


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 64

Legal Research Corner
Creating a Good Company Profile, p. 65
Tom Seward

Point/Counterpoint: Mandatory Alternative Dispute Resolution
(Left Column/Point) Give the People Their Day in Court, p. 69
Jenna Lynn Ellis

(Right Column/Counterpoint) Mandatory ADR Paves Way to Justice, p. 69
Don Jesse Toussaint

Review of Legal Resources
Constructive Divorce Guidebook: Empowering Families to Reach Long-Term Positive Results, The, p. 75
Andrea K. Wilkins

Environmental Law Handbook, 21st Ed., p. 75
Ryan Jarvis

How David Beats Goliath: Access to Capital for Contingent-Fee Law Firms, p. 76
Harmon S. Graves

International Copyright: Principles, Law, and Practice, 2d Ed., p. 77
Charles C. Tucker

Pocket MBA 1, p. 78
Michael J. Katz

Read a book. Write a review., p. 79

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 105

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 109

Disciplinary Opinion, p. 111

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 121

Notices, Products, and Services

In Memoriam, p. 92

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 100

Calendar, p. 143

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