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May 2013      Vol. 42, 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

CBA President's Message to Members
Some Advice for the Law School Graduating Class of 2013 (and Anybody Else Who Will Listen), p. 5
Mark A. Fogg

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

Bar News Highlight
National Association of Women Judges Hosted Speed Mentoring Program in Denver, p. 17
Alexandra Harpp

CBA Ethics Committee Formal Opinions
Formal Opinion No. 78—Disqualification of the Advocate/Witness (Revised June 18, 1994, May 10, 1997, October 20, 2012, and February 2, 2013), p. 23

Addendum to Formal Opinion No. 91—Ethical Duties of Attorney Selected by Insurer to Represent Its Insured (Adopted January 16, 1993; Addendum Approved February 23, 2013, p. 26

CBA Ethics Committee Withdraws Three Formal Opinions, p. 27

CBA High School Mock Trial Program
2013 High School Mock Trial—A Photo Journal, p. 29


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 40

Elder Law
The Older Americans Act: What Every Elder Law Attorney Needs to Know, p. 41
Kathleen A. Negri

Professional Conduct and Legal Ethics
The Ethical Preparation of Witnesses, p. 51
Michael H. Berger

Trust and Estate Law
Tortious Interference With Inheritance, p. 59
Herb E. Tucker, Gregory B. Washington


Modern Legal Writing—Etymology
Crime and Punishment: The Language of Criminal Procedure, p. 67
Bill C. Berger


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 72

A Dialogue Between Generations
Introduction to Part VII-A in the Series—The View From Law School, p. 73
Ronald M. Sandgrund

Dialogue Participants—Law School Students, p. 74

The View From Law School—The Students’ Perspective, p. 75

Judges' Corner
Some Comments About Advocacy in Family Law Cases, p. 83
Dave Williams

Legal Research Corner
Denver Public Library—A Resource for Legal Professionals, p. 85
Frank Wilmot

Point/Counterpoint: Determining Reasonable Value for Medical Services
(Left Column/Point) Collateral Source Decisions Result in More Settlements and Fewer Motions, p. 89
Kyle Bachus

(Right Column/Counterpoint) Billed Versus Paid—An Un­resolved Evidentiary Question, p. 89
Heather A. Halg

Review of Legal Resources
Anatomy of a Mediation: A Dealmaker’s Distinctive Approach to Resolving Dollar Disputes and Other Commercial Conflicts, p. 95
John Livingston

Visible Invisibility: Women of Color in Law Firms and Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for ­Success From Multicultural Women Attorneys, p. 95
Eli Wald

Read a book. Write a review., p. 98

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 117

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 121

Disciplinary Opinions, p. 123

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 131

Notices, Products, and Services

In Memoriam, p. 107

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 114

Lawyer Referral Resources, p. 116

Attorney Assistance Programs, p. 120

Calendar, p. 151

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