Fairview High from Boulder County Wins the Colorado Mock Trial Tournament
Students from Fairview High School, from Boulder County, took first in state, defeating a team from Lakewood High School in the championship round on Saturday, March 10 at the Colorado Bar Association State Mock Trial Tournament, which is funded and supported by the Colorado Bar Association Litigation Section and the Colorado Bar Foundation. It is the first time a Boulder County school has taken the title as State Champion.
Office of Attorney Regulation Lawyer Self-Assessment Program Provides Resources and Free CLE Credits
For over two years, Colorado professional liability attorneys have been developing a new program for attorney regulation in Colorado. The idea is to provide lawyers with resources to better manage their law firms, to better protect their clients and themselves, and to make more money while doing so. Colorado’s program is the first of its kind in the U.S.
CBA Litigation Section Symposium – Save the Date!
The CBA Litigation Section will be holding a section symposium on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton, Denver. The symposium will focus on topics of interest to plaintiff and defense litigators, including technology, evidence, ethics, appellate issues, and trial and mediation techniques. Stay tuned for additional programming and event details!
NEW CBA ETHICS OPINON
The CBA Ethics Committee has issued Opinion 130 regarding the issue of on-line posting and sharing of information related to the representation of a client. Noting that electronic media has made it easier to share information such as video clips from depositions, transcripts of experts’ depositions, common motions, court orders, and the like, the Committee reiterates that lawyers must be mindful of and adhere to the various provisions of the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct (Colo. RPC) and be particularly vigilant about confidentiality of information related to the representation of a client. READ MORE