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August 2015      Vol. 44, No. 8

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
The Future of the Bar is Now!, p. 5
Loren M. Brown

Correction Notices
Six of the Greatest, July 2015, p. 6

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 7

Declaring October 2015 Legal Professionalism Month, p. 14

Bar News Highlight
Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.—A Man For All Seasons, p. 15
Heidi K. Ruckriegle, Ben Saver, Katie Schaefer

Bar News Highlight—A Poem
Reflections on Writing and Revising Opinions, p. 19
Greg Hobbs

The SideBar
Kent Denver—A Championship-Caliber Mock Trial Team, p. 20
Timothy M. Rastello

2015–16 CBA Administration
CBA Officers, Committees, and Sections, p. 25

2015 Legislative Session
Overview of 2015 Legislative Session, p. 33
Jeremy Schupbach


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 40

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Good Faith and the Duty of Disclosure, p. 41
Pete Michaelson

Criminal Law
Cell Phones, Passwords, and Search Warrants, p. 47
Gregory R. Werner

Elder Law
Conservator-Created Wills: Issues in Litigation, p. 53
Thomas A. Rodriguez, Brooke W. Brestel

Professional Conductand Legal Ethics
Representing Clients in the Marijuana Industry: Navigating State and Federal Rules, p. 61
Eli Wald, Eric B. Liebman, Amanda R. Bertrand

Tort and Insurance Law
Outrageous Conduct: Surveying the Bounds of Decency Under Colorado—Part I, p. 67
Matthew J. Rita


How to Draft a Bad Contract, p. 77
Mark Cohen


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 82

From Our Readers
Letter to the Author, p. 83

Judges' Corner
The Modern Family Court Judge—More Than Just Pots and Pans, p. 85
Emily E. Anderson, Kandace C. Gerdes, F. Michael Goodbee, Zachary Willis

Review of Legal Resources
Alzheimer’s and the Law: Counseling Clients with Dementia and Their Families, p. 89
Klaralee R. Charlton

Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know, p. 90
Frederic H. Marienthal

Counseling Unmarried Couples: A Guide to Effective Legal Representation, 2d Ed., p. 91
Bruce A. Schilken

The Modern Rules of Business Etiquette, 2d Ed., p. 91
Cesilie J. Garles

The Soul of the Law, 20th Anniversary Ed., p. 92
Shelly Dill Combs

Working with Contracts: What Law School Doesn’t Teach You, 2d Ed., p. 93
Devin R. Odell

Read a book. Write a review., p. 94

Whoops—Legal Malpractice Prevention
The Key to Effective Collections: Address Billing Issues Early, p. 95
J. Randolph Evans, Shari L. Klevens, Lino S. Lipinsky

Young Lawyers Division
Productivity Tips for New Lawyers, p. 97
Allison C. Shields

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 123

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 127

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 129

Notices, Products, and Services

Lawyers’ Announcements, p. 103

In Memoriam, p. 108

Lawyer Referral Resources, p. 117

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 118

Attorney Assistance Programs, p. 126

Calendar of Events, p. 143

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