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Is There a Better Exit Strategy Than Death?—Part II: The Interviews: Anonymous—”Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”[1]

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:18:01 +0000

This two-part article discusses an issue nearly all lawyers must confront during their careers: developing and deploying an exit strategy. This can mean exiting one area of practice for another; transitioning from the law to a different endeavor; accommodating the demands of raising a family; and slowing down or retiring near the end of one’s career. The article explores the issue through the eyes of two groups of lawyers: the first group transitioned from the day-to-day practice of law to a different job; the second group sought to reduce their hours on the road to retirement.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Trial Court Impermissibly Usurped Jury’s Role in Finding Facts

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:15:45 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Jaso on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Prejudicial Effect of Other Bad Act Evidence Outweighed Possible Relevance

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:15:01 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Brown on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Merely Identifying Group to Which Excluded Juror Belonged Not Enough for Batson Challenge

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:14:01 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Morales on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

What to Do Now That You’ve Passed the Bar Exam

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:14:36 +0000

Congratulations! You’ve passed the bar! Here are some next steps you should take while you wait to be admitted to practice law.

Notary Program Rules Amended by Secretary of State

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:14:20 +0000

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Colorado Secretary of State gave notice of the permanent adoption of changes to the notary rules. The changes are extensive, including new requirements for exam-taking for new notaries and those subject to claims of misconduct; new guidelines for electronic notarization; requirements for notary trainers; and more. A redline of […]

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/10/2014

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:00:36 +0000

On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and three unpublished opinions.

IAALS: Creating Momentum for Change: IAALS’ Final Evaluation of Colorado Court Rule Changes

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:04:32 +0000

IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver, announces the release of our final findings on Colorado’s experiment with new court procedures intended to secure the fundamental promise of our civil justice system: a just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action. Momentum to improve the process has been building on a national scale, and Colorado is among the first states to take action.

Congratulations to All Who Passed the Bar

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:02:55 +0000

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, the results of the July 2014 bar exam were posted. Congratulations to all who passed the bar! Welcome to Colorado's legal community.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/9/2014

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:47:23 +0000

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

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