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The Law Firm Throwdown Wants You to Sweat for Charity

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:58:25 +0000

A new kind of legal challenge is launching this fall! Sweat Equity is stirring up some healthy competition among attorneys in Colorado with the debut of The Law Firm Throwdown.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Substantial Compliance with Notice Provisions Sufficient for Hospital to Enforce Lien

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:54:35 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Wainscott v. Centura Health Corporation on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Constitutional Right to Counsel Applies at All Critical Stages of Criminal Proceeding

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:53:41 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Fritts on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Tenth Circuit: Newly Discovered Evidence of Actual Innocence Tolls Time Period for Filing Habeas Claims

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:53:03 +0000

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Doe v. Jones on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 8/19/2014

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:20:02 +0000

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued three published opinions and five unpublished opinions.

Is There a Better Exit Strategy Than Death?—Part I: The Interviews: Roxanne Jensen—Balancing Work and Family While Staying Engaged and Challenged

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:13:29 +0000

This two-part article discusses an issue all lawyers must face during their careers: developing and deploying an exit strategy. This can mean exiting one practice area for another; transitioning from the law to a different career; accommodating the demands of raising a family; and slowing down or retiring near the end of one’s career. This 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 either to accommodate family needs or as they travelled the long and winding road to retirement.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Consent of All Beneficiaries Necessary to Ratify Action Contravened by Terms of Trust

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:12:10 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in In re Estate of Foiles: Foiles v. Foiles on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Victim’s Entire Interview Admissible to Give Jury Complete View of Credibility

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:11:36 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Miranda on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Natural Gas Pipelines and Fittings Exempt from Sales Tax

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:10:57 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. v. Colorado Department of Revenue on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Defendant Need Not Renew Pretrial Objection to Joinder to Preserve Issue

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:10:24 +0000

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v. Curtis on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

2013 Annual Survey of Colorado Law  — a yearly compilation of updates of Colorado case law, statutory, and regulatory developments - 46 authors provide updates in 28 areas of the law. The 2013 edition of the Annual Survey of Colorado Law is available in print and electronic format. (Released April 2014)

Public Trustee Foreclosure in Colorado, 4th Edition — NEW Softcover edition. An informative treatise with current case law, statutory information, and sample forms. (Released February 2014)

Lawyer's Professional Liability in Colorado: Preventing Legal Malpractice and Disciplinary Actions, 2014 Edition - focuses on issues relevant to every practicing lawyer in Colorado: professionalism, ethics, the client-lawyer relationship, professional liability insurance, the grievance process and attorney discipline, defenses, technology and the practice of law, fees, debt collections, trends in legal malpractice, and numerous special topics unique to particular practice areas, as well as many other issues.

Take the Annual Preventing Legal Malpractice class or purchase the homestudy - and get this book as part of the course materials! 2014 Transactional program - click here. 2014 Litigation program - click here. (Released January 2014)

Wade/Parks - Colorado Law of Wills, Trusts, and Fiduciary Administration, 6th Edition  — NEW Softcover edition. Commonly referred to as Wade/Parks, this book is a longtime favorite and indispensable resource for Colorado probate practitioners. It provides a thorough commentary on the law of wills, trusts, and fiduciary administration,focusing on leading Colorado cases, the Colorado probate code, and related fiduciary statutes. (Released December 2013)

Colorado Automobile Accident Litigation & Insurance Handbook, Second Edition — NEW Softcover edition. This book will save you countless hours of research time by providing the case or statute on point for every issue that might arise in handling an automobile accident case.(Released December 2013)



Colorado Jury Instructions for Civil Trials, 2014 Edition - contains the uniform jury instructions for use in Colorado civil trials, as written by the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions. Each jury instruction is followed by Committee comments which provide helpful research assistance. (Released  January 2014)

Colorado Appellate Handbook, 2014 Edition - The Honorable Janice B. Davidson, who retired in 2013 from the Colorado Court of Appeals, and several of her fellow appellate judges and appellate practitioners have written the ultimate resource for handling appeals in the Colorado courts. The book includes 23 chapters, as well as the complete Colorado Appellate Rules, sample forms, tables of authorities, and a comprehensive subject index. 
(Released  February 2014)

Colorado Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure, 2014 Edition - This handy reference guide includes the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, the Colorado Rules of County Court Civil Procedure, the Colorado Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Court, and the Colorado Appellate Rules. (Released  March 2014)

Colorado Landlord-Tenant Law, 6th Edition — This handbook covers the obligations and remedies of both the landlord and the tenant, and walks you through the judicial process. FREE shipping on this title! (Released April 2014)

The Green Book, 2013 Edition - an updated compilation of relevant sections of the C.R.S., the title standards, and court probate manual, created by trust and estate practitioners for trust and estate practitioners. (Released December 2013)


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