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Registration Still Open for 18th JD Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:48:00 +0000

Registration is still open for the 18th Judicial District & AARP ElderWatch Fraud Prevention and Safety Summit. This free informative event will take place on May 15, 2014 at the Parker Arts & Cultural Center. Registration is open through May 7, 2014. You can register by phone at (877) 926-8300 or click the link below.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 4/24/2014

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:46:19 +0000

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued 10 published opinions and 24 unpublished opinions.

Tenth Circuit: Creating Diversity Jurisdiction by Collusively Assigning Interest Is Improper

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:45:51 +0000

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in National Fitness Holdings, Inc. v. Grand View Corporate Centre, LLC on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 4/24/2014

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:43:12 +0000

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two published opinions and five unpublished opinions.

SB 14-190: Creating a Statewide Criminal Discovery Sharing System

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:42:42 +0000

On April 10, 2014, Sen. Kent Lambert introduced SB 14-190 – Concerning Criminal Discovery, and, in Connection Therewith, Creating a Statewide Discovery Sharing System, a Criminal Discovery Surcharge, Civil Immunity for District Attorneys that Make a Good-Faith Effort to Redact Information from Discovery Documents, and Making an Appropriation.

SB 14-184: Revising Regulation of Industrial Hemp

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:41:45 +0000

On April 4, 2014, Sen. Gail Schwartz introduced SB 14-184 – Concerning Oversight of the Industrial Hemp Program.

SB 14-183: Increasing the Maximum Term for a Business Incentive Agreement with a Taxpayer who Pays Business Personal Property Tax

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:40:42 +0000

On April 4, 2014, Sen. Rollie Heath introduced SB 14-183 – Concerning an Increase in the Maximum Term of a Business Incentive Agreement that a Local Government Enters into with a Taxpayer who Pays Business Personal Property Tax.

The Practice of Life (Part 4): Getting Your Mojo Back

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:53:01 +0000

Career mojo gone? Life mojo missing? Want it back? Getting your mojo back starts with self-awareness: admitting you’re not lighting it up the way you’d like. It’s tempting to shrug off this step, short-change it. Don’t.

Vacancy Announced on Sedgwick County Court in 13th Judicial District

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:52:32 +0000

The Colorado State Judicial Branch announced on Monday, April 21, 2014, that there is a vacancy on the Sedgwick County Court to be created by the resignation of Hon. Tawna Holmstedt, who was appointed to that position in February 2014. Her resignation is effective April 30, 2014.

“Roll Out the Barrels” Food Drive Underway at CBA/DBA Offices

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:51:52 +0000

The Denver Bar Association's Community Action Network (CAN) is hosting its annual Roll Out the Barrels food drive from April 21 through May 2, 2014. All donations benefit Metro CareRing, Denver's largest hunger-relief organization. Please bring your dry goods to the CBA/DBA offices. The barrel for food donations is located in the lobby.

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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