Posts from the ‘Professionalism’ category

Promoting Professionalism

Much has been said and written about the perceived decline in professionalism and civility in the practice of law. The Professionalism Working Group of the Chief…

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2015 DBA Award Winners

  Award of Merit: Charles Turner Much to Chuck Turner’s chagrin, this is his second Award of Merit win in the past year. After being presented…

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What Does Leadership Mean to You?

  Leadership: we all recognize it when we see it, but its qualities are elusive in the abstract. Qualities such as good judgment and the self-confidence…

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Interview Segment to be Added to the Bar Exam to Improve Professionalism

  Bar examiners announced recently that the July 2015 Bar exam is adding an interview portion on the third day to attempt to “weed out the…

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Ten Ways to Lose a Case

  You can hardly pick up a legal journal these days without seeing an article that provides advice on how to win your latest piece of…

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Justice Scalia Doesn’t Disappoint at 4th Annual Stephens Lecture

  The University of Colorado Law School hosted its highly regarded, annual John Paul Stevens Lecture on Constitutional Law, through its Byron R. White Center for…

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The Robes and Wigs of History’s Courtroom

  As we reflect on the past with this month’s nostalgia issue, I cannot help but admire certain traditions of the past. For example, the old…

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Life & the Law: Lessons Learned from a Denver Judge’s 50-year Journey

  “I still believe in paper. They had to pull me kicking and scratching into the 21st century,” Judge Herbert Galchinsky says, chuckling. Galchinsky may not…

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“Winning” the Mediation

  Jason’s glassy-eyed stare at the city skyline outside his 21st story window ends abruptly with the knock at the door. Spinning around in his chair,…

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RIDING THE BICYCLE: Advice to Help Young Lawyers Start Pedaling

  When I was teaching each of my kids to ride a bicycle, I had options. I could lecture them on riding a bicycle. I could…

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