Posts from the ‘Professionalism’ category

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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Military Service & Its Implications for the Legal Field

  Editors note: This article is presented by Karthik Venkatraj. He asked three other law students with military experience to share their stories as well (following…

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A New Direction in the Appointment of District Judges

  Growing increasingly concerned with the recent uptick in retirements from the District Court bench throughout Colorado, the Supreme Court is considering a major change to…

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A Career to Emulate: Q&A with Chief Justice Michael Bender

Dear Fellow Bar Members,   In this Fireside Chat, I have the privilege of interviewing Chief Justice Michael Bender, who recently retired after 16 years on…

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Client-Drafted Engagement Letters and Outside Counsel Policies: Ethical and Other Dilemmas

A Quarterly Ethics Column Institutional clients—corporations, large nonprofits, universities, and government entities—increasingly attempt to dictate the terms of the engagement through client-drafted engagement letters and outside…

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An Interview With Justice Hood: Sage Insight from Colorado’s Newest Supreme Court Justice

  A famous quote, often attributed to Alexander Graham Bell, summarizes Justice Hood’s path to becoming a justice with the highest court in Colorado: “When one…

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Disparity for Women in Law: Q&A with Dan McCune and Professor Joyce Sterling

Dear Fellow Bar Members, I’m here today with Professor Joyce Sterling at the Denver University Sturm College of Law to talk about whether a glass ceiling…

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