Posts from the ‘Professionalism’ category

Judicial Profile Of Judge Craig Welling

    he Nuclear Proliferation Treaty took effect. The Beatles disbanded. A Boeing 747 went to London and Apollo 13 safely landed. For many reasons, the…

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10 Questions With Edgar Barraza

  1. Where did you go to law school and where are you currently working? I attended the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. I…

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Staying Professional ~ By Michael R. McCormick

1. Wait Until You Are Calm to Respond Has this ever happened to you? You are under stress and about to leave the office. Then you…

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Dealing with Difficult Personalities ~ By Sarah Myers

In the practice of law, there are many circumstances that increase the possibility we will encounter difficult personalities, particularly when the adversarial process is a prized…

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Why Professionalism Matters ~ By Richard L. Gabriel

Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice, CBA President Loren M. Brown, Dean Philip J. Weiser of the University of Colorado Law School and Dean Martin J. Katz…

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Peer Professionalism Assistance ~ By Craig Eley

It is pretty difficult to get in trouble in most states (including Colorado) for calling opposing counsel a name. When a situation turns really sour, the…

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Former Appellate Attorney Elizabeth Harris Joins the Colorado Court of Appeals ~ By Keith Lewis

Judge Elizabeth Harris was sworn in to the Colorado Court of Appeals on July 23, 2015, when she zipped into the black robe and transitioned from…

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The Ins and Outs of the Inns of Court ~ By Becky Bye

The mission of the American Inns of Court is β€œto foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills.” Therefore, their essential purpose is to promote…

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“Judges Are Not Politicans”: US Supreme Court Upholds Florida Law Prohibiting the Personal Solicitation of Campaign Funds by Judicial Candidates ~ By Charles C. Hall

Colorado sidesteps many of the problems inherent in judicial elections by using merit-based selection for the appointment of trial and appellate judges. In merit selection, judges…

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First Amendment Legend Relinquishing Ownership of Legendary Tattered Cover Book Stores ~ By Keith Lewis

Fifteen years ago, Joyce Meskis, Owner of the Tattered Cover Book Store since 1974, stood up to federal and local law enforcement to defend the First…

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