Presentations & Appearances; Community Service
Presentations on Property, Real Estate
and Miscellaneous Topics Generally:
First Impressions of The Emerging Restatement of Servitudes, presented to Gallivan Conference on Real Property Law: The Proposed Restatement of Servitudes, University Connecticut School of Law, April 8, 1994.
Protecting Lenders' Interests thru Subordination, Nondisturbance and Attornment Agreements, presented to Teaching the Realities of Commercial Law, Section on Real Property, Association of American Law Schools, Orlando, Florida, January, 1994.
Panelist, and Chair, Rebuilding Community in the Metropolis (along with Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Wayne Hyatt, Daniel Mandelker, and Janice Griffith), joint program of the Sections on Real Property and on Urban, State and Local Government of the Association of American Law Schools, Orlando, Florida, January 1994.
Presentation on Communitarian Thought to University of Illinois College of Law Conference on Economic Development, Champaign, Illinois, April 22-25, 1993.
Practical and Academic Perspectives in Designing a Real Estate Curriculum, presentation to P.O.E.T.S. Society of Real Estate Attorneys, Denver, February, 1990.
Presentations On Community
Associations and Related Topics:
Governance of Community Associations in the New Millennium, presentation and program chair Community Associations Institute Research Foundation, Washington D.C., October 30, 2003.
Community Associations as Local Governments of the Future, Presentation to Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, Denver CO, Spring, 1998
Changing Criteria for Enforceability of Common Interest Communities' Covenants: Is the California Supreme Court's 1994 Nahrstedt II Opinion a Landmark? presented to the Washington State chapter of the Community Associations Institute, Seattle, WA, December 9, 1994.
Presentation to Community Associations Institute Research Foundation Symposium: Gated Communities -- Open or Closed Societies, Atlanta, Georgia, October 7, 1993.
General Overview of Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, to Rocky Mountain Chapter CAI 1992 Attorneys Roundtable, July 20, 1992.
Servitude Regimes in Communitarian Perspective: Community Associations as Settings for Postmodern Community, to Washington State Community Associations Institute, Seattle, WA, June 9, 1992.
Communities of Interest: Private Land Use Controls & Private Communities -- A Communitarian Perspective, to Association of American Law Schools, Property Section Teaching Conference, Spokane WA, June 6, 1992.
Association Collection Powers: The Statutory "Super Lien," to Continuing Legal Education in Colorado Conference: CCIOA is Coming!, Denver, CO, May 29, 1992.
Choice, Consent and Citizenship in Common Interest Communities, to Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University of Denver College of Law, March 11, 1992.
Confessions of a CCIOA Drafter, to Community Associations Institute, Rocky Mountain Chapter, May 17, 1991 (describing experience in drafting and lobbying in support of the comprehensive Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, regulating community associations, enacted in April, 1991).
Common Interest Community Association Decision-making and Judicial Review, Community Associations Institute Research Foundation Symposium, at CAI 30th National Conference, San Diego, CA, May, 1991 (with Prof. Robert Natelson, Montana, recipient of CAI Research Foundation 1990 Award for Excellence, 2nd place).
Issues Affecting Lenders and Real Estate Financing under the Proposed Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, House Bill 91-1292, to the Judiciary Committee, Colorado House of Representatives, February 12, 1991, and to the Judiciary Committee, Colorado Senate, March, 1991.
The Law of Community Associations -- An Academic Perspective of Current Issues Affecting Community Association Law and Practice, presentations to the 12th Annual Community Associations Law Seminar, January, 1991, Newport Beach, CA, and Washington D.C.
Community Association and Community, presentation as part of the Community Associations Institute Research Foundation Symposium on Community at the CAI 29th National Conference, Nashville, Tenn., October 26, 1990 (with Prof. Gregory S. Alexander, Cornell Law School, recipient of 1990 CAI Research Foundation Award for Excellence).
Highlights and Issues of the Redrafted Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, presentation to the Rocky Mountain Community Associations Institute Fall Regional Conference, Denver, Colorado, September, 1990.
Common Interest Communities -- Directions for Empirical Research and Reform, presentation to the American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Committees on Uniform Laws and Timeshare & Recreational Common Interest Communities, Chicago, Illinois, August, 1990.
Reforming the Law of Community Associations: Problems & Prospects, presentation to 1990 Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate & Titles Section, Annual Real Estate Symposium, Keystone, Colorado, July, 1990.
Pros & Cons of Community Association Living, presentation to the Community Associations Institute Rocky Mountain Chapter, May, 1990.
Flexible Community Associations, presentation to the Community Associations Institute 28th National Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii May, 1990.
Potential Colorado Impacts of the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, presentation to the Rocky Mountain Community Associations Institute Fall Regional Conference, November, 1989.
Covenants For The Future, presentation to the Community Associations Institute 27th National Conference, Dallas, Texas (1989) (as recipient of CAI Research Foundation Award of Excellence)
Association-Administered Servitude Regimes: A Private Property Perspective, presentation to the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR) Public Policy Conference on Residential Community Associations, Washington, D.C. (1988).
The Mixed Blessings of Association-Administered Servitude Regimes, paper presented at University of California, Berkeley Conference: Common Interest Communities: Private Government and the Public Interest, sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley's Institute of Urban and Regional Development and the Institute of Governmental Studies (November, 1987).
Media Appearances and
Commenting on Community Associations KUSA, Denver, 2003-2004
Commenting on Colorado Community Associations Law ,CCIOA,and Adverse Possession Law, 9NewsKUSA, Denver, 2002-04.
Quoted extensively in "Talking "Super Liens": A Condo's Foreclosure Rights," New York Times, Real Estate Section, pp. 3, 5, January 3, 1993.
Quoted extensively in Washington Post, 1992.
Quoted extensively in Keating, "Rights vs. Reality: Big Brother in the 'Burbs, More Than Just the Lawn Arm of the Law," Washington Times, p. A-1, April 19, 1992.
"The Changing Face of Homeowner Associations," panel discussion on Barry's Law, broadcast on Cox and Southwest Cable TV, San Diego CA, May, 1991.
Featured in McKibben, "Covenants Spark Unneighborly Acts -- Sunflowers, Trikes Rile Ranch Residents," Denver Post, Denver & the West Section C, p. 1, January 13, 1991.
The Community Associations Explosion," internationally broadcast in-depth interviews on CNBC-TV's Real Estate Report, December 9, 1989, and January 27, 1990.
Radio interviews, 1989-92, re: community associations, on KCFR (National Public Radio), KOA Radio (four appearances), KDEN, KNUS, and (all Denver), KCOL Radio (Fort Collins, Colo.), and St. Louis radio.
Featured exclusively in Raabe, "Restrictive Covenants Can Mean 'Servitude,' Professor Warns," Denver Post, Business Section, p. 1, April 3, 1990.
Quoted extensively in "Do Housing Covenants Intrude on Rights," New York Times, Real Estate Section, pp. 1, 15, November 5, 1989.
Interview regarding Community Associations on American Public Radio nationally syndicated Marketplace program, October, 1989.
Presentations on General Topics:
The Notorious Dreyfus Affair -- Testing Principles of Modernity: Republicanism, Equality, Impartiality of Law, and Political Anti-Semitism, presentation to the Denver Institute for Jewish Studies, Yavneh Lecture Series: Judaism in Court, Denver, Colorado, November 14, 1990.
Maximizing Negotiating Effectiveness, presentation to The Mead Corporation/ Mead Data Central, Inc. Management Conference, Vail, Colorado (1989)
Law, Morality and Legal Ethics: A Response to Judaism's Traditional View, presentation to The Denver Institute for Jewish Studies, Denver, Colorado (November, 1988).
Panelist, First Annual Legal Ethics Film Festival, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Denver, Colorado (Fall, 1988).
Faculty, Poisoning: A Symposium, March 9-10, 1982, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Poison Center with the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.
Minimizing Legal Liability of Poison Control Centers, presented at the Poisoning Symposium, March 20-24, 1978, sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Faculty, Poisoning Symposium, February 26 - March 2, 1979, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Poison Center with the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.
Faculty, Poisoning Symposium, March 20-24, 1978, sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Faculty, Clinical Toxicology with National Emergency Medical Services Symposium, March 1-4, 1977, sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Association of American Law Schools (AALS):
AALS Property Section Executive Committee( 1990-1994):
Section Chair (1993); Chair-Elect (1992); Immediate Past Chair (1994) Secretary, (1984-85).
Property Section, Association of American Law Schools, Presenter and Discussion Leader, 1992 Property Teachers Conference, Spokane, WA.
Denver, Colorado and American Bar
(inactive since 1994 leave began).
Colorado Bar Association,
Real Estate and Titles Section:
Co-Chair, Ad Hoc Drafting Committee on the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act, (1991-92). On this successful Committee I worked intensively with 5 practicing attorneys to adapt and redraft the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (model legislation) for adoption in Colorado.
American Bar Association,
Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law:
Vice Chair, Committee on Homeowners and Community Associations (H-6), (1992-93).
Member, Committee on Common Interest Community Associations (H-2), (1991-1994).
Member, Committee on Easements, Restrictions and Covenants (C-5) (1993-1994)
Member, Committee on Legal Education (Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law), (1994-1994)
Community Associations Institute: CAI responsibilities have included:
a) in the National Community Associations Institute:
Board of Directors, CAI Research Foundation (1990 -1994)
National Secretary (1992-93); Member, National Executive Committee (1992-93) and National Board of Trustees (1990-93);
Public Policy Committee.
Editorial Board, Common Ground (CAI Journal), w/ emphasis on research issues (1990-93);
Task Force on Alternative Dispute
Resolution in Community Associations (1990-1994);
b) in the Rocky Mountain Community Associations Institute Chapter, beginning 1989:
Chapter Board of Directors (1990-93),
Co-chair, Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act Legislative Drafting Committee (1989-91) (comprehensive common interest communities legislation successfully enacted in 1992)
Chair, Rocky Mountain CAI Legislation Committee (1990-92)
Denver Emergency Medical Services Council:
Chair, Denver EMS Council, 1988-90;
Executive Committee Member, 1987-91;
Council Member, 1985-91.
Among issues addressed w/ substantial success under my EMS Council leadership have been:
1. Optimizing Access to EMS: Improving Effectiveness of the 911 Network. Council efforts have included
(a) Inquiry into allocation of psychiatric emergencies in the Denver Metro community; and, in that connection,
(b) Serving as sounding-board for other Denver-area mental health health institutions along with DGH.
2. Analysis and advocacy recommending preservation of the present, two-tiered (Health and Hospitals + Fire Department) EMS response system, opposing perennially proposed redeployment of Health & Hospitals paramedics into the Fire Department.
3. Advocating full Denver Dept. of Health and Hospitals (EMS Division) participation in designing and providing emergency medical service at the new Denver International Airport.
4. Development of standardized procedures for responding to medical emergencies in high rise buildings.
5. Analysis of free-standing medical clinic practices to determine impacts, if any, on provision of emergency medical services.
6. Development of guidelines for EMS staffing at all large public, or City facility, gatherings.
7. Study, and advocacy of proposed Colorado trauma system and state emergency medical services funding legislation.
8. Advocacy to Denver city government re acquisition and implementation of Enhanced 911 ("E-911") emergency services phone system.
9. Advocacy -- to neighbors, and
Denver licensing authorities -- of
reopening the University Hospital EMS
Helipad, to integrate University
Hospital more fully into the Colorado Trauma Consortium.
Lawyers Advisory Committee, Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Housing & Urban Development Project, 1978-79.
Den Leader, Den 3 Pack 286, Cub Scouts of America, 1978-79.
Board of Directors, Children's Museum of Denver, Inc., 1976-77.
Faculty, Rocky Mountain School of Law, 1975.
Faculty, Denver Free University, 1972-73.
President, Rocky Mountain
Poison and Drug Foundation, 1985;
Board of Directors, 1981-1987.
Civil Rights Committee, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Denver, 1990-1994.
Board of Directors, World's Women for Life (2007-present)
Committee for Film Selection, and Patron Denver Jewish Fim Festival, (2007-08)
Network Partner, Colorado Public Radio
Vice-Chair, Colorado Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, 1985-86; Co-chair, CJRF Summer Institute, 1984-85.
Faculty, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA, 1969-71 (Teen-Age Confirmation Class Sunday School; Current Issues in Jewish Ethics and Religion; composition with class of original Confirmation Service).
Faculty, Congregation Kenesseth Israel, Abington, PA, 1967-69 (Teen-Age Post-Confirmation Class Sunday School; Current Issues in Jewish Ethics and Religion).
Faculty, Temple Beth Hillel, Wynnewood, PA, 1964-69 (Grade School class, 3 days per week Hebrew School; Hebrew Language; Jewish history & customs).