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university of colorado at boulder college of arts and sciences
university of colorado schoolof law (J.D.)
I am a former Denver attorney and court magistrate. I graduated from CU Boulder with an honors degree in history. (B.A. 1971)(magna cum laude in History, and cum laude in General Studies)(Phi Beta Kappa). I also have a law degree from the CU law school. I tutored at the Literacy Center of the University of New Mexico located in Taos, NM,where I taught reading, writing and English to illiterate adults. I have also taught many professional education classes and law school courses during my career. I have a life-long love of learning, teaching and the life of the mind.
I am highly qualified to tutor students in a broad array of subjects. All of my student evaluations have been "excellent," meriting a five-star rating from Wyzant.
I firmly believe in evaluating and then meeting my students' specific tutoring needs as they currently exist.I am very open,direct and flexible about the best tutoring approach to use with each individual. I do not dogmatically apply any "one size fits all" program or method. I always encourage student questions and parental input regarding my students' progress and how I can best fulfill their educational goals. I have broad experience dealing successfully with various learning disabilities and other special needs of my students. I am happy to travel without any extra charge within the Denver metropolitan area to meet the student in their home or elsewhere.
I love tutoring and look forward to helping all my students accomplish their educational goals I am a former Denver attorney and court magistrate. I graduated from CU Boulder with an honors degree in history. (B.A. 1971)(magna cum laude in History, and cum laude in General Studies)(Phi Beta Kappa). I also have a law degree from the CU
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I have tutored ADD/ADHD students in literacy (including reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar and spelling) at the Literacy Center of the University of New Mexico located in Taos, NM. I have also worked with young children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, both when they were medicated and when they were not. Many of my students achieved significant progress with my help.
I am a 64-year old retired attorney (JD, CU Law School, 1974) (admitted to Colorado Bar and US District Court for Colorado, 1975)(US Supreme Court). While engaged in active practice of law, I taught many CLE courses and classes to other lawyers, edited a monthly column in "The Colorado Lawyer," wrote and published a large number of articles on various legal and historical topics, etc. I have always enjoyed helping others master legal subjects and have previously tutored LSAT and bar exam test takers.
I am a retired attorney in Colorado. I obtained my Juris Doctor degree from the CU School of Law in 1974. I represented defendants in criminal proceedings for years when I practiced law for more than twenty-five years.
I tutored an adult dyslexic at the Literacy Center in Taos, New Mexico last year. He was from the Caribbean country of Grenada and completely illiterate when we started working together. His reading ability improved a lot with my help.
I tutored all of my now adult children in reading, writing, vocabulary, spelling, arithmetic and math while they were still in pre-school and continuing throughout their elementary, middle and secondary school years. All four of them now have graduate degrees, including one MBA, one MA and two MS's. They are now working, respectively, as a certified public accountant, a special education teacher, a business executive and a software engineer. I also taught literacy at the Literacy Center of the University of New Mexico in Taos, NM. I have taught literacy (including reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary) to ESL/ESOL adults and children.
During my active professional career I wrote, edited and published a large number of articles for professional journals, course materials and outlines for Continuing Professional Education seminars and also law school classes. For many years, I also edited a monthly column in "The Colorado Lawyer," the professional journal of the Colorado Bar Association.
I am a 64-year-old retired attorney who is very comfortable speaking publicly and tutoring others in the subject. During my 25 years of active law practice, I appeared frequently before both trial and appellate courts in the oral presentation of cases. I also served as the Chairman of the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board from 1985-1992, a position which required public speaking, including television and radio appearance, newspaper interviews, etc. I have tutored law students and young lawyers to help them improve their public speaking skills as well.
I have worked with a lot of special needs students and their parents for many years. While still actively practicing law, one of my specialties was estate planning and trust administration for families with special needs children of many different types, including ADHD, ADD, developmentally disabled, mentally ill and disabled, etc.
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