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Civil Procedure
Evidence Practicum
Trial Practice
Gender & Law

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Sheila K. Hyatt

Civil Procedure


B.A., 1971, Miami University (Ohio)
J.D., 1974, Washington University (St. Louis)

Sheila Hyatt teaches in the areas of Civil Procedure, Evidence and Trial Practice. She is the author of the often-cited Colorado Evidence Treatise, and has co-authored a two-volume treatise on Colorado Civil Procedure. She serves on the Colorado Supreme Court’s Evidence Rules Advisory Committee. She is member of the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and serves as a member of the Hearing Commission for the Presiding Disciplinary Judge in the Colorado Supreme Court’s Office of Attorney Regulation. She taught Gender and Law for many years and is a recipient of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association Mary Lathrop Trailblazer Award. In addition to serving as the Associate Dean of the College of Law from 1995-1998, she has been active in the College of Law’s moot court program.

Featured Publications

  • Colorado Evidence Treatise (2008) Vol. 23 Colorado Practice Series (Thomson/West), with Pocket Supplements to 2013-14. (2014).
  • Colorado Civil Rules Annotated, with Author's Commentary. Fourth Edition; Volumes 4 & 5 Colorado Practice Series (with Stephen Hess), with Pocket Supplements to 2013-14. (2014).
  • Colorado Handbook on Evidence, Vol. 22 Colorado Practice Series (with Stephen Hess)(West 2013-14 ed.). (2014).
  • Lying to Sylvia Crawford, Denver University Law Review Online (2011).