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Our director has been targeted by the government for her highly effective advocacy and activism, and is under a Colorado Supreme Court injunction against the Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL). Despite the fact that this injunction is limited and she still expressly retained her first amendment rights to speak and publish on this issues, the Colorado Supreme Court has contrived to interpret the acts expressly permitted in that injunction to constitute a violation of the injunction. It was by this mechanism that she was subsequently found to be contempt of the Colorado Supreme Court, despite the complete absence of any evidence which would support the court's finding that she violated that injunction. It took the Special Master, the Honorable Judge Lucero nearly TWO YEARS to issued his judgement. Ms. Shell was fined $6,000--an egregious amount that represented more income than she had earned in the prior ten years and the subsequent five years combined.

Ms. Shell did not violate the injunction. She did prove that she didn't violate the injunction, and showed there was no evidence submitted at the hearing to support the contempt finding, because she was granted expanded media coverage and filmed the entire contempt hearing. However, and alas, in a bald-faced attempt to suppress the truth that would expose the egregious nature of this proceeding and the subsequent unsupported findings, the Judge Lucero and the Colorado Supreme Court seized her video tapes of that hearing and have refused to release her registered, copyrighted video tapes despite her repeated demands for those tapes. These tapes provide graphic proof that Ms. Shell relied on the law and the plain language of the injunction to her detriment and that the only evidence submitted by the prosecution was the opinion "we just know she did it."

As a result of this calculated deceptive manipulation of facts absent supporting evidence by the highest court in Colorado, Ms. Shell is acutely aware than
any conversation with family members--no matter how benign--can and will be construed to be a violation of the injunction based on nothing more than an accusation and a personal opinion of a hostile witness who never heard the conversation. Therefore, she will not discuss your case with you. Do not contact her requesting her assistance. She will not provide any and she will not respond to your request. If you disregard this warning, be advised, every phone call will be recorded. This is because the Colorado Supreme Court does not require the state to prove it's case against her, but because the Colorado Supreme Court requires Ms. Shell, as the accused, to prove her innocence. She will be required to prove what she did not say, and recording the phone call is the only way to prove it.

However, you may request your attorney to contact her.

She will not call your attorney, your attorney must call her.

If your attorney wants to consult with her, he/she must provide a letter on his law office letterhead stating he/she is hiring her before she will discuss your case with your attorney. This may be
emailed as a pdf document. Ms. Shell can provide attorney references to your lawyer if required. Her CV and contact information are here.

You may also find the information you need on this web site. Because the State of Colorado requires Ms. Shell to prove her innocence, please sign the guestbook before you access any of her documents. Once again, this is to prove that she did not suggest what documents you should use, but that you accessed and used the information independent of any personal recommendation by Ms. Shell. The Supreme Court did not consider the testimony of her witnesses that she did not advise them what documents to access or use to be credible, so she must be able to prove this negative in the event they try to nail her again. Accordingly, you can expect the inventory of documents she makes available to the consumer to expand dramatically.

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