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BHGR Closes Historic Sale In Boulder Boom Moye White Appoints Real Estate Section Vice-Chair Hickenlooper Names Judicial Discipline Commissioners Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Names New Department Leaders Leventhal Sar Plants Flag In Denver
 

BHGR Closes Historic Sale In Boulder Boom

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The largest commercial real estate transaction in Boulder County’s history is the kind of project a lawyer could look back on fondly. Giovanni Ruscitti of Berg Hill Greenleaf & Ruscitti reminded his team members of this during the project’s more demanding stretches. “I like to tell my team, ‘Listen, I […]

Moye White Appoints Real Estate Section Vice-Chair

LAW WEEK COLORADO Moye White announced May 21 that Amy Ruhl has been appointed vice-chair of the firm’s real estate section. Ruhl’s practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including development, leasing, real estate financing and acquisitions and dispositions of real estate. She has represented both landlords and tenants with respect to office, industrial and […]

Hickenlooper Names Judicial Discipline Commissioners

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Saturday appointments to the Commission on Judicial Discipline. The Commission on Judicial Discipline monitors and disciplines the misconduct of judges and justices of the state courts of Colorado and provides education programs to judges on their ethics obligations under the Colorado Code of Judicial Conduct. Effective July 1, […]

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Names New Department Leaders

LAW WEEK COLORADO Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announce today that as of May 1, Aaron Hyatt, located in the firm’s Denver office, will serve as co-chair of the real estate department, and Janna Day, based in the Phoenix office, will serve as co-chair of the government relations department. In their new roles, Hyatt and Day will be responsible […]

Leventhal Sar Plants Flag In Denver

Attorneys Sean Leventhal and Jonathan Sar are launching a new boutique firm in Denver focusing on personal injury cases, according to an announcement Wednesday.

Legal Lasso: “Where Do They Get Those Wonderful Toys?” Edition

May 27, 2015

LIKE THE CAPED CRUSADER, DENVER POLICE ARE TURNING TO TECH TO AID THEIR CRIMEFIGHTING Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: LAWMAKERS LOOK TO REBUILD TRUST WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT THIS PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GOT PUT […]

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Fracking Fight Infects Rulemaking Process

May 27, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO BakerHostetler took the next step in a legal fight with the Bureau of Land Management over the government agency’s recently accepted rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal or Indian-owned land. The law firm, working on behalf of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and Western Energy Alliance, filed a […]

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Worse Than The Crime: Watergate’s Lessons For Young Lawyers

May 26, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Seasoned lawyers might think back to their early thirties and consider where they were in terms of their career and expertise. How much training, experience and perspective did they have at that time? How well could they handle difficult situations, either with a client or within the firm? Imagine, […]

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Legal Lasso: Back To Work Edition

May 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: THE FIGHT AGAINST LEGALIZED MARIJUANA IN COLORADO WAGES ON HOLMES’ NOTEBOOK WILL GET A CLOSE READING FOR HIS TRIAL DOWNTOWN FOOT CHASE ENDS IN POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING OVERNIGHT LESSONS […]

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SCOTUS ERISA Ruling Leaves Gray Area

May 26, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 18 that employers have a continuing duty to monitor the performance of their 401(k) investments under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. However, by declining to further define that duty, the Supreme Court may be leaving employers exposed to increased litigation under ERISA. […]

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Lewis Brisbois Expands Denver Corporate Practice

May 26, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Brisbois welcomed new partner John Lubitz and associate Robin Alexander to its Denver office’s corporate practice, the firm announced Friday. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Lubitz was a partner at Pryor Johnson Carney Karr Nixon. Alexander is a recent law school graduate who passed the Colorado bar in 2014. Lubitz is […]

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Legal Lasso: All Eyes On Ireland Edition

May 22, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: JURORS IN ARAPHAOE THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL SHOWN AUTOPSY PHOTOS AS EVIDENCE SKYDIVING COMPANY PREVAILS IN NOISE COMPLAINT LAWSUIT DENVER SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT PLEDGES TO FIX BROKEN SYSTEM. BUT THAT’LL […]

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Martin Katz To Leave Position As DU Law Dean

May 21, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Martin Katz, dean of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, announced today that he will step down from the position after the 2015-2016 academic year. Katz will leave the position on July 1, 2016, after seven years in the position. Prior to his position as dean, Katz has been a professor at […]

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