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Wilson To Head DU Tax Program

The University of Denver announced today that Holland & Hart partner John Wilson will become the new director of the school's graduate tax program. Dean Martin Katz made the announcement that the long standing tax professor would take the helm while maintaining his law practice.

Balanced Hours Aid Attorneys, Clients

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Balanced hours programs might be the key to healthy law firms as much as for healthy lawyers. A recent CLE sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association’s committee for balanced legal careers brought together a panel of in-house counsel from Colorado companies to speak about how they, as clients of outside […]

Legal Lasso: Frog-Eyed Salad Edition

We're not sure about the top-searched for recipe in Colorado over the holidays (eggs, whipped cream, pasta, and fruit?!), but there are some others we want to try. In today's headlines, John Walsh is getting things done, protestors in Ferguson are protecting stores from looters, and SCOTUS is poised to take on some charged issues.

New Rule Bars Pot Representation

By Mason Smith and Lino Lipinsky, MCKENNA LONG & ALDRIDGE On Nov. 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado announced an amendment to its Local Rules that arguably will preclude members of the U.S. District Court bar from representing marijuana-related businesses. The U.S. District Court has opted out of comment 14 to […]

Five Tips To Excel As A New Lawyer

By Darin Mackender, FISHER & PHILLIPS Congratulations! You made it through law school, passed the bar and found your dream job only to discover that practicing litigation is significantly different than passing civil procedure, and drafting purchase agreements is a lot more difficult than writing a contracts exam. Below are five tips to help you survive […]

New Lawyers 2014: Jessica Alizadeh

November 26, 2014

It isn’t often that a first-year associate of a law firm can boast an established book of business, but for one Fairfield & Woods associate, the clients followed from one career to another. Jessica Alizadeh, who started with the firm this fall, is happy to now offer her clients from her government relations days a […]

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Pot Citations: Half Legalization?

November 26, 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Citations for public consumption of marijuana in Denver have skyrocketed since last year, and the city has made clear in the past its stance that pot use is a private affair. Denver police have issued “an unprecedented number” of the citations since retail shops opened last January, according to a […]

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Legal Lasso: Traffic Was A Breeze This Morning Edition

November 25, 2014

It's clear from the highways and sideways that Thanksgiving vacation started early for more than just a handful of you, so we hope you're enjoying some downtime before Thursday. In today's headlines, Ferguson dominates the news, a law school dean stepped down after 8 days on the job, and we want to see you at our Capitol Rock event on Dec. 9.

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Leaving You In Good Hands

November 25, 2014

Meg Satrom and Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO My grandmother doesn’t speak French, but for as long as I can remember she has always preferred to say goodbye in that foreign tongue. While she frequently says “Au revoir,” her go to phrase is “À tout à l’heure,” or “Tootles.” For a long time, I thought […]

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New Lawyers 2014: Adam Brown

November 25, 2014

It’s possible that Adam Brown was destined to practice employment law. By the time he started working for Fisher & Phillips as a legal assistant a few years ago, he’d already tried more than a handful of different occupations. Brown, who has worked since he was 7 years old delivering a community newspaper, wanted to […]

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New Lawyers 2014: Jens Jensen

November 25, 2014

Few recent law school graduates have the sort of international pedigree that one new associate at Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley has. It would be rare to find anyone else in the class of 2015 who could boast of growing up in rural Denmark, spending time in England, and then sitting for the Colorado bar […]

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New Lawyers 2014: Justin Nyberg

November 24, 2014

Not all journalism or writing jobs offer the extreme or adventurous assignments that Justin Nyberg once experienced. The new associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs has done quite a few interesting treks in the name of news, including cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of Mexico, climbing an 800-foot rock face to […]

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New Lawyers 2014

November 24, 2014

Of the more than 600 new attorneys who passed the bar exam in July, Law Week spoke with five who had interesting stories that led them to law school and the legal profession. Among them were an editor for Outside Magazine, a former government relations expert, and an owner of a juice company based in […]

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