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Husch Blackwell Adds Nelson To Real Estate Team

Jill E. Nelson has joined Husch Blackwell’s Denver office as the newest addition to the firm’s real estate, development and construction team.

Fairfield and Woods Adds Associate

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fairfield and Woods announced yestesrday the firm added Courtney Hirsekorn as an associate in its corporate and litigation departments. Hirsekorn’s practice focuses on business and commercial matters including contract disputes, property interest conflicts and business torts.  She also counsels clients on transactional issues such as organizational documents and contracts. Hirsekorn joined Fairfield and Woods in [...]

Program Shifts Focus Outside Courtroom

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO With splitting families facing an adversarial system, IAALS is searching for and developing ways for parents and children to spend less time in courtrooms and more time finding alternative solutions. Through its Honoring Families Initiative, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System has developed an out-of-court [...]

Moye White Sets Firm Focus On ADR

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Moye White recently formed an alternative dispute resolution group in order to meet a growing need for legal conflict resolution that doesn’t involve a courtroom and judge. The group is currently composed of four Moye White attorneys who have established themselves in mediation and arbitration. A fifth member will join [...]

Trusts In Divorce: A Problem Or Solution?

By Rebecca Alexander, BAKERHOSTETLER Ever since the 2000 decision of In re Marriage of Balanson, Colorado family law attorneys have become experts at litigating trust interests in divorce. But trusts can also be used to fashion creative settlements in high-end divorces, where options available to the courts in dividing property and fashioning support often fail to [...]

Legal Lasso: Hemidemisemiquaver Edition

23 July 2014

Sometimes the word of the day gets you really hooked into language, hence today's headline. In other news, the Broncos are having a change of guard, one player's assault hearing was postponed and Bloomberg makes the ultimate political statement.

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Metzl To Serve On Women’s Health Organization Board

22 July 2014

Alexandra Fidler Metzl, an associate with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, has been appointed to serve on the Center for Women’s Health Research board of directors, according to the firm.

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New Member Appointed To 6th District Judicial Nominating Commission

22 July 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced an appointment to the 6th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission. Robert Campbell Duthie III of Durango, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from La Plata County. Appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2019. Each judicial district nominating commission consists of seven citizens residing [...]

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Brownstein Adds Four

22 July 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced today that four associates have joined the firm’s Denver office: Rafael Garcia-Salgado, Shane Griffin, Hannah Misner and Charles Smith. Garcia-Salgado is a member of the bankruptcy and restructuring group. His litigation practice focuses on insolvency, including commercial litigation defending financial institutions and corporations, as well as corporate [...]

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KTS Adds Associate Fei Qin

22 July 2014

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced the addition of Fei Qin to the firm’s Denver office yesterday.

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Fraud Prevention Key In New Card System

22 July 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A new-to-the-U.S. payment card technology, while combating fraud, presents new liability issues for merchants. Starting in October 2015, retailers as well as card issuers and payment processors will have to comply with what’s called the EMV standard for debit and credit transactions at the “accompanying point-of-sale infrastructure” or risk bearing [...]

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Jury Returns $2.5 Million In Auto Case

22 July 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Attorneys at Peters & Nolan secured a verdict that quadrupled what an insurance company was willing to pay their client, according to one of the firm’s partners. Andrew Peters said the short version is: “Our client (Mary Spendrup) brought an uninsured motorist claim against AmFam. AmFam treated her like garbage and [...]

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Fracking: An Economic Issue

22 July 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO For the oil and gas industry, Colorado’s debate on fracking is an economic one. At Baker Hostetler’s shale symposium on The Politics and Economic Reality of Shale Development in the Rockies on July 16, representatives from Anadarko, Whiting and Encana discussed the importance of upcoming ballot measures that will be [...]

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