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Finalists Named for Archuleta County Court Vacancy Governor to Pick From Three for 6th Judicial District Judge Kristin Bronson is the New Denver City Attorney Western Energy Alliance Sues BLM for Cancelled Lease Sales Legal Lasso: Earthquake in Italy
 
Finalists Named for Archuleta County Court Vacancy

Finalists Named for Archuleta County Court Vacancy

LAW WEEK COLORADO In a meeting held Tuesday in Durango, the 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated three candidates for an Archuleta County court judgeship. Justin Fay of Bayfield, and Kenneth Miller and Matthew Roane, both of Pagosa Springs, are the finalists to fill the vacancy that will be created Sept. 20 by the retirement […]

Governor to Pick From Three for 6th Judicial District Judge

Governor to Pick From Three for 6th Judicial District Judge

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission has narrowed the field of candidates for a district court judgeship to three finalists. Vying for the vacancy, which will be created by Judge Gregory Lyman’s retirement effective Jan. 10, 2017, are Sean Murray, Todd Norvell and David Ottman, all of Durango. The commission chose the […]

Kristin Bronson is the New Denver City Attorney

Kristin Bronson is the New Denver City Attorney

Hancock’s pick will leave national firm to lead one of Colorado’s ‘largest public law offices’ By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Denver’s new city attorney will make the leap into the public sector after 20 years in private practice. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock introduced Kristin Bronson, a civil litigator and partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber […]

Western Energy Alliance Sues BLM for Cancelled Lease Sales

Western Energy Alliance Sues BLM for Cancelled Lease Sales

BakerHostetler represents group challenging the agency By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO BakerHostetler on Aug. 11 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico on behalf of the Western Energy Alliance, a pro-industry group that focuses on environmental and public lands policy issues. The group hopes to hold the […]

Legal Lasso: Earthquake in Italy

Legal Lasso: Earthquake in Italy

While you were sleeping, a major earthquake shook central Italy, focused on the town of Amatrice, killing at least 73. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF We want to hear […]

Otis Bedingfield & Peters Attorney Appointed to Greeley Planning Commission

Otis Bedingfield & Peters Attorney Appointed to Greeley Planning Commission

August 23, 2016

LAW WEEK COLORADO Otis Bedingfield & Peters announced today that attorney Christian Schulte was appointed to the City of Greeley Planning Commission. The City of Greeley Planning Commission makes, amends and adds to the city’s master plan for physical development; implements control over platting or subdivision of land; drafts official zoning maps, and recommends amendments to current zoning. The […]

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Aviation Boutique Moves into Denver Area

Aviation Boutique Moves into Denver Area

August 23, 2016

The office is the third location for the small firm By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Business litigation law firm Rose Walker announced Wednesday the firm would be entering the Denver market, expanding its Dallas roots and broadening its Colorado scope from Pagosa Springs. The boutique firm, which primarily focuses on aviation litigation, has a […]

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‘Busting at the Seams’

‘Busting at the Seams’

August 23, 2016

Polsinelli continues growth in Denver before moving to larger office at year’s end By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Polsinelli’s Denver office added a fleet of energy industry attorneys, the firm announced Monday, as it prepares to move to a new office at the end of the year to accommodate its continued growth. The new […]

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Legal Lasso: Grand Slam Edition

Legal Lasso: Grand Slam Edition

August 23, 2016

In today’s odd news stories, a minor league baseball player hit a grand slam ball out of the park, which then smashed his own windshield. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS […]

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What In-House Lawyers Don’t Say (But Say Anyway)

What In-House Lawyers Don’t Say (But Say Anyway)

August 22, 2016

ACC presents ‘Body Talk’ workshop on nonverbal communication techniques By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Like any other business leaders or executives, in-house lawyers have to shake a lot of people’s hands. But it’s a subtle art. How much pressure should they apply in the ideal handshake, they might wonder. Always match the other person’s […]

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SEC Policing Severance Agreements

SEC Policing Severance Agreements

August 22, 2016

Two companies settle over provisions that allegedly violate Dodd-Frank rule By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO If there were any doubt that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was serious about its whistleblower protection program, it was just erased by two major settlements the commission recently secured within a week of each other. The SEC […]

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Legal Lasso: Rio in the Rearview Edition

Legal Lasso: Rio in the Rearview Edition

August 22, 2016

The Rio Olympics ended with a closing ceremony reminiscent of Carnivale; The worst of the fears for this year’s games didn’t come to pass, but the controversies might stand out more than the medal count. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado […]

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Judgeship Available in 21st District

Judgeship Available in 21st District

August 19, 2016

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 21st Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Oct. 17 at the Mesa County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the 21st Judicial District. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Judge Thomas Deister. The vacancy will occur on Jan. […]

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