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Snell & Wilmer Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Snell & Wilmer announced today that Elizabeth English has joined the business and finance group as an associate in the Denver office. English focuses her practice on general corporate matters and business tax law. She advises on business formations and negotiates and drafts contracts, partnership and related agreements. She also assists clients in navigating the [...]

Metier Law Firm Promotes Partners

LAW WEEK COLORADO Metier Law Firm announced today that Phillip Chupik and Michael Chaloupka have been promoted to partners in the firm. The firm has also added litigator Phillip Stackhouse to its team of trial attorneys. Chupik joined Metier in 2008 after more than a decade practicing law in Colorado and Texas. Chupik honed his trial skills [...]

Same-Sex Marriage: A Business Proposal

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO While a moral debate seethes around state bans on gay marriage and pending appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, 30 major U.S. corporations are attempting to talk business about the issue. The companies — including Amazon, eBay, Target, Nike, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the Colorado-based Aspen Skiing Company — filed [...]

Ireland Stapleton Welcomes New Associate

Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe added Kira L. Suyeishi as an associate.

‘Best Lawyers’ Who?

Meg Satrom, Esq., Editor, LAW WEEK COLORADO There is an abundance of synonyms for the word “best.” Think: Peerless. Preeminent. Sans Pareil. Choose your favorite. Mine of the past few weeks has been frustrating. For those of you who don’t know, I have a background in creative writing. For those of you who do, you [...]

Legal Lasso: Two Countries, One Kilt (?) Edition

18 September 2014

If anyone is more on edge today than David Cameron, then we feel really sorry for them; he's facing a potential break with Scotland, and the markets are on edge contemplating the split. In local headlines, Denver's costs re: its recent civil lawsuits continue to rise, and a recent poll shows the races to watch.

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CU Law Launches Corporate Counsel Training Program

17 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School announced today it will host its first Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) January 5–9, 2015, at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, Colorado. CCII is a one-week course designed to immerse prospective or new in-house counsel in the best practices of being an effective and strategic [...]

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Rice Controversy Stirs Many Questions

17 September 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A media storm has been brewing since February, and it goes by the name of “Ray Rice.” A video surfaced last week of the former NFL running back slugging his then-fiancée, now wife, Janay Palmer in an elevator and knocking her unconscious. It is the latest installment in a polemic [...]

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Legal Lasso: Cold Season Is Upon Us Edition

17 September 2014

We've made it to the middle of the week, though the start of a serious cold is threatening our attention to detail today. In today's headlines, Beauprez takes the lead in the gubernatorial race, Rep. Coffman would like an ad to stop running, and Denver & United Airlines remain friends.

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Forest Fire Victims Rally Pro Se

17 September 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO A group of 60 homeowners are calling out the state and county governments for failing in their responsibility to protect them during the Black Forest Fire. The homeowners on Aug. 19 filed a pro se lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado against the Black Forest Fire [...]

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Ethics Watch Files Brief On School Board Election Spending

16 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Ethics Watch yesterday filed an amicus brief with the Colorado Court of Appeals, urging the court to affirm an administrative law judge’s ruling that the Douglas County School District illegally spent public funds to support the re-election of incumbent school board members in 2013. The school district, supported by Colorado Counties, [...]

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Martinez Gets National Nod

16 September 2014

By Meg Satrom, Esq., Tony Flesor and Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Denver City Attorney Scott Martinez was named Latino Lawyer of the Year last week by the Hispanic National Bar Association. The news came on the heels of the announcement that Colorado attorney Dolores Atencio was receiving the association’s Ohtli Award, which is given annually [...]

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Fifth Amendment At Heart Of Suit

16 September 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO “No Over Taxation.” It’s a plaintiff and a rallying cry in the latest issue in Colorado’s marijuana industry. Robert Corry of Corry & Associates and his clients, Colorado issue committee “No Over Taxation” and a group of pot consumers and retailers, filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court challenging the [...]

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