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Mayor Announces Denver County Court Appointments

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Monday the appointments of Adam Espinosa, Olympia Fay and Theresa Spahn as judges to the Denver County Court. The appointments will fill vacancies created by the retirements of judges Larry Bohning, Mary Celeste and Claudia Jordan.

Berenbaum Weinshienk Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Berenbaum Weinshienk announced that Eliza Crane joined the firm as an associate. Crane is a litigator with experience representing clients in civil litigation including complex litigation and class actions. She also has experience in products liability litigation. She was formerly an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Arnold & Porter and [...]

States Battle For Control Of Courts

By Jeffrey Stinson, STATELINE Shortly before Christmas in 2000, brothers Reginald and Jonathan Carr went on a brutal robbery, rape and murder spree that left five people dead and traumatized Wichita, Kansas, the state’s largest city. The Carr brothers were convicted and sentenced to death. But in July, the Kansas Supreme Court set aside the death [...]

Polidori Leaves Kind, Funny Legacy

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO “Big” is a word that can describe a lot about the late Steve Polidori at some point in his life: big personality, big mustache, big heart. But a big ego would never appear on that list. “Trial lawyers can tend to have strong opinions and very healthy egos,” partner [...]

Legal Lasso: We’re Proud Of Our Broncos Edition

For those of you who watched yesterday's game, we hope you're as proud of the Broncos as we are, and while we didn't win, we sure gave them a run for their money. In today's headlines, a new study reveals that most people don't want to be managers, some runners are upset about the canceled marathon in Boulder, and Colorado sure seems like a great place to live.

Applications Available For Ouray County Judgeship

19 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 7h Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Nov. 17, at the Montrose County Justice Center in Montrose to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Ouray County. The vacancy will be created by the appointment to District Court of Judge David Westfall. [...]

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Reforms Open Mexico To Foreign Investors

19 September 2014

How Colorado Companies Can Benefit From Partnership With Southern Neighbor By Nicolas Borda and Craig Richardson, GREENBERG TRAURIG As the energy industry in North America shows no signs of slowing down, the Mexican federal government is eager to join the ranks of those countries benefiting from the continent’s surge of natural gas exploration and development opportunities. On [...]

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Schools Now Face Title IX Investigations

19 September 2014

By David Fine, MCKENNA LONG & ALDRIDGE Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulations, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. Under Title IX, among other things, federally funded schools must ensure that students are not denied or limited in [...]

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Legal Lasso: If It’s Not Scottish, It’s Crap Edition

19 September 2014

We made it through another week! Scots decided against their accession, some are calling for a federal judge to resign in light of domestic abuse allegations, and some are suggesting that the governor's race is a toss up. Happy Friday!

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Snell & Wilmer Adds One

18 September 2014

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

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Metier Law Firm Promotes Partners

18 September 2014

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 [...]

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Same-Sex Marriage: A Business Proposal

18 September 2014

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 [...]

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Ireland Stapleton Welcomes New Associate

18 September 2014

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

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