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EPA Opponents Eye November Election ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule Remains Jurisdictional Morass 3rd Judicial District Attorney Avoids Suspension Legal Lasso: Can Finalists Named for Archuleta County Court Vacancy
 
EPA Opponents Eye November Election

EPA Opponents Eye November Election

Next president could modify scope of agency’s contentious Clean Power Plan outside of pending legal challenges By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO As a legion of legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan head to oral argument next month, some opponents hope the executive office itself might put an end to the […]

‘Waters of the United States’ Rule Remains Jurisdictional Morass

‘Waters of the United States’ Rule Remains Jurisdictional Morass

Embattled rule dammed up by courts, awaiting resolution By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO What the U.S. government calls a clarification in a water law, states are calling a federal power grab. For the past year, Colorado has been among the states locked in a legal battle against the federal government over the Army Corps […]

3rd Judicial District Attorney Avoids Suspension

3rd Judicial District Attorney Avoids Suspension

Frank Ruybalid faces a longer probation but will keep an active law license By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The presiding disciplinary judge on Wednesday issued an order extending the probation but denying a request to suspend the law license of the 3rd Judicial District Attorney Frank Ruybalid. The order is likely the final action in […]

Legal Lasso: Can't Even Give These Away Edition

Legal Lasso: Can’t Even Give These Away Edition

You know journalism is in trouble when a contest to win a newspaper can’t get the minimum number of entrants. 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 […]

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

August 24, 2016

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 […]

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Kristin Bronson is the New Denver City Attorney

Kristin Bronson is the New Denver City Attorney

August 24, 2016

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 […]

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Western Energy Alliance Sues BLM for Cancelled Lease Sales

Western Energy Alliance Sues BLM for Cancelled Lease Sales

August 24, 2016

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 […]

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Legal Lasso: Earthquake in Italy

Legal Lasso: Earthquake in Italy

August 24, 2016

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 […]

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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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