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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Darla Pearsall

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Darla Pearsall

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Darla Pearsall has earned her name as a “pit bull” at Faegre Baker Daniels. The paralegal has been doing her job for more than 25 years and doesn’t stand down from a difficult task. When something needs doing, the firm’s partners put Pearsall to work. In a case that […]

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Audra Duzenack

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Audra Duzenack

LAW WEEK COLORADO For Audra Duzenack, everything from her job to her off-the-clock activities involves some element of exploration. Duzenack, a legal resource assistant with Moye White’s Denver office, said she was always interested in the law but didn’t know if she wanted to “make the leap” and the financial commitment to law school after […]

Two Nominated for Rio Grande Judgeship 

Two Nominated for Rio Grande Judgeship 

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 12th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for a Rio Grande County court judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Patrick Hayes Jr. to the district court, effective July 1, 2015. Mérida Zerbi and Barbara Zollars, both of Monte Vista, were selected in a meeting July 28 at the […]

Legal Lasso: Tank Gauging Tanks In Court

Legal Lasso: Tank Gauging Tanks In Court

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AWARDS BENEFITS, WEIGHS IN ON SAFETY OF OIL PATCH “TANK GAUGING”  COUNCILWOMAN MARRIED TO PARKS DIRECTOR GETS LENIENCY FROM CITY BOARD OF ETHICS JEFFERSON […]

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds One

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Sara Bradford to the firm’s Denver office. Bradford joins the firm as an associate on the engineering and software team in the intellectual property department. Bradford focuses her practice on strategic intellectual property counseling and prosecution. Her experience includes prosecution and litigation work, […]

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Taylor Carrillo

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Taylor Carrillo

July 28, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Taylor Carrillo has only been working at Denver civil litigation firm Childs McCune for less than a year, and already she has emerged as a go-to among the firm’s attorneys and paralegals for support of all kinds. “Everything that needs to be done, I play some part of it,” […]

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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Mitzi Burkitt

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Mitzi Burkitt

July 28, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO For Mitzi Burkitt, a job that she started through a temp agency placement turned into a 40-year career. Burkitt came to Colorado when she was 19 and in search of a ski lifestyle that she couldn’t have in her home state of Arizona. Although she was interested in continuing […]

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Legal Lasso: Say It Ain't So Tulo Edition

Legal Lasso: Say It Ain’t So Tulo Edition

July 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: IF LEFT TO THE PUBLIC, HOLMES WOULD GET THE DEATH PENALTY WOMAN SUES COLORADO SPRINGS POLICE AFTER 2013 INCIDENT WATER MANAGERS SAY COLORADO IS LIQUID ON H2O, […]

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Governmental Immunity Requirements Solidified in Red Rocks Case

Governmental Immunity Requirements Solidified in Red Rocks Case

July 27, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO A March decision from the Colorado Supreme Court is already having effects on other personal injury cases against the government. On July 16, a three-judge panel from the Colorado Court of Appeals issued its unanimous opinion in Ackerman, Scheuerman, Hudspeth and Kinnerd v. City and County of Denver. The […]

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Arbitration Clauses Enjoy Court Protection, but Should Employers Use Them?

Arbitration Clauses Enjoy Court Protection, but Should Employers Use Them?

July 27, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO With the increasing costs and incidence of labor-related litigation, employers have been more apt in recent years to resolve conflicts in arbitration as an alternative to going to court. And with good reason, in many cases. Arbitration typically streamlines the dispute resolution process by eliminating excessive motions filing and […]

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Legal Lasso: The Cold War Wages On Edition

Legal Lasso: The Cold War Wages On Edition

July 27, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: DEXTER LEWIS TRIAL COULD HINGE ON TRUSTWORTHINESS OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT CONTROL OVER PUBLIC LANDS IS THE TOPIC OF THE LATEST FEDERALISM DEBATE LAWYER INVESTIGATING LONGMONT GRAD’S CENSORED […]

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Nominees Named For Teller County Judgeship

Nominees Named For Teller County Judgeship

July 24, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 4th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a Teller County Court judgeship vacated by the appointment of Judge Linda Billings-Vela to the district court bench, effective July 1. Nominees William Edie, Jared Grabski and Theresa Kilgore, all of Woodland Park, were selected in a meeting July 23, at the […]

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Tiftickjian Elected Secretary Of Criminal Defense Bar

Tiftickjian Elected Secretary Of Criminal Defense Bar

July 24, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Denver’s leading DUI defense attorney, Jay Tiftickjian of the Tiftickjian Law Firm in Glendale, has been elected secretary of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, putting him in succession to be the organization’s president in 2018. Tiftickjian has been elected to the board of directors for the past three years and is the […]

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