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Hogan Lovells’ Denver Office Scores Former DOJ Attorney

Hogan Lovells announced on Sept. 29 that Richard "Rick" Hosley joined the firm's litigation practice. Hosley comes from the U.S. Department of Justice, where he was an assistant United States attorney and chief of the major crimes section for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado.

Kutak Rock Adds Two Associates

LAW WEEK COLORADO Kutak Rock announced Friday that the firm has added two new associates to its Denver office, Nicholas Anderson and Brad Gray. Anderson is an associate in the corporate tax group. He focuses his practice on federal and state tax matters, advising clients on using federal and state new market tax credits and [...]

Wunnicke: Pioneer, Generous Mentor

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Sometime in the 1970s, a group of fresh law students walked into the Denver District Attorney’s office for the first day of a clerkship. Brooke Wunnicke, a small woman in a rabbit fur coat, eventually greeted the young clerks and set their nerves at ease with her bubbly personality, her [...]

Jeffco Teachers: Righteous Or Rule Breakers?

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The rumblings in Jefferson County are getting louder. After months of controversial decisions from a newly minted conservative majority on the county’s school board, teachers and students started protesting, generating headlines in the process. Although the educators claim noble reasons in their efforts, they broke the law in the process, [...]

Legal Lasso: Markets Are Off To A Shaky Start Edition

The first market news this morning has investors on shaky ground, but we've got a solid line up of headlines in today's edition, so don't sweat too much. In headlines from the weekend: an epic verdict for a Top Woman lawyer, asylum cases are increasingly difficult, and Holder reflects on his legacy.

Legal Lasso: Well Played, Jeter, Well Played Edition

26 September 2014

We're not sure how we made it to Friday, and we're hoping this week's paper comes together in amidst the frenzy. In today's headlines, one story is rocking the bond market (and the focus of the story deserves the attention), pot money is flowing to one candidate, and a BigLaw associate launches the next must-have technology tool.

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Construction Set To Begin On Office Building, Polsinelli Office

25 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Polsinelli announced today the groundbreaking on a new downtown Denver office building, and Polsinelli’s office, will take place Oct. 1. The building, developed by First Gulf, will be a 22-story, 306,000-square-foot building at 1401 Lawrence St. According to Polsinelli’s announcement, the firm will be the anchor tenant in the building and is [...]

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Legal Lasso: An Unexpected Resignation Edition

25 September 2014

News this morning reveals that the nation's top attorney, Eric Holder, is set to give his resignation this afternoon. In other headlines, Texas pot smokers appear to be flooding Colorado's homeless shelters, a study predicts quite the windfall from the proposed casino in Aurora, and Denver's done a pretty great job on human trafficking.

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Celebrity Scandal Raises Criminal Concerns

25 September 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO When a cache of private celebrity photos — many including nudity and sexually explicit situations — emerged from the seedy corners of image-sharing board 4chan and sleazy subpages on the Internet forum Reddit into mainstream online channels, it drug with it a discussion about privacy and the rights of women. [...]

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Colorado District Court Updates Committee On Conduct

24 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado announced today that the court updated its Committee on Conduct with seven appointments to terms starting Oct. 1. John Lebsack and N. Reid Neureiter were reappointed for a second three-year term Kevin Traskos was appointed Committee on Conduct chair N. Reid Neureiter was [...]

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Sherman & Howard Member Elected To Fellows Of American Bar Foundation

24 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sherman & Howard member W.V. Bernie Siebert was recently elected as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Siebert is a senior member of Sherman & Howard’s Labor and Employment law department. He has represented clients in traditional labor law in union elections, collective bargaining, handling unfair labor practice charges, arbitrations and [...]

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Two New Attorneys Bolster Holland & Hart’s Environment Practice

24 September 2014

Holland & Hart recently added two new faces to its environmental practice. Garry Kaufman and Jill Van Noord, both of counsel, joined the firm's environment, energy and natural resources group.

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High Court Asked To Clarify DUI Rules

24 September 2014

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office on Sept. 2 submitted a petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking it to weigh in on a case that could change the rules for felony DUI offenders. The petition asks the court to decide on Colorado v. Schaufele, a case [...]

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