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Attorney General’s Office Settles Cramming Case With T-Mobile

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that it and T-Mobile USA, reached a $90 million settlement agreement to resolve “cramming” charges. Consumers who were crammed complained about recurring monthly charges for premium text message subscription services like horoscopes, trivia and sports scores that they never requested. The settlement puts to rest […]

Legal Lasso: Happy Holidays Edition

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 The Law Week staff will be on hiatus for a good chunk of next week, so we apologize in advance for the Legal Lassos that will be missing from your mailbox. […]

Governor Namess Michael Rourke As DA For 19th

Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Michael James Rourke on Dec. 18 as district attorney for the 19th Judicial District.

Library Litigator

By Meg Satrom, Esq., LAW WEEK COLORADO When people want to discuss high-stakes litigation, it’s rare that libraries are part of the same conversation. But Tim Odil, an attorney with northern law firm Otis Bedingfield & Peters, is now an expert in such conversations after he helped the High Plains Library District in securing an injunction […]

Champions For Equality

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO As federal and state court rulings began rolling in, declaring bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, attorney Marcus Lock likened it to “dominoes falling one after the other.” On July 9, Colorado joined 15 other states that saw marriage bans invalidated in court when Adams County District Court Judge Scott Crabtree […]

Otten Johnson Adds One

December 19, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti announced that Cory Rutz has joined the firm as an associate. She will be a member of both the firm’s real estate and land use practice groups.  Cory received her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School. She also earned a master’s degree of urban […]

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Messner Reeves Adds One In Denver

December 18, 2014

Messner Reeves announced Thursday the addition of one new litigation attorney to the firm’s Denver office.

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Nebraska, Oklahoma Challenge Amendment 64

December 18, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed an original action in the United States Supreme Court against the State of Colorado alleging that Colorado’s Amendment 64 and its implementing legislation regarding recreational marijuana is unconstitutional under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. […]

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Perennial Statesman

December 18, 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the past year, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers oversaw the favorable settlement of four major consumer protection cases. Despite big wins in 2014, this year marks the close of a 10-year campaign as Attorney General. In January, Suthers will step down and hand over the reins to Attorney General-elect […]

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Sheridan Ross Shareholder Joins IADC

December 18, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sheridan Ross announced today that shareholder Joe Kovarik has joined the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation-only organization of 2,500 peer-reviewed inside and outside counsel and insurance industry executives representing companies across the world. Founded in 1920, the IADC and its members deliver benefits to the legal profession through leadership in legal reform, legislative advocacy, […]

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Legal Lasso: A Good Day To Finish Holiday Shopping

December 18, 2014

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 Still looking for holiday gifts? Today is free shipping day. You’re welcome. IN LOCAL NEWS: NEW TO IN-HOUSE LIFE? WANT TO MOVE IN-HOUSE? Then we’ve got the event for you! […]

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Physician’s Best Friend

December 18, 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Many defense attorneys fly under the radar when they’re winning, but Doug Wolanske’s big year can’t be overlooked. For Wolanske, 2014 was a major year for his litigation practice. He tried five medical malpractice cases to verdict. As if his caseload wasn’t already enough to make this a standout year, […]

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House Republicans Focus On Education Funding

December 17, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Today, Colorado House Republicans announced their 2015 agenda of bills focusing on education. The agenda includes bills helping to improve low-performing schools, replacing a federal tax deduction for teachers and allocating future budget surpluses to K-12 and higher education and a bill said to eliminate the negative factor. Rep. Kevin Priola (R-Henderson) […]

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