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IN OUR THOUGHTS: University of Denver Sturm College of Law Professor Ann Scales, who teaches constitutional law and torts at the law school, is in our thoughts right now. She was in an accident and was taken off of life support late last week. The school last night held a candlelight vigil for the founder of the school of feminine jurisprudence, who has also consistently been ranked as one of the school’s top professors.

FINALISTS FOR 2ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT OPENING were named yesterday. The finalists are: Daniel Christopher, a sole practitioner based in Greenwood Village; Kandace Gerdes, of the Denver District Attorney’s Office; and Elizabeth Starrs of Starrs Mihm. You can see their bios here.

FREX IS DONE AFTER ALL: Despite a City Council vote last week to keep the FrontRange Express in operation at least through the end of the year, Mayor Steve Bach decided not to extend an intergovernmental agreement to keep the commuter bus service between Colorado Springs and Denver running, according to an email obtained Monday by The Gazette.

THAT’S A LOT OF HIRING TO DO! Connextions, a health care technology and services company, will open a 550-employee “solutions center” in Centennial and expects to hire its staff within the next two months. Employees at the center will field calls, as well as text messages and computer-based inquiries, from the health insurers, physicians and accountable care organizations that contract with Connextions to advise and enroll potential customers in health plans.

Circuit Media, has entered the Mission: Small Business grant contest, and we need your help!  Please follow the link to this site, https://www.missionsmallbusiness.com/ , log in using your Facebook account, and cast your vote for Circuit Media in Denver, Colorado.

GROWING BY ONE: Burns Figa & Will.

EYE ON THE MONEY: The Denver City Council gave the thumbs up to the first of four payments of $437,500 to an Oregon law firm that represented 850 Denver police officers in a lawsuit with the city over alleged labor law violations.

EYES ON THE NUMBERS: The Law School Admission Council has reached an agreement with the American Bar Association to provide oversight of the undergraduate grade-point averages and Law School Admission Test scores that individual schools report for their incoming students.

THAT’S A NICE INFLUX OF CASH: Mile High Organics, a Boulder-based online grocer, said Tuesday it’s received a “seven-figure sum seed round.

TOMORROW NIGHT: Attorney’s Night Out to benefit the Legal Center for People with Disabilities.

FOLLOW THE ARC: From Denver to Uganda through one attorney’s work.

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