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Legal Lasso: Lookout For Law Firms Not So Good

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SIGNS OF TROUBLE AHEAD for law firms, according to this American Bar Association article.

CONVICTED OF OVERBILLING: A federal jury found two top officials of a disaster recovery company guilty of systematically overbilling insurance companies. Michael Griggs, the owner of Disaster Restoration Inc., and Charles Sharp, the company’s chief operating officer and general manager, could spend the rest of their lives in prison if given the maximum sentences.

FROM HERO TO ZERO: How one woman learned the hard way that she couldn’t trust an online dating site, or a potential suitor she lent more than $1,700 to. The Weld County District Attorney’s Office is using her story as a cautionary tale.

GETTING A LITTLE MORE TIME TO ANSWER: The City of Longmont in filing its response to a lawsuit by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission over the city’s new drilling regulations.

MAKING THE MOST OF YES: Law Week Colorado’s general counsel panel, which will give tips and tricks to other in-house counsel on being a business partner at our Aug. 28 event. Learn more here. If you’re in-house counsel and would like to attend, RSVP here.

EXCITING NEWS FOR ALL LAWYERS: Circuit Media and the CBA-CLE are publishing the Colorado Revised Statutes in eBook format!  Available in October, you’ll be able to download it to your eReader or smartphone for access anywhere.  Looking for referrals to increase business? Advertising in the C.R.S. eBook offers a cost-effective way to be seen by thousands of attorneys daily.  For all the details, email us at info@circuitmedia.com.

STILL PLAYING OUT: CU-Boulder gun ban.

IN CASE YOU DIDN’T HEAR THE FIRST TIME, Federal Circuit says again that human genes can be patented.

LEAVING DENVER FOR ARIZONA: Acceler8 Technology.

GOOD NEWS ON CROSS-BORDER FLIGHT: The route between DIA and Mexico City is estimated to generate $10 million annually.

GROWING BY ONE: Burns Figa & Will.

WIN FOR WIRELESS COMPANIES with FEC clarification yesterday.

INTERESTING THING OF THE DAY: 10 inventions from Thomas Edison you likely don’t know about.

10TH CIRCUIT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

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GET YOUR GOLF ON: The COBALT Class of 2012 is hosting a golf tournament to benefit Colorado Legal Services on Friday, September 21, at Arrowhead Golf Club in Littleton, CO. Click here to register your foursome now! Or learn more about this exciting new golf tournament here (link – flyer). Interested in sponsoring or making a donation? Email Amy Kolczak at ajk3@pvhs.org.

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SAVE THE DATE: Circuit Media’s party to celebrate Colorado’s newly elected legislature will be held at the History Colorado Center on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Sponsorship details for Capitol Rock are available by emailing us at info@circuitmedia.com.

NEXT WEEK’S FEDERAL COURT CALENDARS available here.

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