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Legal Lasso: Shaking Things Up Edition

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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. RSVP here.

A DAY OF LATERAL MOVES. In addition to the Bryan Cave HRO additions, Foster Graham added a new attorney, special counsel Dan Garfield.

NEW FACES IN PUBLIC SECTOR: Gov. Hickenlooper named a new judge to the Montrose County bench, as well as a new district attorney in the 14th Judicial District.

ON THE DOCKET: The state’s highest court will decide whether records of civil law investigations can be kept secret. Last year the Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a district court ruling that the investigatory records exemption under the state’s open records act applies only to records of criminal investigations, not civil.

IN THE NEWS: A Colorado judge on Monday ordered that the bulk of key documents detailing the case against accused movie theater gunman James Holmes remain sealed, largely rejecting a request by news organizations to reverse a previous order.

CITING ‘EGREGIOUS’ ETHICS BEHAVIOR: The 9th Circuit, which denied attorney fees to McGuireWoods in its case against BAR/BRI.

CHECKING THE ROLLS: Secretary of State Scott Gessler.

CONSIDERING A $1 BILLION DEBT OFFER: DaVita.

AT NEW LOW: Colorado foreclosure sales.

THAT’S A GOOD QUESTION: Why is traffic on I-70 slower than usual?

CONSIDERING CHAPTER 11: Tom Martino.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

YESTERDAY’S ANNOUNCEMENTS from the Colorado Supreme Court.

THE NEWS SEEN

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.

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.

Heading out on the town? Tweet us at @BarefootPRDen or email us at barefootpr@me.com to let us know about it. And if you’re lucky, we will swing by!

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