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Applications Available For Ouray County Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 7h Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Nov. 17, at the Montrose County Justice Center in Montrose to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Ouray County. The vacancy will be created by the appointment to District Court of Judge David Westfall. [...]

Reforms Open Mexico To Foreign Investors

How Colorado Companies Can Benefit From Partnership With Southern Neighbor By Nicolas Borda and Craig Richardson, GREENBERG TRAURIG As the energy industry in North America shows no signs of slowing down, the Mexican federal government is eager to join the ranks of those countries benefiting from the continent’s surge of natural gas exploration and development opportunities. On [...]

Schools Now Face Title IX Investigations

By David Fine, MCKENNA LONG & ALDRIDGE Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulations, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. Under Title IX, among other things, federally funded schools must ensure that students are not denied or limited in [...]

Legal Lasso: If It’s Not Scottish, It’s Crap Edition

We made it through another week! Scots decided against their accession, some are calling for a federal judge to resign in light of domestic abuse allegations, and some are suggesting that the governor's race is a toss up. Happy Friday!

Snell & Wilmer Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Snell & Wilmer announced today that Elizabeth English has joined the corporate and securities group as an associate in the Denver office. English focuses her practice on general corporate matters and state and local business tax law. She advises on business formations and negotiates and drafts contracts, partnership and related agreements. She also assists [...]

Metier Law Firm Promotes Partners

18 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Metier Law Firm announced today that Phillip Chupik and Michael Chaloupka have been promoted to partners in the firm. The firm has also added litigator Phillip Stackhouse to its team of trial attorneys. Chupik joined Metier in 2008 after more than a decade practicing law in Colorado and Texas. Chupik honed his trial skills [...]

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Same-Sex Marriage: A Business Proposal

18 September 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO While a moral debate seethes around state bans on gay marriage and pending appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, 30 major U.S. corporations are attempting to talk business about the issue. The companies — including Amazon, eBay, Target, Nike, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the Colorado-based Aspen Skiing Company — filed [...]

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Ireland Stapleton Welcomes New Associate

18 September 2014

Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe added Kira L. Suyeishi as an associate.

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‘Best Lawyers’ Who?

18 September 2014

Meg Satrom, Esq., Editor, LAW WEEK COLORADO There is an abundance of synonyms for the word “best.” Think: Peerless. Preeminent. Sans Pareil. Choose your favorite. Mine of the past few weeks has been frustrating. For those of you who don’t know, I have a background in creative writing. For those of you who do, you [...]

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Legal Lasso: Two Countries, One Kilt (?) Edition

18 September 2014

If anyone is more on edge today than David Cameron, then we feel really sorry for them; he's facing a potential break with Scotland, and the markets are on edge contemplating the split. In local headlines, Denver's costs re: its recent civil lawsuits continue to rise, and a recent poll shows the races to watch.

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CU Law Launches Corporate Counsel Training Program

17 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School announced today it will host its first Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) January 5–9, 2015, at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, Colorado. CCII is a one-week course designed to immerse prospective or new in-house counsel in the best practices of being an effective and strategic [...]

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Rice Controversy Stirs Many Questions

17 September 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A media storm has been brewing since February, and it goes by the name of “Ray Rice.” A video surfaced last week of the former NFL running back slugging his then-fiancée, now wife, Janay Palmer in an elevator and knocking her unconscious. It is the latest installment in a polemic [...]

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Legal Lasso: Cold Season Is Upon Us Edition

17 September 2014

We've made it to the middle of the week, though the start of a serious cold is threatening our attention to detail today. In today's headlines, Beauprez takes the lead in the gubernatorial race, Rep. Coffman would like an ad to stop running, and Denver & United Airlines remain friends.

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