Featured Stories
Legal Lasso: Last Day At The Legislature Edition Sherman Habitual Offender Sentences: Irrational Or Just Ironic? Fennemore Craig Adds Two Of Counsel Brownstein Adds New Shareholder
 

Legal Lasso: Last Day At The Legislature 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 Law Week’s new episode of our Hearsay podcast is available through our website or in the iTunes Store. Drones are our future, but for the present, we need to figure out how […]

Sherman & Howard Welcomes New Associate

Cody Barela joined the Sherman & Howard’s Denver office as an associate, according to the firm.

Habitual Offender Sentences: Irrational Or Just Ironic?

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court tackled an equal protection question last week regarding a narrow subset of the state’s habitual offenders. Thursday morning, the justices heard oral arguments in Dean v. People, a case that arose out of a 2012 Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that upheld the defendant’s conviction. Specifically, […]

Fennemore Craig Adds Two Of Counsel

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fennemore Craig announced today two attorneys have joined the firm’s Denver office as of counsel. David Schachter will practice in the firm’s intellectual property group, and Steven Johnston joins its litigation group. Schachter, previously a member at Sherman & Howard, will advise businesses on IP and general commercial matters involving transactions, formal […]

Brownstein Adds New Shareholder

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck added Sharon Caulfield to it’s health care group as a shareholder, the firm announced Tuesday.

Lathrop & Gage Adds Patent Agent

May 5, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lathrop & Gage today announced the addition of patent agent Randolph Treece to the firm’s Boulder office. “Rande represents a significant addition to our IP practice,” said Stephen Barone, co-leader of the IP chemical transactions team. “His knowledge of patents and his business acumen complement the diverse talent that is available to […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, People0 Comments

Three Finalists Named For 2nd District Judgeship

May 5, 2015

Three Denver attorneys — a private litigator, public defender and a prosecutor — are up for a spot on the bench in Colorado's 2nd Judicial District after the nominating commission narrowed the pool of candidates May 4.

Read the full story

Posted in Courts, Featured Stories, People0 Comments

Legal Lasso: Cinco De Mayo Edition

May 5, 2015

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 Law Week’s new episode of our Hearsay podcast is available through our website or in the iTunes Store. Drones are our future, but for the present, we need to figure out how […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, Legal Lasso0 Comments

HearSay Legal Podcast: Drones

May 4, 2015

Right click here and select ‘Save as…” to download a copy. HearSay Theme/Background Music: “Babylon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) “Double Drift” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) “Going Higher” Bensound (bensound.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, HEARSAY, Multimedia Stories, Podcast, Print Edition0 Comments

Fisher & Phillips Adds One

May 4, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fisher & Phillips announced Friday that Kaitlin Fox has joined firm’s Denver office as an associate. Fox represents employers in labor and employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour and retaliation. She has represented management in labor arbitrations and other proceedings and has drafted employment handbooks, policies and agreements. Fox also counsels […]

Read the full story

Posted in Associate Watch, Featured Stories, People0 Comments

Construction Defects Bill Fails In House

May 4, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Yet again, Colorado’s construction defects efforts failed in the legislature on April 27 when Senate Bill 177 was killed in a House committee. The most recent bill, sponsored by Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, was the third major effort to overhaul Colorado’s laws controlling construction defects litigation, and even though the bill […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, Print Edition0 Comments

Paterno Case Presents Attorney-Client Privilege Questions

May 4, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the high-profile battle between a football coach’s estate and the NCAA, a Pennsylvania county court made a ruling that some in-house counsel are calling a fundamental threat to attorney-client privilege. The family of deceased University of Pennsylvania State coach Joe Paterno is suing the NCAA for breach of contract […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, Print Edition0 Comments

Legal Lasso: The Beginning Of The End Edition

May 4, 2015

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 IN LOCAL NEWS: IT’S THE FIRST DAY OF THE LAST WEEK OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION — Among the final decisions is whether to raise officials’ salaries ALSO, EXPECT SOME DECISIONS ON […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories, Legal Lasso0 Comments