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Fracking Fight Infects Rulemaking Process Worse Than The Crime: Watergate’s Lessons For Young Lawyers Legal Lasso: Back To Work Edition SCOTUS ERISA Ruling Leaves Gray Area Lewis Brisbois Expands Denver Corporate Practice
 

Fracking Fight Infects Rulemaking Process

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO BakerHostetler took the next step in a legal fight with the Bureau of Land Management over the government agency’s recently accepted rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal or Indian-owned land. The law firm, working on behalf of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and Western Energy Alliance, filed a […]

Worse Than The Crime: Watergate’s Lessons For Young Lawyers

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Seasoned lawyers might think back to their early thirties and consider where they were in terms of their career and expertise. How much training, experience and perspective did they have at that time? How well could they handle difficult situations, either with a client or within the firm? Imagine, […]

Legal Lasso: Back To Work 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: THE FIGHT AGAINST LEGALIZED MARIJUANA IN COLORADO WAGES ON HOLMES’ NOTEBOOK WILL GET A CLOSE READING FOR HIS TRIAL DOWNTOWN FOOT CHASE ENDS IN POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING OVERNIGHT LESSONS […]

SCOTUS ERISA Ruling Leaves Gray Area

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 18 that employers have a continuing duty to monitor the performance of their 401(k) investments under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. However, by declining to further define that duty, the Supreme Court may be leaving employers exposed to increased litigation under ERISA. […]

Lewis Brisbois Expands Denver Corporate Practice

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Brisbois welcomed new partner John Lubitz and associate Robin Alexander to its Denver office’s corporate practice, the firm announced Friday. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Lubitz was a partner at Pryor Johnson Carney Karr Nixon. Alexander is a recent law school graduate who passed the Colorado bar in 2014. Lubitz is […]

Legal Lasso: All Eyes On Ireland Edition

May 22, 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: JURORS IN ARAPHAOE THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL SHOWN AUTOPSY PHOTOS AS EVIDENCE SKYDIVING COMPANY PREVAILS IN NOISE COMPLAINT LAWSUIT DENVER SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT PLEDGES TO FIX BROKEN SYSTEM. BUT THAT’LL […]

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Martin Katz To Leave Position As DU Law Dean

May 21, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Martin Katz, dean of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, announced today that he will step down from the position after the 2015-2016 academic year. Katz will leave the position on July 1, 2016, after seven years in the position. Prior to his position as dean, Katz has been a professor at […]

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One Year In, Patent Office Elevating Denver

May 21, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Denver satellite, which opened last summer, has so far proven to be a rising tide lifting the region’s business and legal markets. Within a year of being open, the office has helped raise Denver’s national profile and provided an economic boost to the […]

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Legal Lasso: Top 10 Things In Today’s Legal News

May 21, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! Everyone’s saying so long to David Letterman today; if you missed it, here’s the Top 10 celebrities who said goodbye last night. COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: HERE’S THE SCOOP ON CHIPOTLE’S […]

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David Goldberg Appointed To 2nd District Judgeship

May 20, 2015

Greenberg Traurig shareholder David Goldberg will serve as district court judge in the 2nd Judicial District, which includes the City and County of Denver, effective June 1, the governor announced Wednesday.

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Hickenlooper Names New Legislative Affairs Director

May 20, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Kurtis Morrison will be the governor’s office’s next director of legislative affairs. Morrison is currently a member of the governor’s senior leadership team serving as deputy legislative director and strategic advisor on transportation and infrastructure policy. He brings more than ten years of public policy experience working […]

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Bryan Cave Expands Technology And Entrepreneurial Group In Boulder

May 20, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Bryan Cave today announced that Christopher Achatz and Scott Perlov have joined the Boulder office as associates in the technology, entrepreneurial and commercial client service group. Achatz advises clients on the licensing and transfer of intellectual property and high technology. He also provides legal solutions to businesses, ranging from start-ups to Fortune […]

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Automakers Argue Vehicles’ DMCA Protections

May 20, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Most car owners might be surprised to learn that it’s illegal to tinker with the software on their own vehicles — and under the same law that prohibits them from pirating music. But that’s where consumers increasingly find themselves in regard to products that are housing more and more […]

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