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Equal Pay on the Agenda Legal Lasso: Independence Day Edition Vacancy Filled in 21st Judicial District Uneasy Alliances Patricia Jarzobski Steps Up as CBA President
 
Equal Pay on the Agenda

Equal Pay on the Agenda

Income parity still lags while the issue is threaded in regulatory discussions By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Although income parity between men and women is still not a statistical reality in Colorado and beyond, the solution seems hazy to those who ostensibly have authority to shift those numbers. The call for equal pay has […]

Legal Lasso: Independence Day Edition

Legal Lasso: Independence Day Edition

Happy Independence Day, and happy three-day weekend! Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF We want to hear all about your job — take our 2016 Salary and Satisfaction Survey to tell us […]

Vacancy Filled in 21st Judicial District

Vacancy Filled in 21st Judicial District

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Lance Timbreza to the district court in the 21st Judicial District in Mesa County. Effective Aug. 12, 2016, Timbreza will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Judge David Bottger. Timbreza currently practices at Daniels Law Group with a focus on family law and civil litigation. Timbreza previously […]

Uneasy Alliances

Uneasy Alliances

The current state of the joint-employer standard By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The prospect of getting pulled into union negotiations or litigation along with franchisees, contractors or staffing agencies isn’t one many employers account for. It could be a new reality for modern commerce, however, if a trend in federal agency action over joint […]

Patricia Jarzobski Steps Up as CBA President

Patricia Jarzobski Steps Up as CBA President

LAW WEEK COLORADO On July 1, Patricia Jarzobski will begin her one-year term as president of the Colorado Bar Association, representing the association’s 18,548 members. She will be joined by incoming Denver Bar Association president Nancy Cohen and American Bar Association president Linda Klein. Never before have women simultaneously led these associations. Jarzobski aims to make the CBA […]

Juvenile Shackling: All or Nothing?

Juvenile Shackling: All or Nothing?

June 30, 2016

Fledgling juvenile shackling policies highlight tension among law enforcement, state courts and defense attorneys By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a multi-part series detailing reform attempts in Colorado’s juvenile justice system. The second installment, “Juvenile Prosecution: Labs of Change?” ran in the June 6 edition. The next […]

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Legal Lasso: Indecisive Edition

Legal Lasso: Indecisive Edition

June 30, 2016

The Supreme Court wasn’t quite indecisive this year, but the decisions coming out of the court were more noteworthy for upholding the status quo rather than changing the law. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY […]

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Ballard Spahr Names New Partner Class

June 30, 2016

Ballard Spahr announced Thursday the election of 12 of its attorneys to firm partnership, including litigator Matt Morr in Denver, effective July 1.

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Family Court Litigants Cite Finances, Perceptions for Self-Representation

Family Court Litigants Cite Finances, Perceptions for Self-Representation

June 29, 2016

IAALS reports offer recommendations for access and improvements By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO For many self-represented litigants in family courts around the country, they feel they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Many individuals cited in a study conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System say […]

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3rd DA Faces Probation Revocation

3rd DA Faces Probation Revocation

June 29, 2016

Appearing pro se, Ruybalid claimed unfair scrutiny from OARC By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO One of Colorado’s judicial districts could potentially find itself without a top prosecutor before November’s election. Frank Ruybalid, 3rd Judicial District Attorney, defended his law license in front of the presiding disciplinary judge earlier this month. The district attorney represented […]

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Legal Lasso: Panic in Downtown Denver

Legal Lasso: Panic in Downtown Denver

June 29, 2016

People working in downtown Denver had a moment of panic yesterday afternoon when a man opened fire in the Alliance Center at 15th and Wynkoop, seriously injuring one woman and then killing himself. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on […]

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‘A Mysterious Black Box’

‘A Mysterious Black Box’

June 28, 2016

Two Denver attorneys submitted successful federal clemency bid amid president’s push for overhaul of sentencing laws By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Two Denver attorneys, while behind the scenes, were part of the headline-generating clemency push by the Obama Administration and the most recent round of commutations earlier this month. Kevin Bell and Lane Womack, […]

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Business Litigator Elected to ALAS Board

June 28, 2016

Frederick J. Baumann, executive committee chairman at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, has been elected to the board of directors of the Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society.

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