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Legal Lasso: Are You Ready For Some Football? 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: TELL US WHAT YOU THINK OF LAW WEEK. COLORADO PAY EQUITY COMMISSION CLEARS FIRST HURDLE THESE DEFENDANTS WOULD RATHER BE GOLFING DENVER SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN HARD […]

Cities Forge Policy Apart From States

By Jenni Bergal, STATELINE Republicans have seized their largest state lawmaking majorities since the 1920s, but many Democratic-dominated cities are likely to take matters into their own hands this year by passing progressive measures that go beyond or even conflict with state laws. On issues ranging from the minimum wage to fracking to drones, a number […]

January Decisions From The Colorado Court Of Appeals And Colorado Supreme Court

Compiled by Hannah Garcia and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and edited for clarity. For a comprehensive list of decisions from this month, visit www.lawweekonline.com. COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS Jan. 15 opinions People v. McClelland On Aug. 9, 2009, McClelland intervened in a physical confrontation between his father […]

CU Law Announces MSL Program

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School is now accepting applications for the newly established, one-year, 28-credit Master of Studies in Law degree. This program will enable students who hold at least an undergraduate degree to obtain legal training short of a full Juris Doctor. “There are a range of opportunities for professionals […]

Moye White Appoints Partner

LAW WEEK COLORADO Moye White announced yesterday the appointment of new partner Keely Downs. Downs’ practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions and general corporate matters. She represents lenders and borrowers with the acquisition and financing of multifamily properties. Downs has represented both lenders and borrowers with the HUD financing of multifamily properties, including affordable […]

Snell & Wilmer Adds One

January 29, 2015

Jeanne Graca joined Snell & Wilmer’s Denver office as a staff attorney, the firm announced Thursday.

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Legal Lasso: Water Wars Edition

January 29, 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: TELL US WHAT YOU THINK OF LAW WEEK. 3rd DISTRICT ATTORNEY ON PROBATION FOR ETHICS VIOLATIONS. WATER WARS STARTING OVER COLORADO RIVER DPD HAS A LOT OF […]

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Rice: More Judges, Less Guano

January 29, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Elected to Colorado Chief Justice early last year, Nancy Rice covered topics ranging from childhood trips to the courthouse with her grandfather to needed courthouse repairs during the biennial State of the Judiciary speech on Jan. 16. “I’m here today to talk to you about one of my favorite things: […]

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Renewable Energy Standard Under Fire

January 29, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard is facing challenges on two fronts: in the courts and in the legislature. The Renewable Energy Standard was created as a ballot initiative in 2004 and sets the bar for the amount of the state’s energy that must be produced from renewable sources. Two pieces of […]

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Two Promoted To Director At Sherman & Howard

January 28, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sherman & Howard announced today that Stacy Elder and Jasmine Ocken have been promoted to directors at the firm. As director of office services, Elder is responsible for managing all office services operations and staff throughout the firm’s 11 offices. She provides oversight of the records and data management, library services, purchasing, […]

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Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese Names New Director

January 28, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese announced that it has promoted Bronwyn Pepple to director and shareholder effective Jan. 1, 2015. Pepple practices employment law representing national and regional companies in state and federal courts and agencies. Pepple joined the firm in 2013 after spending several years as in-house employment counsel for Vail […]

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Legal Lasso: All Bluster And No Blizzard Edition

January 28, 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 ALL BLUSTER AND NO BLIZZARD FOR MOST OF THE EAST COAST. Hang in there, Boston. IN LOCAL NEWS: TELL US WHAT YOU THINK OF LAW WEEK. DENVER MONITOR IS INVESTIGATING […]

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Going In-House

January 28, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO It’s a question nearly all lawyers ask themselves at some point: Should I go in-house? Perhaps after a few years of private practice, one imagines what life would be like without tracking billable hours or juggling clients, and suddenly an in-house position seems more appealing. While practicing law in […]

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