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Bronson Named CWBA Foundation Board President

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Roca Rothgerber announced Monday one of its Denver partners, Kristin Bronson, was appointed president of the board for the Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation. Bronson has been a CWBA Foundation board member since 2012, and she will serve a one-year term as president. The foundation was established in 1988, and its purpose is to […]

Regulations Leave Clear Path For Bison Herd

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO With assisted reproduction research and a free-range regulatory setup, a conservationist group of scientists and government administrators are aiming to resurrect a piece of U.S. history. Much like herds of roaming plains bison dot the pages of Western iconicity, the origins of a plan to reintroduce the animal in Larimer […]

Supreme Court Takes ‘Lone Pine’ Orders Out Of Judges’ Plabook

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO A Supreme Court decision published last week dispels any questions about the use of “Lone Pine” orders in civil procedure. Although the orders are rare in Colorado, the decision is seen as a big win for the plaintiff’s bar. In Antero Resources v. Strudley, William and Beth Strudley filed a […]

Background Checks: A Class-Action Magnet

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO A perceivably minor stipulation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act is resulting in high-profile employers paying out major class-action settlements. On April 20, Home Depot agreed to pay at least $1.8 million to settle FCRA violation claims, according to documents filed to a California federal court. In Henderson v. Home […]

Legal Lasso: Holmes Trial, Day One 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 This is all you need to see from Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. IN LOCAL NEWS: TRIAL BEGINS FOR AURORA THEATER SHOOTER IS THE INSANITY DEFENSE A LONG SHOT? COLORADO’S SUPERMAX: […]

Moye White Adds New Associate

April 27, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Moye White welcomed associate Mike Fredregill to its real estate section, the Denver-based law firm announced Monday. Fredregill has experience in litigation and business, commercial real estate and special district law. In the real estate arena, he has experience with commercial and residential lenders and banks, commercial and residential leasing and landlord-and-tenant dispute litigation. […]

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IP Law Has New Challenges In Marijuana

April 24, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Lawyers have entered uncharted land as more and more practices expand into the marijuana realm. Intellectual property has shown this to be true perhaps more than any other practice area. With marijuana still federally outlawed, the list of intellectual property protections for pot businesses is fairly short. IP lawyers must […]

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Published State Court Opinions

April 24, 2015

Compiled by Tony Flesor and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and are edited for space. Colorado State Court of Appeals April 9 opinions: People v. Carter Javad Marshall-Fields was set to testify against Robert Ray over a shooting that occurred. Ray instructed Parish Ramon Carter to approach Marshall-Fields […]

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Legal Lasso: Space Is Neat Edition

April 24, 2015

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF Happy Birthday Hubble! Today marks 25 years of incredible images. Today’s the final day to submit responses for Q1 Big Deals. Make sure to get yours in by 5pm. IN LOCAL NEWS: HOUSE TO VOTE ON RED LIGHT CAMERAS FOR COLORADO TODAY. Meanwhile, they could be on their […]

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AG Announces $1 Million Grant For Domestic Violence Center

April 23, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO In honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced April 21 a $1 million grant was awarded to the Rose Andom Center to finance its capital campaign. Funds from the National Mortgage Settlement are being allocated to complete Colorado’s first-ever center dedicated to addressing the various needs of […]

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Construction Defects Bills Move Out Of Senate

April 23, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO After weeks of layovers in the Senate, Colorado’s construction defects bills have cleared the first legislative hurdle and have moved on to the House. The bill proposing the most significant reforms, Senate Bill 177, will likely rely on the stamp of approval from Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst. […]

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Legal Lasso: New AG To-Be Edition

April 23, 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: CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS BILL JOINS ITS PARTNER IN THE HOUSE KILL COMMITTEE BOULDER CITY ATTORNEY TO WEIGH IN ON DEVELOPMENT PLAN TITLE INSURANCE COMMITTEE LOOKS LIKE A SURE […]

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DOJ Can Still Pursue MMJ Prosecution

April 23, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Amid a policy debate about marijuana weaving its way through state legislatures, Congress and courts, the U.S. Department of Justice and two lawmakers are at odds about the meaning of a new federal provision governing medical marijuana. And despite claims from advocates, the law may not bar the Justice Department […]

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