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Sheridan Ross Attorney Joins Legal Aid Foundation Board

Sheridan Ross Attorney Joins Legal Aid Foundation Board

LAW WEEK COLORADO Matt Ellsworth, a shareholder with Sheridan Ross, has been named to the board of trustees for The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado. Founded in 1981 in response to cuts in federal funding for legal aid, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization is governed by a volunteer board of trustees composed primarily of lawyers from […]

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Innovation, Invention and the Patent Law Parallel

IP grows as innovators ignite Colorado’s tech, creative markets By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO Against the backdrop of a modern economy and a healthy creative culture, Colorado’s innovative business scene is thriving. For decades, inventors and entrepreneurs have flocked to Colorado cities such as Boulder and Denver — many coming from California — to […]

Legal Lasso: Crony Edition

Legal Lasso: Crony Edition

Donald Trump’s stock holdings and threats to companies that plan to move jobs offshore reveal a risk of crony capitalism. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: Longtime Boulder […]

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Controversial Copyright Law Facing Legal Challenge

Copyright Office, Congress meanwhile weigh DMCA reform By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Copyright holders, researchers and artists are waiting to see if a First Amendment lawsuit will kill a key piece of a major copyright law that has found its way into everything from DIY car repair to cybersecurity. In July, the Electronic Frontier […]

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In the World of IP Litigation

Experts offer observations on shifts — some seismic, some subtle — in courtroom battles over intellectual property By Hannah Skewes LAW WEEK COLORADO If there is one clear note from both the numbers and experts’ observations, the reign of the “patent troll” is coming to an end. “There was a 25-year cycle of it, and […]

Hickenlooper Appoints Judicial Nominating Commissioners

Hickenlooper Appoints Judicial Nominating Commissioners

December 1, 2016

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Supreme Court Nominating Commission, 10th Judicial District Nominating Commission and 14th Judicial District Nominating Commission. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission recommends candidates to serve as judges for the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. The chief justice of the Supreme […]

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Legal Lasso: Big Brother Edition

Legal Lasso: Big Brother Edition

December 1, 2016

New federal rules that went into effect today give judges more power to authorize hacking of digital devices outside their districts. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: […]

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The Head of the Earth: Video Feature

November 30, 2016

Plenty of Colorado lawyers love running trails and marathons. But how many get to call it a transcendent cultural experience? Greenberg Traurig attorney and tribal law expert Troy Eid merged his practice area with his penchant for running in a one-of-a-kind race at one of the Navajo Nation’s sacred sites, Naatsisaan. See the full article […]

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The Head of the Earth

November 30, 2016

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Troy Eid was up and running before dawn, with the towering, rocky scalp of Navajo Mountain on one side of him and the Milky Way streaming overhead. This far out from civilization, and 500 miles from where he practiced law in Denver, the stars were especially brilliant. According to […]

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Faegre Baker Daniels Adds 22 Associates Across Eight Offices

Faegre Baker Daniels Adds 22 Associates Across Eight Offices

November 30, 2016

LAW WEEK COLORADO Faegre Baker Daniels announced today that the firm added 22 new associates in nine practices across eight offices. In addition to the firm’s Denver office, associates are joining Faegre Baker Daniels in Chicago; Des Moines, Iowa; Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend, Indiana; Minneapolis; and London. The additions include one new member […]

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Rollover Crash Case Receives Record-Setting Verdict

November 30, 2016

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Fort Collins personal injury Tom Metier won $52 million, a potentially record-setting verdict, for a client earlier this month. Metier, senior managing partner of The Metier Law Firm, and co-counsel Jim Gilbert of the Gilbert Law Group, represented Mendy Brockman, a Colorado Springs woman who was injured in an […]

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Legal Lasso: "Have Cake, Eat" Edition

Legal Lasso: “Have Cake, Eat” Edition

November 30, 2016

A look in a leader’s notebook reveals details about UK’s Brexit plan: there might not be that strong of a plan. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: […]

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A Place in Court for Veterans

November 29, 2016

10th District graduates its first group of Veterans Treatment Court participants, adding to the state’s other five VTC programs By Kara Mason LAW WEEK COLORADO In a small Pueblo courtroom on a quiet Friday afternoon, four veterans celebrated a big accomplishment: They are the first to graduate from the 10th Judicial District Veterans Treatment Court […]

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