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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Lori Conway

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Lori Conway

By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO With the nickname of “Chief Morale Officer,” it is no wonder Lori Conway has become a valuable asset to her firm. Conway, who is known for her optimism, is a legal secretary at WilmerHale, which opened its Denver office in 2014. “She brings so much cheer and makes just […]

High Court Says Warrantless Blood Tests Unconstitutional

High Court Says Warrantless Blood Tests Unconstitutional

DUI attorney: SCOTUS opinion could lead to litigation on ‘evidence of guilt’ standard in Colorado DUI laws By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO While the U.S. Supreme Court held that drivers can’t be criminally penalized for refusing a blood test, there may be still be a way it could lead to a conviction under Colorado […]

Legal Lasso: It's Official Edition

Legal Lasso: It’s Official Edition

Hillary Clinton made history last night with her nomination at the Democratic National Convention 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 Who is Colorado’s best litigator? What about the best place […]

High Court Puts End to Redistricting Initiatives

High Court Puts End to Redistricting Initiatives

Proponents look to 2018 for questions over how the state draws its electoral maps By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A political battle over the way the state draws the boundaries between voting districts ended with a court opinion — at least for this election cycle. In a July 5 opinion, the Colorado Supreme Court invalidated […]

Cinemark Case Solidifies ‘Substantial Factor’ in Premises Liability Case Law

Cinemark Case Solidifies ‘Substantial Factor’ in Premises Liability Case Law

Attorneys for the movie theater say the ruling is a win for all businesses By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The recent dismissal in the Aurora Theater shooting case might give businesses a reason to breathe a sigh of relief. According to the attorneys defending Cinemark, the dismissal they received in federal court solidified case […]

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Two Finalists Vie for Washington County Judgeship

July 26, 2016

With Washington County Judge Carl McGuire III moving up to the 13th Judicial District court bench effective July 1, the district’s nominating commission found two candidates to replace him at a July 25 meeting.

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Legal Lasso: DNC Discord Edition

Legal Lasso: DNC Discord Edition

July 26, 2016

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Before and After: Legislative Influence on Law Practice

Before and After: Legislative Influence on Law Practice

July 25, 2016

CBA’s legislative liaison details changes from the 2016 session that impact the bar and some predictions for next year By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Of the hundreds of bills the Colorado Bar Association reviews every year at the statehouse, a handful may have the most significant impacts on legal practitioners. “There are almost 700 […]

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The ‘Gig’-Style Legal Service

The ‘Gig’-Style Legal Service

July 25, 2016

Attorney argues for new approach to legal practice in the digital economy By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Profitable law firms of the 21st century might not be law firms at all, but rather cadres of independent legal experts who connect to work on a single transaction or lawsuit and then disperse until the next […]

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Lathrop & Gage Adds One to Construction and Design Pratice

Lathrop & Gage Adds One to Construction and Design Pratice

July 25, 2016

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lathrop & Gage announced today that Kyle Bogdan has joined its construction and design practice team as of counsel. Bogdan has a 15-year record of successfully handling major litigation matters involving construction and engineering issues. He has handled matters involving hotels, offices, retail facilities, power facilities, bridges, wastewater treatment plants and condominiums and […]

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NLRB Eases Organization of Temp Workers

NLRB Eases Organization of Temp Workers

July 25, 2016

Board reverts back to ‘Sturgis standard’ in Miller & Anderson By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO When the National Labor Relations Board broadened its interpretation of “joint employers” last summer in its Browning-Ferris Industries decision, it might have tipped its hand for its latest decision regarding temporary employees. On July 15, the NLRB decided 3-1 […]

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Legal Lasso: DNC Day One Edition

Legal Lasso: DNC Day One Edition

July 25, 2016

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Archuleta County Court Vacancy Opens Up

Archuleta County Court Vacancy Opens Up

July 25, 2016

The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission is calling for applications to fill a vacancy for the office of county judge in Archuleta County. The commission will meet Aug. 23 at the La Plata County Courthouse to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor. The vacancy, which will occur Sept. 20, will be created by […]

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