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CU Law Launches Corporate Counsel Training Program

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School announced today it will host its first Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) January 5–9, 2015, at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, Colorado. CCII is a one-week course designed to immerse prospective or new in-house counsel in the best practices of being an effective and strategic [...]

Rice Controversy Stirs Many Questions

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A media storm has been brewing since February, and it goes by the name of “Ray Rice.” A video surfaced last week of the former NFL running back slugging his then-fiancée, now wife, Janay Palmer in an elevator and knocking her unconscious. It is the latest installment in a polemic [...]

Legal Lasso: Cold Season Is Upon Us Edition

We've made it to the middle of the week, though the start of a serious cold is threatening our attention to detail today. In today's headlines, Beauprez takes the lead in the gubernatorial race, Rep. Coffman would like an ad to stop running, and Denver & United Airlines remain friends.

Forest Fire Victims Rally Pro Se

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO A group of 60 homeowners are calling out the state and county governments for failing in their responsibility to protect them during the Black Forest Fire. The homeowners on Aug. 19 filed a pro se lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado against the Black Forest Fire [...]

Ethics Watch Files Brief On School Board Election Spending

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Ethics Watch yesterday filed an amicus brief with the Colorado Court of Appeals, urging the court to affirm an administrative law judge’s ruling that the Douglas County School District illegally spent public funds to support the re-election of incumbent school board members in 2013. The school district, supported by Colorado Counties, [...]

Martinez Gets National Nod

16 September 2014

By Meg Satrom, Esq., Tony Flesor and Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Denver City Attorney Scott Martinez was named Latino Lawyer of the Year last week by the Hispanic National Bar Association. The news came on the heels of the announcement that Colorado attorney Dolores Atencio was receiving the association’s Ohtli Award, which is given annually [...]

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Fifth Amendment At Heart Of Suit

16 September 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO “No Over Taxation.” It’s a plaintiff and a rallying cry in the latest issue in Colorado’s marijuana industry. Robert Corry of Corry & Associates and his clients, Colorado issue committee “No Over Taxation” and a group of pot consumers and retailers, filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court challenging the [...]

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Meet the CBA’s New Director Of Legislative Relations

16 September 2014

Jeremy Schupbach became the newest member of the Colorado Bar Association staff when he assumed the position of director of legislative relations on Sept. 1.

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Legal Lasso: Babs Can Still Rock It Edition

16 September 2014

It sure seems like everyone saved their news for yesterday afternoon, because we had a lot of stories to gather up for this edition of Lasso. Chief among these stories: a voter's guide to AG, tips for ensuring your firm treats you fairly, and K Street mourns the loss of a big one.

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Husch Blackwell Adds 24 Nationwide

15 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Husch Blackwell is pleased to announced today that 24 law school graduates join the firm this fall. They come from 15 law schools across the country and are located in nine of the firm’s U.S. offices. Emma Nagengast joins the labor and employment group at the firm’s Denver office. After law school, [...]

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Coan Payton & Payne Adds One

15 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Coan Payton & Payne announced today that Edwin Chapin has joined the firm’s Greeley office. Chapin represents clients in the areas of real estate transactions including complex commercial transactions, commercial leasing and land development as well as oil and gas related issues. Chapin has a strong background in oil and gas related matters and [...]

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Legal Lasso: At Home In Our New Space Edition

15 September 2014

Happy Monday! We moved over the weekend, and we're now in our new space on South Broadway (in case you wanted to drop in sometime). In today's headlines, a look at some pot stories, the steak fry season is upon us, and more on the attorney general candidates.

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Judge Appointed To 1st Judicial District

12 September 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed David Cooper Taylor to fill the vacancy in the office of Gilpin County Court Judge in the 1st Judicial District. The vacancy occurred due to the resignation of Judge David Gloss. Taylor is currently a staff attorney for the 5th Judicial District and of counsel at the [...]

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