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Feminist Power

In 1969, Sarah Weddington was a 24-year-old law school graduate with no good job prospects. Texas law firms weren’t hiring women. She found work handling a few uncontested divorces, drafting some wills and helping her uncle with an adoption. To read this full story and other complete articles featured in the April 21, 2014 print [...]

Legal Lasso: Oh, Justin Bieber Edition

We're facing a crazy day over here at Law Week including hosting some interesting ladies for our annual women's roundtable. In today's Lasso, we've got news about the gubernatorial race, insights into yesterday's SCOTUS decision and more.

Brownstein Attorney Appointed To Metro CareRing Board

LAW WEEK COLORADO Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced Matt Arentsen has been appointed to serve on the Metro CareRing board of directors. In this role, he will serve as a trustee and help formulate and implement strategies to ensure the organization’s continued success. Metro CareRing operates one of Denver’s largest hunger-relief programs, including a fresh foods [...]

Legal Lasso: Paperless For Earth Day 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: CO CANTALOUPE FARMERS WILL PAY LESS RESTITUTION RED LIGHT BILL GOT THE GREEN LIGHT IS IT TOO EASY TO AMEND THE CO CONSTITUTION? THE WILD SHOT BACK [...]

Tight Budget Means Novel Solutions

The first thing Jennifer Grafton did when she took over as general counsel at Westmoreland Coal Co. was fire all the law firms her department worked with. That got their attention. To read this full story and other complete articles featured in the April 21, 2014 print edition of Law Week Colorado, copies are available [...]

Applications Available For Sedgwick County Judgeship

21 April 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Sedgwick County Courthouse on Wednesday, May 28, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Sedgwick County. The vacancy will be created by the resignation of Judge Tawna Holmstedt. The vacancy will occur [...]

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OtterBox Pays $4.3 Million To Settle Suit

21 April 2014

Fort Collins-based OtterBox, which sells protective cases for smartphones and tablets, has agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle claims that it underpaid customs duties.

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Bill Would Alter Solitary Rules

21 April 2014

Last week, the Colorado Senate voted to pass a bill that would limit solitary confinement for mentally ill prisoners in the state’s prison system. Senate Bill 64 comes as a response to the murder of former Colorado Department of Corrections Executive Director Tom Clements, who last year was killed at his home by a prisoner [...]

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60 Years Of Excellence

21 April 2014

It’s a lucky man who can love his work so much that he can do it for twice as long as the average career. Sixty years is a long time to keep showing up for work, but University of Denver Sturm College of Law professor emeritus Howard Rosenberg did just that, and last week the [...]

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Legal Lasso: Good Luck Runners Edition

21 April 2014

The Boston Marathon started this morning without a hitch. In legal headlines, the Denver Post has an interesting read on competency evaluations in the state, and a local pot shop has promised to start drug testing its employees for other drugs.

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Three Nominated For San Juan County Judgeship

18 April 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet in Durango on May 5, to consider candidates for a vacancy on the San Juan County court. Three candidates have applied for the vacancy. They are Anthony Edwards, William Gardner III and Melodee Horton, all of Silverton. Public comment on the qualifications of the [...]

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Cordell & Cordell Adds Partner

18 April 2014

Cordell & Cordell, a litigation firm focused on representing men in family law cases, named Denver attorney Barbara Johnson-Stern its newest partner, one of only seven partners at the 150-attorney firm.

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Legal Lasso: Get Your Survey On Edition

18 April 2014

Those Avs of our sure like to make us sit on the edge of our seats — and how about that coach? An empty net with three minutes to go? It sure was an epic start to the series. Happy Friday, Legal Lassoers!

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