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Judge Vacancy in 13th District

Judge Vacancy in 13th District

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet July 25 at the Washington County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Washington County. The vacancy will be created by the appointment to the District Court of Judge Carl McGuire III. The […]

Election Reforms Fall Flat

Election Reforms Fall Flat

Polarizing voter bills and a primary dividing a party By Kara Mason LAW WEEK COLORADO After a troubled election, there tends to be a shift toward election law reform, according to University of Denver associate professor of political science Seth Masket. That was evident in the primary bills that hit the legislature this year. Republicans […]

Legal Lasso: Colorado Logophile Edition

A Colorado 8th-grader made it to 4th place in the Scripps National Spelling Bee 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 What do you think of your job? We want to know — take […]

Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Judicial Department announced today it has recognized five individuals and one team in its 2015 Judicial Excellence Awards, recognizing employees for their work in the state’s 22 judicial districts. “The department’s workers are our greatest asset,” said Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice. “Through the JEA program, we honor those whose […]

Legislative Session Notable for More Losses Than Wins

Legislative Session Notable for More Losses Than Wins

Lobbyists see success in quiet bills, stymied by split legislature By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The 2016 legislative session is being noted for the bills that failed more than the bills that succeeded. Government affairs lawyers agreed that the failures were more noteworthy in a session marked by unfulfilled promises, but there were significant […]

Legal Lasso: President Trump? Edition

Legal Lasso: President Trump? Edition

May 26, 2016

Donald Trump made it official by securing the required number of delegates to become the Republican party’s candidate for president. 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 We want to hear […]

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Partisan Priorities Postponed — Indefinitely

Partisan Priorities Postponed — Indefinitely

May 25, 2016

With a divided statehouse, most measures passed were bipartisan efforts By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO The dysfunction of state legislatures can be legendary, although Colorado’s statehouse generally deprives the public of too much partisan bickering. The sine die adjournment of the 70th legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly May 11 marked the end […]

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On the ‘High End’

On the ‘High End’

May 25, 2016

Anheuser-Busch’s acquisition of Breckenridge Brewery a lesson in social media and mentorship By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO As giant beer conglomerate Anheuser-Busch taps into the nation’s growing fascination with craft brews, it’s taking a piece of Colorado’s market with it. For a confidential amount, Anheuser -Busch announced in late December its acquisition of Breckenridge Brewery, […]

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Legal Lasso: FitBit Fib?

Legal Lasso: FitBit Fib?

May 25, 2016

Maybe don’t put too much stock in your FitBit. A class action lawsuit is claiming that the devices are “highly inaccurate during elevated physical activity.” 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 […]

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New Judge Named for 13th Judicial District

New Judge Named for 13th Judicial District

May 25, 2016

Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Carl McGuire Tuesday as district court judge in the 13th Judicial District, which covers Kit, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington and Yuma counties. McGuire will fill the vacancy created by Judge Douglas Vannoy’s retirement. Since 2013, McGuire has served in the 13th Judicial District as a district court magistrate judge. He […]

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Perkins Coie Closes $2.5 Billion Deal

Perkins Coie Closes $2.5 Billion Deal

May 24, 2016

A Molson Coors equity offering will use its proceeds in purchase of MillerCoors By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The 1st Quarter started with a legal team from the Denver office of Perkins Coie working with a Denver-based corporation to help it become the second largest brewery in the U.S. For the lead outside attorney […]

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Big Deals 1st Quarter: Three-Comma Club

Big Deals 1st Quarter: Three-Comma Club

May 24, 2016

1st quarter marked by billion-dollar-plus deals 2016 is off to fast start with five deals exceeding $1 billion. Hogan Lovells, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Perkins Coie and Kutak Rock were each involved in big-figure transactions. The start to the year continued the pace of 4th Quarter 2015 with 50 transactions reported […]

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Legal Lasso: Big Business in Cuba Edition

Legal Lasso: Big Business in Cuba Edition

May 24, 2016

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! A former ABA president tracks the changes in Cuba from its Communist uprising to its new status as a tourist hub — and the regulatory work involved in the transition. COMPILED […]

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