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Finalists Selected For 1st District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 1st Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Stephen Munsinger, effective Nov. 17. Nominees Todd Kastetter and KJ Moore of Littleton, and Laura Tighe of Golden were selected by the commission on Oct. 17. Under the Colorado constitution, the […]

Otis Bedingfield & Peters Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Otis Bedingfield & Peters announced last week that Christian Schulte joined the firm. His practice will focus on complex commercial litigation, probate litigation and appeals. Schulte received his law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1997. Prior to joining Otis Bedingfield & Peters, Schulte was a senior deputy district attorney in the Weld […]

Legal Lasso: 510 And Counting Edition

Just about all we can talk about in the office this morning is how great last night's game was...what can we say, we love us some Peyton Manning! In today's headlines, John Suthers had his own holiday on Saturday, George Will has a crush on Cory Gardner, and is an overhaul of construction defects law on the horizon?

Bryan Cave’s Andrew Mohraz

Andrew Mohraz was recently voted into a partnership position at Bryan Cave's Denver office, along with 13 others firm-wide, effective Jan. 1. Mohraz's promotion brings the total number of partners to 413.

Fisher & Phillips Adds Associate

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fisher & Phillips announced that Adam Brown has joined the national labor and employment law firm’s Denver office as an associate. Brown earned his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder in 2014. During college and law school, he worked as a legal assistant at various law firms in the Denver […]

Jackson Lewis Adds One

October 17, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Jackson Lewis announced earlier this week that Erik Dullea joined the firm’s Denver office as of counsel. Dullea, a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve, joins the firm from Squire Patton Boggs. He has almost a decade of experience in safety and health law with a focus on the mining and […]

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Legal Lasso: Let Ski Season Begin Edition

October 17, 2014

News is that Arapahoe Basin will be the first ski resort to open this year, and we expect that there may be a few workers who are blowing off Friday's tasks to get first on the mountain. In today's other headlines, a backlog is boosting foreclosure auctions, the Springs Independent has a candidate for the worst job in the city, and let the fan memes begin!

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Fox Rothschild Strengthens Commercial Litigation Practice

October 16, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fox Rothschild announced today the firm added Jeffery Cohen, who will run his national practice out of the firm’s Denver office. Cohen’s practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy reorganization and municipal bond defaults and insolvency. Cohen has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in commercial and financial litigation. […]

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Receivership: Not Just For Distressed Companies

October 16, 2014

  By Michael Staheli, Cordes & Company, J. Marcus Painter, Holland & Hart   Typically, conflicts among owners of a company increase during difficult economic times. When a company’s revenues drop, working capital reserves dry up and creditors come calling for a payoff. The distressed company can end up in receivership.   As the economy continues […]

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Jackson Lewis Adds Associate

October 15, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Jackson Lewis announced today Ashley Smolic has joined the firm’s Denver office as an associate. Smolic practices in the area of employment litigation and represents employers and management in claims of discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation. She counsels clients at all stages of pre-litigation and litigation matters and on employment matters such […]

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Legal Lasso: One More 80 Degree Day Edition

October 15, 2014

For those of you who aren't called out of the office to enjoy this beautiful weather, we've got a slew of great headlines in today's edition. To start things off, the verdict everyone is talking about, a second confirmed Ebola case in Texas, a new pilot project involving Denver corner stores, and Gary Hart has some choice words for the Denver Post of its recent endorsements.

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Federal Jury Awards $4.65 Million In Jail-Death Case

October 14, 2014

More than four years after Marvin Booker died in Denver's downtown jail while struggling with deputies, a federal jury awarded his family a record $4.65 million in damages on Oct. 14

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FFA Event Boasts Female Judges

October 14, 2014

If you asked Marcus Arelius, whose credentials include Ancient Roman emperor and Late Stoic philosopher: “Time is sort of river of passing events – aye, a rushing torrent.” With that in mind, members of the Faculty of Federal Advocates are hosting its first ever forum, with a nod toward fluid dynamics and its metaphorical relationship with time, called “Currents, Eddies and Whirlpools: a Discussion on the Flow of Life and Practice of Law.” The event is slated for Oct. 24 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotell at 1420 Stout St.

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