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Outside the Law: The Music Man

Outside the Law: The Music Man

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO As the sun clocked out after 15 hours of daylight typical of long midsummer days, Ben Cohen approached the end of his own marathon day of playing music. During a practice session at his Denver home on July 21, he alternated between instruments – a five-string banjo, a mandolin, […]

Rice Appoints Four to Ombudsman Board

Rice Appoints Four to Ombudsman Board

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice has appointed four members to a new Child Protection Ombudsman Board, the Colorado Judicial Department announced Friday. The ombudsman’s office investigates complaints and grievances about child protection services, makes recommendations about system improvements and serves as a resource for people involved in the child welfare […]

Legal Lasso: Back To Deliberation Edition

Legal Lasso: Back To Deliberation 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: FORMER CELLMATE SAYS DEXTER LEWIS HAD PLANS TO HAVE WITNESSES KILLED JURORS BEGIN DELIBERATION ON FINAL VERDICT FOR JAMES HOLMES A WOMAN INTERRUPTED THE TRIAL YESTERDAY, SAYING, […]

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Marian Lee

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Marian Lee

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO ALTHOUGH Marian Lee started her career as an attorney, now her job focuses on making lawyers “better at what they do.” Lee, now the senior director of legal talent for Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, was a commercial litigator until 2007. She’s based in the firm’s Denver office but manages […]

Associate attorney Heather Coleman recently joined Cordell & Cordell, the largest national firm that focuses on representing men in domestic litigation, according to an announcement on Thursday.

Cordell & Cordell Adds Associate

Associate attorney Heather Coleman recently joined Cordell & Cordell, the largest national firm that focuses on representing men in domestic litigation, according to an announcement on Thursday.

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Fatima Maynard Thibou

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Fatima Maynard Thibou

July 30, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO With law firms increasingly being run like corporations, a professional from a wholly unrelated field can walk into a firm and help transform the way it functions. Fatima Maynard Thibou is a prime example of this. As Bachus & Schanker’s director of operations, Thibou oversees the firm’s intake department […]

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There are a lot of legal complaints in the news today, from excessive force claims in Colorado Springs to a defamation suit against Rolling Stone for its dubious story about a brutal rape at the University of Virginia.

Legal Lasso: Lots of Lawsuits Edition

July 30, 2015

There are a lot of legal complaints in the news today, from excessive force claims in Colorado Springs to a defamation suit against Rolling Stone for its dubious story about a brutal rape at the University of Virginia.

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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Darla Pearsall

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Darla Pearsall

July 29, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Darla Pearsall has earned her name as a “pit bull” at Faegre Baker Daniels. The paralegal has been doing her job for more than 25 years and doesn’t stand down from a difficult task. When something needs doing, the firm’s partners put Pearsall to work. In a case that […]

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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Audra Duzenack

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Audra Duzenack

July 29, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO For Audra Duzenack, everything from her job to her off-the-clock activities involves some element of exploration. Duzenack, a legal resource assistant with Moye White’s Denver office, said she was always interested in the law but didn’t know if she wanted to “make the leap” and the financial commitment to law school after […]

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Two Nominated for Rio Grande Judgeship 

Two Nominated for Rio Grande Judgeship 

July 29, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 12th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for a Rio Grande County court judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Patrick Hayes Jr. to the district court, effective July 1, 2015. Mérida Zerbi and Barbara Zollars, both of Monte Vista, were selected in a meeting July 28 at the […]

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Legal Lasso: Tank Gauging Tanks In Court

Legal Lasso: Tank Gauging Tanks In Court

July 29, 2015

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: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AWARDS BENEFITS, WEIGHS IN ON SAFETY OF OIL PATCH “TANK GAUGING”  COUNCILWOMAN MARRIED TO PARKS DIRECTOR GETS LENIENCY FROM CITY BOARD OF ETHICS JEFFERSON […]

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Kilpatrick Townsend Adds One

Kilpatrick Townsend Adds One

July 28, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Sara Bradford to the firm’s Denver office. Bradford joins the firm as an associate on the engineering and software team in the intellectual property department. Bradford focuses her practice on strategic intellectual property counseling and prosecution. Her experience includes prosecution and litigation work, […]

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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Taylor Carrillo

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Taylor Carrillo

July 28, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Taylor Carrillo has only been working at Denver civil litigation firm Childs McCune for less than a year, and already she has emerged as a go-to among the firm’s attorneys and paralegals for support of all kinds. “Everything that needs to be done, I play some part of it,” […]

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