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Enviro-Consulting Firm Escapes Damages In Corporate Raiding Case High Court: State Not Responsible For Tree-Branch Injuries NLRB Election Rule Under Fire, But Employers Should Still Prepare Legal Lasso: Cesar Chavez Day Edition Au Pairs Pursue Wage Claims
 

Enviro-Consulting Firm Escapes Damages In Corporate Raiding Case

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A Denver jury verdict that ended a contract dispute was a win for small business, according to attorneys for a local mining consultancy firm. “This was a fight my clients really wanted to take on, both for themselves and for other small businesses as well,” said Danielle Kitson, a […]

High Court: State Not Responsible For Tree-Branch Injuries

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO When a tree branch fell on a woman at a Colorado state park, a provision of the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act protected the state from paying to treat her injuries. In Burnett v. Department of Natural Resources, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled  in an opinion penned by Justice William […]

NLRB Election Rule Under Fire, But Employers Should Still Prepare

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Set to take effect April 14, National Labor Relations Board-issued amendments will expedite union election processes under the National Labor Relations Act. Labor-focused counsel have long been aware of what some critics have dubbed the “ambush election rule,” which potentially handicaps the employer’s ability to respond to a union […]

Legal Lasso: Cesar Chavez 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: DENVER JAILS DELAYED OR IGNORED RECOMMENDATIONS TO FIX PROBLEMS REP. KLINGENSCHMITT REMOVED FROM COMMITTEE AFTER FETAL ABDUCTION COMMENTS THEATER SHOOTER’S MOTHER WROTE A BOOK. It probably won’t […]

Au Pairs Pursue Wage Claims

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO For many au pairs visiting the U.S., the realities of the program are lost in translation. Many au pairs come to the country with the expectation of a cultural experience and guaranteed work but later find themselves stuck in a situation with less than a liveable wage. According to […]

Naturopathic Doctors Now Allowed To Treat Infants, Toddlers

March 30, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO When the General Assembly enacted the Naturopathic Doctor Act of 2013, it set regulations for naturopathic doctors practicing in Colorado, and among those regulations was a ban on NDs treating children under two years old. Included in the series of bills Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Thursday was a lift […]

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WilmerHale Grows With IP Laterals

March 30, 2015

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO With the names already associated with WilmerHale’s Denver office, it’s clear the firm is positioning itself for a big role in the Rocky Mountain Region. International law firm WilmerHale announced March 25 that it expanded the local office with three partners, all laterals from Faegre Baker Daniels’ Denver office. […]

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Colorado Lawyers Committee Announces 2015 Award Nominees

March 30, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Lawyers Committee announced today the nominees for its 2015 Annual Awards Luncheon, which honors law firms and individual volunteers for significant contributions to Lawyers Committee projects. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott Denver City Center, 1701 California Street […]

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Legal Lasso: Pot Wars Wage On Edition

March 30, 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: COFFMAN: GETTING RID OF AMENDMENT 64 WOULD PUT MONEY BACK IN THE BLACK MARKET FIRST IT WAS US 36, I-70 COULD BE NEXT IN LINE FOR PRIVATIZATION […]

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New Judgeship Created In 12th District

March 27, 2015

After the legislature created a new judgeship with House Bill 1034, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 20, the Twelfth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Alamosa Combined Court on May 18 to interview and select nominees for gubernatorial appointment to the new position, effective July 1.

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Denver District Court Judge Finalists Announced

March 27, 2015

Three nominees for a Denver County court judge position were announced Friday.

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Colorado AG Responds To Pot Lawsuit

March 27, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman met today’s deadline to respond to a pot lawsuit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the citizen-initiated and voter-approved laws that enable Colorado to monitor and control recreational marijuana businesses. Colorado’s response asks the court to […]

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Legal Lasso: The Dr. Chaps Show Edition

March 27, 2015

Today's the day, Law Week readers! Colorado enters the judicial Thunderdome to defend marijuana legalization.

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