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Denver Attorney Sentenced For Conspiracy To Defraud U.S.

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado attorney Eva Melissa Sugar, of Aurora, was sentenced earlier this week by U.S. District Court Judge John Kane to serve 18 months in federal prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with the collection of taxes, United States Attorney John Walsh and IRS criminal investigation special agent in […]

22nd District Offers Small-Claims Clinic For Pro Se Litigants

Self-representing litigants within the small-claims court in the 22nd Judicial District, which include Dolores and Montezuma counties, will have the opportunity to learn more about the court process at an upcoming legal clinic.

Legal Lasso: They Did It Again Edition

The Giants won the World Series for the third time in five years, and while we were sad to see the Royals lose, we applaud the winners for their hard work. In today's legal headlines, Rep. Jared Polis is serving on a jury, there are only a handful of days until the end of horrible ad season, and Justice Ginsburg loved John Oliver's U.S. Supreme Court dog parody, and what's not to love about that?

The Duty To Supplement The Privilege Log

By Lino Lipinsky, Abigail Brown and Cary Burk, MCKENNA LONG & ALDRIDGE Every litigator is taught the Rule 26(b)(5)(A) requirement that a party producing documents in response to a Rule 34 request must submit a corresponding privilege log if any materials have been withheld pursuant to the attorney-client privilege or the work product doctrine. Attorneys also […]

Legal Lasso: Field Trip Edition!

Happy Wednesday! We're headed on a short field trip this afternoon, so if you need to contact us, do it this morning. In today's headlines, lobbyists are approaching attorneys general with gifts; some ski resorts are feeling the pain from the 80 degree days (but maybe that means more snow later?), and Beauprez invests more money into his campaign.

Few States Escape Recession’s Effects

October 29, 2014

By Tim Henderson, STATELINE The number of private employers decreased in most states during the recession, but not in oil-rich states, New York or the District of Columbia, a Stateline analysis of recent census data found. The County Business Patterns data for 2008 and 2012 show the terrible toll of the recession, which officially ended in […]

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EPA Muddies Waters With Potential Rules

October 29, 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers stepped up in opposition to the federal government’s proposed rules for the Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act. In a letter the Environmental Protection Administration last Wednesday, one day after the public comment period closed for the rule, Suthers said a […]

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Otis Bedingfield & Peters Adds One

October 28, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Otis Bedingfield & Peters announced today attorney Brandy Natalzia relocated from Florida to join the firm. Natalzia’s practice will focus on real estate and business transactions, including the preparation, review and negotiation of contracts and entity formation. She is a former judicial intern for Judge Jay Cohen of the 5th Circuit Court of […]

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Bare-Bones Budget Causes DA’s Skeleton Crew

October 28, 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO The 3rd Judicial District Attorney’s office is continuing to run shorthanded after the district’s only two remaining assisting DAs left earlier this month. Although one position was filled last week, Frank Ruybalid, district attorney for the 3rd Judicial District, is now left without an assistant district attorney in his office. […]

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Legal Lasso: SAT Scores Are Ruining Many Weeks Edition

October 28, 2014

The group that administers the SAT exam has ruined many weeks by returning scores that students don't appreciate, and Twitter is here to tell us all about it. (What a different experience than when we took the exam.) In today's headlines, a local group is urging a fracking moratorium in Windsor, health care may become way more expensive, and what ever happened to the House GOP anti-Obama lawsuit?

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Kutak Rock Adds One

October 27, 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Kutak Rock added associate Hillary Ellis to the real estate and commercial group, specifically to assist with complex commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, disposition of commercial properties and development and leasing of retail, office and industrial properties. Her experience includes preparing purchase and sale agreements, examining title and loan documents, entity […]

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Business Litigation On The Rise

October 27, 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO It may not be surprising to most general counsel that the number of legal disputes for companies continues to grow, but at least one veteran still thinks businesses can find better answers before a lawsuit hits an executive’s desk. Corporate litigation is climbing paired with a rise in legal costs, […]

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Spooktacular Volunteering

October 27, 2014

By Tony Flesor and Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A group of local attorneys got into the Halloween spirit early this year by participating in the 15th annual Boys & Girls Club of Denver Scream Scram, a 5k race benefiting the programs of the clubs. More than 45 Snell & Wilmer attorneys and staff turned out […]

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