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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Attorney Joins Civil Rules Committee

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Roca Rothgerber announced yesterday that Brent Owen was appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure. Owen will serve a three-year term. Owen is an associate in Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s litigation practice group and focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. His practice has […]

Legal Lasso: Get Outside Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! I wish I were celebrating National Parks Week this week. Hopefully our readers find a chance to get to the mountains soon. COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF Responses are due Friday for Law Week’s Q1 […]

International Law Organization Has Denver Connections

By Tony Flesor, Doug Chartier and Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Last week, an international organization of attorneys launched with the assistance of a Denver lawyer. The organization, Ally Law, takes a global approach to providing legal services with an orientation to value and efficiency. Paul Franke, an attorney in Moye White’s trial section, played a […]

Meritas Panel Tackles Cannabis Conundrum

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO To say the legal marijuana industry is growing like a weed may cause some eyes to roll, but the rising popularity of cannabis consumption is leaving a thicket of legal conflicts and questions in its wake. A group of attorneys joined a panel discussion about the macro view of marijuana […]

EEOC Reaches $14.5 Million Settlement With Drilling Company

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Equal Employment Opportunity Commision announced today that it and Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, a Snyder, Texas-based multistate oil drilling company, have reached a settlement that has Patterson-UTI paying $14.5 million and furnishing other relief and to resolve several cases through separate conciliation agreements. The EEOC charged the company with race and national origin discrimination, harassment […]

Sherman & Howard Adds Associate

April 20, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sherman & Howard today announced that Carla Martin has joined the firm’s Denver office as an associate. Martin joins more than 60 lawyers in the firm’s litigation, trials and appeals practice group. The group represents clients in complex commercial litigation issues including securities fraud, fiduciary duty, business torts and class actions, among […]

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Lewis Roca Associate Appointed To Supreme Court Advisory Committee

April 20, 2015

Lewis Roca Rothgerber announced Monday one of its associates, Brent Owen, was appointed to a three-year term the Colorado Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure.

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The Great Cake Debate

April 20, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Whether or not a local bakery discriminated against a Castle Rock man who requested Bible-shaped cakes with anti-gay messages literally comes down to the icing on the cake. The Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled March 24 that Azucar Bakery in Denver did not discriminate against William Jack when it denied […]

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Legal Lasso: Marathon Monday Edition

April 20, 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 Today is dubbed “marijuana day,” but where does that come from? Coincidentally (we swear), our marijuana law issue is out this week. Responses are due Friday for Law Week’s Q1 […]

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Hurdles Persist For Cannabis Company Banking, Crowdfunding

April 20, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado’s marijuana-based companies will need to wait before they can practicably outgrow their current cash-only model. State officials say, however, that solutions might be pending at the federal level. Andrew Freedman, the state government’s director of marijuana coordination, said procuring banking services for marijuana businesses is currently a top priority […]

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Steven Bachar Makes Lateral Jump To Moye White

April 20, 2015

Moye White bolstered its business section and impact investing practice with the addition of Steven Bachar as partner, the firm announced today.

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Lewis Brisbois Welcomes New Partner, Associate

April 17, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Brisbois announced today the addition of Fred Winters as partner and Nicole Black as an associate at its Denver office. Winters joins the firm’s commercial litigation, class action and mass tort, and product liability practices. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Winters was a sole practitioner experienced in litigating various complex commercial […]

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Restorative Justice: ADR In Criminal Justice

April 17, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO With an ongoing nationwide discussion about the growing torrent of inmates in overcrowded prisons, Colorado is expanding a program meant to keep juveniles out. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1094 on March 20 after the legislation passed both chambers unanimously, sponsored by Rep. Pete Lee and Sens. John Cooke […]

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