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Denver Diner Case Brings Changes To DPD

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO By spending thousands of man-hours looking through tens of thousands of pages of internal affairs documents, attorneys from Rathod Mohamedbhai were able to demonstrate a pattern of misconduct from the Denver Police Department. Their investigation was launched by an incident that occurred in 2009 and was caught on camera, captured [...]

Long Fight Ends For Lofgren Family

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Under Colorado law, if some act of negligence kills an entire family, but the parents die before their children, no one can sue for wrongful death. The claim dies with the children. This was one of the biggest challenges Denver attorney Bill Hansen faced in a lawsuit over the carbon [...]

Legal Lasso: Eat Your Veggies Edition

Good morning Legal Lassoers! In today's legal headlines, there are differing stories on fracking (pro and con go at it again), and the GOP gubernatorial candidates are set. In other news, things are heating up at Washington & Lee Law School and we've got your daily Bridgegate update.

Governor Appoints Larimer County Court Judge

Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Joshua Lehman as a county court judge for Larimer County. Lehman will fill a vacancy due to the resignation of Judge Robert Rand.

Roberts Levin Rosenberg Names New Shareholder

LAW WEEK COLORADO Attorney Zachary Warzel has been named a shareholder of Denver-based insurance recovery law firm Roberts Levin Rosenberg. Warzel has been with the firm since 2005. He specializes in the areas of insurance bad faith, insurance coverage and personal injury. He dedicates the bulk of his practice to representing policyholders in disputes with [...]

The Other Risk In Adventure Sports

16 April 2014

By Evan Banker, Chalat Hatten Koupal & Banker It’s something we all do, most of us without a second thought. You’ve signed up weeks in advance for rafting, biking, skiing, tubing, jeeping, snowmobiling, kayaking or any one of a thousand other recreational activities Colorado has to offer. There, in the ticket office, you’re handed a boilerplate [...]

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Outdoor Recreation Liability In CO

16 April 2014

A Primer On Landowner Liability By Ian London, HALL & EVANS Many of us have chosen to live in Colorado because of the excellent quality of life this state offers. For many of us, a central part of that quality of life is outdoor recreation. Whether we hunt, hike, bike or just explore from the comfort of our [...]

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Legal Lasso: Everyday I’m Shuffling Edition

16 April 2014

We're having some problems getting all the gears to function this morning (full moon perhaps keeping us awake?). In legal news, media join the DA in the fight to get a Pitkin County murder case unsealed, and a look at why left hand turns may be a waste of your time.

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CAPP Progress Report: Positive

15 April 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO IAALS last week received a report card for its Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project, and the grades are mostly good. The project is designed to streamline the legal process, resulting in less expensive and more efficient litigation. IAALS, on April 7, published its preliminary report for CAPP, revealing the project [...]

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Gessler Blocked Again

15 April 2014

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Secretary of state Scott Gessler overreached when he stepped into an election controversy at the last minute and ordered that votes for a disqualified candidate not be counted, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week. The secretary’s emergency rule runs afoul of state election law and gives election officials decision-making [...]

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Legal Lasso: Blood Moon Edition

15 April 2014

If you weren't up late enough (or early enough) to catch the blood moon, we've got some pics for you, and they're about as beautiful as can be. In legal updates, the ethics complaint against Hick was dismissed, and layoffs continue around the country.

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Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Confirmed For Senate Commission

14 April 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Chris Neumann, a shareholder in the environmental practice at Greenberg Traurig, was recently confirmed by the Colorado Senate to serve another three-year term on its Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission. Neumann has served since 2005 and is the chairman of the commission. Neumann counsels clients in the retail, natural gas, petroleum, construction, home [...]

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Marriage Case Hinges On Scrutiny Level

14 April 2014

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Arguments over who gets to define marriage and whether this definition can exclude a particular class of people dominated the battle over Utah’s gay marriage ban last week before the federal appeals court in Denver. But just as important to the outcome of this case may be the more technical [...]

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