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Charles Sweet Appointed To CU University Counsel

LAW WEEK COLORADO University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano today announced the appointment of Charles Sweet as vice chancellor and managing senior associate university counsel for the CU-Boulder campus. The appointment is effective Sept. 1. Sweet has served as vice president and university counsel for the CU System from 1994 to 2007. Before that, […]

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Firms Offer Nontraditional Entry To Law

By David Goldberg, Greenberg Traurig As graduating law school students across the country look for employment, many may find that jobs in the legal field are not as plentiful as before the recession. Some newly licensed lawyers in search of positions at large law firms applied to a new residency program launched by Greenberg Traurig last […]

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ACC Colorado Launches Corporate In-House Fellowship Program

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel is launching the ACC Colorado Corporate In-house Fellowship Program in conjunction with Colorado’s two law schools: the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. According to an ACC press release, the organization is offering the in-house […]

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CU School Of Law Given $1.5 Million For Professor Position

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado School of Law announced today that the school received a $1.5 million donation from alumnus Steve Hillard. Steve Hillard, a 1976 graduate, had previously donated to the capital campaign for the Wolf Law building. “I had a still-unfulfilled obligation to Colorado Law,” Hillard said in a press release. […]

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CU Accelerator Receives $100,000 Grant

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School announced today that it has received a $100,000 grant from Access Group for its Tech Lawyer Accelerator program. The Tech Lawyer Accelerator was launched this summer and is designed to help Colorado Law students secure jobs in technology and entrepreneurship. With the help of the Access […]

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281 Pass February Bar Exam

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court announced today the names of the newest batch of attorneys to join the state bar. Of the 392 who sat for the February exam, 281 passed, a pass rate of 71 percent. A list of those who passed can be found at the Colorado Supreme Court website. The […]

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New Executive Director At Getches-Wilkinson Center

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School announced today that Britt Banks has been appointed as executive director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment. Banks has more than 20 years of experience in the international natural resources sector as a senior corporate executive, attorney, consultant, researcher and teacher, having most […]

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CU School Of Law Honors Alumni

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado School of Law announced the alumni chosen to receive awards at the 33rd Law Alumni Awards Banquet. In 2014, the school is honoring: Roy R. Romer (’52), former Governor of Colorado, for the William Lee Knous Award, Colorado Law’s highest alumni honor Judge Claudia Jordan (’80), Denver County Judge, 2nd Judicial […]

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