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Derivative Suit Dismissed

Derivative Suit Dismissed

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Sidley Austin, working on a case in Weld County, received a dismissal for their client SM Energy in a case that could have held the company’s directors responsible for personal liability for breaching fiduciary duties. The plaintiff, Larry Sutton, was a shareholder of SM Energy and claimed that the […]

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Remembering Claudia Miller

Remembering Claudia Miller

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO After two years between the murder of family attorney Claudia Miller in her Lakewood office and the conviction of the man who plotted her death, attorneys who knew her still remember well the shock and fear it generated. “She was killed in her law office by a potential client,” […]

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Legal Lasso: AG Protests Courthouse Protests

Legal Lasso: AG Protests Courthouse Protests

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: AG WANTS TO “MAINTAIN THE DECORUM AND DIGNITY,” BAN PROTESTS OUTSIDE DENVER COURTHOUSE GEORGE BRAUCHLER DIDN’T VIOLATE RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT WITH TWEET DOCTOR FACING DRUG CHARGES […]

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Union Faces Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

Union Faces Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

BY Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado’s largest labor union is accused of failing to pay overtime wages owed to its own employees, and it isn’t the first time. Maung Maung and Gustavo Ayon Navarro filed a lawsuit against their former employer, the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 7, on Aug. 10 in […]

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Chief Judge Appointed to 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Chief Judge Appointed to 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the 10th Circuit announced Aug. 31 the appointment of Judge Janice Miller Karlin as its new chief judge, effective September 4, 2015. Karlin, bankruptcy judge for the District of Kansas since 2002, was first appointed to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel in June 2008. Before taking the […]

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More Questions in Juvenile Life Decisions

More Questions in Juvenile Life Decisions

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO As the Colorado Supreme Court moves more juvenile lifers through  appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to review a case that could renew those inmates’ arguments for new sentences. The Colorado Supreme Court issued case announcements Aug. 23, five of which involved sentencing appeals from inmates serving life […]

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The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated two candidates, civil litigator Jefferson Cheney and assistant Pitkin County attorney Christopher Seldin, for a vacant district court judgeship at an Aug. 31 meet at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.

Two Finalists Announced for 9th District Judgeship

The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission nominated two candidates, civil litigator Jefferson Cheney and assistant Pitkin County attorney Christopher Seldin, for a vacant district court judgeship at an Aug. 31 meet at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.

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Legal Lasso: A Date to Decide Deflategate Fate

Legal Lasso: A Date to Decide Deflategate Fate

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: JURY NULLIFICATION ACTIVISTS SET TO GET THEIR OWN DAY IN COURT EEOC SAYS DU LAW SCHOOL DOESN’T PAY WOMEN EQUAL TO MEN BOULDER PLANS FOR MORE GOVERNMENT JOBS, INCREASED […]

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