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Lewis Brisbois Welcomes New Partner, Associate

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

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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Legal Lasso: The Force Is Strong In This Edition

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 It’s old news by now, but I’d lose my nerd card if I didn’t mention the new Star Wars teaser IN LOCAL NEWS: WELD COUNTY DA UNDER SCRUTINY FOR NOT COOPERATING […]

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CCDB Announces Spring Award Winners

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar has announced the 2015 recipients of its annual awards, which will be presented during the 2015 Spring Awards Dinner on May 15. Larry Pozner, partner at Reilly Pozner, will receive this year’s Jonathan Olom Award. Established by the CCDB in 1985 as a memorial to criminal defense […]

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Legal Lasso: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

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: RIP JUDGE DAN HALE WHERE IN THE WORLD IS EMILY COHEN? EL PASO COUNTY. WHAT WAS BEHIND THE HOLMES TRIAL JURY SELECTION PROCESS? GROPING COMPLAINTS SURFACE AT DIA […]

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Mediation Takes Sensitivity, Creativity

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO It takes a certain personality to succeed in mediation. As the name might indicate, mediators must master the middle ground — they don’t take the side of one party or another, but instead, they remain loyal to the solution. Whether in high stakes business matters or personal disputes, mediators must be […]

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Police Oversight Bills Advance

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The policy debate over policing power and civil rights is a growing specter at the statehouse as both chambers consider bills aimed to increase oversight of law enforcement. The House Judiciary Committee kept lawmakers awake during an 8-hour hearing that tackled a set of three proposals: an expansion to statutory […]

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Denver Joins As Amicus In 5th Circuit Immigration Case

Denver is one of 73 cities and counties jointly filing an amicus brief in Texas v. United States, a legal challenge in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals involving President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration policies.

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