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Health Plans Expand To Same-Sex Couples

By Laura Fischer, BERENBAUM WEINSHIENK The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Oct. 6 to deny review of various appellate court rulings, including review of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down bans on same-sex marriage as being unconstitutional, effectively legalized same-sex marriage in the state of Colorado. On Oct. 7, the 10th Circuit […]

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Five Associates Join Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

LAW WEEK COLORADO Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced today that Lauren Blevins, Kacey Higginbotham, Amanda Hoberg, Stephanie So and Laura Streit have joined the firm as associates in the Denver office. Blevins is a member of the litigation group. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling. Prior to joining Brownstein, she served as a […]

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Caplan And Earnest Names New Member

LAW WEEK COLORADO Caplan and Earnest announced today that education law attorney Kristin Edgar has been made a member of the firm. Edgar specializes in representing Caplan and Earnest’s institutional and corporate clients, including school districts, health services districts and county hospitals. Caplan and Earnest represents more than half of all public school districts in […]

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Snell & Wilmer Welcome New Associate

Snell & Wilmer announced Wednesday that Sarah Mead is joining the firm’s Denver office as an associate.

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Legal Lasso: Grateful We’re Not In Buffalo Edition

Happy Wednesday! We think everyone in Colorado should be grateful that we’re not buried under five feet of snow like some people in the country are this morning. We know we could use the moisture, but we’re certainly glad we don’t have to shovel today. In today’s headlines: no to Keystone XL, yes to state GOP leadership, and what’s with the word of the year?

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Two Years, No Cert, More Confusion

Two full years have passed since the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in Miller v. Alabama, striking down all state statutes that impose mandatory life-with-out-parole sentences for minors.

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Finalists Selected For Ouray County Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 7th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for an Ouray County Court judgeship created by the appointment of the Judge David Westfall to the district court, effective Jan. 13. Nominees Leslie German of Ridgway and Donald (Cory) Jackson of Ouray were selected in a meeting on Nov. 17, in […]

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State, Federal Officials Join Mexico In Agreement To Protect Victims

Colorado formalized its participation on Monday morning in an agreement with federal and Mexican officials meant to quell the fears of deportation among immigrants residing in the state illegally if they report a crime.

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