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Metier Wins AAJ Award

Tom Metier, senior managing partner of the Metier Law Firm in Fort Collins, is the most recent recipient of the American Association for Justice’s Widemann & Wysocki Award at the organization’s annual convention in Los Angeles this year, the firm announced Thursday.

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Legal Lasso: Heir to the Throne Edition

Legal Lasso: Heir to the Throne Edition

OK, heir to the White House. In last night’s speech, President Barack Obama declared Hillary was his political heir and threw some sharp words at Trump. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S […]

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Outstanding Legal Professionals: Lori Conway

Outstanding Legal Professionals: Lori Conway

By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO With the nickname of “Chief Morale Officer,” it is no wonder Lori Conway has become a valuable asset to her firm. Conway, who is known for her optimism, is a legal secretary at WilmerHale, which opened its Denver office in 2014. “She brings so much cheer and makes just […]

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High Court Says Warrantless Blood Tests Unconstitutional

High Court Says Warrantless Blood Tests Unconstitutional

DUI attorney: SCOTUS opinion could lead to litigation on ‘evidence of guilt’ standard in Colorado DUI laws By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO While the U.S. Supreme Court held that drivers can’t be criminally penalized for refusing a blood test, there may be still be a way it could lead to a conviction under Colorado […]

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Legal Lasso: It's Official Edition

Legal Lasso: It’s Official Edition

Hillary Clinton made history last night with her nomination at the Democratic National Convention Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF Who is Colorado’s best litigator? What about the best place […]

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High Court Puts End to Redistricting Initiatives

High Court Puts End to Redistricting Initiatives

Proponents look to 2018 for questions over how the state draws its electoral maps By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A political battle over the way the state draws the boundaries between voting districts ended with a court opinion — at least for this election cycle. In a July 5 opinion, the Colorado Supreme Court invalidated […]

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Cinemark Case Solidifies ‘Substantial Factor’ in Premises Liability Case Law

Cinemark Case Solidifies ‘Substantial Factor’ in Premises Liability Case Law

Attorneys for the movie theater say the ruling is a win for all businesses By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The recent dismissal in the Aurora Theater shooting case might give businesses a reason to breathe a sigh of relief. According to the attorneys defending Cinemark, the dismissal they received in federal court solidified case […]

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Two Finalists Vie for Washington County Judgeship

With Washington County Judge Carl McGuire III moving up to the 13th Judicial District court bench effective July 1, the district’s nominating commission found two candidates to replace him at a July 25 meeting.

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