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CAPP Progress Report: Positive

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO IAALS last week received a report card for its Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project, and the grades are mostly good. The project is designed to streamline the legal process, resulting in less expensive and more efficient litigation. IAALS, on April 7, published its preliminary report for CAPP, revealing the project […]

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Gessler Blocked Again

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Secretary of state Scott Gessler overreached when he stepped into an election controversy at the last minute and ordered that votes for a disqualified candidate not be counted, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week. The secretary’s emergency rule runs afoul of state election law and gives election officials decision-making […]

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Legal Lasso: Blood Moon Edition

If you weren’t up late enough (or early enough) to catch the blood moon, we’ve got some pics for you, and they’re about as beautiful as can be. In legal updates, the ethics complaint against Hick was dismissed, and layoffs continue around the country.

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Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Confirmed For Senate Commission

LAW WEEK COLORADO Chris Neumann, a shareholder in the environmental practice at Greenberg Traurig, was recently confirmed by the Colorado Senate to serve another three-year term on its Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission. Neumann has served since 2005 and is the chairman of the commission. Neumann counsels clients in the retail, natural gas, petroleum, construction, home […]

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Marriage Case Hinges On Scrutiny Level

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Arguments over who gets to define marriage and whether this definition can exclude a particular class of people dominated the battle over Utah’s gay marriage ban last week before the federal appeals court in Denver. But just as important to the outcome of this case may be the more technical […]

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Coil Given Paralegal Nod

By Meg Satrom, Esq., Tony Flesor and David Forster Members of the Colorado Bar Association Paralegal Committee and the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association selected Jill Coil, a paralegal in Faegre Baker Daniels’ business litigation practice, as the 2014 Pro Bono Paralegal of the Year. Coil was nominated by the firm for her outstanding work and support […]

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Legal Lasso: Playoff Beard Edition

We were listening to the Fan Morning Show this morning and got the idea that playoff beards are in order, so we found the rules on them for you. In legal news, the AG’s race is heating up now that two GOP candidates are getting serious, and it’s official 2011 grads are screwed.

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Colorado District Court Judge Insights

Of all the people who can influence any particular case, judges often have the most significant impact.  Although juries will render the ultimate decision on your client’s matter, judges are tasked with making daily decisions on discovery, dismissals, summary judgment, trial protocol, admissibility and other procedural matters. And while there is a great body of […]

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