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Hamil/Martin Adds One

LAW WEEK COLORADO Hamil/Martin announced today Lucas Schneider joined the firm after practicing in Wisconsin for five years in the areas of insurance defense, real estate transactions and litigation, guardian ad litem, general civil litigation including collections and business disputes, and business organizations. He also prosecuted criminal matters for two district attorneys’ offices. Schneider has experience trying cases […]

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Legal Lasso: Happy Legal Assistant’s Day

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Polsinelli Expands Real Estate Practice In Denver

Polsinelli announced Thursday morning the addition of Amy Hansen as a new shareholder to the firm’s Denver office and real estate practice.

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Burleson Absorbs Attorneys From Local Energy Firm

Attorneys from Denver’s Jost & Shelton Energy Group are joining Burleson, a Houston-based national law firm, “in a strategic move that significantly strengthens our regulatory practice in the Rocky Mountain region,” according to Burleson managing partner Adam Veltri.

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Implicit Bias: BigLaw’s Diversity Problem

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO If the question were to be asked, most managing partners and shareholders in Colorado and beyond would talk about their firms’ commitment to diversity, to hiring and retaining minority associates and making them feel welcome. They might even talk about them as assets to the profession at large, how clients […]

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Shifts In Mindset, Metrics Foster Advancement Among Women Lawyers

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO It is by now an all-too-familiar statistic to many women lawyers: in 2012, 45 percent of associates entering AmLaw 200 firms were women, but women only made up 15 percent of those firms’ equity partners, according to the National Association of Women Lawyers. This leadership disparity prodded discussion within the […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Targets Cheap Wine

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO A lawsuit filed last week by Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine claims low-cost wines could be harmful for consumers. Several California wineries are the target of a class action complaint claiming that wines distributed around the country contain potentially unsafe levels of arsenic. According to Burg Simpson attorneys representing […]

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Legal Lasso: Bring Back Spring Edition

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