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Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

Serious Achievements, Celebratory Laughs at CTLA Dinner

Solo takes home Case of the Year By Doug Chartier Law Week Colorado For the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, spring is the time to look back on another year of advocacy for plaintiffs and honor the standouts within its ranks. The 19th Annual Spring Dinner convened Wednesday night at the Denver Marriott City Center, with […]

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FLSA Exemption Threshold to Double by December

FLSA Exemption Threshold to Double by December

Department of Labor finalizes new overtime rule By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO The long-anticipated leap in the white-collar exemption threshold now has an effective date, meaning employers now have a deadline for the myriad adjustments they must make to comply with the Department of Labor’s new federal overtime rule. On Wednesday, the Labor Department […]

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Legal Lasso: Acquittal in Freddie Gray Case

Legal Lasso: Acquittal in Freddie Gray Case

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 How do you like your job? Take our 2016 Salary and Satisfaction Survey to tell us about your job. IN LOCAL NEWS: DENVER’S FIRST AFRICAN […]

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Business Methods Still a Sore Spot

Business Methods Still a Sore Spot

Patent lawyers look for overhaul of Alice decision By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Two years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s contentious “Alice” decision, the topic is still a sensitive one for intellectual property lawyers. Alice changed the rules for what is patentable, specifically for anyone who develops software. With much innovation happening at tech […]

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Legal Lasso: Thank Your Editors Edition

Legal Lasso: Thank Your Editors Edition

Thanks to the Texas Republican party platform’s poor word choice, it accidentally said most of the state is gay. And there’s a verb agreement error, too. 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 […]

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A Uniform Test

A Uniform Test

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to look at a case that could provide clarity in how to separate original design from useful function By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Earlier this month, the Supreme Court agreed to review a case that poses what one federal appeals court called a “metaphysical quandary.” “This case involves the […]

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Judge Appointed in 17th District

Judge Appointed in 17th District

Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Jaclyn Casey Brown as district court judge in the 17th Judicial District, which includes Adams and Broomfield counties. Brown will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge C. Scott Crabtree. Brown is currently a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie and was an associate with the firm from 2005 […]

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Legal Lasso: EgyptAir Flight Missing

Legal Lasso: EgyptAir Flight Missing

The international community is searching for an EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean. 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 We want to hear all about your job — take […]

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