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Spencer Fane Grows Through Berenbaum Weinshienk Merger

The combination more than doubles Spencer Fane’s attorney ranks in Colorado By tony flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Spencer Fane is getting a stronger foothold in the Rocky Mountain region through a merger with Colorado law firm Berenbaum Weinshienk. Spencer Fane, based in Kansas City, Missouri, announced Dec. 1 that the attorneys from the 70-year-old Denver-based […]

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Overtime Rule on Pause

Surprise federal court ruling leaves many employers in the lurch By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Employers have been scrambling for much of the year to prepare for the impending doubling of the salary threshold for exempt white-collar workers. But they returned from Thanksgiving weekend to find that they might not have to comply with […]

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Sherman & Howard Adds Associate Litigator in Colorado Springs

Sherman & Howard Adds Associate Litigator in Colorado Springs

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sherman & Howard announced Friday that attorney Nathan Whitney has joined its litigation, trials and appeals group in Colorado Springs as an associate. Whitney previously served as the deputy district attorney for the District Attorney’s Office, 4th Judicial District in Colorado Springs where he tried more than 30 jury trials that included […]

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Sheridan Ross Associate Joins CU Law Alumni Board

Sheridan Ross Associate Joins CU Law Alumni Board

LAW WEEK COLORADO Sheridan Ross announced today that firm associate Hiwot Covell was named to the University of Colorado Law Alumni Board. Composed of 28 Colorado Law graduates, the members promote the best interests of the Law School by stimulating interest in, building loyalty The board is composed of 28 Colorado Law graduates who work […]

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Legal Lasso: Alien Life Edition

Legal Lasso: Alien Life Edition

When a robotic probe finally lands on a watery world like Jupiter’s Moon Europa, what will scientists have to see to definitively say whether the place has any life? 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 […]

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Sheridan Ross Attorney Joins Legal Aid Foundation Board

Sheridan Ross Attorney Joins Legal Aid Foundation Board

LAW WEEK COLORADO Matt Ellsworth, a shareholder with Sheridan Ross, has been named to the board of trustees for The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado. Founded in 1981 in response to cuts in federal funding for legal aid, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization is governed by a volunteer board of trustees composed primarily of lawyers from […]

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Innovation, Invention and the Patent Law Parallel

IP grows as innovators ignite Colorado’s tech, creative markets By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO Against the backdrop of a modern economy and a healthy creative culture, Colorado’s innovative business scene is thriving. For decades, inventors and entrepreneurs have flocked to Colorado cities such as Boulder and Denver — many coming from California — to […]

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Legal Lasso: Crony Edition

Legal Lasso: Crony Edition

Donald Trump’s stock holdings and threats to companies that plan to move jobs offshore reveal a risk of crony capitalism. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: Longtime Boulder […]

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