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Outside the Law: Street Legal

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Austin Smith has a lofty goal: He’s pushing his 2012 Ford Mustang GT to 1,000 horsepower. The employment attorney can usually be found under the hood or behind the wheel of his car when he’s not at work as Ogletree Deakins’ Denver office managing partner. The car, which he’s […]

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Legal Lasso: Happy 4th Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF We’ll be starting our Independence Day celebrations early, so Legal Lasso won’t be in your inbox again until Monday. Happy 4th! IN LOCAL NEWS: AFTER THREE YEARS, POLICE HAVE A […]

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Tax Attorney Joins Fox Rothschild as Partner

LAW WEEK COLORADO Fox Rothschild announced Thursday that Jennifer Benda joined the firm’s Denver office as a partner in the taxation and wealth planning department. A former certified public accountant, Benda handles tax controversy, income tax planning and compliance matters. She works with Internal Revenue Service personnel and state departments of revenue to help address […]

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Applicants Wanted For Appeals Court Vacancy

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Supreme Court Nominating Commission is soliciting attorney applicants for a Colorado Court of Appeals judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Richard Gabriel to the Colorado Supreme Court, effective Sept. 1, 2015. The commission will meet Sept. 1–2 to interview applicants and select nominees for appointment by the governor. To be eligible for appointment […]

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ADA Lawsuit Comes to Amiable End

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Lawsuits never appear in fairy tales, but one complaint targeting the disability accommodation policies of a local hospital had its own sort of happy ending. Rose Medical Center, located at 9th Avenue and Clermont Street in east Denver, reached a settlement agreement with plaintiffs Ronald Zapko, John Towery and […]

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Ballard Spahr Announces New Partners

Ballard Spahr announced the election of nine attorneys to firm partners across seven of its 14 national offices, including David Stauss in Denver, effective July 1.

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Legal Lasso: U-S-A! U-S-A! Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: RAND PAUL CAME TO COLORADO FOR THE POT VOTE JEFFERSON COUNTY DA WILL TAKE POLICE SHOOTING CASE TO A GRAND JURY LOCAL PROPANE COMPANY SUED OVER TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT […]

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Nominees Selected For 20th District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge D.D. Mallard, effective Aug. 1. The nominees, Elizabeth Brodsky of Nederland, Robert Gunning of Louisville, and Norma Sierra of Boulder, were selected June 29. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 […]

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