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Family Court Litigants Cite Finances, Perceptions for Self-Representation

Family Court Litigants Cite Finances, Perceptions for Self-Representation

IAALS reports offer recommendations for access and improvements By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO For many self-represented litigants in family courts around the country, they feel they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Many individuals cited in a study conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System say […]

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3rd DA Faces Probation Revocation

3rd DA Faces Probation Revocation

Appearing pro se, Ruybalid claimed unfair scrutiny from OARC By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO One of Colorado’s judicial districts could potentially find itself without a top prosecutor before November’s election. Frank Ruybalid, 3rd Judicial District Attorney, defended his law license in front of the presiding disciplinary judge earlier this month. The district attorney represented […]

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Legal Lasso: Panic in Downtown Denver

Legal Lasso: Panic in Downtown Denver

People working in downtown Denver had a moment of panic yesterday afternoon when a man opened fire in the Alliance Center at 15th and Wynkoop, seriously injuring one woman and then killing himself. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on […]

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‘A Mysterious Black Box’

‘A Mysterious Black Box’

Two Denver attorneys submitted successful federal clemency bid amid president’s push for overhaul of sentencing laws By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Two Denver attorneys, while behind the scenes, were part of the headline-generating clemency push by the Obama Administration and the most recent round of commutations earlier this month. Kevin Bell and Lane Womack, […]

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Business Litigator Elected to ALAS Board

Frederick J. Baumann, executive committee chairman at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, has been elected to the board of directors of the Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society.

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Colorado Offices React to BigLaw Pay Bump

Colorado Offices React to BigLaw Pay Bump

Most Denver-based firms silent on first-year raises By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Some Denver law firms are competing with BigLaw in raising their first-year associate salaries. By now, almost all attorneys are aware of the swath of major law firms anchored on the coasts rushing to join each other at the top of the […]

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Legal Lasso: Uncool Edition

Legal Lasso: Uncool Edition

A Red Cross poster found in Salida was created to tell young pool-goers to “be cool” but is instead making waves for being “super racist.” 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 […]

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Gordon & Rees Attorney Named Director of Colorado Civil Rights Division

Gordon & Rees Attorney Named Director of Colorado Civil Rights Division

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies executive director Joe Neguse announced June 17 that Aubrey Elenis will join the department as director of the Colorado Civil Rights Division, effective today. The Colorado Civil Rights Division enforces the state’s anti-discrimination laws in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations. The division promotes and protects civil rights throughout […]

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